#1 Dec 5, 2007
Am looking for information on an ancestor, Rebecca Adams. Her son Calvin Hugh Adams married Carolina Bell Hays (or Hayes).

Since: Mar 07

Black Mountain, NC

#2 Jun 3, 2008
There are some Adams' buried up in Watauga County. This might help.
JP Arthur Sketches
The Adams Family - Brown Family

Click on the JP Arthur's Sketches above the Adams' name.

Since: Mar 07

Black Mountain, NC

#3 Jun 3, 2008
There's also info on the Hayes' family. I am kin to both families. Here's the link:
Hayes Family.--Ransom Hayes died in March, 1868, aged about sixty-three years. He married Sallie Greene, daughter of Joseph. Joseph Green had married Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Shearer, Sr. Ransom Hayes' children were: 1. Joseph, who died in 1911, aged about seventy-five, on Brushy Fork, He married Eliza, daughter of Larkin Hodges, of Poplar Grove. His son, Joseph, now lives there. 2. Elizabeth, who married Thomas Storie, son of Joshua, and died in 1875. Robert, who married Rebecca Hately, daughter of William, who lived about Watauga Falls postoffice. 4. John, who married Eliza Cook, daughter of Rev. John Cook, of Vergil. John died in the army at Richmond, Va. Hsis widow is still living. Their one son, John Lee, was one of the builders of Blowing Rock. 5. William, who married Benjamin Brown's daughter, Clorinda, and lived near Todd. William lived near Poplar Grove, but went first to Tennessee and then to Oregon, where he died about 1900. 6. Thomas, who was killed in the second battle of Manassas in the 37th North Carolina regiment. He never married. 7. Nancy, who married Harvey Dougherty, of Johnson County, Tennessee. He was a brother of D. B. Dougherty. Nancy died in Blount County, Tennessee, in May, 1913. 8. Sarah, who married W. L. Bryan December 12, 1865. They moved to Meat Camp in 1865 within a mile of Soda Hill, where farming was carried on till the fall of 1868, when they returned to Boone. 9. George, who married, first, Emily, daughter of Riley and Violet Hodges, and, second, Louisa Bumgarner, of Howard's Creek. They live near Boone. 10. Ransom, who was born in 1846 and married a lady in Texas. He died in 1910, his wife having died several years before. They had two daughters, one of whom died young and without having married, and the other, Nannie, now Mrs. Yeagel, lives in Dallas, Texas. 11. Richard, born about May, 1849, and married Delphia Hayes, a distant cousin, of Caldwell County. After having lived in Mitchell County, they returned to Caldwell and now reside in the Globe.

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