Biography: Edward Adcock - 1 Jan 1998 - Macoupin
Descendants of Edward ADCOCK
submitted by Gloria Frazier
A "First Family" of Macoupin County IL
Edward ADCOCK (son of Henry and Sarah P ADCOCK) was born February 24, 1801 in near or at Richmond Henrico Co VA, and died August 07, 1885 in Macoupin Co IL. Edward is buried in the northeast corner of Oak Grove Cemetery, RR, Modesto Macoupin Co IL. His grave is not marked. He married (1) Agnes RICHARDS Abt 1825 in TN, daughter of Edmund RICHARDS and Sarah WARREN. Agnes was born about 1810 in probably Franklin County VA, and died about 1853 in North Otter Township Macoupin County IL. She is buried in the "Lost Richards" Cemetery on the Hendley Reese Farm in North Otter Township Macoupin County IL. He married (2) Sarah Kay "Sally" HODGES March 28, 1854 in Salem Marion Co IL, daughter of John HODGES and Mary WARREN. Sally was born July 26, 1816 in VA, and died September 26, 1888 in Macoupin Co IL. Sally is buried in the northwest section of Oak Grove Cemetery. Her grave is marked. Sally married (1) James Swift about 1835 in TN. James Swift died about 1850 in Marion County IL. The Swift marriage produced children Martha Ann Swift, Letitia "Lou or Ticia" Swift, William T Swift, and Sarah Ellen "Ellen" Swift.
Notes Edward went from VA to Davidson Co TN (tax records) about 1812 as a child. He went to North Otter Township, Macoupin Co IL about 1829. Edward is in the 1830 Macoupin Co IL Census. 1860 Macoupin Co IL Census, Palmyra Post Office, Edward has real estate worth $1800 and personal property worth $311. Female Mary D ADCOCK listed as a child of Edward in the 1860 Macoupin Co IL census should be a male Merida ADCOCK.
Children of Edward ADCOCK and Agnes RICHARDS are:
i. Child ADCOCK, born Abt 1826 in Robertson Co TN; died Abt 1845 in North Otter Twp Macoupin Co IL.
ii. John Henry "Henry" ADCOCK, born March 21, 1828 in Robertson Co TN; died June 06, 1910 in South Otter Twp Macoupin Co IL. He married Martha Ann SWIFT July 27, 1854 in Macoupin Co IL.
iii. Edmund Hendley ADCOCK, born March 03, 1829 in Robertson Co TN; died March 21, 1905 in Macoupin Co IL. He married Hester Ann COVERDILL October 01, 1846 in Macoupin Co IL.
iv. Beverly ADCOCK, born August 09, 1831 in North Otter Twp Macoupin Co IL; died September 17, 1905 in Girard Macoupin Co IL. He married Maria Louisa "Louisa" EADS September 15, 1853 in Macoupin Co IL.
v. Caleb D ADCOCK, born Abt 1834 in North Otter Twp Macoupin Co IL; died January 20,1863 in Memphis TN. He married Mary Jane SWIFT August 24, 1854 in Macoupin Co IL.
vi. Sarah Ann Adcock, born February 13, 1836 in IL; died March 08, 1913 in Curtis Frontier County NE. She married (1) Samuel Covey October 24, 1854 in Carlinville Macoupin County IL. She married (2) Francis Payton Bristow August 02, 1866 in North Otter Twp, Macoupin County IL.
vii. William Anderson "Anderson" ADCOCK, born Abt 1841 in North Otter Twp Macoupin County IL; died June 29, 1866 maybe Christian Co IL. He married Sarah Jane OLLER February 21, 1862 in Macoupin County IL.
viii. Charity ADCOCK, born Abt. 25 May 1842 in North Otter Twp Macoupin County IL; died 14 May 1902 in Nodaway Co MO. She married (1) Andrew Jackson "Jack" SHORES, Sr July 21, 1862 in Morgan County IL. She married (2) Beverly CARTER Abt 1864.
ix. James Jefferson "Jeff" ADCOCK, born December 25, 1846 in North Otter Twp Macoupin County IL; died November 23, 1929 in Orlando Logan County OK. He married Dianah Emaline "Sis" DALTON October 02, 1870 in Macoupin County IL.
x. Martha Ann ADCOCK, born Abt August 1850 in North Otter Twp Macoupin County IL; died Bef 1885. She possibly (not proven) married Moses Adam MYERS July 27, 1871 in Macoupin County IL.
Children of Edward ADCOCK and Sarah HODGES are:
i. Merida Greenville "Green" ADCOCK, born July 01, 1856 in North Otter Twp Macoupin County IL; died June 03, 1941 in Macoupin County IL. He married Georgeanna STONE December 18, 1879 in North Otter Twp Macoupin County IL.
ii. Elizabeth Loutishia "Liz" ADCOCK, born February 01, 1858 in North Otter Twp Macoupin County IL; died May 18, 1930 in Girard Macoupin County IL. She married George Frederick ENGLAND August 09, 1876 in Macoupin County IL.
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