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James ADAMS, Jr.
Phoebe DAVIS
Husband:  James ADAMS, Jr.
Birth:  18 May 1779, Botetourt Co., VA
Death:  23 Sep 1855, Fulton Co., AR
Father:  James ADAMS
Mother:  Agnes WILSON
Marriage:  5 Nov 1803, Christian Co., KY
Wife:  Phoebe DAVIS
Birth:  24 Feb 1783, Mercer Co., KY
Death:  3 Feb 1847, Fulton Co., AR
Father:  James DAVIS
Mother:  Hannah RAMSEY
born in Christian Co., KY:
  1.  Catherine Bone ADAMS, b. 15 Mar 1804; d. 1876; m. Samuel B. ORR
  2.  Hannah Ramsey ADAMS, b. 15 Jan 1806; d. 1885; m. John KELLOUGH; m. Elijah WILLIAMS
  3.  George ADAMS, b. 17 May 1807; d. 28 Oct 1854; bur. Adams Cemetery, Greasy Creek, AR; m. Mariah LYNN
  4.  Isaac ADAMS, b. 15 Jan 1809

born in Christian or Hopkins Co., KY:
  5.  Margaret ADAMS, b. ca. 1811; d. Springfield, MO

born in Hopkins Co., KY:
  6.  Agnes Wilson ADAMS, b. 27 Aug 1815; d. 1884; m. William B. FLIPPEN
  7.  Joseph Davis ADAMS, b. 27 Nov 1817; d. 21 Apr 1872; m. Rosalie DEARMOND; m. Elizabeth MORTON
  8.  Mary Ann "Polly" ADAMS, b. 28 Apr 1820; m. Benjamin DUGGINS
  9.  John Quincy ADAMS, b. 20 Jun 1822; d. 29 Dec 1904, TX; m. Eliza Arvilla TINNON
10.  Thorton Stoddard ADAMS, b. ca. 1823
11.  Mathew McDonald "Mack" ADAMS, b. 28 May 1825; d. 3 Mar 1846

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Arkansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Texas, Virginia

Sources (n.b., Fulton Co. was formed from Izard Co. in 1842):

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Adams, James Davis, Phoebe Nov 5, 1803 Christian Co.

2.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1810 (Broderbund CD-313).  Please see my WARNING regarding use of this database (the numerical data have the genders switched).  [Yes, in this case, it makes no difference, as the numbers for both genders are the same, but I like to take every opportunity to warn people of the problem.] 
1810 Adams, James KY Christian Co. p. 108 20010-2001000
These data should read:
which indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 9 or under 1800-1810 = Isaac (b. 1809)
= George (b. 1807
1 male 26-44 1765-1784 = James (b. 1779) 
2 females 9 or under 1800-1810 = Hannah (b. 1806)
= Catherine (b. 1804)
1 female 26-44 1765-1784 = Phoebe (b. 1783)

3.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1820 (Broderbund CD-314):  there is a James ADAMS in Christian Co., KY, in 1820, but based on the numbers, he is not our subject.
1820 Adams, James KY Hopkins Co. p. 229

4.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1830 (Broderbund CD-315):
1830 Adams, James KY Hopkins Co. p. 39
1830 Adams, James KY Hopkins Co. p. 53

5.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1840 (Broderbund CD-316):
1840 Adams, James AR Izard Co. p. 186
1841 Adams, James AR Izard Co.  

6a.  Census Index:  U.S. Selected Counties, 1850 (Broderbund CD-317):  not found.

6b.  1850 Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  Big Northfork Twp., Fulton Co., AR, p. 162A, 15/15, enumerated 17 Oct 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
John Q Adams 28 M Farmer 700 Ky
Eliza     " 25 F     Ark
Sarah     "  1 F      
Elizabeth "  3 F      "
James     "  1 M      "
Katharine " 11 F      "
Malinda   "  5 F      "
James     " 71 M Farmer 400 Unknown
Beyond the fact that widower James is living with his son, John Q., I don't know what to make of this record, so I won't even try.  Too bad it doesn't confirm James's birthplace.

7.  Family Group Sheet of James DAVIS & Hannah RAMSEY.  by Anthony Lee Rockefeller, dated 27 Jan 1986 (purchased from Yates Publishing, Stevensville, MT).  Mr. Rockefeller's database is now online at WorldConnect

8.  Anon.  1986.  Family Histories, 1797-1986. Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY, p. 149. Biographical sketch of James Davis

9.  WorldConnect (online at RootsWeb.com).

10.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Ancestral File (AF).

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