J. B. Adams Coal Mine

Taylorton, Roche Percee, Bienfait, Saskatchewan, Canada

J. B. Adams Coal Mine

Possibly on Section 20, Township 1, Range 6, W2

Operated by John Buckingham Adams
b- Apr 11, 1854 in East Buckland,
Registration District of South Molton, Devon, UK
d- ?
buried- ?
1861 living at South Molton, Devon, with his family
Father- Amos Adams,
b- 1821, Meshaw, Devon, UK
farmer of 180 acres, with many farm workers living at the farm
Mother- Mary Adams, nee Buckingham,
b- abt. 1830, West Buckland, Devon UK
married bet Apr-June 1853, Reg. Dist. of South Molton, Devon UK
siblings in 1861:
Elizabeth Grace Adams-
b- Jan-Mar, 1856, East Buckland, Devon UK
Ellen Adams-
b- Jan-Mar 1858, East Buckland, Devon, UK
William Rodd Adams-
b- Apr-June 1860, East Buckland, Devon UK
I know John was Millen Dunbar's grandfather
Also his wife Jane named Britannia School, ca June 1894
He was chosen Chairman of the Britannia School District #235
Children Willie, Elias, and Minnie went to school there.
In 1931 there was a John Adams as a miner at the Crescent Mine
wife- Jane Adams, nee Down-
b- May 26, 1852 in Hittisleigh, Crediton Registration District, Devon, England
marriage registered in Barnstable Dist, Devon UK bet Apr-June 1876
1881 UK census- living at Gubbs, West Buckland, Devon, UK
farmer of 216 acres with 3 hired men and a boy, no children listed at this time.
1891 Canada Census, living in Broadview, Assn. East, age 37, Church of England religion
John and his wife immigrated in 1884 to Canada per 1901 census
4 Children-
1. William (Willie) John Buckingham Adams
b- Jan 26, 1885 in Peel, Ontario

2. Elias Adams
b-Nov 24, 1886 in Ontario

3. Mary Johanna Adams
b-Apr 19,1888 in Ontario
d- July 13, 1972, in Victoria BC, age 84
she married Frederick Cecil Wynne-Jones

4. Margaret Ellen Jane Adams
b- Nov 28, 1890 in Assn (SK)

1911, John, Jane, William and Margaret living on SE section 20, Township 1, Range 6, W2
Western land grants show he had mineral rights
Mineral Sale #115 - N 1/2 and SW OF LS 1 of Section 20
Sept 1902 he had a Canadian patent on something?
Lived in the area of Streetsville Ontario, before coming to Moosomin then on to the Coalfields, with his wife and young family by road.


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