Looking for his parents. The 1850 census list Wm. Speight Adams living in the home of Joseph Adams of Bethel Township, York Co., SC. He was raised by Jane Adams McLean, Joseph's daughter. Both Jane McLean & Joseph Adams died in 1860. The 1860 census shows William Speight Adams living with James Leander Adams, Joseph's son. William is married twice, 1st to Martha Jane Crawford in 1870. She dies. 2nd to her sister, Mary Hope Crawford in 1873. They had 6 children together. He died in 1892 near Rock Hill, SC.