Biography of Asa J. Adams


Adams, Asa J., Marilla, born in the town of Manlius, Onondaga county, N. Y., January 31, 1831, is a son of Thomas J. and Sally (Hackett) Adams, he born at Fabins, Onondaga county, December 1, 1805, and she at Fairfield, N. Y., May 3, 1802. Thomas J. Adams came by canal to Buffalo, thence to Marilla, in 1832, where he spent the remainder of his life at farming. He died February 5, 1851, and his wife April 6, 1884. Asa J. Adams has always been a farmer and speculator in stock. In 1851 he married Triphena, daughter of George W. Hunt of Alden, and she died December 2, 1865, leaving one son, Harry. For his second wife Mr. Adams married Elizabeth E. Greenfield of Dodge county, Wis., and they had three children: Henry W., teacher in the Buffalo schools; Jennie T., wife of Lester B. Longee, a physician of Attica, N. Y.; and Jessie L. Mr. Adams is a staunch Republican and has been assessor for nine years. He is a member of Lodge No. 81, A. O. U. W.

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The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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