Spencer Adams
and Celia Church

Spencer Adams b 19 Feb 1826 Pine Creek, Floyd Co KY d 21 Mar 1905 Tillie, Letcher Co KY; s/o William Green "Billy Grit" Adams and Mary Ann "Polly" Adams. Spencer Adams m. 19 Mar 1844 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Celia Church b 1827 VA; d 15 Nov 1906; d/o Joel Church and Margaret Adams. (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Spencer Adams and Celia Church;

1. William G Adams b 1846 KY; m. Dec 1874 Wise Co VA to Luemma Hubbard b about 1856 Wise Co VA.

2. Latitia Adams b about 1848 Letcher Co KY; m. 15 Apr 1879 Wise Co VA to Shadrack R "Shade" Roberts b 1825 Grayson Co VA; military service, Mexican - American War and Civil War; occupation, farmer and teacher; s/o Lewis Adams and Penelope Day. Shadrack R "Shade" Roberts m. 13 Dec 1849 Scott Co VA to (1) Martha Courtney b 1834 Scott Co VA; d/o Samuel Courtney and Elizabeth Nickels.

3. Margaret "Peggy" Adams b 1849 Letcher Co KY d 1925; m. (1) to Silas Collins; s/o Thomas J Collins and Catherine Thomas. Margaret "Peggy" Adams m. (2) John "Tobacco" Adams

4. Samuel Adams b 1851 KY

5. Joseph Adams b 19 May 1855 Wise Co VA d 4 Mar 1900; m. 27 Dec 1875 Wise Co VA to Mary Jane Short b 1 May 1854 Wise Co VA d 25 Feb 1929 Letcher Co KY; d/o William Short and Elizabeth Davis. Child of Joseph Adams and Mary Jane Short;

i. James Taylor Adams b 3 Feb 1892 Colley, KY d 3 Sept 1954 Big Laurel, VA

6. John Adams m. Anna Chisenhall. Children of John Adams and Anna Chisenhall;

i. Jimmie Adams

ii. Jayne Adams

7. David Adams b ? d 4 Jun 1940 m. (1) to Hannah Moore. David Adams m. 17 Jan 1880 Wise Co VA to (2) Sarah Wells. David Adams m. 24 Nov 1890 Wise Co VA to (3) Matilda Belle Gibson b about 1872 Knott Co KY d 1926. Children of David Adams and Matilda Belle Gibson;

i. Annie Celie Adams b about 1891

ii. Nancy Adams b about 1892

iii. Samuel Adams b about 1894

iv. Floyd Adams b about 1895

v. Emmaline Adams b about 1901

vi. 3 more children

Source: Jacquelyn J Sorby: jsorby@sbcglobal.net


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