Stephen Adams
and Martha Jenkins

Stephen Adams b 29 Feb 1840 Smoot Creek, Letcher Co KY d 1 Jan 1911 Little Cowan, Letcher Co KY; buried Hop Gibson Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; s/o Isaac B Adams and Nancy Hayes. Stephen Adams m. 8 Mar 1864 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Martha Jenkins b 17 Jul 1847 Letcher Co KY d 1 Jan 1933 Little Cowan, Letcher Co KY; buried Hop Gibson Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; d/o William Manon Jenkins and Mary Ellen "Polly" Cornett. Children of Stephen Adams and Martha Jenkins;

1. Elizabeth Jane Adams b 15 Mar 1865 Little Cowan, Letcher Co KY d 12 Jun 1883 Letcher Co KY; age 18 years.

2. Mary "Polly" Adams b 05 Aug 1867 Little Cowan, Letcher Co KY d 2 Aug 1947; buried Slate Hill Cemetery, near London, Laurel Co KY; m. 19 Mar 1885 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to John Robinson Adams b 29 Aug 1862 Letcher Co KY d 25 Jul 1947; buried Slate Hill Cemetery, near London, Laurel Co KY; s/o William Morgan Adams and Rebecca Blair. Children of John Robinson Adams and Mary "Polly" Adams;

i. Minnie N. Adams b 01 Apr 1886 d 3 Aug 1887

ii. Arlie Lee Adams b 23 Mar 1888 d Aug 1940

iii. Robert D. Adams b 30 Oct 1889 d Oct 1962

iv. Willie S. Adams b 10 May 1891 d Mar 1931

v. Barney M. Adams b 20 Oct 1893 d 29 Jul 1962

vi. Millard J. Adams b 22 Oct 1895

vii. Kitty Lona Adams b 17 Apr 1903 d 29 Feb 1904

3. Nancy Cornelia Adams b 22 Mar 1870 Little Cowan, Letcher Co KY d 17 Nov 1907; buried Hop Gibson Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; m. 14 Nov 1890 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Leander E "Lee" Hale b 17 Sept 1863 VA d 4 Sept 1936; buried Hop Gibson Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; s/o Henry Hale.

4. Archibald C. "Arch" Adams b 20 Feb 1874 Letcher Co KY d 20 Jul 1951; buried Sandlick Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 20 Feb 1918 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Rachel Fields

5. Susan Adams b 19 Apr 1877 Cowan Creek, Letcher Co KY d 22 Dec 1959; buried Blair Cemetery, Mouth of Big Cowan, Letcher Co KY; m. 19 Apr 1894 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to John Alexander Long b 5 Jul 1872 d 6 Dec 1955; buried Blair Cemetery, Mouth of Big Cowan, Letcher Co KY; s/o William W Long and Martha Jane Caudill.

6. Minerva "Manervy" Adams b 20 May 1880 Letcher Co KY d 9 Jun 1932 Letcher Co KY; buried Hop Gibson Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; m. 17 Feb 1902 to Joseph Hopkins "Hop" Gibson b 26 Mar 1873 VA d 22 Nov 1952; buried Hop Gibson Cemetery, Letcher Co KY; s/o Christopher Alkerson "Dock" Alderson and Rachel Sims Caudill.

7. Henry D. Adams b 15 Apr 1883 Letcher Co KY d 9 Oct 1883 as an infant.

8. John M. Adams Sr b 20 Nov 1884 Cowan Creek, Letcher Co KY d 12 Jul 1959 Letcher Co KY buried Sandlick Cemetery, Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 22 Dec 1913 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY to Edna Gertrude Thompson b 13 Dec 1892 Letcher Co KY d 2 Nov 1976 Marymount Hospital, London, Laurel Co KY; d/o Jasper Newton Thompson and Minerva Vermillion Caudill. Children of John M Adams Sr and Edna Gertrude Thompson;

i. Hazel Adams b 21 Sept 1914 Letcher Co KY

ii. Minerva Adams b 04 Feb 1917 Letcher Co KY

iii. John M. Adams Jr. b 04 Sept 1919 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY

iv. Charles Herbert Adams b 29 Sept 1922 Letcher Co KY

v. Edna Lucille "Lucy" Adams b 27 Jun 1926 Letcher Co KY

vi. David Ray Adams b 30 Sept 1930 Letcher Co KY

9. Minnie Adams b 10 Dec 1888 Letcher Co KY d 18 Mar 1878; m. 10 Aug 1905 to Felix J Fields b 10 Nov 1882 d 3 Jan 1929; s/o Ira Fields and Martha Raleigh.

10. Mattie Adams b 10 Dec 1888 Letcher Co KY d 26 Nov 1978

11. Louella Adams b 21 Jan 1891 Letcher Co KY d 17 Feb 1979


(Source: Don Chestnut - d.chestnut@insightbb.com).


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