Felix Paulding Adams

b. circa 13 January 1836, d. 29 December 1913
  • Felix Paulding Adams was born circa 13 January 1836 in Alabama.
  • Felix Grundy Adams and Huldah Ann Shields appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1850 in Athens, Dallas County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Felix Paulding Adams, John Howell Adams and Harriet Elizabeth Adams. It is an educated guess that 14-year-old "F. B." Adams is Felix Paulding Adams, and that he was a nephew of Felix Grundy Adams.
  • Research Note: It is an educated guess that "F. B. Adams" in the 1850 household of Felix Adams is a nephew, possibly the son of his brother James H. Adams, and/or possibly Felix Van Buren Adams, ancestor of Austin Howell Adams (1840-1897).
  • He married Nancy H. Bell, daughter of George Washington Bell and Mary Eveline Moorhead, on 10 October 1861, with Claiborne T. Gunter officiating, likely in Pickens County.
  • F. P. Adams served first as a private in Company H, 5th Alabama Infantry (Pickensville Blues), and later in Company C, 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment, CSA. He was wonded at Petersburg, Virginia, and paroled at Appomattox Court House on 1 April 1865.
  • Felix Paulding Adams was enumerated in the 1907 Alabama census of Confederate soldiers, in Carrollton, Pickens County.
  • Felix Paulding Adams died on 29 December 1913 in Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama.
  • His wife Nancy H. Bell became a widow at his death.
  • He was interred at Carrollton Cemetery, Carrollton, Pickens County, Alabama.
  • Last Edited: 22 Nov 2013

Family: Nancy H. Bell b. 24 May 1841, d. 6 May 1914