Death notice and news item for J. G. B. Adams.


Concord Enterprise, November 22, 1900


held their annual inspection in G. A. R. hall Monday evening. The inspecting officer being Mrs. Elizabeth A. Clarke of South Framingham. At the close of the business session the Isaac Davis Post 138 G. A. R. was welcomed. 
   After greetings, refreshments of cake, ice cream, coffee and grapes were served. Then followed singing of war songs, readings by Miss Laura A. Brown, singing by a male quartet, a reading by the inspecting officer Mrs. Clarke, and remarks by the visiting comrades. Nearly all of whom paid a tribute to their recently deceased comrade Capt. J. G. B. Adams.
   The affair closed by all joining in singing America.


Boston Daily Globe, October 20, 1908, p. 11.


State House Employees Hold Annual Services at Pine Grove
LYNN. Oct. 19--Following the custom of the past six years, the employees of the state house made their visit to the grave of the late Sergt-at-Arms J.G.B. Adams in Pine Grove cemetery this afternoon and placed a floral token there. The party was in charge of Thomas F. Pedrick, doorkeeper of the senate. At the grave there was a simple service, conducted by Rev. E.A.Horton, chaplain of the senate.
   Those in the party were Lawrence G. Mitchell, Benjamin H. Jelison[?] and Edward C. Cook of the senate, Sidney Gardner, Frank Teel, James P. Clara[?], John B. Fisher and Thomas Coyne of the house. Michael Scanneli, Capt Adams' old color bearer, who is a member of Gen Lander post 5, Grand Army, was also present. It was expected that Sergt-at-Arms Remington would be in attendance, but he was detained at the state house.