George Jones Adams (1810-1880)

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Alternate Names George J. Adams, George Washington Joshua Adams
Birth 7 November 1810
Oxford, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States
Marriage Caroline
Death 11 May 1880
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Gender Male
Religious Influence Methodist, Church of Christ (1830), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite), Campbellite, Church of the Messiah
Callings Member of the First Presidency in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Strangite), 7 Jul 1849 - 1850
Occupations Tailor, actor, clergyman
Authority Control
DBpedia George J. Adams
FamilySearch MV1X-21H
ISNI 0000 0001 1615 001X
JSPP Adams, George Washington Joshua
LCCN n81024348
VIAF 30606051
Wikidata Q5540988
Wikipedia George J. Adams

Published Works

  • A few plain facts, shewing the folly, wickedness, and imposition of the Rev. Timothy R. Matthews; also a short sketch of the rise, faith, and doctrine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (1841)
  • A lecture on the doctrine of baptism for the dead; and preaching to spirits in prison (1844)


Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

  • Peter Amann. "Prophet in Zion: The Saga of George J. Adams." New England Quarterly 37, no. 4 (1964): 477–500.
  • Holmes, Reed M. Dreamers of Zion: Joseph Smith and George J. Adams. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press, 2003.

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