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Salathiel Adams (b. August 17, 1799, d. July 09, 1862)Salathiel Adams (son of _ _ _ _ _ Adams and Milley Adams) was born August 17, 1799 in NC, and died July 09, 1862 in Dekalb County Ga.He married Sarah Harris on Abt. 1815 in Jackson County Ga.
Notes for Salathiel Adams:
He drew a land lot in the Ga 1821 Land Lottery for Habersham Co Ga.
Thomas ,his brother took a land lot in Henry Co. Ga. Salathiel and Thomas moved from Jackson Co.Ga. after 1824 and settled in what is now Dekalb Co. Ga. After acquiring LL 231 by swapping his Habersham Co. lot.
Thomas went to Cherokee Co. Ga. after 1830. Salathiel acquired more land in
Dekalb Co. in what was the Cross Keys Dist. He eventually had 550 ac. in 4 connected land lots. LL226,230,231 and 232. He sold timber and farmed.
The Adams Family maintained 6 households on the land for almost 100 yrs. It was eventually all sold some time in the 1920's. The property is now bordered on the
north by I-285, on south by Peachtree Rd., on east by Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd.
and on the west by Ashford-Dunwoody Rd. near what today is Chamblee Ga.
The family cemetary is located in SE corner of LL 231 at end of Oconee Pass. there were 12 marked graves in 1931, per Garrett's survey. Those buried are:
Dora A Adams, wife of J.T.
Eddie B Adams, son of J.T. and Dora
Elizabeth B Adams, wife of Walton D. Adams
May Adams, Oct 14 1890-16 Sep 1901 dau, J.T. and Dora
John C Adams 27Oct 1854- Sep 1857
Sarah Adams, wife of Salathiel
Walton D Adams
William M Adams, son of J.T. and Dora
T.C. Jr. apr 21 1886- Mar 28 1903
Rubie M.Armour, dau. E. and D.L. Armour
George W. Wilson, CSA, 10 Ga Cavalry, died fever (husband of Milley Adams-dau. of Salathiel and Sarah)
More About Salathiel Adams:
Burial: Unknown, Adams Family cem. Dekalb Co. Ga..
Grand Jury Member: September 1844, Dekalb County Ga.
Pioneer: Dekalb County Ga.
More About Salathiel Adams and Sarah Harris:
Marriage: Abt. 1815, Jackson County Ga.
Children of Salathiel Adams and Sarah Harris are:
- +Jesse Harris Adams, b. October 12, 1816, Jackson Co Ga., d. January 19, 1896, Dekalb County Ga.
- +Walton D Adams, b. June 17, 1825, Dekalb County Ga, d. September 29, 1898, Dekalb County Ga.
- +Thomas C Adams, b. October 14, 1827, Dekalb County Ga, d. July 20, 1912, Dekalb County Ga.
- Elizabeth A Adams, b. 1832, d. date unknown.
- +Salathiel L Adams, b. 1838, Dekalb County Ga, d. June 15, 1863, Vicksburg Ms. -Killed in seige of.
- +Martha Amanda Adams, b. 1842, d. date unknown.
- +Margaret S Adams, b. 1845, d. 1909.
- +Milly Adams, b. 1830, d. date unknown.
- +Lavinia Adams, b. 1829, d. date unknown.
- +Almeda Jane Adams, b. November 02, 1821, Jackson Co Ga., d. September 05, 1896, Dekalb County Ga.