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Re: ADAMS SLAVEHOLDER - Stephen
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Judge Stephen M Adams was constable in Franklin Co TN, studied law, and was elected to the TN state legislature as a young man, but he didn't serve his full term. He moved to the Mississippi territory, & married Alpha Leonard in Madison Co, AL. They had only one surviving daughter, Mary Ann Adams who married Mr. Weatherall in MS. Stephen M Adams was one of the Judges for the Mississippi district court, her served on the MS constitutional convention, he served in the U.S. Congress. He also served out the remainder of Jefferson Davis' term, when Davis resigned to run for MS governor.