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Adam METTS, Jr.

Male 1808 - 1885  (76 years)


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  • Name Adam METTS  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 31 Oct 1808  Newberry Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried 1885  New Hope Cemetery, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 6 Aug 1885  Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I03716  Earnest
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2009 

    Father Adam Metts,   b. Abt 1775 
    Mother Margaret UNKNOWN 
    Family ID F501229270  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mahala Ann KINARD,   b. 8 Dec 1817, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1883, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1834  SC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Levi Harrison Metts,   b. 26 Jul 1835, Newberry Cty., Sc Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1912, Lafayette Cty., Ms Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +2. Lemuel Wesley METTS,   b. 22 Dec 1836, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1915, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. David Peter METTS,   b. 1840, Newberry Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1862, CSA, Atlanta, Ga Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +4. Martha Ann Perinia Elizabeth METTS,   b. 1845, SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1883, Lafayette Cty., Ms Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     5. Henry Cornelious METTS,   b. 25 Feb 1848, Newberry Co., SC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1883, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     6. Andrew Calhoun METTS,   b. 16 Nov 1850, Harmontown, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1938, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +7. Noah Francis Westine METTS,   b. 9 Sep 1853, Harmontown, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1938, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +8. Margaret Rebecca Barsheba METTS,   b. 24 Jan 1856, Harmontown, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1926, Lafayette Co., MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Family ID F1159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Notes from Carl Nichols:
      "Adam and Mahala Metts lived in the Prosperity area of Sc. On Jan 1, 1835, Adam Metts sold lan to George Metts on a branch of Camping Creek. The deed was witnessed by John W. Harom, John H. Stockman and Joseph Warner. On November 3, 1836, Adam and Mahala sold a ract of land from the same grant to George Shealy (Nby Deeds S-193).
      Adam Metts, Jr. And his family moved to Lafayette Cty., Ms in 1849. Moving west at the time were Smiths, Rikards and other relatives in the group. iIn the trek through South Alabama, several families stopped off in Coosa Cty., Thier Sons, Noah Francis, Henry C., and many grandchildren are buried in the same plot. Levi & Lemuel Metts are Buried in Kingdom Cemetery...........(Last line cut off in book)>"
    • 1850 Census MS Lafayette Not Stated
      1239 Adam Metts 32 m Farmer SC
      Mahala 27 f SC
      Levi H. 14 m SC
      L. W. 12 m SC
      David P. 10 m SC
      Martha A. F. E. 6 f SC
      Henry C. 2 m SC

      1860 Indexed as Adame Mills

      1870 Census MS Lafayette Township 6
      103-103 Metts, Adam 62 m Farmer SC
      Mahala 50 f House keeper SC
      Andy 19 m at home MS
      L. M. 16 m at home MS
      M. A. 24 at home SC
      Maggie 14 f at home MS
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      From Ancestry file Entries: Updated: Contact: Unknown

      ID: I0075
      Name: Adam METTS , Jr.
      Sex: M
      Birth: 31 OCT 1808 in Newberry District, South Carolina 1
      Death: 6 AUG 1885 in Lafayette County, Mississippi
      Note:
      Adam and family moved to Lafayette in 1849.

      On 3/10/1871 sold his plantation on which he lives to J. E. Heath. Laf Cnty Deed book N pages 396,397, and 398. Sealed with his "mark".


      Father: Adam METTS b: ABT. 1775
      Mother: Eliz. BARRE b: ABT. 1775

      Marriage 1 Mahala Ann KINARD b: 8 DEC 1817 in Newberry District, South Carolina
      Married: 30 JUN 1834 in South Carolina
      Children
      Levi Harrison METTS b: 26 JUL 1835 in South Carolina
      Lemuel Wesley METTS b: 22 DEC 1836 in South Carolina
      David Peter METTS b: 1840 in Newberry County, SC
      Martha Ann Perenia Elizabeth METTS b: 1845 in South Carolina
      Henry Cornelious METTS b: 25 FEB 1848 in Newberry Co., South Carolina
      Andrew Calhoun METTS b: 16 NOV 1850 in Harmontown, Lafayette County, Mississippi
      Noah Francis Westine METTS b: 9 SEP 1853 in Harmontown, Lafayette County, Mississippi
      Margaret Rebecca Barsheba METTS b: 24 JAN 1856 in Harmontown, Lafayette County, Mississippi

      Sources:
      Metts' Family Bible
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  • Sources 
    1. [S003931] 1850 Census MS Lafayette Not Stated, Ancestry.com, Image 178.