Henry Proctor Adams +

Male 1822 - 1882  (59 years)


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  • Name Henry Proctor Adams +  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 12 Mar 1822  Niagara Falls, Niagara, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    • Near Lundy's Lane.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1836  Acton, Halton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Abt. 1844  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Bef. 4 Nov 1846  Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Bet. 1845-1847  Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Nov 1848  Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Abt. 1850  Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1852  Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1857  Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1861  West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 1871  West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Arrival Apr 1880  USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Record is Dakota Territory. "In the spring of 1880, he came to Dakota Territory to homestead. He settled in what was called the Bruce community, its settlers having come from Bruce County, Ontario." 
    Residence 1881  Bruce, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    _WLNK https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/185039981/henry-p-adams# 
    Buried Abt. 1882 
    • Henry Proctor Adams is NOT buried in Crispin Cemetery, Hanover, Grey, Ontario. The monument there confirms he is buried in Cavalier, North Dakota.
    Died 2 Jan 1882  Bruce, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Record is Dakota Territory. "Mr. Adams died of pneumonia 2 years after coming to Dakota Territory."
    Person ID I7028317785  Our Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 

    Father Reverend Ezra Adams +,   b. 17 Jul 1788, Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 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 location,   d. 29 Sep 1832, Muncey, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1814  Cambridge, Washington, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 12-20 Jun 1814.
    _SREL unknown 
    Family ID F6178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Huldah Griffin,   b. Abt. 1827, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1856, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 24 Jan 1844 
    Children 
     1. Eliza Maria Adams,   b. 4 Nov 1846, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1913, Ramsey, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Ezra Proctor Adams,   b. Nov 1848, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jun 1929, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)
     3. John A. Adams,   b. 23 Feb 1850, Durham, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft. 23 Feb 1850  (Age 0 years)
     4. Betsey E. Adams,   b. 4 Aug 1852, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1879, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     5. James Henry Adams,   b. 16 Aug 1855, Durham, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F5860  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emily Griffin,   b. Abt. 1841, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1873, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married Aft. 1856 
    Children 
     1. Huldah Adams,   b. 8 Jan 1858, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George Edmund Adams,   b. 16 Oct 1859, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1946, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Kelly G. Adams,   b. 25 Oct 1861, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Edgar Adams,   b. 15 Sep 1863, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1949, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. John Quincy Adams,   b. Abt. 1866, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 March 1949  (Age ~ 83 years)
     6. Coleman Boyd Adams,   b. 14 Jul 1867, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1947, Beaverlodge, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Mary Electa Adams,   b. 6 Aug 1869, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Emily A. Adams,   b. 4 Aug 1871, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jun 1949, Santa Clara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Isa Agnes Adams,   b. 20 Mar 1873, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F5763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Cass,   b. 7 Feb 1843, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1903  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1874  Flesherton, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Children 
     1. Charles Wilbur Adams,   b. 18 Oct 1875, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Howard Legrande Adams,   b. 7 Nov 1877, Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1915, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F6175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 NN Strain +,   b. Bef. 1829,   d. Bet. 1845-1849, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alpheus Adams +,   b. 15 Dec 1845, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1910, Hannah, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2022 
    Family ID F5069  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1822 - Niagara Falls, Niagara, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Learned his trade as a miller, remaining until 1844. - 1836 - Acton, Halton, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Likely, Henry also. "… in 1844, for the sake of his wife's health, he (Thomas Hurlburt) was given leave to work under the Indian Mission Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church of the United States in Missouri …" (Dictionary of Canadian Biography) - Abt. 1844 - Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Westport was annexed by Kansas City in 1897. Likely based on Birth date and place of daughter Eliza Maria. His brother, Dr. William Case Adams, studied dentistry here through approximately 1852. - Bef. 4 Nov 1846 - Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Alpheus James Adams, son or nephew, was, perhaps, born here. - Bet. 1845-1847 - Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Likely based on Birth date and place of son Ezra Proctor, Henry Proctor Adams removed from Missouri after this date. - Nov 1848 - Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Westport was annexed by Kansas City in 1897. According to biography source (e.g. geni.com), he was in Westport MO from 1847 - 1850. Also says "Henry's obit in the Christian Guardian states he … spent 2-3 years in several localities in the middle states." - Abt. 1850 - Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Glenelg Subdistrict. - 1852 - Grey, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1857 - Hanover, Grey, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bentinck Township, now West Grey Township. Marital Status: Married. Relation to Head of House: Head. - 1861 - West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bentinck Township, now West Grey Township. Marital Status: Married. - 1871 - West Grey, Grey, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Dec 1874 - Flesherton, Grey, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - Record is Dakota Territory. "In the spring of 1880, he came to Dakota Territory to homestead. He settled in what was called the Bruce community, its settlers having come from Bruce County, Ontario." - Apr 1880 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Record is Dakota Territory. - 1881 - Bruce, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Jan 1882 - Bruce, Cavalier, North Dakota, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    8. [S-1693089197] 1871 Census of Canada, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Ancestry.com Operations Inc), Year: 1871; Census Place: Bentinck, Grey South, Ontario; Roll: C-9951; Page: 55; Family No: 186.

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