Daviess County, Indiana
John McAdams was issued a land grant on donated military lands 3/25/1837 due to the
service of James McAdams who entolled in the milita at Vincenness 1 Aug. 1790. This
family comes from William McAdam, cb. 1775 who lived in Jefferson County, Ohio who
came there from Brooke County, Virginia where they lived until 1800. He died in 1815 about
the age of 40. He is believed to be the son of William McAdams and Elizabeth McGowen of
Northumberland Co., Penn. His wife was Sarah Henry and they had 7 children. John William
McAdams, b. 1795 in Va. was their first son who is the same John McAdams listed above.
His wife was Sarah McCoy who he married 20 Dec. 1821 who is also listed above. John and Sarah
had 12 children. Sons, William married Martha A Samples and James (above) married
Old City Cemetery and Oak Grove Cemetery, Washington, Indiana
John McAdams, born December 2, 1795 d. Oct 13, 1846
Sarah, wife of John McAdams died Feb. 27, 1860, Age 55 years 20 days
James McAdams, b. March 2, 1827 d. August 18, 1850
Sara A., wife of Wm. McAdams age 20 years
Wm. McAdams b. May 20, 1823, d. Jan. 25, 1853
Martha A. McAdams b. Sept. 26, 1826 d. June 3, 1853
Fortville, Hancock Co., Indiana
Hugh Haywood McAdams , b, 1834 Orange Co., NC, wife Elizabeth Doty, b. 1837 Ind., children:
Mary E., Charles, Martha J., Wood, William, Samuel J.
Anderson McAdams, b. 1839 Orange Co., NC, wife Margaret, children:
Cora M. 2, Luana V.
Indiana Wills Index
1824 - Samuel McAdams, Sr. Harrison Co. book A pg. 102
1844 - James McAdams - Switzerland Co. book A pg 249
1867 - Hannah McAdams - Jennings Co. book 2 pg 179
1864 - Samuel McAdams - Harrison Co. book C pg 261
Indiana Tax List
1839 - Alexander McAdams, Scott Co., Ind.
1839 - William McAdams, Scott Co. Ind.
1840 - Daniel McAdams, Perry, Co., Ind. also listed in 1841
1842 - Armstrong McAdams, Union Township, Dearborn Co.
1843 - Jacob McAdams, Smith Township, Green Co. Ind.
1844 - Samuel, William, Stephen McAdams listed in Washington Twp. Harrison County.
1846 - Samuel, Jesse, Hinton McAdams listed in Huff Twp, Spencer Co.
1846 - David, James McAdams listed in Harrison Twp., Spencer Co.