William Britton Adams

William Britton Adams (1814-1861) was born 14 Feb. 1814 in Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts. He was the son of Peter Adams and Abigail. He married Sarah G. Bryant on 18 Sep. 1834 in Shaftsbury, Bennington Co., Vermont; widowed 13 Oct. 1844. He married Martha Ann S. Utley on 3 Nov. 1849 in Harris Grove, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa; widowed 26 Jul. 1852. He married Mary Angeline Tuttle on 5 Jan. 1853. He sold a wagon to Wilford Woodruff on 13 May 1848 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa. He died 5 Jan. 1861 in Tooele, Tooele Co., Utah Territory.

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William Britton Adams (KWJ5-6QT), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jun. 2022). William Britton Adams, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/william-britton-adams, accessed 15 Jun. 2022). "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jun. 2022); William Britton Adams, birth, 14 Feb, 1814, Pittsfield, Berkshire Co., Massahusetts, p. 220; citing Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Town Clerk, “Town and vital records 1761-1890, birth records 1747-1888, marriage records 1762-1795, and town meeting records 1753-1890,” image 112/196; DGS 7009227. "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jun. 2022); William B Adams and Sarah G Bryant, marriage, 18 Sep. 1834, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont; citing Vermont, Secretary of State, “General index to vital records of Vermont, early to 1870,” image 3565/3652; DGS 4542934. "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jun. 2022); Sarah Adams, 13 Oct. 1844, West Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, p. 1, no. 23; citing West Springfield, Massachusetts, Town Clerk, “Vital records, 1774-1906 (West Springfield, Massachusetts),” image 491/533; DGS 7009223. "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jun. 2022); William B. Adams and Martha Anne S. Utley, 3 Nov. 1849, Harris Grove, Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, p. 22; citing Pottawattamie Co., Iowa, Clerk of the District Court, “Marriage records, 1848-1930,” image 107/540; DGS 4320245. "Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports, 1850-1862 / Reports, 1850-1852 / 21st Company of 50 report, 1852 July 10,” entry for Martha Ann Adams, image 2/8, CR 1234 5; Church History Library (https://catalog.churchofjesuschrist.org/, accessed 15 Jun. 2022). amycoleengemar1 (amycoleen@juno.com), “Mary Angeline Tuttle Adams Death Notice,” memories of Mary Angeline Tuttle (K2MW-38Q), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 15 Jun. 2022). Deseret News, “Died” (Salt Lake City, Utah), 6 Feb. 1861, vol. X, no. 49, p. 392; database with images, Utah Digital Newspapers (https://digitalnewspapers.org/, accessed 15 Jun. 2022).

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  • Page 149

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

    Excerpt:
    The Otoe Chiefs with many of the tribe called at winter Quarters to pay a visit a fat Beef was sent tdown to them they have behaved much more honorable toward us than the Omahas have. May 9, 1848 ~ Tuesday 9th I spent the day at home the Steem boat Bandana arived at our wharf at sun set & brought goods groceries flour passe ngers &c Dr Scott gave me Br Felts address as follows Nathaniel H Felt South third ...
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