Obituaries - NJ - 1902 - George H. Adams

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Obituaries - NJ - 1902 - George H. Adams

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George H. Adams, assistant marshal of Freehold and a constable of Freehold township, died on Thursday of acute Bright's disease, aged 55 years. On Monday of the previous week he was stricken while walking about the yard of his home. He was found unconscious and he never regained complete control of his mental faculties.

Mr. Adams was born at Cincinnati, Ohio, but moved to Freehold when he was a boy. His father was dead and he lived with his mother and sister near Georgia schoolhouse. When he was eighteen years old he enlisted in the civil war with company A of the 38th New Jersey volunteers. He returned to Freehold at the close of the war and learned the painter's trade with J. L. DeRoche. He had followed the painting trade ever since in connection with his official duties.

Mr. Adams married Margaret Sutphin and she and three children survive him. The children are Mrs. Charles H. Greene, Jr., of Long Branch, Harry Adams of Freehold, and G. L. Adams of Jamaica, Long Island. Mr. Adams was a member of the Knights of Pythias, Royal Arcanum and United Workmen's lodges of Freehold and of the Grand Army Post. His widow will receive $5,000 from the beneficial orders to which he belonged.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, Jan 1, 1902

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