Charles L. Adams (1858-1915)
Born in Ontario, agent for Osborn mowers.
Added March, 2014.
History of Bay County, Michigan, 1883
CHARLES L. ADAMS. _______
Charles L. Adams was born in London, Ontario, April 16, 1847. In 1852 he came to Michigan, and settled in Detroit, where he remained for seven years. He then accompanied his parents to Fenton, Genessee Co., where he clerked in a hardware store. He went to East Tawas later, and worked in a machine shop. In 1876 he came to Bay City, and was with Forsythe & Pierson for several years, as manager of their agricultural department. In 1880 he assumed the position of state agent of the Osborn mowers, reapers, and self-binders. Mr. Adams is one of the first men who set up a mower and reaper in Bay and Saginaw Counties. He was married in 1869 to Clara Smith, of Fenton, Mich.
1860 - Census: Town of Fenton, Genesee, Mich.
Adams, S. W. - b. 1808, New York
Alfrida, wife - b. 1807, New Hampshire
Daniel, son - b. 1836, New York
Harriet, dau. - b. 1842, New York
Truman, son - b. 1844, New York
Jane, dau. - b. 1846, New York
Charles, son - b. 1848, Canada
Leonan, son - b. 1858, Mich.
1870 - Census: Michigan.
Adams, S.W. - b. 1807-08, New York
Alfred A., wife - b. 1806-07, New Hampshire
Charles L., son - b. 1846-47, Canada
Clara P., dau-inlaw. - b. 1850-51, Mich.
1880 – Census: Bay City, Mich.
Adams, Charles. - b. 1847 Canada
Clara P., wife – b. 1871 Mich
Rena A., daughter – b. 1873 Mich
Blanch L., daughter – b. 1875 Mich
1884 – Directory: Bay City, Mich.
Adams, Charles L – trav agt, res e s Grant s of 6th.
1893 – Directory: Bay City, Mich.
Adams, Charles L. - clk D C Holcomb, res 901 4th ave.
Adams, Miss Rena A. - clk P O, bds 901 4th ave.
1896 – Michigan Marriages: Bay City.
Date: April 30, 1896.
Groom: C. C. Brooks, b. 1872 West Bay City, Mich., sailor, parents: Geo. H. Brooks & Belle Currier.
Bride: Blance Adams, b. 1875 Bay City, Mich., parents: Chas. Adams & Clara Smith.
Official: T. M. McLean, pastor.
Witnesses: Rena Adams & Mrs. Tyning.
1898 – Michigan Marriages: Pinconning, Bay Co.
Date: Feb. 15, 1898.
Groom: Arthur G. Oliver, b. 1871 Mich., parents: J. P. Oliver & Mary Haskell.
Bride: Rosa A. Adams, b. 1873 Mich., parents: Charles Adams & Clara Smith.
1900 – Census: Bay City, Mich.
Adams, Chas. - b. Apr. 1847 Canada, salesman
Clara P., wife – b. Feb. 1851 Mich.
Donald M. R., son – b. Oct. 1887 Mich.
Brooks, C. C., daughter – b. Aug. 1874 Mich.
Henrie, Bessie, daughter – b. Sep. 1880 Mich.
Henrie, Paul T., son-in-law – b. Apr. 1879 Mich
Smith, L. P., mother-in-law – b. Mar. 1829 New York
1915 - Michigan Deaths: Fenton, Genesee, Mich.
Date: Aug. 17, 1915.
Death of Chas. L. Adams, b. 1847, Ontario, son of Simon W. Adams and Alfreda Britton.
Reference Notes & Pages
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Adams, Blanch (dau)
Adams, Charles L. (subject)
Adams, Daniel (bro)
Adams, Harriet (sis)
Adams, Jane (sis)
Adams, Leonan (bro)
Adams, Rena A. (dau)
Adams, Simon W. (father)
Adams, Truman (bro)
Britton, Afreda (mother)
Brooks, Geo. H.
Henrie, Paul T. (son-inlaw)
Oliver, Arthur G.
Smith, Clara P. (wife)
Smith, L.P. (m-inlaw)
Bay City, MI
D.C. Holcomb Co.