Joshua AdamsAge: 73 years1746–1819
- Joshua Adams
- Given names
|Birth|| about 1746|
|Marriage||Phoebe Easley — View this family|
1768 (Age 22 years)
| Birth of a daughter|
about 1772 (Age 26 years)
|Kentucky County, Virginia Formed|| December 31, 1776 (Age 30 years)|
Note: Kentucky County (then alternately spelled Kentucke County) was formed by the Commonwealth of Virginia by dividing Fincastle County, VA. into three new counties: Kentucky, Washington, and Montgomery, effective December 31, 1776. During the three and one-half years of Kentucky County's existence, its seat of government was Harrodstown (then also known as Oldtown, later renamed Harrodsburg).
|Articles of Confederation|| November 17, 1777 (Age 31 years)|
Note: The Continental Congress submitted the Articles of Confederation to the states for ratification. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Articles_of_Confederation
|Kentucky County, Virginia Abolished|| June 30, 1780 (Age 34 years)|
Note: Kentucky County was abolished on June 30, 1780, when it was divided into Fayette, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties of Virginia. These later petitioned together to separate from Virginia, which was approved by the Virginia House of Delegates.
|Kentucky Becomes 15th State|| June 25, 1792 (Age 46 years)|
|Lincoln County, Kentucky Formed|| June 25, 1792 (Age 46 years)|
Note: Lincoln was one of the original three counties formed out of Virginia's Kentucky County. (The other two were Fayette and Jefferson counties.) These three were separated from Virginia to create the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1792.
|George Washington Relected|| December 5, 1792 (Age 46 years)|
Note: Geo. Washington relected to his second term as president.
|Knox County, Kentucky Formed|| December 19, 1799 (Age 53 years)|
Note: Knox County was officially formed on December 19, 1799. Losing counties were Lincoln County.
|Rockcastle County, Kentucky Formed|| January 8, 1810 (Age 64 years)|
Note: Rockcastle County was officially formed on January 8, 1810. Losing counties were Lincoln, Pulaski, Madison and Knox counties.
|New Madrid Earthquake|| December 16, 1811 (Age 65 years)|
Note: New Madrid Earthquake reverses course of Mississippi River.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Madrid_earthquake)
|Death of a wife||Phoebe Easley|
about 1817 (Age 71 years)
|Harlan County, Kentucky Formed|| January 28, 1819 (Age 73 years)|
Note: Harlan County was officially formed on January 28, 1819. Losing counties were Knox County.
|Death|| about 1819 (Age 73 years)|
|Last change|| January 1, 2015 – 12:15:37|
|Family with Phoebe Easley|
Birth: about 1746 — Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Death: about 1819 — Wayne County, Kentucky, USA
Birth: about 1743 — Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Death: about 1817 — Wayne County, Kentucky, USA
Marriage: 1768 —
Birth: about 1772 26 29 — Lee County, Virginia, USA
Death: September 21, 1850 — Tennessee, USA