Catherine Adams (apparently widowed), age 45, was listed in the 1850 Philadelphia, Pa census, Spring Garden Ward 6, #430/570, with children Ann E.,21 Pa, John C.,19 Pa, segarmaker, James L.,17 Pa, segarmaker, Mary E.,15 Pa, William H.,12 Pa, Hannah H.,10 Pa, Charles W.,6 Pa, along with Ellen Burnson,69 Pa.
This is prob the same family as the John Adams listed in the 1840 Philadelphia census, Spring Garden Ward 4, p 340, 110001-201001.The ages in 1840 fit the ages in the above 1850 census fairly well, although not perfectly.The above Ellen Burnason was prob the Ellen Burnason listed near this John Adams.She could be Catherine's mother.
The above James L. was James Livingston Adams who married 5 Apr 1857 Bolton, Tolland Co, Conn to Sarah Maria Robinson, b ca 1838-39 Springfield, Mass, d 22 Dec 1922 Philadelphia, dau of Thomas Robinson and Mary (Polly) Chapman.They returned to Philadelphia within a year of this census.
John C. Adams, b Oct 1829 Pa, m Anna M. ___, b Mar 1830 Pa.
William H. Adams, b ca 1837-39 Pa, m Josephine ____.
Charles W. Adams, b Jun 1844 Pa, m(1) Anna M. ____, and m(2) Mary J. ____.
I would like to correspond with anyone interested in these families.
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