August 1, 1930 Petersburg Observer

J.J. Adams was born near Sweetwater June 24, 1949 and died at the home of his daughter in Sweetwater July 22, 1930 at the age of 81 years, 1 month, and 3 days.

He was united in marriage to Matilda Eden, November 18, 1844. She preceded him in death twelve years ago. To this union was born one daughter, who survives.

He had two sisters and three brothers, two of whom survive him, James Adams of Kansas and Sarah Hughes of Sweetwater. There are also four granchildren and seven great grandchildren.

He was a member of the Christian church of Sweetwater for many years and leaves a host of friends.

Interment was in Sugar Grove cemetery.

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