G.W. Adams Biography from Fayette County, Lexington Kentucky. From Perrins, History of Fayette County. 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 and Mary T. (Laudeman) 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 sixteen years, he was employed at farm labor. He then went to Cincinnati where he married, in 1864, the lady of his choice being Mary A Laudeman, bearing the same name as his mother. He was for eighteen months in the Confederate army, serving in Col Breckinridge's regiment under Gen. John H Morgan, and was present at the surrender of Lee. His farm of thirty acres is called "Maple Grove," and for some years he has carried on the trade of blacksmith. His one child, a daughter, is named Mamie G. He is a communicant of Mount Horeb Presbyterian Church, a Democrat and a member of the sevral orders of Odd Fellows, Knights of the Maccabees and Red Men of the Mohawk Tribe.
Notes: Believe this name to be George W. Adams, grandson of Frederick Adams AKA John Frederick Adams who married Mary Downing.