According to Census Records, John Marshall Adams was b. in VA 1842 (+ -). His mother's name was Sarah. Couldn't find father. 1870 He is in Floyd Co., KY and mother is living with them. 1880 in Carter Co. KY Widower--mother still with him 1900 Magoffin Ky married to Isabell. 1910 Magoffin KY--census shows 13 children b. to Isabell--8 living. 1920 widower living with daughter EllaRatliff in Scioto Co, Ohio 1930 married to Dicey Magoffin KY.