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Asher R. Adams

Asher R. Adams, a representative citizen who has retired from active life and now makes his home in Florenceville, Iowa, near the Fillmore county line, was born in Luzerne, Warren county, New York, August 28, 1845, son of William E. and Cordelia (Jones) Adams. He was brought to this vicinity by his father in 1856 and attended the district schools in district fifty-nine, Bristol township. He learned the carpenter business, which he followed at odd times, and for thirteen years he engaged in the drug business in the village of Canton. Then he returned to his father's home in Florenceville, Iowa, and took care of his parents. He married for his first wife, Phoebe Kreeb, and by her had one child, Edna B., now wife of Edward Pruett, to whom she had borne one daughter, Ivey. For his second wife Mr. Adams married Mary E. Noblet, of Walworth, Wis., daughter of Peter E. and Lydia (Baker) Noblet, the former of whom was born October 12, 1808, and died in November, 1895, and the latter of whom was born in Rutland, Vt., and will be ninety-one years of age November 3, 1912. She lives at Florenceville, Iowa. Mr. and Mrs. Adams are esteemed and honored by all with whom they come in contact. Mrs. Adams' only brother died December 22, 1911, and her only sister, Sarah, lives with her mother in Florenceville, Iowa.

Source: "History of Fillmore County, Minnesota" by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge, Chicago: H.C. Cooper, Jr. & Co., 1912, 1398 pgs.

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