Gilbert Adams (birth and death unknown) married Elizabeth (maiden name unkinown. Elizabeth was born October 1841, and died March 15, 1907.
Gilbert Adams and Elizabeth are buried in the Snodgrass Cemetary, Norton, Wise County, Virginia.
Child of Gilbert Adams and Elizabeth is Martha Ann Adams, born 1862 - died 1938.
Martha Ann Adams married James Monroe Short. He was born 1855, and died 1930.
The Short family migrated from North Carolina to Wise County in the early 1700's, settling in or around Pound, Virginia.
James Short and Martha Adams are buried in Laurel Grove Cemetary in the Ramsey section of Norton, Wise County, Virginia.
Children of Martha Adams and James Short are:
Elizabeth Alberta "Bertie" Short Ison Short Patrick Short Lee Short Eva Short (She married Joseph Salyers) Margrete Short (She married Henry Roberts) Morgan Short
Elizabeth Alberta "Bertie" Short married Conley Warfield Simpson, son of Chesley Simpson and Mollie Ringley.Conley was born August 18, 1884 in Benhams, Washington County, VA, and died January 12, 1959.
I have much info on the Simpson line, but what you see here is ALL that I have on the Adams and Shorts.