Hi Lorie, "Another name, still common to the Eden area, is that of Adams; and early records note that Nathan Adams came to Eden with his father, Asa, in early summer of 1803 from Rutland, Mass. He built a cabin in the north part of town, but he changed to another area within the township later. He died in 1854 on a farm owned by one of his grandsons. "As one scans state and local records, a number of names are mentioned as settlers of Eden in the 19th century. These include Albert Adams, Delphus Adams, Martin Adams..." pages 12 and 13 "The first births recorded were all done by Nathan and Nitty Adams who registered the births of five of their children in 1853: Mahitable [sic.] Adams, born Marcy 23, 1817; Nathan S. Adams, born April 27, 1818; Norman S. Adams, born July 15, 1819; Sovisa Adams, born February 20, 1821; and Arunah Adams, born February 9, 1823." page 14 "Schools Were Built The first actual school house was built in the Eden Mills area, but the exact year is not known. However, Miss Lucretia Adams was hired as the first teacher, and a Dr. Griffin dropped in regularly to help her. Miss Adam's salary was $6 a year, and she had to find her own room and board..." page 22 "Eden Cemetery George Bassett 1810-1878 and his wife Aghsa Adams, 1815-1871. Nathan Adams, died July 3, 1856, ages 60 years, 10 months and 12 days. Hitley Adams, wife of Nathan Adams, died October 3, 1879, age 82 years, 11 months, 7 days..." pages 24 + 25
"CHAPTER VIII ROLL CALL The Town of Eden sent many of its young men as volunteers to fight in the Civil War. Killed in action were: Martin Adams." The town of Eden paid every Civil War veteran a bonus of $50.00 plus $7.00 per month for each month they were in service." page 29.