Oscar Abraham ADAMS

Oscar Abraham ADAMS[1, 2]

Male 1916 - 2007

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  • Name  Oscar Abraham ADAMS 
    Born  13 Oct 1916  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6
    Gender  Male 
    Died  21 Jun 2007  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried  24 Jun 2007  Macon County, North Carolina - Ellijay Baptist Church Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID  I10558  Schultheis
    Last Modified  12 Oct 2012 

    Father  Allen Abraham ADAMS,   b. 13 Aug 1884, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1955, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia C. FOX,   b. 28 Nov 1880, Macon County, North Carolina - Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1953, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Jun 1906  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3052  Group Sheet

    Family  Irene M. ROGERS,   b. 2 Nov 1925, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1991 
    Children 
     1. Roger Mitchell ADAMS,   b. 22 Jan 1947,   d. 10 Jun 2009
    Family ID  F15979  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    ADAMS, Oscar Abraham & ROGERS, Irene M. - Gravestone
    ADAMS, Oscar Abraham & ROGERS, Irene M. - Gravestone

  • Notes 


    • INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
      1920 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
      - HH # 21, Millshoal Township
      - Lived on Onion Mountain Road
      - Age 3 and 3/12th, single, living with parents
      - Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
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      Obituary published in the Franklin Press, Macon County, North Carolina, dated Jun 29, 2007:

      Oscar Abraham Adams, 90, of Franklin, passed away Thursday, June 21, 2007.
      Born in Macon County, he was the son of the late Allen Adams and Lydia Fox Adams. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Irene Mae Rogers Adams, who died Sept. 17, 1991; four sisters, Maude Williams, Sarah Corbin, Ada Cogdill and Grady Taylor; and two brothers, Bill and Ed.
      Oscar was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII; a logger and Christmas tree farmer. He enjoyed rock hounding, wildlife and the outdoors, was an avid reader and sports fan, and he loved children. He was a member of Ellijay Missionary Baptist Church.
      He is survived by his second wife, Betty Clay Adams; three children, Shirley Young and husband Doyle of Five Points, Ala., Roger Adams and wife Nancy of Lenoir, and Sandy Woods and husband Gerald of Franklin; a sister, Alice Gaines of Franklin; a brother, Alec Adams of Long Creek, Ore.; six grandchildren; nine great- grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
      A funeral service was held Sunday, June 24, at 3 p.m., at Ellijay Missionary Baptist Church, with Rev. Rick Potts officiating.
      Burial was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Harold Ammons, Wesley Peek, Al Adams, James Talley, Troy Rogers, Jason Clay, Wardie Young and Dale Young.
      The family received friends Sunday, from 1:30 to 3 p.m., at the church.
      Memorial donations may be made to the Ellijay Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Wanda Bolick, 80 Woodrows Lane, Franklin, NC 28734.
      Macon Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
      Online condolences are available by visiting www.maconfuneralhome.com.

  • Sources 
    1. [S162] Setzer and Allied Families, Page 9.

    2. [S162] Setzer and Allied Families, Page 23.

    3. [S428] 1920 Macon County, North Carolina Census, Microfil, HH # 21, Millshoal Twsp.
      date (1917)/location (NC)

    4. [S514] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000 [database online].
      date/location

    5. [S247] Christopher Eric Schultheis, personal knowledge.
      date

    6. [S390] Photograph of headstone by Christopher Eric Schultheis.
      date

    7. [S390] Photograph of headstone by Christopher Eric Schultheis.
      location