McDowell and Wyoming Co, WV Families and Individuals

Notes


James Calloway

1. 1850 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; taken on 21 Aug 1850; Page 296A; Family #674.
Listed as James Calloway; age 43; born in Ashe Co, NC; physician; head of household.
2. 1860 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Upper Division; Wilkesboro PO; taken on 28 Jun 1860; Page 122A;
Family #319/318.
Listed as James Calloway; age 52; born in NC; physician; head of household.
3. RootsWeb, Created by Chris Schultheis, Hull, GA; 5 Dec 2006.
"Personal records of Paul Purdom, dated August 1997: - Attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 1832-1835 - Moved to Kansas in 1870 to manage investments in Missouri and Kansas - Returned to North Carolina in 1872 - In 1850s, wealthiest Whig in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Opposed secession until Ft. Sumter, then
elected to secession convention where he voted for secession. Served on council of state. - Occupation was Physician Parents: Elijah CALLOWAY Sr. and Mary CUTBIRTH.."


Abner Sydenham "Sidney" Calloway

1. 1850 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; taken on 21 Aug 1850; Page 296A; Family #674.
Listed as Abner Calloway; age 11; born in Wilkes Co, NC; in household of father,
Dr. James Calloway.
2. 1860 Census, Wilkes Co, NC; Upper Division; Wilkesboro PO; taken on 28 Jun 1860; Page 122A;
Family #319/318.
Listed as Abner S. Calloway; age 21; born in NC; attorney at law; in household of father, Dr. James
Calloway.


Daniel Weisiger Adams II

1. 1880 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; taken on 23/24 Jun 1880; Page 508;
Family #338/342.
Listed as Daniel W. Adams; age 7; born in LA; at school; in household of mother, Mary V. (Calloway)
Adams.
2. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Obids Township; taken on 5 Jul 1900; Page 151B; Family #448/451.
Listed as Daniel W. Adams; age 29; born in LA in Dec 1870; married 6 yrs; merchant; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, NC; Rural District; Old Fort Township; taken on 13 Jan 1920;
Page 159B; Family #239/240.
Listed as Dan W. Adams; age 47; born in LA; married; real estate agent; head of household.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 133B; Family #115/120.
Listed as W. Daniel Adams; age 57; born in NC (sic); married at 41; agent for Shell Oil and Gas;
head of household.
5. Buncombe Co, NC; Death Certificate #25278; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Daniel W. Adams; age 83; born on 11 Dec 1874 in LA; married ; husband of Pearl Cross Adams;
retired inventor and civil engineer; served in WW I; living at Old Fort, NC; son of Daniel W. and Mary
Virginia (Calloway) Adams; died on 19 Oct 1957 in the VA Hospital, Swannanoa, Buncombe Co, NC
from pneumonia; buried on 19 Oct 1957 (same day as death) in Adams Cemetery, Old Fort, NC;
information from hospital records.
(There is a conflict between his birth date and his father's death date. They are more than 9
months apart)


Margarette

1. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Obids Township; taken on 5 Jul 1900; Page 151B; Family #448/451.
Listed as Margarette Adams; age 28; born in Jan 1872 in MD; married 6 yrs; 1 child, none living;
in household of husband, Daniel W. Adams.


Daniel Weisiger Adams III

1. Ancestry.com NC Birth Index, 1800-2000; McDowell Co, NC; Birth Records; Vol 9; Page 516.
Daniel W. Adams, Jr.; born on 6 Apr 1922 in McDowell Co, WV to D.W. Adams.
2. Social Security Death Index; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Daniel W. Adams; born on 6 Apr 1922; died on 17 Feb 1989; living at Old Fort, McDowell Co, NC at
death; SS# 452-22-9614; Card issued in TX before 1951.


