John Hobbs Adams
and Nancy Caudill

John Hobbs Adams b 1747 Fairfax, VA d 29 Jan 1815 Pine Creek, Floyd (now Letcher) Co KY; s/o John Adams Sr and Ann Caudill. John Hobbs Adams m. 1769 to (1) Nancy Caudill b 1752 Sussex Co VA d 1785 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC, d/o Benjamin Caudill. Children of John Hobbs Adams and 1st Nancy Caudill;

1. Elizabeth "Betsy" Adams b 1770 Loudon Co VA d about 1835 Crafts Colly, Floyd Co KY; m. 1 Dec 1785 Wilkes Co NC to Archelous Craft b 25 Dec 1749 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC d 8 Nov 1853 Crafts Colly Ermine, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Craft and Sarah Hammonds. Archelous Craft m. Sena Wright. Archelous Craft was a Revolutionary War veteran, serving in the North Carolina Continental Line.

2. Stephen Adams b 1778 Wilkes Co NC d Sept 1858 Morgan Co KY; m. 1798 Wilkes Co NC to (1) Mary "Mollie" Webb b 1775 NC d 1851 Morgan Co KY; d/o James Webb Rev War Vet and Lettie Jane Nelson.  Stephen Adams m. (2) Katherine R Reid b 1792 VA. Stephen Adams m. 1797 to Nellie Buntin (aka Bunton) b 1780 Surry Co NC d 1832 Perry Co KY. (See also Nellie Burton).

3. Nancy Adams b 1785 Wilkes Co NC d after 1860; m. 1803 to William Caudill b about 1779 NC (This is from "Adams Families of Southeast Kentucky" pg 8. Tradition has it that William Caudill was married to Nancy Craft).


John Hobbs Adams and
2nd Lydia "Letty" Simpson

John Hobbs Adams b 1747 Fairfax, VA d 29 Jan 1815 Pine Creek, Floyd (now Letcher) Co KY; buried Webb Cemetery, Mayking, KY; s/o John Adams Sr and Ann Caudill. John Hobbs Adams m. 1789 Wilkesboro, Wilkes Co NC to (2) Lydia "Lettie" Simpson b about 1771 Surry Co KC d about 1845 Pine Creek, Letcher Co KY; buried Webb Cemetery, Mayking, KY; d/o Samuel Simpson and Mary Swain. Children of John Hobbs Adams and Lydia Letty Simpson;

1. Jane Jennie Adams b Oct 1789 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC d 1863 Letcher Co KY; m. 1803 Wilkes Co NC to Benjamin Webb b 1784 Wilkes Co NC d 1867 Letcher Co KY; s/o James Webb and Lettie Jane Nelson.

2. Mary Ann Polly Adams b 1792 Roaring River, Wilkes Co. NC, d 1845 Letcher Co. KY; m. 24 Oct. 1809 Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY to William Green Billy Grit Adams b about 1790 Lewis Fork, Wilkes Co NC d 1870 Letcher Co KY; s/o Spencer Adams and Ann Caudill.

3. Benjamin Adams b 1794 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC d 11 Nov 1855 Letcher Co KY; m. 10 Feb 1816 Prestonsburg, Floyd Co KY to Nancy Holbrook b 1799 Wilkes Co NC; d/o Randolph Holbrook and Elizabeth Adams.

4. Solomon Adams b about 1796 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC, d. 11 Nov 1855 Letcher Co KY; m. 26 Aug 1827 Hazard, Perry Co KY to Nancy Nannie Hogg b Sept 1809 d 1844 Letcher Co KY.

5. Spencer Adams (twin) b 12 Apr 1797 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC; m. Susan Goldman. Said to have been crippled, a shoemaker and may have moved to AL in 1821.

6. Simpson Adams b 12 Apr 1797 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC, d Scioto Co OH; m 23 Aug 1832 Hazard, Perry Co KY to Susannah Elizabeth Baker b about 1810 VA; d/o James Walter Baker and Elizabeth Shepherd.

7. Randolph Adams b 6 Feb 1801 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC d 25 Dec 1873 Cowan, Letcher Co KY; m. 25 Dec 1823 Perry Co KY to Nancy Caudill b 18 Jun 1804 Wilkes Co NC d 1872 in Cowan, Letcher Co KY; d/o Stephen C Caudill and Sarah Adams.

8. John Micajah "Cager" Adams b 1803 Roaring River, Wilkes Co NC. d 1842 Pike Co KY; m. Sept. 18, 1828 Hazard, Perry Co KY to Elizabeth Betsy Mullins; d/o John Chunk Mullins and Nancy Gentry.

9. Lydia "Letty" Adams b 1805 Pine Creek, Floyd Co. KY d 1842 Pike Co KY in childbirth; m. 20 Oct 1822 to Ephraim Hammonds; s/o Joseph Hammonds and Sarah Unknown of VA. Ephriam Hammonds m. 2nd to Winnie Little and 3rd to Lucinda Hall.

10. Agness "Aggie" Adams b 1807 Floyd Co KY; m. 13 Jul 1828 Hazard, Perry Co KY to Alexander Smith.

11. Absolom Drury Adams b 1809 Pine Creek, Floyd Co KY; m. 15 Nov 1832 Hazard, Perry Co KY to Nancy Frazier b about 1813 Floyd Co KY.


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