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Charles Augustus Adams



Born: 17 Aug. 1825

Baptized: Some time before 1842

Married: No

Occupation: ?

Church Experience: In 1843 he is the Gilsum, New Hampshire branch president

Other: Appears to have moved to Nauvoo sometime in late 1843


Age: 19

Assignment: Called to New Hampshire at the 9 Apr. 1844 special conference of elders at Nauvoo.

Electioneering Experience: He labors in New Hampshire.

Location 27 Jun. 1844: Most likely near Gilsum, New Hampshire.


1 Jan 1846: New Hampshire 

1850: Somewhere in New England. Music teacher.

1860: Middletown, Ohio. Music teacher

Family: Married in Lynn, Massachusetts 1855 (31 yrs old) to Sarah (? yrs old). They had two children. Died in Middletown, Ohio 15 Nov 1860 (36 yrs old)

Synopsis: Continued to preach in New Hampshire through 1846. Never returned to Nauvoo. In 1845 he printed in Bellow Falls, New Hampshire a hymnal for the Church. This hymnal is the first one to use fellow electioneer William W. Phelps' poem/hymn "Praise to the Man."

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