Emmanuel Adamswas born in 1839 in Short Creek, Brooke county, W. VaHe enlisted in the Union ArmyVol"D" 12th W. Va. Infantry.His parents were John and Mariah.According to the 1850 census his mother,Polly(Mary) was living with him. Age 70.She was from Pennslvania.I don't know her husbands name.If it were John, he could be the son of Samuel. a cousin to John Adams. Pres.Emmanuel had a brother Samuel. emmanuel was buried in Steubenville, Jefferson county, ohio at the Union cemetary.Jane stuartP.S. I elieve the family originated in New Jersey.