Hugh Adams was born in Kentucky on 27 Feb 1815 and died on 27 Mar 1881. He is buried in Sales Cemetary in Moravia, Appanoose County, Iowa. His father was also named Hugh. He married twice. He married Lucinda Jane Jones in Putnam County, Indiana on 20 Dec 1835. Lucinda was the daughter of Allen Jones and Elizabeth Smith. Hugh married Malinda Jane Jones in Putnam County, Iowa on 4 Mar 1841. The children of Hugh and Lucinda are William L. (1836-) and Allen Ancil (25 May 1838-12 Feb 1907). The children of Hugh and Malinda are Mary, Isaac Wiseman Denman (27 Jan 1842-?), Hugh Monroe (6 Jul 1847- 17 Jun 1919), and Hardin Jones (19 Dec 1849-6 Nov 1923).