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Amos Adams[1]
Male 1790 - 1844


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  • Birth  12 Feb 1790  Stratton, Windham, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Birth  CALC 17 Apr 1793  [2
    Possessions  1834  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 23, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Possessions  1837  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 08, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1844 
    school teacher 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-113522P 
    Died  9 Jul 1844  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Limerick-Cornell Cemetery, Waterloo Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID  I113522  Generations
    Last Modified  15 Mar 2017 

    Family  Leah MacDonald,   b. 26 Feb 1796, , New York State Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1869, Bethel, Branch, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann "Polly Adams,   b. 1821, , New York State Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1906, Seattle, King, Washington, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Rodney Hamilton Adams,   b. 9 Nov 1821, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1903, Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George Oliver Adams,   b. 21 Feb 1835, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1900, Fremont, Isabella, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F10188  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The first meeting to examine teachers in this county was held at Freeport in December, 1843. The commissioners present were Dr. Fulsom, James Phin, William Tilt, Jacob Lutz and a Church of England clergyman from Guelph who presided. The candidates for certificates were Amos Adams, Benjamin Burkholder, Nelson Newcombe, Elias Eby and one Lazarus who was then teaching in Berlin. Mr. Lazarus, after glancing around the room and making an estimate of the calibre of the Board, walked out remarking quite audibly that he was not going to be examined by a "set of farmers." The other four received their certificates, the first issued in the county, but Mr. Lazarus received none and had to resign his position in Berlin. For subsequent examinations teachers were obliged to go to Guelph, the then county town of the united counties of Wellington, Waterloo and Grey.1a

      1aSchool History, Waterloo County and Berlin, By Thomas Pearce PART I. WATERLOO COUNTY. 1802 to 1870., Waterloo Historical Society Annual Volume 1914, pg 32


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      Amos is reported born in Palmer, Hampden Co., MA, documenation needed.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5] Vit - - ON, Waterloo - 1858-1869 Marriage Register.
      Francis Dennis b. England res: Galt Age: 32 born abt 1826 father: Francis mother: Elizabeth married Mary Ann Sherick Age:: 36 born abt 1822 b. New York Spouse res: Galt father: Amos Adams mother: Lea Adams married 6 Mar 1858 county: Waterloo

    2. [S287] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Limerick-Cornell CC#5417.
      In memory of / Amos Adams / who died / July 9, 1844 / AE 51 y's 2 mo / & 22 d's

    3. [S2247] Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995 - Ancestry.com, FHL Film Number: 1005119.
      Geo. O. Adams Birth Date: abt 1833 Birth Place: Canada Death Date: 9 Jan 1900 Death Place: Fremont, Isabella, Michigan Death Age: 67 Occupation: Merchant Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: Amus Adams Father Birth Place: Vermont Mother Name: Mcdonald Labar

    4. [S2371] Vermont, Vital Record, 1720-1908 - Ancestry.com.
      Amos Adams
      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: 12 Feb 1790
      Birth Place: Stratton, Vermont, USA
      Father Name: Andrew Adams
      Mother Name: Rebeckah

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Feb 1790 - Stratton, Windham, Vermont, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPossessions - 1837 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 08, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Jul 1844 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Limerick-Cornell Cemetery, Waterloo Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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