Stephen Shank Steve Adams
and Elizabeth Betsy Whitaker

Stephen "Shank Steve" Adams b 5 Aug 1804 Elizabethton, Carter Co TN d about 1875 Letcher Co KY; s/o Moses Adams and Mary Garland. Stephen Shank Steve Adams m. 25 Sept 1823 to Elizabeth Betsy Whitaker b 17 Apr 1803 Ashe Co NC d about 1843 Letcher Co KY; d/o Isaac Whitaker and Susannah Harris.  (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Children of Stephen Shank Steve Adams and Elizabeth Betsy Whitaker;

1. Cecilia Selah Callie Adams b 30 Aug 1824 Rockhouse, Perry Co (now Letcher) KY d 16 Mar 1914; m. 4 Mar 1846 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Elihu Blair b 25 Apr 1825 KY; s/o John Robinson Blair (aka Robertson) and Elizabeth Harrison.

2. Jesse Colly Jesse Adams b 8 Dec 1827 Perry Co KY d 18 Jan 1912 Letcher Co KY; buried Adams Cemetery, Crafts Colly Creek, Letcher Co KY; m. 24 Jul 1845 Letcher Co KY to Mary Polly Craft b 1828 Perry Co KY d 1903 Letcher Co KY; buried Adams Cemetery, Crafts Colly Creek, Letcher Co KY; d/o Archelous Cheed Craft and Nancy Jane Polly.

3. Allen Adams (twin to Esquire) b 25 Jul 1830 Perry Co KY d 21 Jan 1907 Letcher Co KY; m. 23 Aug 1849 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Cynthia Ann Thornsberry b 1832 Floyd Co KY d 15 Jan 1913 Letcher Co KY; d/o Isaac Thornsberry and Eleanor McCubbins.

4. Esquire Squire Adams (twin to Allen) b 25 Jul 1830 Perry Co KY d 21 Jan 1909 Aurora, Stone AR, military service, Union soldier, Company L, 14th Kentucky Cavalry, in the Civil War; m. 12 Nov 1849 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth Craft b about 1830 d 1904; d/o William Craft and Rachel Parker.

5. William Morgan Adams b 14 Jul 1832 Perry Co KY d 27 Jun 1904 Letcher Co KY; m. 1852 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Rebecca Blair b 9 Dec 1838 Letcher Co KY d 27 Apr 1881 Letcher Co KY; d/o John Robinson Blair and Elizabeth Harrison. William Morgan Adams m. 21 Nov 1881 Letcher Co KY to Rebecca Ann Day b 6 May 1834 Scott Co VA d/o John Nathan Day and Letitia Blair. Rebecca Ann Day m. 13 Oct 1856 Letcher Co KY to Stephen Fields. William Morgan Adams m. 8 Dec 1895 to Mary Jane Inman.

6. Jane Adams b 2 Jan 1834 d 24 Jan 1928 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; buried Samuel Blair Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; m. about 1857 KY to John Hugh Hart b 10 Sept 1830 Ashe Co NC d 18 Jun 1909 Letcher Co KY; buried Samuel Blair Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; occupation, farmer, s/o Edward Ned Hart and Nancy Susan Baker.


Stephen Shank Steve Adams
and Sarah Sallie Adams

Stephen "Shank Steve" Adams b 5 Aug 1804 Elizabethton, Carter Co TN d about 1875 Letcher Co KY; s/o Moses Adams and Mary Garland. Stephen "Shank" Adams m. after 1844 to 2nd Sarah Sallie Adams b 1826 d after 1886 Letcher Co KY; d/o William Green "Billy Grit" Adams and Mary Polly Adams. Children of Stephen Shank Steve Adams and Sarah Sallie Adams;

1. John S Tobacco Adams b about 1845 Letcher Co KY

2. Lydia Adams b about 1847 Letcher Co KY

3. Daugherty Daw Adams b 10 Apr 1853 Letcher Co KY d 9 Oct 1935 Blackey, Letcher Co KY; buried Moses Ison Cemetery, Moses Ison farm, Blackey, KY; 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.


Sarah Sallie Adams
and Unknown Jones

Sarah Sallie Adams b 1826 d after 1886 Letcher Co KY; d/o William Green Billy Grit Adams and Mary Polly Adams. Sarah Sallie Adams m. 1843 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Male Jones.


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