Alvah Marion Adams

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Alvah Marion Adams

Birthdate: (45)
Birthplace: Harford Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA
Death: January 5, 1879 (45)
Harford Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA (He died reputedly of typhoid or pneumonia)
Place of Burial: Harding Cemetery Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Joshua Knight Adams and Minerva Follet Adams
Husband of Susan E Adams
Father of Lorenza Ardella Adams Shaver and Samuel Knight Adams
Brother of Jacob "Blake" 20919183 Blake Adams; Edwin F Ferris Adams; Luis Barton Adams; David C Adams; Lewis Barton Adams and 4 others
Half brother of Emma Verona Adams; Polly Knight Adams; Sarai Annetta (Amelia) Adams; Zelia Jerusha Adams; Nancy Maria Adams and 4 others

Occupation: Co "C" 151st PA Infantry/farmer and a school teacher
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About Alvah Marion Adams

Residence: Susquehanna Co, PA. Enlistment Age-28. Mechanic

Enlisted: Sep 23, 1862 at Montrose,PA. Private.

Mustered into Co "C" 151st PA Infantry. Mustered out Jul 27. 1863.

Married: Susan E. Wagner, Sep 6, 1860 at So. Canaan,PA.

Other Infromation: Alva was a farmer and a school teacher. He fought at Chancellorsville, May 2-5 and at Gettysburg Jul 1-3. At Gettysburg the 151st was involved in all three days battle, and on Jul 3rd was the last reserve regiment called to repulse Pickett's Charge. O f the 467 men in the company, they suffered a loss of 337 casualties, nearly 75% the second highest loss of any regiment in the Union Army during the battle of Gettysburg.

He died reputedly of typhoid or pneumonia.

They had 3 children Ada Medora Adams Walker Kilmer; Lorenza Ardella Adams Shaver Allen and Samuel Knight Adams


Family links:

Parents:
 Joshua Knight Adams (1791 - 1876)
 Minerva Follet Adams (1806 - 1869)

Spouse:
 Susan E Allen (1840 - 1918)

Children:
 Lorenza Ardella Adams Shaver (1863 - 1902)*

Siblings:
 Anna Jerusha Adams (1816 - 1816)**
 Polly Knight Adams Hine (1817 - 1892)**
 Zelia J Adams Brundage (1822 - 1908)**
 Hosea Verris Adams (1824 - 1825)**
 Nancy Maria Adams (1826 - 1865)**
 Mary Salina Adams Marvin (1827 - ____)**
 Warren C. Adams (1830 - 1840)**
 Alva Marion Adams (1833 - 1879)
 Jacob Blake Adams (1840 - 1919)*
 Edwin F. Adams (1841 - 1862)*
 Luis Barton Adams (1845 - 1846)*
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Note: Source; PA Archives Civil War Card Files. Bates PA Vol's 1861-65


Burial: Harding Cemetery Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA

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Alvah Marion Adams's Timeline

1833
February 9, 1833
Harford Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA
1863
February 14, 1863
Age 30
1870
February 4, 1870
Age 36
1879
January 5, 1879
Age 45
Harford Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA
January 5, 1879
Age 45
Harding Cemetery Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA