Bureau County Biographies 1885
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History of Bureau County - Biographical Sketches 1885

Source: History of Bureau County, Illinois
H.C. Bradsby, Editor
Illustrated
Chicago: World Publishing Company  1885
Reprinted by: Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA

Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin
Tampico Area Historical Society
www.tampicohistoricalsociety.citymax.com

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JACOB B. ADAMS, Fairfield, was born January 19, 1837, in Dayton, Tippecanoe Co., Ind. He is a son of William and Isabell (Bushong) Adams - the former a native of Virginia, and the latter of Kentucky.They were the parents of five children, viz.: Samuel, Mrs. Margaret J. Rinehard, Jacob B., our subject, Mrs. Catharine Meek, Mary M (deceased), and Francis Adams. The parents came to Bureau County, Ill., in the fall of 1840, and settled in Fairfield Township, Sectin 12.William Adams yet survives. Jacob B. Adams was reared in Bureau County, where he has made farming his occupation, and now owns a farm of eighty acres. Politically, he is connected with the Republican party.

Mr. Adams was married March 28, 1872, to Nellie Olson, a native of Sweden. Mrs. Nellie Adams was a good wife, and the fond mother of four children, viz.: Annie I., born January 25, 1873; Almie M., born July 13, 1876; Fannie M., born October 8, 1879, and Minnie Grace, born June 13, 1881. Mrs. Nellie Adams died September 3, 1884.

IL STATE ARCHIVES:

Jacob B Adams
ILLINOIS CIVIL WAR DETAIL REPORT
Name ADAMS, JACOB B
Rank PVT Company B Unit 64 IL US INF
Personal Characteristics
Residence FAIRFIELD, BUREAU CO, IL
Age 24 Height 5' 7 3/4
Hair BROWN
Eyes GRAY
Complexion LIGHT
Marital Status SINGLE
Occupation FARMER
Nativity CHICAGO, COOK CO, IL
Service Record
Joined When SEP 28, 1861
Joined Where PRINCETON, IL
Joined By Whom CPT STIPP
Period 3 YRS Muster In NOV 1, 1861
Muster In Where CAMP BUTLER, IL
Muster In By Whom N/A
Muster Out N/A
Muster Out Where N/A
Muster Out By Whom N/A
Remarks DISCHARGED FOR DISABILITY NOV 27, 1862

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