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Tom's lost sister, Nancy, Found!!
« on: September 24, 2006, 06:21:22 PM »

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Mike Day
Sep 1 2004, 10:29 PM
After much looking Tom's older sister Nancy (Horn) Adams was found. She lived for many years in the area of Granger, Missouri and across the county line in Clark County, Missouri.

Here is her obit;



Memphis, Missouri

Thursday, July 17, 1947

Page 1, Column 4


Mrs. Nannie Belle Adams of Granger was born on May 26, 1858 and p****ed away in the community home at Memphis on July 6, 1947.

She was married to the late Welton Buck Adams in December of 1875 and to this union five children were born.

She made her home on a farm east of Granger even after the death of her husband a few years ago.

She was universally respected, and prided herself on being a good neighbor and friend to everyone who knew her.

She leaves to mourn, two daughters: Mrs. Katie Higginbotham of Salem, Oregon and Mrs. Ada Powell of Gallup, New Mexico. There were three children who preceded her in death.

She also leaves to mourn, seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. There are also three sisters: Maude Simpson of Seattle, Washington; Hannah Williams of Twisp, Washington and Alice Loney of British Columbia.

The out of town relatives who attended the funeral were, Mr. & Mrs. Vern Higginbotham of Salem, Oregon; Mrs. Rilla Reindl of Chicago; and Mr. & Mrs. John Rose of Ft. Madison, Iowa.

Pastor Reverend Ridley was in charge of the funeral services which were held at the Granger Methodist Church on July 11 and the body was laid to rest in the Black Oak Cemetery.


Here is her husband's obit;



Memphis, Missouri

Thursday, December 7, 1922

Page 1, Column 6


Welton Buck Adams was born December 15, 1852 near Buckton Station, seven miles north west of Front Royal, the county seat of Warren County, Virginia and died at his home two miles east of Granger December 2, 1922.

He came west in May 1872 and went to work for Thomas Horn near Granger in June of the same year.

He was married to Mrs. Nannie B. Horn, of near Granger on December 21, 1875 and to this union five children were born.

He was universally respected for his honesty and veracity, he prided himself in later years on keeping out of debt.

He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife and five children. One son, Thomas W. Adams of Calipatria, California; Mrs. Lucy Long of near Granger, Missouri who was with him in his last sickness; Mrs. Ada Powell of Gallup, New Mexico; Mrs. Dora Hughes and Mrs. Kate Rench of Winslow, Arizona, the latter being present for the funeral services. He also leaves seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at his home two miles east of Granger, Monday, December 4, at one o’clock, conducted by Reverend James Schultz and his body was laid to rest in the Black Oak Cemetery. The floral offerings were beautiful.
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