B.C. Adams, of the firm of Adams Bros., stock raisers and dealers, (farms in Jefferson township, three miles north of Logan), was born in Ashtabula County, Ohio.; moved to Ill.; thence to Wis., and in 1854 came to Harrison County, Ia. He was in the government service during the late war, as deputy provost marshal and enrolling officer. Was married in Denison, Ia., in 1854, to Almira P. Carrico, and has five children-three sons and two daughters.