Adams, Samuel R
Adams, Samuel R., a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born at Campton', N. H., June 5,1825. He was converted when but fifteen years of age, and always maintained an unblemished Christian. character. He obtained his education by his own exertions; graduated at Wesleyan University in 1851; spent two years' in teaching in his own state; and in 1853 went to Indiana with the intention of devoting his life to school teaching. He was licensed to preach in 1854 and admitted into the Indiana Conference in l857. After teaching a short time in Aurorafie took charge of the Seminary at Wilmington, in the same state, and three years later was chosen president of Moore's Hill Male and Female Collegiate Institute, which position he held till near the close of his life. In 1861 he was appointed chaplain of the 26th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, and, after sixteen months' service,' died at Springfield, Mo., Dec. 19,1862. Mr. Adams was an ardent patriot, a kind and courteous teacher, and an earnest, instructive, practical preacher. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1863, p. 171.