My blog has been changed to make it more appealing for those who have New England ancestors and want to see the area through photos. Things I’ll include are typical white New England churches, libraries showing their genealogical collection, historical societies, cemeteries, war memorials, in general, anything to do with history.

For four years I’ve blogged mostly about my personal genealogy in New England (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and New Hampshire), New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, and the Eastern Townships of Quebec, Canada. I still will, can’t forget my own roots.

Please check out the labels on the right side for articles. The header tabs at the top are a work in progress.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Genealogy Obituary Poem

Last year I posted an Obituary Poem for Bill West's Poem Challenge. The submitted poem, here, was about a person I had no information about. This past week, Charlotte found my blog and was happy to see the poem posted, as she had recently received a copy from a Historical Society in New York. When Charlotte offered to share her genealogy with me, I was delighted because some Adams and Mann surnames are in my tree, but as yet, I've been able to connect to them. This is an example of receiving information from two people, my cousin sending it to me last year, and then another person contacting me offering to share some information. Thanks ladies.

Generation No. 1


1.Jason ADAMS was born 19 JUL 1794 in New London, New London Co., Connecticut, and died 28 FEB 1887 in New York. He married Betsey MANN, daughter of Nathan Zachary MANN and Elizabeth MESSER. She was born 1796 in Massachusetts, and died SEP 1879 in Sheldon, Wyoming Co., New York.
Children of Jason ADAMS and Betsey MANN were:
+2  i.Aseneth B. ADAMS was born 1816 in New York, and died 1891 in Sheldon, Wyoming Co., New York.
+3  ii.John Q. ADAMS was born 1821 in Java, Wyoming Co., New York, and died 26 JUL 1894 in North Java, Wyoming Co., New York.
+4  iii.Alvira ADAMS was born 28 MAY 1824 in Byron, Genesee Co., New York, and died 14 AUG 1914 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
+5  iv.Azubah ADAMS was born ABT 1838 in New York, and died 1885 in New York.
+6  v.Nathan B. ADAMS was born 4 MAR 1841 in New York, and died 18 MAY 1904 in Coudersport, Potter Co., Pennsylvania.



Generation No. 2


2.Aseneth B. ADAMS (Jason ADAMS) was born 1816 in New York, and died 1891 in Sheldon, Wyoming Co., New York. She married Joel TORPY. He was born ABT 1816 in New York, and died 1874.
Children of Aseneth B. ADAMS and Joel TORPY were:
7  i.Infant TORPY.
8  ii.Infant TORPY.
9  iv.Alta TORPY was born 1853 in New York.


3.John Q. ADAMS (Jason ADAMS) was born 1821 in Java, Wyoming Co., New York, and died 26 JUL 1894 in North Java, Wyoming Co., New York. He married Mary WEST. She was born 16 JAN 1822 in Middlefield, New York, and died 16 SEP 1906 in Arcade, Wyoming Co., New York.
Children of John Q. ADAMS and Mary WEST were:
10  i.Samantha Elvira ADAMS was born 21 JUN 1851 in New York, and died 24 JAN 1925 in Arcade, Wyoming Co., New York.
11  ii.Charles H. ADAMS was born 1853.
12  iii.Mary A. ADAMS was born 1856.
13  iv.Marcus J. ADAMS was born 5 OCT 1858 in Java, Wyoming Co., New York, and died 11 SEP 1937.


4.Alvira ADAMS (Jason ADAMS) was born 28 MAY 1824 in Byron, Genesee Co., New York, and died 14 AUG 1914 in Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin. She married Lafayette WILLIS. He was born 12 APR 1824 in Utica, Oneida Co., New York, and died 28 SEP 1899 in Glenbeulah, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
Children of Alvira ADAMS and Lafayette WILLIS were:
14  i.Ellen Louise WILLIS was born 2 MAR 1850 in Warrensville, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, and died 5 JAN 1929 in Glenbeulah, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
15  ii.James Austin WILLIS was born JUN 1854 in Strongville, Ohio, and died 27 FEB 1877.
16  iii.Oscar WILLIS was born 10 MAR 1859 in Crystal Lake, Town Rhine Co., Wisconsin, and died 23 APR 1934 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.
17  iv.Rosel H. Rod WILLIS was born 17 APR 1861 in near Crystal Lake, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin, and died 23 SEP 1930 in Greenbush, Sheboygan Co., Wisconsin.
18  v.Harriet WILLIS was born 9 NOV 1864 in Wisconsin.
19  vi.Hiram Hogan WILLIS was born OCT 1866 in Wisconsin, and died 3 DEC 1950.


5.Azubah ADAMS (Jason ADAMS) was born ABT 1838 in New York, and died 1885 in New York. She was buried in Johnsonburgh Cemetery, Wyoming Co., New York. She married Russell S. MANN. He was born JUN 1837 in New York, and died 1922 in New York.
Children of Azubah ADAMS and Russell S. MANN were:
20  i.Ella \ Nella MANN was born APR 1860 in Sheldon, Wyoming Co., New York, and died 28 OCT 1861 in Java, Wyoming Co., New York.
21  ii.Hattie B. MANN was born 1874.


6.Nathan B. ADAMS (Jason ADAMS) was born 4 MAR 1841 in New York, and died 18 MAY 1904 in Coudersport, Potter Co., Pennsylvania. He married Sarah Alsinda CONLEY. She was born OCT 1841, and died 18 MAY 1904 in Coudersport, Potter Co., Pennsylvania.
Children of Nathan B. ADAMS and Sarah Alsinda CONLEY were:
22  i.Unknown ADAMS.
23  ii.Almond Jason ADAMS was born 1866 in New York.
24  iii.Amon ADAMS was born ABT 1868 in Pennsylvania.
25  iv.Anson ADAMS was born 1868 in Pennsylvania.
26  v.C. ADAMS was born 1868, and died 12 AUG 1898.
27  vi.Axash ADAMS was born ABT 1870 in Pennsylvania.
28  vii.Aden C. ADAMS was born ABT 1879 in Pennsylvania, and died 2 MAR 1880.