Biographical Sketch of Oliver Adams
Oliver Adams, born in Marlboro, Vt., April 3, 1769, married Lucy Miller, and came to Hinsdale. April 6, 1815, and located upon a farm on the Brattleboro road, where his grandson, William B., now lives. Here he remained the rest of his life. dying January 30, 1828, aged fifty-nine years. His wife survived him till November 17. 1334, aged sixty-nine years. They were the parents of eight children, one of whom, Oliver, retained the homestead by paying off the other heirs. He married first, Electa Elmore, who died August 19, 1.824, aged twenty-five years; and second, Fanny, daughter of Walter C. Stearns, who was the mother of nine children. The only one of these, children now living in Hinsdale is William B., residing on the homestead. He married Polly A. Winchester, of Marlboro, Vt., February 3, 1869, and has four children, viz.: Oliver W., William C., Carrie E., and Benjamin F.