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John Marsh Adams


Gender:
Male
Born:
April 16, 1801
Died:
January 22, 1853
Home Town:
Litchfield, CT
Marriage(s):
Sarah MacMurphy Adams (October 9, 1829)
Biographical Notes:
John Marsh Adams is believed to have attended the Litchfield Female Academy as a boy. Three of his seven siblings are known to have attended the Academy, and Joseph was later a trustee of the Female Academy. On October 9, 1829 John married Sarah MacMurphy of Augusta, Georgia where they resided until his death in 1853.

Education
Years at LFA:
Unknown


help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
[We are currently working to update and confirm citations of attendance.]

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