Clayton, I have a Joseph D. Adams, b. about 1851.His father was Rev. John Madison Adams and his mother was Agnes Melitta Hulme.John Madison was born in Elbert Co, GA. and both parents died in Madison Co, GA. I have no other information on Joseph D. John Madison's father was William Henry Adams, b. c1775 in Albemarle Co. VA.
If you think this is the right Joseph, let me know and I will send you more info. Al