Biography of Charles Adams


Adams, Charles, Aurora, p. o. East Aurora, born in Aurora, N. Y., February 11, 1866, is a son of Ira S. and Mary L. (Rosenkranz) Adams, he born in Aurora, N. Y., December 10, 1823, and she born in Germany, January 13, 1845. He was a son of Enos Adams, a son of Joel Adams, born in Brookfieid, Mass., in 1751 and came to Aurora in 1804 and settled where the family has since resided. The father of Charles Adams was one of the leading farmers of his town, having at the time of his death 380 acres of land. He died September 16, 1892. Charles Adams was reared on the homestead and educated at Aurora Academy and was graduated from the Buffalo Business College in 1886. In 1888 he went to Sioux City, Ia., where he was employed as bookkeeper for two different firms and in 1895 he returned to his native town and now resides on the homestead. He was married in 1893 to Marcia E. Cartwright, daughter of Edward and Almira Cartwright of Aurora, N.Y., and they have one daughter, Almira C. Mrs. Ira S. Adams was a daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Kissel) Rosenkranz, born in Germany, and came to Manila, N. Y., where both reside.

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