Doctor William Case Adams[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1823 - 1899  (75 years)


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  • Name William Case Adams  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    Title Doctor 
    Birth Abt. 1823  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Birth Abt. 1823  Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Record is Gainsbery or Gainsbury.
    Birth 18 Oct 1823  Niagara Falls, Niagara, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • He was born in the Methodist parsonage at Lundy's Lane, near Niagra.
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt. 1824  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth Abt. 1824  [6
    Education Aft. 1823 
    1. "The early education of Dr. Adams was chiefly by his mother, who was a school teacher previous to her marriage." 
    Birth Abt. 1825  Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Physical Description "Like his ancestors for many generations, Wm. Adams was a thinker and a worker, a disciple of muscular Christianity, and fond of outdoor sports, having learned to ride a bicycle when nearing his three score and tenth year." 
    Education Abt. 1841  Cobourg, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    2. "After spending some time studying he went to Victoria College, Cobourg, and from thence to Highblue, Missouri, …" 
    Residence Abt. 1844  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education Aft. 1844  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Highblue. Date, likely, based on Thomas Hurlburt and William's sister removing to here in 1844. "… where he commenced the study of medicine with Dr. Berryman." 
    Relationship … Aft. 1844  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Is Dr. Berryman the same as, or related to, Jerome Berryman, Rev. at the Indian Manual Labour School, Indian Mission District, in 1843-1844.
    Residence Bet. 1845-1847  Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Education Abt. 1852  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    4. "He returned to Canada and finally turned his attention to dentistry, studying about a year with Dr. Harris and a year with a Dr. (J.B.) Jones, when he settled in Toronto, on King Street, in 1854. 
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Residence Abt. 1854  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861  Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Education 1870  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was elected one of the teachers in the Dental College and Infirmary, which position he held until 1873. 
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Civic Activities …
    • "He was for over 40 years a Freemason, a member of St Andrew's Lodge.
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Occupation Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Case Adams was the third dentist to practice in Toronto and was one of the founders of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, and one of the first professors in the School of Dentistry. 
    Religion "In religion he was a Methodist, being connected with the Metropolitan church as office and class-leader." 
    Residence 1871  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1881  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 1891  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    _Namesake Likely, Rev. William Case, a Methodist minister in New York and Upper Canada that served as Presiding Elder with Rev. Ezra Adams. He began his ministry in 1805. In 1828, Case was appointed General Superintendent of Missions in Canada. 
    Death 16 Jan 1899  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 9
    • Record is York.
    Burial 6 Apr 1899  Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I7028293017  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

    Father Reverend Ezra Adams +,   b. 17 Jul 1788, Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Nov 1871, Perth, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Isa Proctor +,   b. 1 May 1797, Montpelier, Washington, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 29 Sep 1832, Muncey, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 35 years) 
    Marriage 12 Jun 1814  Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • 12-20 Jun 1814.
    Family ID F3804  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Matilda Osman,   b. 1836, Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Apr 1909, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 73 years) 
    Marriage 20 Oct 1857  [8
    Children 
     1. Eliza Kathleen Adams,   b. 4 Sep 1858, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 10 Oct 1868, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 10 years)
     2. Kitty Isa Victoria Adams,   b. 13 Mar 1863, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Aug 1869, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 6 years)
     3. Lilly Osman Adams,   b. Abt. 1866, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Oct 1943, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 77 years)
    Family ID F2351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2024 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1823 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1823 - Seneca Falls, Seneca, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 18 Oct 1823 - Niagara Falls, Niagara, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1824 - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt. 1825 - Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 2. "After spending some time studying he went to Victoria College, Cobourg, and from thence to Highblue, Missouri, …" - Abt. 1841 - Cobourg, Northumberland, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt. 1844 - Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Highblue. Date, likely, based on Thomas Hurlburt and William's sister removing to here in 1844. "… where he commenced the study of medicine with Dr. Berryman." - Aft. 1844 - Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRelationship … - Aft. 1844 - Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bet. 1845-1847 - Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 4. "He returned to Canada and finally turned his attention to dentistry, studying about a year with Dr. Harris and a year with a Dr. (J.B.) Jones, when he settled in Toronto, on King Street, in 1854. - Abt. 1852 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Abt. 1854 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1861 - Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - He was elected one of the teachers in the Dental College and Infirmary, which position he held until 1873. - 1870 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - William Case Adams was the third dentist to practice in Toronto and was one of the founders of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, and one of the first professors in the School of Dentistry. - - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1871 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 16 Jan 1899 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 6 Apr 1899 - Toronto, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Toronto, Old and New: A Memorial Volume
    Adams, William Case & Matilda Osman & Lilly Osman
    Adams, William Case & Matilda Osman & Lilly Osman
    William Case Adams Biography
    William Case Adams Biography

  • Sources 
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    9. [S716034132] Ancestry.com, Ontario, Canada, Toronto Trust Cemeteries, 1826-1989, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Toronto Trust Cemeteries; Toronto, Canada; Cemetery: Necropolis Cemetery; Volume: 08; Year Range: 1891-1900.

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