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Mary Jane Porter Adams

Female 1828 - 1917  (88 years)


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  • Name Mary Jane Porter Adams 
    Nickname Grandma 
    Born 18 Jun 1828 
    Gender Female 
    Died 2 Mar 1917  Long Beach, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Maple Hill Cemetery, Maple Hill, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2509  Rossville
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 

    Father Robert Porter,   b. 1806,   d. 1875  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Isabelle Porter,   b. 1807,   d. 1889  (Age 82 years) 
    Family ID F3962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alexander Adams,   b. 19 Jul 1822, Uniontown, Fayette County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1904, Maple Hill, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Franklin Alexander Adams,   b. 1853,   d. 1927  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Horace Greeley Adams, Sr.,   b. 21 Oct 1862, Mendota, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1933, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +3. Emily Mary Adams Andrews,   b. Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1919, Long Beach, California Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Alice Adams Miller,   d. Mar 1936, Long Beach, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2017 12:56:43 
    Family ID F635  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Maple Hill Cemetery, Maple Hill, Wabaunsee County, Kansas Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Obituary- Adams, Mary
    Obituary- Adams, Mary
    Grandma Adams At Rest
    Grandma Adams as she was known here in Rossville by her many friends, mother of Mrs. T.W. Andrews and Mrs. Eugene Miller, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Miller at Long Beach, Calif. Friday morning, March 2, at the age of nearly ninety years. The remains were brought back to Maple Hill, her old home, for burial. Services were held at the Congregational church, the Rev. Willis Goldsmith assistant pastor of the First Congregational church of Topeka having charge of the services.
    By request of Mrs. Andrews the twenty-third Psalm was read and the same hymns were sung by the quartette that was sung at the burial services of Mrs. Adams’ husband who passed away some thirteen years ago.
    Grandma Adams leaves two sons and two daughters – Mr. Franklin Adams and Mr. H. G. Adams, of Maple Hill, Mrs. T.W. Andrews and Mrs. Eugene Miller of Los Angeles, Calif. Twenty-one grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
    Miss Ava Sells sang as a solo, “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere”. The quartette rendered, “Abide with Me” and “Where He Leads Me I Will Follow.” The quartette rendering the music was Mrs. O. E. Winkler, Mrs. J.D. Weaver, Mr. Black and Mr. John Turnbull with Mrs. David Stewart as organist. Acting pall bearers were Mr. Fred Raymond of Emporia, J.C. Bradley of Rossville; W.J. Tod, Mr. Thompson, F. McClelland and David Stewart of Maple Hill.
    Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Vorhies and Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Bradley attended the funeral of Grandma Adams at Maple Hill Thursday of last week. March 15, 1917.

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    Mary J. Adams
    DOB 06/18/1828
    DOD 03/02/1917
    Buried at Maple Hill Cemetery, Maple Hill, KS
    Obituary- Adams, Mary 2
    Obituary- Adams, Mary 2
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