we also are researching the adams family. we found that byrd adams was bird (williamson) adams. Born 1811--died august the 6th 1862 in savannah ga.married christian sullivan march 31, 1831.He was first listed in montgomery county tax digest in 1828 as having mathias adams as his guardian.1832 was listed as bird williamson in the gold (land) lottery of georgia.1835-36 also listed as bird williamson.1840 census listed as bird adamshead of household of 5 whites.He is listed as bird adams as a tax defaulted in 1841 and 1849.Listed as bird williamson in the 1842 tax digest.listed in 1850 census in laurens county ga. (which we haven't researched yet.but his children listed as--william greene born 1828 in ga, died sept 26, 1862 of typhiodfever in richmond va. Mary adams born 1834 married john pryor jan 20 1853 in montgomery cty ga. Charlotte adams b. aug 21, 1837 died apr 15, 1921 married unknown grant. charles adams, b. 1842 died sept 9, 1861 in va. Sara jane adams born 1843 married mack holmes 1854. perry james adams b. july 10, 1844-died feb 28, 1925-buried in sweetwater cemetary in pearson ga.farquer columbus adams-b. sept 1846--died nov 1916--buried in mosely cemetary in montgomery county.Farquer adams was my great-great grandfather--served in the fourth ga calvary and married three times.if you want any more info we continue to reasearch at the ladson geaneology library in vidalia ga. Birds mother was possibly penelope adams??