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James C Adams (son of John "Jr" ADAMS and Susannah Wood)20 was born Bet. 1760 - 1763 in Caswell Co., NC20, and died 1829 in Habersham, GA20. He married Nancy Ann Richards READ on 1782 in Caswell Co., NC, daughter of NATHANIEL READ and ELIZABETH Clayton.

 Includes NotesNotes for James C Adams:
Pendleton, SC, 1783, 1825 acres, Brushy Creek, Saluda, SC
American Revolutionary soldier
In 1783 had 1825 acres, Brushy Creek, Saluda, SC
Nathaniel A. ADAMS b: 1783 in Pendleton, SC
Mary ADAMS b: 1784 in Pendleton, SC
James C. "Jr" ADAMS b: 1785 in Pendleton, SC
Matthew Jeptha ADAMS b: 16 JUL 1786 in Pendleton, SC, May be Jeptha Mather Adams
Nancy ADAMS b: 1788 in Pendleton, SC
John ADAMS b: 26 MAY 1789 in Pendleton, SC
George Berry ADAMS b: 1790 in Pendleton, SC
James William ADAMS b: 1793 in Pendleton, SC
Margaret ADAMS b: 1795 in Pendleton, SC
Son ADAMS b: 1797
Helen ADAMS b: 1800 in Pendleton, SC
Lucinda A. ADAMS b: 1802 in Pendleton, SC
Dau ADAMS b: 1804


NOTES FROM A BOOK BY ALMA RUTH ADAMS JOHNSON...2001 James Adams Sr., was born 1760 in Caswell county, North Carolina, and died 1829 in Habersham FROM LETTER FROM SHELVA ADAMS
PRESTON..12 MAR 2001 RE: James C. Adams Sr., I could not find any birth record for him in Caswell county, NC where Albermarie Parrish Register for Surry and Sussex Counties, Virginia 1739-1778 Gertrude Richar Thomas Adams: I have this land grant document VA Benjamin Adams JR. and wife Agnes son James born 1742 James Adams and wife Ann son James C born June 2, 1762 I believe our family is Scotch-Irish and came with an entire church congregation to VA. When I began searching James Sr., in SC , I found two James Sr. One m RE: James C. Adams 3, I found him living with all the other Adams in 1880 census White county I believe our family to be Scotch Irish and that they came to the US around 1717 from Ulste. The Adams are English in origin. They moved to Scotland, then to Ireland, then to the US. Some descendents have him born in Burke Co., N.C. or Culpepper, VA. One shows James being born in Surry Co., VA in 1762, th son of a James Adams, Sr. The compiler has no evidence beyond the north Georgia history of this ancestor. James possibly came from VA., thru N.C., Pendleton, S.C., then on to North Georgia. More investigation is needed here when time permits. GA., however the compiler visited this grave and in fact it is in north Fulton Co., GA., near the Cherokee County line. ent on July 24, 1776, as his tomb states grave is within the boundry of north Fulton Co., in Sweet Apple, Georgia. It is within an area where three counties come together; Cobb, Cherokee, and Fulton. The county lines have been redrawn, so this grave may have been in Lumpkin County at one time. Further investigation is needed to determine if this is the same man.The compilers niece, Lisa Price, visited the area of Sweet Apple, Georgia in north Fulton County, GA., trying to find the grave of James Adams. Judy Spratin had found a book by Celestine Sibley, "A Place Called Sweet Apple" , telling about her experience buying a log cabin built by Mastin Adams, the "son" of James Adams. In the book, Celestine refers to Mastin and "brother" Matthew, however, Matthew was the father of Mastin, making Mastin the grandson of James Adams, not the son of James.
Not knowing the exact location of the graveyard, Lisa went in one direction toward Little River and the compiler went in a diagonal direction from Chadwick's Store, through the barn and down a wooded hill. The path was obvious and, about a couple of hundred feet down the hill, led to the right, up an incline where a wire fence was lying on the ground, bearly visible. Stepping over the fence and continuing up a rise in a heavily wooded area, the compiler saw a small open area at the top of this hill where the sun shone through the thick top canopy of leaves onto the white marble stone, seemingly pointing it out to the compiler. Before proceeding, the compiler returned to the area of the Chadwick Store to find Lisa and returned to the site of the graveyard on top of the rise. Lisa videotaped and the compiler took photos of the area and beautiful stone marking the grave of James Adams. On this stone is the name, James Adams, 3rd Reg't of South Carolina and a metal marker inset into the stone saying he was in the Revolutionary war, 1775. The stone was set on a concrete base with the date 6-16-1930 scratched in the top, in front of the stone. Several other graves had red stones marking where others had been buried, however, the only one with any writing was the stone monument placed on the grave of James Adams in 1930 without some type of obvious marker and was kind enough to mark his grave for future generations to find. Between the store and house on the right of the store, bear to the right behind the house and, if the barn still stands, the path is behind the barn. If the barn is no longer there, the grave could belocated by going behind the house, walking about twenty feet to the right of the house and go streight back about four hundred feet, turn right, go about 40 feet, turn left and go up a rise. The stone monument is at the top of the rise.
Even with these sketchy directions, it should be easy to find by just going to the top of the second rise on the right behind the house. The Little River runs behind the house and the graveyard is before the river. m or white county Georgia. He married Anne Nancy Richards Reid abt 1782 in Caswell county, North Carolina, or Pendleton District, South Carolina. I had several clues that the family had lived in Virginia. I found the birth in church records. I think this is the correct record as the birth date is correct. ds, Colonial Dames Edition. married Elizabeth Fudge, (wife 1) and Sara Roper (wife 2) From the time of the birth of James sr.' is the same. It was most difficult to seperate them and I am not absolutly certain that all is correct regarding the children. I got information from Census records , colonial records, church records, court records and historical socities. There is an Adams homestead in Apple Va lley, North GA. y GA. At that time I did not know that James Sr. wasJames C. so I was puzzled about this per son from NC. Possibly, I am mistaken, but several pieces of information indicate this conclusion. r Ireland, alone with 250,000 other Scotch Irish. I have yet to locate the ship.
The Presbytrian Church chartered ships to bring congregations. I have the ship information for SC, Sale m Long Island NY and Agusta County, VA. There was an Adams family in each of these communities . These communities shared a minister who also covered the Rowen area of NC. Evidently, there was much contact between these groups and the binding element was religion. They also moved in groups to new frontiers. In various records, the same names appear in the areas where our family is known to have settled and moved, ie: Elizabeth Fudge family settled in VA, move d to NC moved to SC. ave information about this: next time.
copied from a history by ALMA RUTH ADAMS JOHNSON, arthor.

More About James C Adams and Nancy Ann Richards READ:
Marriage: 1782, Caswell Co., NC.

Children of James C Adams and Nancy Ann Richards READ are:
  1. +REV. Nathaniel A. Adams, b. 1783, Pendleton Dist, SC20, d. 21 Oct 1857, Calhoun, Gordon, Ga20.
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