William's Top Matches
About William Lysander Adams
In Galesburg, Knox county, Illinois, Dr. Adams was married August 25, 1844, to Miss Frances Olivia Goodell. She was a daughter of Able Goodell and was born in Harmony, Somerset county, Maine, October 5, 1821. Their first child, Inez Eugenia Adams, was born in Mons Felicitatis, Henderson county, Illinois, October 15, 1845. Helen Elizabeth was born at Galesburg, January 5, 1848. William Harmon was born in Yamhill county, Oregon, March 12, 1851, and on October 13, 1875, was married in Portland to Olive S. Pagett. Julia Frances Adams was born in Yamhill county August 16, 1853. Gaines Melancthon was born June 26, 1856, at Oregon City. Arthur Craig was born October 24, 1859, in Yamhill county and his twin sister was named Annie Cecelia. Claribelle M., the youngest in a family of eight children, was born May 30, 1862, in Astoria, Oregon. After the death of his first wife Dr. Adams married Miss Mary Susan Mosier, a daughter of Jonah Mosier, in whose honor the town of Mosier, Oregon, was named. The daughter was born January 22, 1855, at The Dalles and was married October 22, 1881, at Walla Walla, Washington, the ceremony being performed by Judge J. D. Laymon. On April 26, 1906, Dr. Adams was called to his final rest and his second wife passed away December 11, 1922. They were the parents of two children: Percival Lysander, who was born May 26, 1884, and was graduated from the Oregon Agricultural College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; and Lenore Evelyn."
The daughter was born April 12, 1891, and attended the public schools of Hood River, continuing her studies in Portland Academy. She was married August 12, 1916, to Edwin Banks Mortimer, a son of Charles and Doletha (Banks) Mortimer, natives respectively of Wisconsin and of Pennsylvania. The death of Charles Mortimer occurred in 1892 and his widow now lives in Austin, Texas. They had two children, the elder of whom is Mrs. Lulu Carter and resides in Richmond, Virginia.