Looking for information on William Adams, b. abt 1816, KY (according to Jasper Co, IL census). He was married at least twice. I don't know his first wifes name.Secondly, he was married 10/10/1859 to Caroline (Vanderhoof) McKinley, widow of George McKinley, in Jasper Co, IL.She was b 1826, Stark Co, OH to Richard Vanderhoof and Mary Zimmerman.
Children from first marriage that I know of were:Abraham Adams, b abt 1842, Joel L Adams, b abt 1844, Mary Elizabeth Adams, b abt 1846, Elizabeth Jane Adams, b abt 1848, David Adams, b abt 1850, William Adams, b abt 1852, Charles W Adams, b abt 1853, Susan Adams, b abt 1857, and Thomas Adams, b abt 1858.All were born in Indiana, according to census.
Children of William and Caroline were:Richard Adams, b abt 1861, Levi G Adams, b abt 1863 and John F Adams, b abt 1866, all in Jasper Co, IL.
Children of Caroline and George McKinley were: Lewis Austin McKinley, b 1848 (married to Mary Louise Sherman in Boulder Co, CO), Nancy Jane (McKinley) Badger (wife of Steven Badger) b abt 1850, George Theodore McKinley, b abt 1852 (married to Lillie A Boyd) and Mary Catherine McKinley, (wife of D.J. Chamberlin) b abt 1855. All were born in Jasper Co, IL.
Information on any of the above would be greatly appreciated.