Hello,Looking for my ancestor, Polly Adams who married William Pritchartt about 1818 in Lexington, Ky.Per his will, they lived in the town from late 1790's and were associated with various names mentioned in the following articles.I am at a brick wall, and can not connect her, nor find more on the following people.Does anyone have further on the following Adams? These Adams all had businesses in Lexington and I believe related. Help or input greatly appreciated.
These are all articles from Lexington Ky. Begin:
"Mrs. Polly Adams, consort of T.J. Adams, of Georgetown. Died Mar. 10, 1836. OR 3/23" [published March 23, 1836 in Lexington (Ky.) Observer & Reporter] ***I believe this is the same Mrs Polly Adams listed in 1818 Lexington City directory as owner of grocery store.Who is T.J Adams from Georgetown Ky?
Kentucky Gazetts July 9, 1802 John & Geo Adams now making hats at shop opposite Bradfords office where they pay cash for beaver & raccoon skins or lambs wool. **Are they related to pioneer Alexander Adams?
Keytucky Gazetts Jan 15, 1805 Alexander Adams died on 12th at age 85 - one of first settlers of Lexington. **Who is Alexander?
Feb 16, 1839 on 14th E R Spencer weds Amelia A Adams. **This E R Spencer was a merchant in the town of Lexington.
July 28, 1879 Mrs G M Adams (Amelia C.) died at her home on S Limestone. **This location aka Mulberry St. is also where Adams had several shops.
Benjamin Adams dies 16 June 1846 - soldier of Rev - died at son in law Thomas Lane.
Elizabeth Adams Jan 23, 1828 on 15th weds Wm W Ater both of Lexington *** Wm W Ater was a merchant with 2 Boswell Brothers
Elizabeth Adams March 9, 1803 married George Norton ** This George Norton owns a dry good store in Lexington.
Capt G M Adams died - Stores closing during funeral Aug 10, 1875
G W Adams weds Laura Curd (no date)
George Adams opens Tavern 1797 - died April 2, 1814
From Perrins history of Lexington Kentucky: G W Adams farmer and blacksmith, Lexington, is a grandson of Frederick Adams, a native of Holland. His parental grandmother was an English woman. He is a son of William & Mary T Lauderman Adams and his birth occurred in Fayette County during the year 1845. From the time he was able to work till he had reached the age of 16 he was employed at farm labor. He then went to Cinci where he married in 1864, the lady of his choice being Mary a Lauderman, bearing the same maiden name as his mother. He was for 18 mo in the Conf Army in Col Breckinridge's regiment und Gen John H Morgan and was present at the surrender of Gen Lee. His farm of 30 acres is called Maple Grove and for some years he has also carried on the trade of blacksmith. His one child a daughter is named Mamie G. He is a communicant of Mount Horeb Presby Church, a Democrat and a member of several orders of Odd Fellows, Knights of the Maccabees and Red Men of Mohawk Tribe.