George Albert Adams, 4 Dec 1864 - 8 May 1935

DUP Obituary Scrapbook (1933-1939)

George Albert Adams

    Mr. Adams was born at Paragonah, Dec. 4, 1864, son of William and Mary 
Barbara Bolanz Adams, and married Evelyn Mortensen, April 22, 1885. The 
couple celebrated their golden wedding last month.

    At the age of 18, Mr. Adams moved to Bluff, and at 20 moved to Monticello, 
where he had lived since. He had been a farmer and stockraiser for 52 years 
and introduced the first pure blood Hereford cattle into San Juan county. He 
was elected to the state legislature 18 years ago. His Church record 
includes being bishop of Monticello ward and later a member of the San Juan 
stake presidency.

    Surviving, besides his widow, are nine sons and daughters, Mrs. Mary 
Cornelia Perkins, George Albert Adams Jr., Mrs. Adella Jensen, Donald and 
Leon Adams, all of Monticello; Mrs. Zola Peterson, Sanford, Colo.; Mrs. 
Hazel Baird, Casper, Wyo.; Vaughn Adams, Midwest, Wyo. and Mrs. Fay Davis, 
Long Beach, Cal; 12 grandchildren; three brothers, William Adams of Parowan, 
and John and Franklin Jacob Adams of Blanding.