Daw Adams and
Susan Whitaker

Daugherty Daw Adams b 3 Mar 1853 Letcher Co KY d 9 Oct 1935 Blackey, Letcher Co KY; buried Moses Ison Cemetery, Moses Ison farm, Blackey, KY; s/o Stephen Adams and Sarah Sallie Adams. Daugherty Daw Adams m. Susan Whitaker b 21 Sept 1868 Linefork, Letcher Co KY d 26 Jul 1943 Blackey, Letcher Co KY ; d/o Wilson Whitaker and Elizabeth Back. Children of Daugherty Daw Adams and Susannah F Susan Whitaker;

1. Luther Adams b 31 Mary 1893 Letcher Co KY d 17 Feb 1958 Letcher Co KY; buried Adams Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; m. 26 Dec 1925 Floyd Co KY to Della Back b 18 Jun 1891 Letcher Co KY; d/o John B Back and Elizabeth Jane Cornett. Della Back m. abt 1912 Leslie Co KY to James Bush b 6 Jun 1884 Letcher Co KY d 3 Oct 1921 Letcher Co KY

2. Wilson Adams b 23 Feb 1897 Rockhouse Creek, Letcher Co KY d 13 Dec 1953 Harlan Co KY; Buried Moses Ison Cemetery, Letcher Co KY m. Chloe Banks b 30 Apr 1897 Letcher Co KY d 7 Feb 1973 Letcher Co KY buried Moses Ison Cemtery, Letcher Co KY; d/o Irvine Banks and Cornelia Combs.

3. Squire Adams b 20 Feb 1899 Letcher Co KY d 25 Dec 1915 Letcher Co KY

4. Nancy Adams b 1901 Letcher Co KY d 18 Nov 1949

5. Bettie Adams b 8 Jan 1904 KY d 20 Dec 1927; m. May Ison b 29 Dec 1905 KY d 23 Aug 1951 Letcher Co KY; s/o Gideon Ison and Malinda Hogg. May Ison m. (2) Della Shell; d/o Henry Shell and Ritter Banks.

6. Shade Adams b 24 Oct 1905 Letcher Co KY d 22 Nov 1981 Warren OH

7. Lester Adams b 23 Nov 1909 Letcher Co KY d 5 Feb 1938 Blackey, Letcher Co KY; buried Moses Ison Cemetery, Letcher Co KY


Daugherty Daw Adams
and Jane Adams

Daugherty Daw Adams b 3 Mar 1853 Letcher Co KY d 9 Oct 1935 Blackey, Letcher Co KY; buried Moses Ison Cemetery, Moses Ison farm, Blackey, KY; s/o Stephen Adams and Sarah Sallie Adams. Daugherty Daw Adams m. 3 Apr 1870 Letcher Co KY to Jane Adams b 1846 Pine Creek, Letcher Co KY; d/o Simpson Evans Adams and Sarah Webb. Children of Daugherty Daw Adams and Jane Adams;

1. Sarah E Adams b 1874

2. Mary Adams b 1877


Daugherty Daw Adams
and Mahalia Collier

Daugherty Daw Adams b 3 Mar 1853 Letcher Co KY d 9 Oct 1935 Blackey, Letcher Co KY; buried Moses Ison Cemetery, Moses Ison farm, Blackey, KY; s/o Stephen Adams and Sarah Sallie Adams. Daugherty Daw Adams m. 1881 to Mahalia Collier b abt 1860. Children of Daugherty Daw Adams and Mahlia Collier;

1. Steve Adams b abt 1881 d Nov 1965; buried Adams Cemetery, Isom, KY; m. Minnie Unknown b ? d 1935. Child of Steve Adams and Minnie Unknown; 1. Nancy Adams; m. Male Baldridge.

2. John Adams b abt 1883 Letcher Co KY

3. Mattie Adams b abt 1886 Letcher Co KY

4. Sarah Adams b abt 1886 Letcher Co KY; m. Male Breeding


Daugherty Daw Adams
and Cora Lucinda Roberts

Daugherty Daw Adams b 3 Mar 1853 Letcher Co KY d 9 Oct 1935 Blackey, Letcher Co KY; buried Moses Ison Cemetery, Moses Ison farm, Blackey, KY; s/o Stephen Adams and Sarah Sallie Adams. Daugherty Daw Adams m. 18 Aug 1874 Letcher Co KY to Cora Lucinda Roberts b abt 1830 d 17 Dec 1894 Letcher Co KY; buried Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Lewis Roberts and Penelope Day.


Cora Lucinda Roberts
and John Taylor Addington

Cora Lucinda Roberts b abt 1830 d 17 Dec 1894 Letcher Co KY; buried Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; d/o Lewis Roberts and Penelope Day. Cora Lucinda Roberts m. John Taylor Addington b abt 1827 Scott Co VA d 18 Jan 1874 Letcher Co KY; buried Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; s/o William Addington and Sarah Stallard.

Source: Dan Mohn - dmohn@danmohn.net - Highland Home Page


Obituary of Steve Adams
s/o Daw Adams and Mahalia Collier
Mt Eagle Newspaper 2 Dec., 1965

Rites held for Steve Adams, 84. Steve Adams, 84 died November at the Golden Years Rest Home in Lackey. Hil funeral was held Sunday at the chapel of Moore and Craft Funeral HOme by Elders Manus Ison and I. D. Back. He was buried in the Adams Cemetery at Isom. His wife, Minnie Adams, died in 1935. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Nancy Baldridge, Whitesburg; two sisters, Mrs. Sallie Breeding, Whitesburg, and Mrs. Nancy Michael, Salt Lake City, Utah, and two brothers, John Adams, Martin, and Shade Adams, Franklin, Ohio. Mr. Adams was a native of Letcher County and a son of Daw and Mahalia Collier Adams. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church at Blackey.


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