Elias Adams

Elias Adams (HM2GNS)

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N 41° 3.987', W 111° 54.498'

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Settler of East Layton

Born 18 Feb 1792, Vermont. Died 17 Feb 1886, Layton, Utah.
Married Almira Cadwell 1823 and had 7 children.
Married Malinda Railey 1837 and had 7 children.
Elias was a War of 1812 veteran serving in Colonel Forsyth's regiment of riflemen and wounded three times in battle. He entered Utah Territory in 1850 settling Layton's east bench. He cut logs for his cabin from Adams Canyon. In 1852 Elias and his sons built a dam for the first irrigation reservoir in the mountain west seen northwest of this site.
Year Placed2015
Placed ByKevin Christensen
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Date Added Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 423686 N 4546531
Decimal Degrees41.06645000, -111.90830000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 3.987', W 111° 54.498'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 3' 59.22" N, 111° 54' 29.88" W
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