JOSEPH HARRIS ADAMS
BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY
Dale and Houston County, Alabama
Joseph Harris Adams, editor, and businessman, was born April 12, 1870, at Newton, Dale County, and died February 2, 1918, at Ozark. He was the son of Joseph A. Adams and Annie Kirksey. He attended school at Ozark and succeeded his father as editor of the “Ozark Star” in 1887. He continued in the newspaper field until his death and was also actively interested in a commercial firm of fertilizer dealers. He was a Democrat and served on committees of the party.
Joseph was a Methodist and a Mason. He married on October 11, 1891, near Ozark, to Eura Emilene Amanda Edwards, daughter of Judge Charles Anderson Bryan Edwards and Martha Carolyn (Crittenden) Edwards of that place.
Their children were:
- Bessie Henderson Adams
- Charles Harris Adams
- Samuel Kirk Adams;
- William Roger Adams;
- Annie Martha Adams
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