Horace Adams, farmer, P. O. Mogadore, Summit County, was born in Suffield Township, this county, July 19, 1811; son of Moses Adams, who represented this district in the Legislature at the sessions of 1820-22. On December 8, 1842, our subject was married to Miss Lucy Richards and resided with his parents until their death. His mother died in October, 1844, and his father in March, 1845. He removed to his present home, a productive farm of 171 acres, in 1859, where Mrs. Adams died August 26, 1879. They were the parents of the following children: Martha Ann (Mrs. McKnight), Benton, Sarah (Mrs. Hildebrand), Albin, Emma, Maria Lucy and Clayton. Our subject is an earnest Republican. He has served in several of the county offices, having been a member of the Board of Education twenty-nine years. County Commissioner, etc., and he discharged the trusts committed to his care with unswerving fidelity.



History of Portage County, Ohio, Warner, Beers & Co., Chicago, 1885