Rebecca ADAMS b. 05 Sep 1820 Ky; d. 02 July 1893 Sparta Twp., MO; buried at Abundance Cemetery, Christian Co., MO. O
n 21 Apr 1837 in Morgan Co., KY, Rebecca ADAMS m. Joseph W. ABBOTT b. Nov 1815 VA, d. aft. 1910 Sparta Twp., buried at the Sparta IOOF Cemetery, Christian Co., MO. (Source: Marriage Records of Morgan County, KY, 1821-1882) from unpublished manuscript by David May donated to Morgan Co. Gen Web Archives).
In the 1830 census, Morgan Co., KY, there are no ABBOTT families lsited. In the 1840 Census, Morgan Co., KY: Abbott, Joseph; Males: 2 under age 5; 1 age 20-30. Females, 1 age 20-30, 1 age 50-60.
In the 1850 census, Greene Co., MO: Abbott, Joseph, age 35 b. VA; Rebecca, age 30 b.KY; Martin, age 12 b. KY; George, age 10 b. KY; William age 7 b. KY; Martha age 2, b. MO; and Elizabeth, 9/12 b. MO.
In the 1860 census, Lindon Twp., Christian Co., MO, House #704: Abbott, Joseph, age 44, b. VA, farmer; Rebecca, age 40 b. KY; Martin age 22 b. KY; William, age 15 b. MO; Martha, age 13 b. MO; Elisabeth, age 10 b. MO; Mary, age 4 b. MO; Emley age 1, b. MO.
In the 1870 census, Lindon Twp., Christian Co., MO, Index #488, Family #50: Abbott, Joseph, age 54 b. VA, farmer; Rebecca, age 50 b. KY; Mary age b. MO; Emely age 12 b. MO; Sarah age 8 b. MO; Luenes age 4 b. MO.
In the 1880 census, Lindon Twp., Christian Co., MO, House #233: Abbott, Joseph age 64 b. MO, farmer; Rebecca, age 60 b. KY; Leurena age 15, b. MO; Edna age 3, b. MO (granddaughter).
In the 1900 census, Sparta Twp., Christian Co., MO, House #99: Abbott, Joseph b. Nov 1815, widowed VA VA VA, head; Nix, William T. b. Sep 1854, m. 25, TN TN TN (son-in-law); Mary E. b. Dec 1856, m. 25, MO VA NC, daughter; and grandchildren--Anna L. b. Feb 1884 MO TN MO; Rebecca b. Feb 1887 MO TN MO; Birdie b. Dec 1889 MO TN MO; William b. Jan 1896 MO TN MO.
In the 1910 census, Sparta Twp., Christian Co., MO, House #99: Abbott, Joseph b. Nov 1815 VA, widowed; Nix, William b. Sep 1854 TN; Mary b. Dec 1856 MO; Anna b. Feb 1884 MO; Rebecca b. Feb 1887 MO; Birdie b. Dec 1889 MO; William b. Jan 1896 MO.
Seeking additional information and/or corrections on ADAMS and ABBOTT families and their descendants.Thanks for your help.