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I'm Rob Salzman (email: genealogy at
8630 SW Scholls Ferry Rd #133, Beaverton OR is my personal genealogy hobby site. The data contained here has been gathered through 20 years of genealogy. It contains everyone I know who are connected to European Royalty or Nobility. Some small part of it is my original research, but most of it has been generously shared with me!

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Family Sheet
Name: James Hopkins Adams Governor Note Born: 15 Mar 1812 at South Carolina Married: 10 Apr 1832 at South Carolina Died: 13 Jul 1861 at The Forks, Richland District, South Carolina Father: Henry Walker Adams Mother: Mary Howell Hart Goodwyn
Name: Jane Margaret Scott Note Born: 4 Nov 1812 at South Carolina Died: 15 Dec 1885 at South Carolina Other Spouses: ??? Ross Father: Samuel Scott Mother: Jane Ross
Name: Henry Walker Adams Born: 19 Jan 1833 Died: 6 Dec 1887
Name: John Randolph Adams Born: 13 Apr 1834 Died: 28 Aug 1875 Wife: Katherine Sarah Henderson
Name: Mary Goodwin Adams Born: 3 Jan 1836 Died: 13 Oct 1866 Husband: John Hampden Brooks
Name: Warren Adams Lcol Born: 28 Nov 1838 Died: 5 Nov 1880 Wife: Nathalie Heyward
Name: Jane Margaret Adams Born: 26 Jun 1841 Died: 23 Dec 1911 Husband: States Rights Gist Brigadier General
Name: Laura Keziah Adams Born: 4 Jan 1843 Died: 1866 Husband: Herbert Doan Hanahan
Name: Ellen Tree Adams Born: 21 Aug 1846 Died: Husband: Iredell Jones Captain
Name: James Hopkins Adams Born: 8 Nov 1848 Died: 28 Feb 1894 Wife: Frances Tucker Hopkins
Name: Caroline Hopkins Adams Born: 15 Dec 1850 Died: 25 Mar 1935 Husband: Louis Eatton Leconte
1). James Hopkins Adams, only child of Henry Walker Adams an d his wife, Mary Howell Hart Goodwyn, graduated at Yale i n 1831 when he was only nineteen years of age. In 1834, whe n he was twenty two years old, he was elected to the Hous e of Representatives of South Carolina and served through s everal Successive terms. He was State Senator in 1850 and G overnor of South Carolina in 1854 a member of the Convent ion of the People in 1860 and Commissioner of South Caroli na to the United States Government at Washington in 1861. T he days and campaigns of Adams and Preston are still refe rred to in the political campaigns of South Carolina. Lowe r Richland Planters by Laura Jervey Hopkins
2). Jane Margaret Scott, wife of Governor James H. Adams, wa s the daughter of Samuel and Jane Ross Scott who were marri ed October 8, 1808. Samuel Scott was the son of Joseph Scot t who married Margaret Dudley, descendant of Governor Dudle y of North Carolina. Jane Ross Scott was the daughter of Ja mes and Margaret Law Ross. The Ross family was Scotch.  Low er Richland Planters by Laura Jervey Hopkins.

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