I have a Joseph Adams born 1831 in Illinois to Jesse Adams (b. Feb. 12, 1796)in Virginia and Rhoda Martin (b. July 13, 1798) in Virginia. Jesse and Rhoda were married on June 09, 1816 in Floyd County, Kentucky
Joseph was a Memeber of the Searcy County Peace Society.
1850 U. S. Census, Tomahawk Twp. Joseph 19 with Spencer (1819), his older brother
November 26, 1861: 45th Regiment Arkansas Militia, CO. G. Joseph Adams, 2nd Lt.