Found out that the Adams came from Big Rapid, MI or at least around that area.Our oldest Adams is Alanson Rice Adams B. 9/30/1811 Maybe Hannibal, NY. D. 8/4/1896 (85 years) married twice, 1st one unknown had Laura Adams-said to have married a Mr. Brown. 2nd Marriage to Mary Adell Geer Van Slyke (She had been married before. They had 8 children and he had 1 step daughter Eliza L. Van Slyke. Can anyone help? Thank so much.