Chester Adams was born 15 June 1754 in Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut, United States to Isaac Adams (1696-1757) and Eleanor Adams (1712-1784) and died 17 March 1829 Middlesex, Yates County, New York, United States of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Southerland (1762-1848) 13 June 1781 in New Windsor, Orange County, New York, United States.

Wolf Chase

On one occasion Chester Adams' dog was chased by a wolf so closely that a daughter opened the house door to admit the dog, and the wolf attempting to follow, she caught him by the neck with the door, but he succeeded in throwing it off its hinges, and making his escape.

taken from the book: History and directory of Yates County : containing a sketch of its original settlement by the Public Universal Friends, the lessee company and others, with an account of individual pioneers and their families ; also of other leading citizens ; including church, school and civil history, and a narrative of the Universal Friend, her society and doctrine by Cleveland, Stafford Canning, 1822-1885; Bootes, Fenton E., Mrs


Offspring of Chester Adams and Elizabeth Southerland (1762-1848)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jane Adams (1785-)
Susan Adams (1787-1813)
Isaac Adams (1788-1862) 16 September 1788 Orange County, New York, United States 1 June 1862 Ovid, Branch County, Michigan, United States Betsey Adams (1789-1879)
Mary Adams (1790-)
Eleanor Adams (1792-1874)
Chester Adams (1793-1852)
Lydia Adams (1794-1852)
Elizabeth Adams (1797-1883)
Mittie Adams (1798-1850)
Madamoiselle Adams (1798-)
Beithana Adams (1800-1880)
Abner Adams (1802-1829)




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