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Mary Adams (Cook)

Birthplace: Carnwath, Wilson, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Death: Died in Platte, Missouri, USA
Place of Burial: in the Missouri River, Platte, Missouri, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Adam Cook and Agnes Simpson
Wife of David Barclay Adams
Mother of Margaret Farnsworth; James Adams; David Cook Adams; Ellen Stewart; Adam Adams and 2 others

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B0irth: Oct. 10, 1812, Scotland

Death: May 7, 1849 Weston Platte County Missouri, USA

Daughter of Adam Cook and Agnes Simpson

Married David Barclay Adams, 7 Feb 1835, Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Children: James Adams, Adam Adams, Ann Adams, Margaret Adams, Mary Adams, David Cook Adams, Ellen Adams

Death occurred on the Steamboat Mary coming down the Missouri River.

Mary and her two little girls, Ann & Mary, died of cholera and were buried in the river. The bedding and most of the clothes were thrown in the river for these items were not allowed to remain on the ship.

A son, Adam, had died in Scotland.

Family links:

  • David Barclay Adams (1814 - 1881)
  • James Adams (1835 - 1862)*
  • Margaret Adams Farnsworth (1840 - 1872)*
  • David Cook Adams (1845 - 1904)*
  • Ellen Adams Stewart (1848 - 1932)*

Burial: Unknown

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Mary Adams's Timeline

October 10, 1812
Wilson, Lanarkshire, Scotland
November 15, 1835
Age 23
Dundyavon, Lanarkshire, Scotland
June 1, 1840
Age 27
Carronbrae, Sterlings, Anarkshire, Scotland
August 25, 1845
Age 32
Glendon, Northampton, Pennsylvania, USA
May 10, 1848
Age 35
Red Point, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
May 7, 1849
Age 36
Platte, Missouri, USA