John Parker ADAMS, Sr.

John Parker ADAMS, Sr.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1880 - 1962

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  • Name  John Parker ADAMS, Sr. 
    Suffix  Sr. 
    Born  2 Nov 1880  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
    Gender  Male 
    Died  17 Dec 1962  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19
    Buried  19 Dec 1962  Macon County, North Carolina - Ellijay Baptist Church Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 20, 21
    Person ID  I5983  Schultheis
    Last Modified  11 Apr 2008 

    Father  Marion ADAMS,   b. 16 Sep 1850, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1939, Jackson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Sarah Angeline MOORE,   b. 4 Jan 1861, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1931, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  9 Feb 1875  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1331  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Polly R. PRICE,   b. Abt Oct 1884, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1931, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Mar 1907  Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [22, 23
    • MARRIAGE NOTES:
      Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939 by James E. Wooley, page 1:
      - Date of Marriage was 3-10-1907. Adams, J. Parker age 26 to Price, Polly age 22. Performed or recorded by Jas. M. Corbin, J. P.
    Children 
     1. Alvie Lee ADAMS, Sr.,   b. 11 Jan 1908, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1992
     2. Fred Lester ADAMS,   b. 27 Feb 1910, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1988
     3. Lillie Jane ADAMS,   b. 20 May 1912, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2005, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Sarah E. ADAMS,   b. 2 May 1916, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1998
    Family ID  F3050  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Lelia Viola AMMONS,   b. 22 Apr 1922, Macon County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 2015 
    Married  Abt Sep 1940  Oconee County, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 24
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Family ID  F3051  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    ADAMS, John Parker, Sr. - Gravestone
    ADAMS, John Parker, Sr. - Gravestone

  • Notes 
    • INDIVIDUAL NOTES:
      1930 Macon County, North Carolina census (microfilm):
      - HH # 21, Ellijay Township
      - Owns farm
      - Age 49, married to Rosa. Age at first marriage was 27
      - Able to read and write
      - Born in North Carolina, father in North Carolina, mother in North Carolina
      - Speaks English
      - Occupation was farmer, general farm, own account
      - Not a veteran
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      Obituary published in The Franklin Press, Macon County, North Carolina, dated December 20, 1962:

      Rites At Ellijay -- J. P. Adams, Maconian Dies At Higdonville
      John Parker Adams, farmer and lumberman of the Higdonville community (Route 5), died Monday, December 17, at 3 p.m. at his home. Eighty-two, he had been ill for three years.
      Funeral services for the Macon County native were conducted on the 19th at 2:30 p.m. at the Ellijay Baptist Church, of which he was a member, by the Rev. Lee Crawford, the Rev. Lawson Synder, and the Rev. Oscar Nix. Burial was in the church cemetery with Oscar, William M., and Edward Adams, Dale, Clifton, and Wardie Young, and Jimmy Tippett serving as pallbearers.
      Born Nov. 2 1890, Mr. Adams was the son of the late Marion and Mrs. Sallie Moore Adams. He had been married twice, in 1907 to Miss Polly Price, who died in 1931, and then in 1940 to Miss Lelia Ammons of this county, who survives.
      Also surviving are three sons, Lee and Fred Adams, of Prinevill, Oreg., and John Parker Adams, Jr., of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Sallie Madison, of Terrebonne, Oreg., and Mrs Louin Young and Mrs. Riley Henry, both of Franklin, Route 5; a brother Oscar L. Adams, of Bridgeville, Calif.; three sisters, Mrs Henry Taylor of Cullowhee, Mrs Dorothy Williams, of Sylva, Route 2, and Mrs Fred Price, of Sedro-Woolly, Wash.; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
      Arrangements were handled by Bryant Funeral Home.

  • Sources 
    1. [S377] Macon County Heritage - North Carolina, Volume I, Family History # 4.

    2. [S162] Setzer and Allied Families, Page 8.

    3. [S199] Moore Family of Ellijay, North Carolina, Page 17.

    4. [S384] Macon County Heritage - North Carolina, Volume II, Family History # 178.

    5. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of Marion Adams dated 12 Jan 1939.

    6. [S190] Carroll Moore, Personal records.

    7. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of Lillie Adams Young dated 8 Apr 2005.

    8. [S540] Kenton Smith, Personal records.

    9. [S524] Macon County, North Carolina Delayed Birth Records.

    10. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of Lelia Viola Ammons dated January 28, 2015.

    11. [S377] Macon County Heritage - North Carolina, Volume I, Family History # 4.
      date (2 Nov 1881)

    12. [S199] Moore Family of Ellijay, North Carolina, Page 17.
      date (1880)

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

    14. [S179] Sharon Hedden, cemetery records.
      date

    15. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962.
      date (2 Nov 1890)/location

    16. [S190] Carroll Moore, Personal records.
      date/location

    17. [S377] Macon County Heritage - North Carolina, Volume I, Family History # 4.
      date

    18. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962.
      date/location

    19. [S515] Ancestry.com. North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-1996 [database online].
      date/location

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

    21. [S179] Sharon Hedden, cemetery records.
      location

    22. [S421] Macon County, North Carolina Marriages 1829-1939, Page 1.
      date/location

    23. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962.
      date (1907)

    24. [S155] Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962.
      date (1940)
      Franklin Press, Obituary of John Parker Adams dated 20 Dec 1962, date.