Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Wordless Wednesday (almost) - Alex Adams Family

Alex Adams with his wife, children and grandchildren in front of the home he built in Hazlehurst, Copiah County, Mississippi.
Back Row: Naomi, Beulah, Clark, Letha
Front Row: Alex Adams b. 1859, grandson George (Letha's son), Alice Washington Adams b. 1857, sitting on Alice's lap, granddaughter Lillie (Beulah's daughter)

Naomi's daughter, Hazel Marie Pierce, married my mother's 2nd cousin Paul Scott.
Naomi's son, Julius Virgil Pierce, married my mother's 1st cousin once removed Earnestine Coleman.
Letha's daughter, Estella Williams, married my mother's 1st cousin Emmitt Coleman.
Adams family photograph from the collection of Veronica Ramsey Swift, direct descendant of Alex and Alice. The photograph is dated November 13, 1908. Thank you Karen E. Pierce for sharing.
Naomi Adams Pierce and her husband Henry Pierce
Photograph Courtesy of Nathaniel Thomas


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  3. As an avid follower of your web-site, I truly, truly enjoy the history that you share,@ families or someone else. You make the story come alive and we have a piece of history. Your writing is super!!! You need to do novel, it would be top 10 best sellers. Please continue to send history our way. Your researcher is amazing, it seems like you do not have enough hours in the day to do what you do. Keep up the excellent work. Thank You.

  4. Thank you for your kind words. I enjoy family research and have always had a thing for history.