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  • ID: I5194
  • Name: ELIZA ANN COLLINS
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 1 JAN 1804 in MONTGOMERGY CO. GEORGIA - GLENWOOD
  • Death: 1 JUN 1905 in MONTGOMERGY CO. GEORGIA - GLENWOOD
  • Burial: 2 JUN 1905 ADAMS FAMILY BURIAL GROUNDS, MONTGOMERY CO. GA
  • Education: 7 sons in CIVIL WAR
  • Note:
    *Died in her youngest son, Charles D Adams Home, Montgomery Co.,
    Ga.
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    *Oldest living person in Montgomery Co. Ga at the time of her
    death (101 years
  • Note: old). Thursday June 8 1905
  • Note: MONTGOMERY'S OLDEST INHABITANT DIED ON THURSDAY LAST.
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    *A most remarkable life has just come to a close in Montgomery
    County. On Thursday, June 1st, at the home of her youngest son,
    Mr. Charles D Adams, on the west side of the Oconee, Mrs Eliza
    Adams came to the end od a life remarkable for its great length.
    Born on Jan 1 1804, she tarried on earth one hundred and one
    years and five months. She saw generations arise and hundreds of
    the number pass before her into the ggreat beyound. She lived
    through the changes of more than a century, and until no mind
    save her own should look back to the scenes of a period, whose
    actors have passed out of memory's halls.
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    *He maiden name was Collins, and she married Mathias Adams, of
    Tattnall Co. Ga. in the year 1820, and her husband was killed by
    a limb falling from a tree over 52 years ago. At the time of
    celebrating her 100th anniversary, Jan 1 1904, her descendants
    numbered 291, of which 254 were living.Mrs Sallie Hamilton, now
    in feeble health, and 81 years old is her oldest child, and her
    oldest great-great-grandchild, the daughter of Dr. Currie, of
    Ailey, now over 13 years of age. Her other children are Matthew
    B, ( 77 years old),John W, Thomas E, Jasper Adams (died last
    year), Robert R, Mrs Julia Clark and Charles D Adams, now over
    58 years old. About 50 of her great-great-grandchildren,the
    fifth generation, are now breathing the air of this favored
    section. She lived long years after the great war in which seven
    of her sturdy sons fought for Southern rights and principles,
    and the companions of her girlhood days had been sleeping in
    their graves for half a century. when on Thursday last she
    departed from us.
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    On Friday last her mortal remains were laid to rest inthe Adams
    Family Cemetery, and of her long and useful life there remains
    only a prescious memory/
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    How many of her descendants, scattered all over this country,
    will ever reach the extreme old age of "Little Grandma" Adams?
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    Marriage 1 MATHIAS ADAMS b: 10 OCT 1800 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, GEORGIA
    • Married: 11 JAN 1828
    Children
    1. Has Children SARAH ELIZABETH "SALLIE" ADAMS b: ABT 1825 in MONTGOMERY COUNTY, GEORGIA
    2. Has Children MATHEW BARTOW CWS ADAMS b: ABT 1827 in MONTGOMERGY CO. GEORGIA - GLENWOOD
    3. Has Children JOHN W CWS ADAMS b: 28 JUN 1828 in GEORGIA
    4. Has Children WILLIAM THOMAS EZEKIEL CWS ADAMS b: 14 MAY 1829 in GEORGIA
    5. Has Children SUSANAH ADAMS b: 1833 in GEORGIA
    6. Has Children MATHIAS JASPER CSA ADAMS b: 12 MAY 1839 in GEORGIA
    7. Has No Children NATHAN A J CSA ADAMS b: ABT 1837 in GEORGIA
    8. Has No Children JULIA H "Julian" ADAMS b: 3 FEB 1842 in GEORGIA
    9. Has Children ROBERT R CWS ADAMS b: 2 OCT 1844 in GEORGIA
    10. Has Children CHARLES D CWS ADAMS b: 17 OCT 1846 in GEORGIA
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