Myron Adams, Jr.

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Myron Adams, Jr.

Death: December 29, 1895 (54)
Immediate Family:

Son of Myron Adams and Sarah "Fanny" Taylor
Husband of Hester Rose Adams
Father of Samuel Hopkins Adams and Samuel Hopkins Adams
Brother of Edward Payson Adams and Abner Adams

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About Myron Adams, Jr.

Husband of Hester Rose Hopkins whom he married on September 23, 1868 in Auburn, New York.

Father of Samuel Hopkins Adams who was born in 1871.

News Article:

Adams, Jr., Myron, March 12, 1841 born at East Bloomfield, N. Y., son of Myron and Sarah O. Taylor Adams; Aug. 8 or 12, 1862 cpl., Co. F, 126th N. Y. Infantry Rgt. Sept. 16, 1862 captured at Harper's Ferry, WVa. and paroled; 1863 graduated from Hamilton College; March 19, 1863 hospital steward, U. S. Army; July 26, 1863 2ndlt., 2nd U. S. Colored Infantry Rgt. June 1864 at New Orleans, La. July 15, 1864 2ndlt., Signal Corps (51 of 81) with March 3, 1863 date of rank; served in Department of the Gulf and Military Division of West Mississippi; July 1864 aboard USS Moranza (sic/no such ship); Aug. 5, 1864 aboard screw sloop USS Lackawanna during naval battle of Mobile Bay, Ala. aboard monitor USS Winnebago; September 1864 at Vicksburg, Miss. Oct. 6, 1864 discharged from regiment; no date acting inspector general; March 1865 accompanied MajGen. E. R.S. Canby to Alabama; Aug. 1, 1865 resigned, declining an appointment as maj., U. S. Army; 1868 graduated from Auburn Seminary; pastor at Union Springs, N. Y. Sept. 23, 1868 married Hester R. Hopkins at Auburn, N. Y. 1869 moved to Dunkirk, N. Y. from 1876 pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church at Rochester, N. Y. Dec. 29, 1895 died at Rochester; January 1896 buried in Rochester; author of Cain and Abel" (1883), The Continuous Creation, an Application of the Evolutionary Philosophy to the Christian Religion (1889) and The Creation of the Bible (1892)

Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General; Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903; Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force 1861-1865; 1880 U. S. Census; Brown, J. Willard, The Signal Corps in the War of the Rebellion, Boston, 1896 (reprinted 1996); Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century; Pension Index; Union Blue: History of MOLLUS

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Myron Adams, Jr.'s Timeline

March 12, 1841
January 26, 1871
December 29, 1895
Age 54