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Joshua Knight Adams

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Canterbury,,Conn
Death: February 10, 1876 (85)
Hartford,,Penn
Place of Burial: Harford Cemetery Harford Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. James Adams and Jerusha Adams
Husband of Minerva Follet Adams and Peddy Wilmarth Tiffany
Father of Alvah Marion Adams; Jacob "Blake" 20919183 Blake Adams; Edwin F Ferris Adams; Luis Barton Adams; David C Adams and 14 others
Brother of James Adams, Jr and Elisha Adams

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About Joshua Knight Adams

Joshua Knight Adams born in Canterbury, Connecticut, January 1, 1791 died Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, February 7, 1876 He taught for twenty years at the Franklin Academy, later Harford University, Harford, Pennsylvania; also a talented cabinet maker, mortician. He married first, Peddy Wilmarth Tiffany, daughter of Sgt. Hosea Tiffany & Anna Wilmarth; and secondly married Minerva Follett. By his two wives he left fifteen children, and thousands of descendants scattered throughout the United States. Joshua K. Adams, was a member of the Masonic fraternity, and served four years as Sheriff of Susquhanna County, Pennsylvania. He is buried with his two wives in the cemetery at Harford, Pennsylvania.


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Parents:
 James Adams (1748 - 1805)
 Jerusha Knight Adams (1747 - 1829)

Spouses:
 Peddy W Tiffany Adams (1796 - 1830)*
 Minerva Follet Adams (1806 - 1869)*

Children:
 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)*
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Burial: Harford Cemetery Harford Susquehanna County Pennsylvania, USA

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Joshua Knight Adams's Timeline

1791
January 1, 1791
Canterbury,,Conn
1814
October 15, 1814
Age 23
1816
March 28, 1816
Age 25
1817
October 4, 1817
Age 26
1819
January 1819
Age 28
1822
February 13, 1822
Age 31
1824
1824
Age 33
1826
1826
Age 35
1827
July 20, 1827
Age 36
HarfordSusquehanna CountyPennsylvania, USA