There is a book called Adams Family of Southeast KY.by Dorothy Griffith and Robert Parkin.The Adams of LetcherCo. are there.Jesse Adams of Wilkes, NC moved to Letcher Co. Stephen one of his later children was born there in 1779. Stephen married Ellender Buntin. They had several children born and died in Letcher co. Some are Jesse b. 1799 Moses b. 1808 Jane B.b 1810, Ellender 1813 Mary 1815, Stephen 1816 Nancy 1817 Elijah 1819, Spencer 1822.