FATHER: William Henry Adcock ~Our Direct Line~
Born April 6, 1845 at Carrollton, Illinois
Died September 24, 1932 at his daughter, Julia's
home in Jerseyville, Illinois. Buried at Mt. Gilead
Cemetery, Green County, Illinois.
He was 10 yrs. old in Greene Co. 1860 census and living with Richard Adcock after his father's death. He
and Sarah Jane lived in Woody and he lived in Carrollton, Ill. on Rt. 108 East in his golden years.
Son of Isham Adcock (1811-1857) and
Rachel Stinnett Adcock (1811-1902). Married to Sarah Jane Admire on April 11, 1868 (Note: Illinois online marriage records say they were married in 1873, but Sarah's Obit says 1868 and this date seems more reasonable). Click Here to see picture of William Henry and Sarah Jane and their home in Woody, Ill. See Death Notice & Obituary files below.
MOTHER: Sarah Jane Admire
Born March 25, 1847 in Kentucky (Family Bible and 1900 Census). See Sarah Jane's Obituary below.
Died January 6, 1921 in Carrollton, Illinois;
Buried in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery with her husband.
The 1900 Census states that she was a dressmaker.
Daughter of John William Admire (1832-1897) and
Martha Nay Admire (1823-1852) Click HERE to go to John & Martha Admire and HERE to the Nay Family. Click HERE to see William & Sarah's stones in Mt.
THE CHILDREN OF WILLIAM HENRY AND SARAH JANE ADCOCK:
1. DELLA MAY ADCOCK
Born June 11, 1869 in Greene County, Illinois;
Died Oct. 20, 1947 in Los Angeles, California
Married on Jan. 12, 1887 in Greene Co., Illinois to
George Arthur Evans
Son of John and Eliza Hartman Evans; Born Aug. 13, 1867 in Illinois; Died Oct. 4, 1956 in Los Angeles, California
Click HERE to see family of Della and George Evans
2. JULIA BELLE ADCOCK
Born 23 March 1873 in Woody, Greene County, Illinois;
Died 7 June 1965; Buried in the Kane Cemetery, Greene County,
Married 18 July 1889 to
John Henry Nicques Bradley
Born 7 April 1865; Died 12 Feb 1943;
They lived in Jerseyville, Illinois
Click HERE to see family of Julia and John Bradley and pictures.
3. JOHN LEVI ADCOCK
Born 25 March 1877 in Woody, Greene County, Illinois;
Died 16 Sept 1946 in Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois; Buried in Carrollton City Cemetery, Carrollton, Illinois
Married on 29 July 1900 at the home of George and Della Evans
to Lettie Pearl Black
Born 1 May 1884; Died 11 May 1974 in Greenwood Manor, Jerseyville, Illinois; Buried in Carrollton City Cemetery.
Click HERE to see family and pictures of John & Letti's family.
(~ My Grandmother~)
Born December 25, 1877 (Christmas Day) in Greene Co., Ill.
Died November 29, 1958 in Greeley, Colorado
Buried at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Co.
She was a homemaker and Baptist. Click on her
name above to see pictures and story of her life.
Click HERE to see children of Maude & Eli.
5. GERTUDE B. ADCOCK
Born 1881/2 at Woody, Greene Co., Ill.
Died October 5, 1930 of Tuberculosis. Buried in Michigan.
Married George Garrison (son of Elon and Mary McCracken
Garrison) on March 22, 1905.
Click HERE to see picture of Gertude and HERE to see pictures
of her family.
6. MARY LOUISE ADCOCK
Born June 4, 1882 at Woody, Greene Co., Illinois
Died January 24, 1974 in Greenville, Bond Co., Illinois
The 1900 Census states that she was a Mail Carrier.
She married Clint Short , son of W.T. and Matilda Cummings Short (1879 to April 5, 1949; Click HERE to see Short Family.
also buried in the Wisetown Cemetery).
Click Here to see pictures of Mary Louise and Clint
and list of their children.
7. WILLIAM C. ADCOCK
Born July 5, 1885; Died September 5, 1974 in Decatur,
Macon Co., Illinois; Buried in Warrenburg, Illinois. Never married.
See picture below.
8. GILBERT ADCOCK
Born 1889 in Woody, Illinois
Died August 10, 1900 of Typhoid Fever
Buried in Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Greene Co., Ill.