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Adams, Minerva

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Adams, Minerva
March 01, 2007 10:42PM
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky, ed.
by William Henry Perrin, O. L. Baskin & Co., Chicago, 1882. p. 787.
[Nicholas County] [Union Precinct]

MINERVA ADAMS, farmer, P. O. Moorefield, was born on the place where she
now lives, in Nicholas County, Ky., July 20, 1818, and is a daughter of
John and Elizabeth (Kincade) Banister; Mr. Banister the father of our
subject, was born in Virginia, June 20, 1791, and died Sept. 22, 1864;
his wife was born in Garrett [sic] County, Ky., in 1792. The subject of
this sketch received a common school education in Nicholas County, was
married in Bath County, April 27, 1841, to Samuel Adams, who was born
in Nicholas County, Oct. 18, 1818, and died March 28, 1878, leaving to
her care four children, viz: Elizabeth, Nancy, Millard and Statire. Mr.
Adams was a son of John and Mary (Pinter) Adams, both natives of Nicholas
County, Ky. Mrs. Adams is a member of the Presbyterian Church at
Moorefield; owns ninety-nine acres of land, which is tilled after her
directions; she is a woman of intelligence and well worthy of the high
esteem in which she is held by the community in which she lives.

Adams Kincade Banister Pinter
Garrard-KY VA

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