I would very much like to share information with you on this Adams family.I am actually FROM Rock Island County, IL and there are many family members of mine there.Here's the oldest related person I have been able to find in my line.
1.ELIJAH1 ADAMS was born Abt. 1760, and died Bef. 1800 - 1806 in Montgomery County, KY.He married HANNAH BLAIR, daughter of WILLIAM BLAIR and HESTER ?.She was born in Derry, Ireland, and died Bet. 1800 - 1806.
Children of ELIJAH ADAMS and HANNAH BLAIR are:
i. HANNAH2 ADAMS, d. Bet. 1840 - 1850, Adams County, OH; m. ANDREW BURNS, September 20, 1804.
ii. MARY (POLLY) ADAMS, d. Bef. 1834; m. SOLOMON POINTER, September 22, 1814; b. Abt. 1795, Kentucky.
iii. THOMAS ADAMS, m. JEMIMA POINTER, 1827, Fleming Co, KY.
iv. JOHN ADAMS, b. Bet. 1781 - 1800; d. Aft. 1840, Bath Co, KY; m. MARY PAINTER, June 06, 1815, Bath Co, KY.
2. v. HESTER ADAMS, b. August 12, 1785; d. December 01, 1846, Vermilion Co, IL.
3. vi. EPHRAIM ADAMS, b. Abt. 1789, Pennsylvania; d. May 13, 1888, Hampton, Rock Island Co, IL.
4. vii. ALEXANDER ADAMS, b. Abt. 1791; d. 1836, Nicholas Co, KY.
viii. WILLIAM ADAMS, b. Abt. 1792, Pennsylvania; d. May 01, 1867, Adams County, OH; m. LUCY BAILEY, November 26, 1828, Bath Co, KY; b. March 16, 1805, Bath Co, KY; d. January 26, 1887, Adams County, OH.
ix. JAMES ADAMS, b. June 13, 1797, Kentucky; d. May 22, 1865, Sugar Creek Twp., Boone Co, IN; m. (1) JANE ?; m. (2) ELIZA R. ?; m. (3) POLLY THOMPSON, August 24, 1820, Nicholas Co, KY.
Notes for JAMES ADAMS:
James was a memeber of the Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Boone Co, KY at it's organization in 1837.
Notes for POLLY THOMPSON:
Marriage performed by James Blair
x. ELIJAH ADAMS, b. Abt. 1800, Kentucky; d. Aft. 1860, Callaway Co, MO; m. (1) SUSANNAH LEEPER, April 01, 1821, Nicholas Co, KY; m. (2) ELIZABETH LEEPER, April 05, 1832.