Searching for Benjamin Adams b 18 Feb 1822

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I am searching for a Benjamin Adams, born 18 Feb 1822 in possibly Baltimore or  Prince Georges, Maryland, United States. He died 25 Jun 1891.  I have been unable to determine his parents names or find any of his siblings. He apparently moved west  in or around the age of 18 for what reason I do not know.  He married in Indiana in 1841 to a woman named Sarah Cardwell from Kentucky. At some point they moved to Iowa and raised a family.  This part of his life is documented through census records.

My grandmother always claimed she was a descendant of John Quincy Adams. But without determining Benjamin's parents, I can neither prove or disprove this claim. Benjamin is my brickwall relative.  Adding to the challenge is the commonality of his name.  Benjamin had the following children:
Oliver H Adams , Son, About 1822, Iowa , 1 July 1931
Martha A Adams Bankston , Jul 1841, Indiana or Iowa , 8 Sep 1916,
     Decatur, ,Macon, Illinois, United States
William F Adams, Son, abt 1843, Iowa
Martin A Adams, Son, ABT 1845, Indiana, United States
John Hurley Adams , Son, 23 July 1848, Bloomfield, Clinton, Iowa or Davis or Davis Iowa , 24 Feb 1910, St Louis, St Louis, Missouri, United States
Oliver H Adams , Son, Mar 1850, Iowa
Eliza C Adams, Daughter, abt 1854, Iowa
Mary E. or A. Adams, Daughter, Jan 1857, Iowa

WikiTree profile: Benjamin Adams
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John Quincy Adams Descendants Are listed,did not see Benjamin.But he

could be a cousin 1 or 2 times removed.

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This person on the Geni site seems to be the same as your Benjamin Adamas and does list both father and mother.

by Michael Sackett G2G6 Mach 1 (16.7k points)

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