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Whiteside Biographies 1877 > Arbela Adams

Source: History of Whiteside County, IL, edited by Charles Bent, Morrison, IL  1877
Transcribed by: Denise McLoughlin, Tampico Area Historical Society

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ARBELA ADAMS is a native of Rutland county, Vermont, and first came to Ottawa, Illinois, in 1835, and in 1840 to Portland, settling upon the same place where he now resides. He married Miss Olive HAWES in 1826. Their children are: Helen E., wife of W. H. WELLINGTON, living in Sterling; Charles F., who married Miss Sarah BROWN, and lives in Portland; Sarah F., wife of David B. SEELY, living in Sterling; Egbert, who married Miss Sally PAGET, and lives in Portland, and Mary, living in Portland. Mr. ADAMS was born in 1804.

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