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Adams County , Illinois

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  • John Joseph Pierce (1809 - 1853)
  • Gen. Paul Warfield Tibbets, Jr. (1915 - 2007)
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Paul Warfield Tibbets Born February 23, 1915 Quincy, Illinois Died November 1, 2007 (aged 92) Columbus, Ohio Allegiance United States of America Serv...
  • Abigail Jane Tippets (1814 - 1840)
    Biographical Summary: Orson Pratt wrote in his journal: "September 13th [1833]. Arrived at Bolton [Warren Co., NY]. September 14th [1833]. Attended a prayer meeting in the evening. September 15th [18...
  • Hon. John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the USA (1767 - 1848)
    John Quincy Adams was the Sixth President 1825-1829 • Son of John Adams 2nd President Born: July 11, 1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts. Died: February 23, 1848, after collapsing on the floor of th...
  • Moses Tippets (1840 - 1840)
    Source: Find-a-Grave Abigail Jane married John Harvey Tippets in October 1834, and they had three children: John Austin Tippets, Sarah Fidelia Tippets, and Moses Tippets (who died at birth). The firs...

This project is for those that were born, lived and died in Adams County, Illinois.

Official Website

Adams County was formed in 1825 out of Pike County. Its name is in honor of the sixth President of the United States, John Quincy Adams. When it was created, Hancock County was temporarily attached to Adams until it could organize a county government. Adams County reduced to its current borders in 1829.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns and Communities

+Denotes County Seat

  • Beverly
  • Big Neck
  • Burton
  • Camp Point
  • Clayton
  • Coatsburg
  • Columbus
  • Concord
  • Ellington
  • Fall Creek
  • Fowler
  • Gilmer
  • Golden
  • Hickory Grove
  • Honey Creek
  • Houston
  • Keene
  • Kellerville
  • Kingston
  • La Prairie
  • Liberty
  • Lima
  • Loraine
  • Marblehead
  • Marcelline
  • McKee
  • Melrose
  • Mendon
  • Meyer
  • North Quincy
  • Northeast
  • Paloma
  • Payson
  • Plainville
  • +Quincy
  • Richfield
  • Riverside
  • Ursa



The John Wood Mansion

Fall Creek Stone Arch Bridge

The Robert W. Gardner House

The S.J. Lesem Building

The Morgan-Wells House

The Richard F. Newcomb House

State Savings, Loan and Trust

Ursa Town Hall

Villa Kathrine

The William S. Warfield House