Absalom Adams married Lodusky Adams (?)Jan 11, 1843 in Muscogee Co., GA.These are the other Adams marriages around the same time.
Kinion Adams married Elizabeth BucknerApril 9, 1843 in Muscogee Co., GA
Benjamin Adams married Jane Hutchins Nov 20, 1843 in Muscogee Co., GA.
There was an Absalom Adams and Lodusky Adams
living in Chambers County, Alabama in the
Absalom Adams, age 29, farmer, born GA
Loduska Adams, age 29, born GA
William J. Adams, age 6, born AL
John or Joshua ? Adams, age 4, born AL
Bick ?? A. Adams, age 2, male, born AL
Harry ? Adams, age 6 months, born AL
living next door on one side is:
Mary or Polly ? Adams, age 53,born GA
Joseph L. Adams, age 18, born GA
Caroline Adams, age 12, born AL
living next door to Absalom Adams and Lodusky on the other side:
Newton Adams,age 27,farmer, born gA
Milly A. Adams, age 27, born GA
next door to Newton Adams is:
Andrew J. Adams, age 36, farmer, born GA
Wineford ? Adams, age 36, born GA
Sarah A.E. Adams, age 11, born GA
There are alot of other Adams families in the 1850 census for Chambers County, AL.
Chambers County, GA is on the Georgia border, across from Troup and Harris County, GA area and not that far from Carroll and Coweta Counties in GA.
There were some Adams families in Troup County, GA prior to 1850.
The following2 different Absalom Adams are noted in 2 different Will/Estate records for Chambers County, Alabama.It appears that Absalom Adams who married Lodusky is the son of John Adams, from the second Will transcribed below.These Wills are from a Will/Estate records book"Alabama Records, Vol. 222, Chambers County, AL "by Pauline Jones Gandrud:Here is the first one for an older Absalom Adams:
Chambers County, AlabamaWill Book1 and 2,
page 201 - - Will of Absalom Adams, dec'd.
Dec 3, 1836 - - State of Alabama, County of Chambers - - In the name of God Amen:I,Absalom Adams of said county and state, being weak in body and advanced in years and knowing that it is appointed unto all men to die yet being entirely sound in mind and memory, do hereby make and ordain this my last Will and Testament.
Item 1st. - - My will first of all is that all my just debts be paid out of my estate before there is any distribution made of my property in any way.
Item 2nd - - My will further is that after my debts are paid that my son John Adams have my four negro boys, viz, Nepton, Jacob, Willis and Green, to have and to hold as his own right, and after complying with the following conditions and paying out the following sums of money, viz:to my daughter Polly Jimerson's (?) three youngest children which are now living with me: William Jimerson and Lucinda Jimerson ; viz; Martha Jimerson the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to be paid to them as they become of age.My will further is that the above named children be maintained, clothed and educated by my son John Adams, clear of cost and charges to them, also that they heir at my decease, all the remainder of my perishable property consisting of household furniture, hogs, cattle and horses (if there be any); and that it be disposed of in the most prudent and profitable manner, and the effects thereof be paid to them as they became of age;
Item 3rd- - My will further is that my daughter Lucy Phillips and heirs have the sum of two hundred dollars to become due and be paid unto them at my decease.
Item 4th - - To my son William Adams, I give and bequeath only the sum of five dollars, having given the sum of two hundred and sixty dollars to aid in getting him out of some difficulties previously, which I consider as part of my estate.
Item 5th - - To my son Jesse Adams, I give the sum of five dollars only which I consider as his part of my estate.
Item 6th - - To my wife Elizabeth, I give and bequeath my negro woman Amy during her life and at her death I give her to my son John Adams and his heirs forever.The aforementioned negroes after complying with the terms of this will shall beong to my son John Adams and his heirs forever as fully and effectively as if he had bills of sale for them under my hand.
My will latstly is that my son John Adams act as my executor to put this my will in force.
Signed, sealed and acknowledged this Dec 3, 1836.Absalom Adams,Xhis mark
Signed in the presence of John Adams Jr.
George E. Hodge
There is another will foraJohn Adams in Chambers County, Alabama datedApril 1848 which names the younger Absalom Adams as his son:(prob. the same Absalom Adams who married Lodusky)
Chambers County, Alabama
Will Book 1 and 2 page 288
April 25, 1848 - - Will ofJohn Adams
" In the name of God Amen, I,John Adams of the county of Chambers, State of Alabama,being of sound and disposing mind and memory, nowing the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof, and wishing to have all my wordly affairs arranged, so that I may be the better prepared to meet the call when it may be of him who holds in his hands the issues of life and death, do make, appoint, ordain and constitute and declare this my last Will and Testament, hereby setting aside, annulling, cancelling and revoking all former Wills and codicils by me at any time heretofore made.
First, I commit my soul into the hands of Almighty God who gave it, trusting fully in the promises which through Christ be made to me and all the human family, and my body to the grave to be decently interred by representatives.
Second, It is my will that my debts shall be first paid out of my estate by my executor, hereinafter named and appointed.
Third, It is my will and desire that my beloved wife Mary Adams be supported out of the proceeds of the crops of the plantation
and that all my property shall be kept together on the plantation for that purpose during my wife's natural life, and should the proceeds be more than sufficient for that purpose, it is my desire for it to be equally divided annually between all my children hereinafter named; and for my wife Mary Adams to remain on the plantation if she desires to do so.
Fourth - - It is my Will and desire that after the death of my wife Mary Adams, that all my property both real and personal be divided equally between all my children to wit:James M. Adams;Andrew J. Adams,Elizabeth Jones,Absalom Adams,Mary Ann Tucker,Jane Adams,Jasper W. Adams,Newton J. Adams,Joseph Adams, and Caroline Adams.
Fifth - - It is also my will that my minor son Joseph Adams and Caroline Adams, be educated and supported out of the proceeds of the crops made on the plantation until they come of age or marry.
Sixth:I give to my son Andrew J. Adams the quarter section of land where he now lives.
Seventh - - I give to my son Newton J. Adams and my daughters Elizabeth Jones and Jane Adams to be equally divided between them, one hundred and ninety acres of land more or less in the county of Russell, whereon the said Newton J. Adams now lives, the said land to be valued at two dollars per acre.
Eighth - - I require of all my children to whom I have given anything heretofore to make a statement of the same at the division of my estate and that it shall be allowed as so much of their share.
Ninth - - I do hereby ordain, constitute and appoint my sons James M. Adams,and Andrew J. Adams executors of this my last will and testament hereby clothing ? them with powers necessary to carry the same into effect, hereby ratifying this my last will and testament.In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal this the 25th April 1848.John Adams