Spencer Adams was born February 9, 1826, son of William G. and Mary Ann (Adams) Adams of Jellico RIver, Whitley COunty.On March 19, 1844 (Letcher MR), he married a cousin, Celia Church, whose mother was an Adams.They lived in Letcher County and WIse County, Virginia.THey had ten children, William G. Peggy, Samuel Simpson, Joseph L., LEtty, John, David Maggard, James and two who died young of diptheria, Annaias and Jesse, and Mary Adams.Spencer Adams died March 20, 1905, while residing on Middle Colly, Letcher County.He was seventy-nine years old.
Jesse Adams 1735-1781m Jane 1742-1804
Jesse Adams, Jr. 1763-1790m. ___ Green
William G. Adams 1790-1870
On October 24, 1809 (Floyd MR), WIlliam G. Adams married John and Lydia(Simpson) Adams's sixteen year old daughter Mary Ann, wh, naturally was called "Polly."Her father signed a consent for Billy to "marry my daughter, Mary Adams...This from yours, John Sdams."Spencer Adams, a justice of the peace, was security for William's bond.
Polly Ann, died in 1845; She was fifty-seven years old.She was buried in Webb Cemetery, Mayking.
William "Grit" or "Jellico" Adams died in 1870 on his Thornton Creek farm. He was over eighty years old, married three times.He had nine children, all by his first wife Mary (Adams) Adams.