Margarettte Simmons

1. Wilson Co, NC; Death Certificate #12396; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Margarette Simmons Adams; age 48; born on 13 Mar 1922 in NC; married, wife of Daniel W. Adams,
Jr; drug store clerk; living at Wilson, NC; daughter of Charles L. and Martha (Bullock) Simmons; died
on 11 Mar 1972 in the Wilson Hospital, Wilson, Wilson Co, NC from a self inficted gunshot wound to
the abdomen, probable bullet wound to aorta; buried on 13 Mar 1972 in Evergreen Memorial
Gardens, Wilson, NC; informant, Daniel W. Adams, Jr, Old Fort, NC.


Daniel Weisiger Adams II

1. 1880 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; taken on 23/24 Jun 1880; Page 508;
Family #338/342.
Listed as Daniel W. Adams; age 7; born in LA; at school; in household of mother, Mary V. (Calloway)
Adams.
2. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Obids Township; taken on 5 Jul 1900; Page 151B; Family #448/451.
Listed as Daniel W. Adams; age 29; born in LA in Dec 1870; married 6 yrs; merchant; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, NC; Rural District; Old Fort Township; taken on 13 Jan 1920;
Page 159B; Family #239/240.
Listed as Dan W. Adams; age 47; born in LA; married; real estate agent; head of household.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 133B; Family #115/120.
Listed as W. Daniel Adams; age 57; born in NC (sic); married at 41; agent for Shell Oil and Gas;
head of household.
5. Buncombe Co, NC; Death Certificate #25278; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Daniel W. Adams; age 83; born on 11 Dec 1874 in LA; married ; husband of Pearl Cross Adams;
retired inventor and civil engineer; served in WW I; living at Old Fort, NC; son of Daniel W. and Mary
Virginia (Calloway) Adams; died on 19 Oct 1957 in the VA Hospital, Swannanoa, Buncombe Co, NC
from pneumonia; buried on 19 Oct 1957 (same day as death) in Adams Cemetery, Old Fort, NC;
information from hospital records.
(There is a conflict between his birth date and his father's death date. They are more than 9
months apart)


Daniel Weisiger Adams II

1. 1880 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Jefferson Township; taken on 23/24 Jun 1880; Page 508;
Family #338/342.
Listed as Daniel W. Adams; age 7; born in LA; at school; in household of mother, Mary V. (Calloway)
Adams.
2. 1900 Census, Ashe Co, NC; Obids Township; taken on 5 Jul 1900; Page 151B; Family #448/451.
Listed as Daniel W. Adams; age 29; born in LA in Dec 1870; married 6 yrs; merchant; head of
household.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, NC; Rural District; Old Fort Township; taken on 13 Jan 1920;
Page 159B; Family #239/240.
Listed as Dan W. Adams; age 47; born in LA; married; real estate agent; head of household.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 133B; Family #115/120.
Listed as W. Daniel Adams; age 57; born in NC (sic); married at 41; agent for Shell Oil and Gas;
head of household.
5. Buncombe Co, NC; Death Certificate #25278; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Daniel W. Adams; age 83; born on 11 Dec 1874 in LA; married ; husband of Pearl Cross Adams;
retired inventor and civil engineer; served in WW I; living at Old Fort, NC; son of Daniel W. and Mary
Virginia (Calloway) Adams; died on 19 Oct 1957 in the VA Hospital, Swannanoa, Buncombe Co, NC
from pneumonia; buried on 19 Oct 1957 (same day as death) in Adams Cemetery, Old Fort, NC;
information from hospital records.
(There is a conflict between his birth date and his father's death date. They are more than 9
months apart)


Rebecca Pearl Cross

1. 1900 Census, Augusta Co, VA; Pastures District; taken on 14 Jun 1900; Page 212B; Family #108/109.
Listed as Rebecca P. Cross; age 9; born in VA in Apr 1891; in household of uncle, James Cross.
2. 1910 Census, Augusta Co, VA; Pastures District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 167B; Family #82/83.
Listed as Pearl Cross; age 18; born in VA; single; in household of aunt, Rachel J. Cross.
3. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, NC; Rural District; Old Fort Township; taken on 13 Jan 1920;
Page 159B; Family #239/240.
Listed as Pearl Adams; age 26; born in VA; married; in household of husband, Daniel W. Adams, II.
4. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 133B; Family #115/120.
Listed as R. Pearl Adams; age 38; born in NC; married at 22; in household of husband, Daniel W.
Adams, II.
5. McDowell Co, NC; Death Certificate #4497; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Mrs. Rebecca Pearl Cross Adams; age 67 yrs, 9 mons, 26 days; born on 15 Apr 1891 in Augusta Co,
VA; widow; wife of Col. Daniel W. Adams; living at Old Fort, McDowell Co, NC; daughter of Joseph
and Rebecca Cross; died on 11 Feb 1959 at her home in Old Fort, NC from a cerebral hemorrhage;
buried on 13 Feb 1959 in Green Hill Cemetery, Churchville, VA; information by; Miss Virginia Adams,
Old Fort, NC.


