Archibald Adams was born in Pennsylvia in about 1799 He married Mary Crossett also from Pennsylvia He evidently only had one wife as she is listed with him in the 1850 census in Illinois and also received his Civil War pension.They lived in Ohio, (and maybe Iowa), Illinois and Kansas.He enlisted in the Union Army at the age of 61 and lasted almost a year before being discharged.He was a blacksmith.
Their son Samuel S. Adams was born 3 Nov 23 in Atwater, Portage County, Ohio he was a blacksmith,farmer and a Baptist he married Amanda Copeland in Kansas in 1859 and their daughter Irena (sometimes called Irona) was born there 23 July 1861. She married Ellis Landon Hunt in Rohnerville California 27 July 1879. Son Grant was born 9 April 1866 in Taylorsville California
Samuel Married Annie D. Brown in Red Bluff, Tehama County, California 25 November 1869. Their children were Mary Vivian b. 28 Sep 1870 in Eureka,Humboldt County California, Bertha Alice 12 May 1872,Rohnerville,CA John Archibald b.23 July 1873 Rohnerville Lolita 30 Aug 1874," Grace 1 May 1876," Samuel Francis 20 July 1877," Sarah Irene 4 April 1880 in Bridgeville, CA, Edith 1 Mar 1882, Rohnerville,CARohnerville,CA Landon Agustus, 9 July 1884, Richard Lewis 26 Jan 1887 in Petrolia CA,
This information was given me by a member of the family who has researched and documented this information.Uncle Gus had the Family Bible but I don't know who has it now.