Biographical Sketch of Moses Adams
Moses Adams came to what is now Harrisville, from Sherborn, Mass., in 1783 and died here in 1810. His son Moses was born in 1768, and lived here till his death. Moses, son of Moses, was born in 1785, reared a family of six children, and died in 1873. His son Charles W. is a builder in San Francisco, Cal., Frederick M. is a lawyer and stenographer in New York, and his two daughters, Eliza and Emily, reside on the old homestead.