Juanita Cross Adams

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, NC; Rural District; Old Fort Township; taken on 13 Jan 1920;
Page 159B; Family #239/240.
Listed as Juanita Adams; age 2 yrs, 4 mons; born in NC; in household of father, Daniel W. Adams, II.
2. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 133B; Family #115/120.
Listed as Juanita Adams; age 12; born in NC; in household of father, Daniel W. Adams, II.
2. McDowell Co, NC; Death Certificate #141; Ancestry.com Web Site.
Juanita Cross Adams; age 16 yrs; 5 mons, 24 days; born on 29 Jul 1917 at Augusta, VA; (sic, Augusta
Co, VA); school girl; daughter of Daniel W. and Pearl (Cross) Adams; died on 24 Jan 1934 at Old Fort,
NC from acute diletation of heart; buried on 25 Jan 1934 in private plot, Old Fort, NC; informatant,
D.W. Adams, Old Fort, NC.


June M. Adams

1. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 133B; Family #115/120.
Listed as June M. Adams; age 9; born in NC; in household of father, Daniel W. Adams, II.


Daniel Weisiger "Bud" Adams IV

1. "The McDowell News"; Marion, NC; Monday; 2 Feb 2004; Newspaper Obit.
"Mr. Daniel W. "Bud" Adams, age 47, of Old Fort, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2004 at St. Joseph's Hospital.
"Mr. Adams was born in McDowell County on Oct. 9, 1956 and was the son of the late Daniel Weisinger Adams and Margaret Simmons Adams.
"He graduated from McDowell High School in 1974, was a U.S. Air Force Veteran serving from 1976 to 1980, was superintendent of Black Mountain Golf Club, member of Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, member of Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association, member of Turfgrass Council of North Carolina, past president of the Marion Airport Commission, was a private pilot and an avid golfer.
"Mr. Adams is survived by his wife, Jean Hensley Adams of the home; one daughter, Erin Marie Adams of Charlotte; and one sister, Shelia R. Adams of Old Fort..."


Rachel Cross

1. 1910 Census, Augusta Co, VA; Pastures District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 167B; Family #82/83.
Listed as Rachel J. Cross; age 52; born in VA; single; head of household.
2. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 134A; Family #115/120.
Listed as Rachel Cross; age 72; born in VA; widow; in householdof Daniel W. Adams, II.


Nina Cross

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, NC; Rural District; Old Fort Township; taken on 13 Jan 1920;
Page 159B; Family #239/240.
Listed as Niner Cross; age 54; born in VA; in household of nephew by marriage, Daniel W. Adams, II.


Harriett A. Cross

1. 1910 Census, Augusta Co, VA; Pastures District; taken on 21 Apr 1910; Page 167B; Family #82/83.
Listed as Harriett A. Cross; age 68; born in VA; single; in household of sister, Rachel J. Cross.


Mary Virginia "Binky" Adams

1. 1920 Census, McDowell Co, NC; Rural District; Old Fort Township; taken on 13 Jan 1920;
Page 159B; Family #239/240.
Listed as Mary V. Adams; age 6; born in NC; in household of father, Daniel W. Adams, II.
2. 1930 Census; McDowell Co, NC; Old Fort Township; State Highway #10; taken on 7 Apr 1930;
Page 133B; Family #115/120.
Listed as Mary V. Adams; age 14; born in NC; in household of father, Daniel W. Adams, II.