would like to make contact with any one who has info cencerning benjamin adams and wife mary, listed on the 1860 coffee county cenusus in household #766 they are listed as follows benjamin adamsage 28b. al. marry ??age 30b. ga. catherineage 11b. al. benjaminage8b. al. johnage6b. al. noahage4b. al. nancy lage1b. al. benjamins wife mary died some time between 1860 - 1870 . benjamin remarried to a miss charlotta ? benjamin and wife charlotta are found living in walton county, fl in the eucheanna district. in1880 census. they are listed as : benjamin adamsage55 b. al. charlottaage 40ga. johnage 22b. al. ( marys son ) mary aage 16 b.fl. sennciaage12b.fl. ransomage 7b. fl. marybethage 5b. fl. john andress age 18 ( possibly charlottas son by previous marriage). this family was living beside my gt-grandfather in 1880 his name was joel h grantham , and, his wifes name was catherine adams. she was the daughter of the above benjamin adams. catherine named her father as benjamin adams on her application for widows benefits for joels service in the civilwar. and stated she was born in coffee county, al. joel and catherines first son joel benjamin grantham ( my grandfather) was born in may 1880 in walton county,fl.
i will glady share all info with anyone who is or might be a descendant of this family. sincerily joel lee grantham firstname.lastname@example.org