Pulaski County

Biography - George T. Adams

GEORGE T. ADAMS, mill superintendent, Ullin, was born in Athol, Worcester Co., Mass., March 13, 1835, and was a son of Timothy and Laura (Twitche) Adams, the father being a distant relative of President John Quincy Adams. There were three children — Rosanna, wife of Dutton DeWood, of Pana, Ill.; Achsah, wife of Emory Gage, of Athol, Mass., and our subject, George T., who received his education at the schools of New Salem, Mass., and then went to a door and sash manufactory in his native town. In that mill he remained until 1857, and then came to Pulaski County, where he worked in a mill owned by Dutton DeWood. After remaining in that location four years, he returned to his native town. At the latter place he also remained four years; then in 1865 came back to Pulaski County and commenced working in James Bell's mill, where he now acts as General Superintendent. Mr. Adams was married, February 24, 1866, to Mrs. Jennie R. Morford, nee Mangold, who was born in Pennsylvania. This lady is the mother of four children by her present husband, one of whom is now living — Roy, born February 24, 1873. Mrs. Adams is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Our subject is a member of Dongola Lodge, No. 581, A., F. & A. M., and of the American Legion of Honor. In politics, is a Republican.

Extracted 02 Nov 2014 by Norma Hass from 1883 History of Alexander, Union and Pulaski Counties, Illinois, Part V - Biographical Sketches, page 326.


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