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Rev. George Davis Adams
12020-09-26T12:35:13-07:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252327161plain2020-09-26T12:35:13-07:00John David Beatty85388be94808daa88b6f1a0c89beb70cd0fac252The Rev. George Davis Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on 13 January 1854, the son of Daniel M. and Julia Ann (Davis) Adams. He was ordained tot he priesthood in 1883 by Bishop W. C. Doane. He came to Marion, Indiana, from New York in 1887 and served as rector of Gethsemane until 1890. That year on 8 April, he married Bertha Bohun Devereux. He left Marion to become rector of St. Paul's Church in Riverdale, Illinois, where he remained at least through 1910. By 1920 he lived in Port Townsend, Washington, and died in 1924 with burial in Evergreen-Washelli Memorial Park in Seattle.