Pat, I am related to John Franklin Adams. This is the info I have: His father, Abraham Adams b. 1767 in Loudoun Co, VA, d. Madison Co, IN in 1846, m. Katherine Swartzlander 3/23/1790. John Franklin was b. 6/10/1799 in Rowan Co, NC. d. 11/24/1877 Marion Co, OR, m. Rebecca Hinkle 4/20/1820 Wayne Co, IN. MUCH MORE INFO AT: familysearch.org , ancestor search for John Franklin Adams. If you have any trouble, email me. I have printed copies of this info from this website.