according to the family history book, maria meharry the daughter of hugh(brother of jesse) and margaret meharry, born 3/5/1837, married william henry adams (known as henry)on 1/1/1861 at shawnee mound, montgomery co., indiana. (mr adams had been a homeless child raised by jesse and jane meharry).they moved to illinois after they were married near forrest, illinois. had 5 children, margaret, ella may, annette, jessie, and lillian. in 1877 they moved to mclean county near bellflower, ill. in 1906 they moved in with their daughter jessie in chicago. mr. adams died november 1908 and was buried in bloomington, ill. maria died april 9, 1915. this bit of history was written by eva jane meharry glenn the daughter of francis meharry who was a brother of maria. i'm sorry i can not at this time find any futher info on mr. adams. will keep looking. when the meharrys first came to america they first stayed in new london, chester co. pennsylvania were they stayed for a short time with the family by the name of schellenbargers. they next went to connellsville, fayette co. pennsylvania in 1795, then to manchester, adams co. ohio. jesse meharry was born 8/15/1806 in ohio. jesse and his brothers moved to indiana. maybe there is a connection to pennsylvania in this little bit of info.