Adams, William (6)
Adams, William (6), a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Sheerness, England, Jan. 1,1831.. He emigrated to the United States with his widowed mother in 1841, experienced religion. in 1850, and joined the Baptist Church. Later he united with the Methodist Episcopal Church.; studied for the ministry at Cazenovia Seminary; and in 1855 entered the Oneida Conference, in which he served the Church with fidelity, ability, and success until overwork compelled him to retire in 1875. He died at Sioux City, Ia., June 13, 1877. Mr. Adams was an extensive reader, a diligent student, a close and fluent writer, and a ready speaker. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1877, p. 117.