Adams, Josiah (2)
Adams, Josiah (2), a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at West Haddon, Northamptonshire, England, in 1821, of pious Wesleyan parents. He experienced religion at the age of sixteen; was soon licensed to preach; emigrated to America in 1853; and in 1857 was admitted into the Central Ohio Conference, wherein he labored with great acceptability and usefulness until his death, Oct. 14, 1866. Mr. Adams, as a preacher, was earnest, practical, and pointed; as a Christian,' upright and honorable in all his deportment. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1867, p.. 163.