William John McAdams, who since 1909 has lived retired, although previously actively connected with agricultural, commercial and industrial pursuits, was born in Elizabethport, New Jersey, August 10, 1849, a son of John and Jane (Crothers) McAdams, who were natives of Ireland, and with their family crossed the Atlantic to the United States, settling in New Jersey. The father was a railroad man, being employed on the York & Erie Railroad as section boss for seventeen years. He came to Racine County in 1851 and turned his attention to farming in Caledonia Township, while later he followed agricultural pursuits in Raymond
Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.
Euna Faye McAdams, 72, of Baker City, died Aug. 19, 2009, at home with her family by her side. Her graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, at Mount Hope Cemetery. There will be a reception afterward at the Baker Elks Lodge, 1896 Second St. Euna was born on Sept. 12, 1936, at Lancing, Tenn., to Harlin and Mayme Garrett. The family moved to Baker in 1953 where they were involved in the logging industry for many years. Euna met the love of her life, Hank McAdams, at Boise in the fall of 1955. They were married