16 Dec. 1898
Died on Monday, Leonard Adams, one of the pioneer settlers of this section, aged 89 years. The funeral services were held at the home of his son, James, in Oakwood Wednesday. Rev Hageman officiating. Internment in Rochester cemetery. Whitcomb & Son in charge of services. Mr. Adams was born in Ontario Co., New York. He lived at Rochester as a farmer at a time when there was no village here. An old Indian trail passed through here and Mr. Adams had often been in this section hunting bee trees. He leaves three daughters and one son behind.
Submitted by Bill Kemp (March 2007)