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  • Samuel Steele Patton (1831 - 1902)
    Son of Joseph Benjamin & Jane (Finley) Patton. Samuel farmed for a living. A picture of his farm in 1873 can be found in the Atlas of Peoria County, Ill. Samuel was married twice and had 2 children. He...
  • Charles William Miller (1928 - 2015)
    Charles W. “Bill” Miller, age 86 of Winchester, passed away Friday, June 5, 2015 at Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center. He was born in Peebles, Ohio on August 28, 1928 the son of the late Ha...
  • Pvt. Harshel Miller (1897 - 1975)
  • Audra Belle Miller (1899 - 1977)
  • William Maddox (1773 - 1856)
    William was a soldier during the war of 1812, and fought as a private, under Major General William Henry Harrison, who would become the 9th President of the U.S.. from Genealogy .com William was born...

Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Ohio.

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Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its county seat is West Union. The county is named after John Adams, the second President of the United States.

Adjacent Counties

Villages & Townships

  • Bratton
  • Brush Creek
  • Franklin
  • Green
  • Jefferson
  • Liberty
  • Manchester
  • Meigs
  • Monroe
  • Oliver
  • Peebles
  • Rome
  • Scott
  • Seaman
  • Sprigg
  • Tiffin
  • Wayne
  • West Union (County Seat)
  • Winchester

For a complete list of communities, please see Wikipedia.



National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy Trails

Ohio Genealogy Express

Adams County Genealogical Society

Adams County Historical Society