Frederick A. Adams, lumberman


Erected to the memory of Hannah M., the beloved wife of Frederick A. Adams, died July 28th, 1865 age 21 years. "Blessed are the dead that die in the Lord."

In Memory of Frederick A. Adams, died October 6th, 1886, aged 57 years. A small token of affection by a bereaved wife to a tender and affectionate husband.

Lot #90.  In this lot, 6 x 14 feet, is buried Frederick A. Adams, lumberer, who lived for a time in King Street near Northumberland Street. His second wife may be buried beside him in an unmarked grave.

Colonial Farmer, Fredericton, NB, 14 December 1863:

m. New Maryland (York Co.) 9th inst, at residence of bride’s father, by Rev. Dr. Hurd, Frederick A. ADAMS / Hannah Maria third d/o P. NASON.

The Fredericton Evening Capital, Fredericton, NB, 9 October 1886:

Frederick ADAMS of New Maryland (York Co.), was sitting between Myers SMITH and William PHILLIPS in the house of the latter at New Maryland on Wednesday eve. when Mr. Adams got up apparently to go towards the door. Mr. Phillips, noticing him stagger went to his assistance, when he fell and died in Mr. Phillip’s arms. It is supposed that the deceased, aged about 50 years, was a victim of heart disease.

The 1881 census for New Maryland, York County near Fredericton, shows Frederick Adams, aged 50, his wife Amanda J., and two children: Ella M., 15; and Alberta V., aged nine.

New Brunswick Reporter and Fredericton Advertiser, Fredericton, NB, 7 April 1888:

m. Methodist Parsonage, Fredericton, by Rev. W. Dobson, 24th Jan., Azor S. NASON, New Maryland (York Co.) / Miss Ella M. ADAMS, same place.

At the time of the 1891 census, Ella Maria and Asor Nason had two children, two-year-old Frederick and the infant Gertude, and the widow Amanda lived with the family in New Maryland.

F.A. Adams now deceased claimed a lot 6 feet of ground in the NEW TIER NEAR ALLEN ST marked by a monument to claimers wife Anne Marie [sic] Adams, also marked by granite post at each corner. This lot was purchased by Mr. Adams from Henry Chestnut in 1865.

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