FED Census TX of 1880, specifically LIVE OAK COUNTY, GUSSETTVILLE (now a ghost town)
Francis M (Marion) Adams age 45 Bn AR (see note 1)
Elizabeth E Adams nee Sawyers age 36 ( see note 2)
James M. Adams age 17
Frances E. Adams age 12
John T. Adams age 10 (see Note 3)
William E. age 9
Francis M. Adams Jr age 6
America Sawyers age 19 (Neice) (see Note 4)
Jane Sawyers age 68 (mother in law)(see note 5)
Francis Marion Adams received a pension for his Civil War service while a resident of Bee County, TX. He died at Dimmit county, TX 11 Jan 1907
Note 1.Parents both bn in AR Note 2. Parents both bn in SC. Father was Daniel Y Sawyers, Mother was Jane Sawyers nee Williams, a daughter of William O Williams Note 3. 1900 Fed census dimmit cty, TX wife Cora E. age 26 Roy W. age 4 Terrill W. age 2
1910 Fed census dimmit cty, TX
wife Cora E age 36 Wayne age 9 (son) Vivian age 7 (son) apparently Roy W. and Terrill W. died
1920 Fed Census Dimmit cty, TX Carrizo Springs
Wife Cora E. age 46 widow Vivian age 17 (son) apparently Wayne died also
Note 4. America Sawyers, a daughter of Columbus Sawyers who died shortly after the Civil War. Columbus was a brother of Elizabeth E. wife of Francis M. Adams. She married James B Gibson 9 Nov 1885 in Dimmit cty. She died w/o issue in Dimmit cty, TX 13 Mar 1891.
Note 5. Widow of Daniel Y Sawyers who died in Goliad Cty, TX circa 1852. Mother of both Elizabeth E. and Columbus Sawyers. The SAWYERS and ADAMS families lived next to each other on adjacent ranches in Goliad Cty, TX and shared a common family grave yard on the banks of the Manhuella Creek.
Interested parties or descendents of these ADAMS would be welcomed to make contact. Still searching for the burial location Of JANE SAWYERS my gt gt grandmother.