Uriah (Uri) Adams

Walking tour stop 11 of 28
B. November 21, 1807 in East Bloomfield, New York, d. January 2, 1879, 71 years.  Sec. OG-18.  Uri Adams joined the Millerite sect which expected the second coming of Christ on October 22, 1843.  Followers gathered at his farm, loving in a communal arrangement.  Even when the apocalypse did not occur, people continued to live and work together under the leadership of Uri Adams.  His farm of 320 acres later became the Howard L. McGregor Great Oaks Stock Farm and is now the Great Oaks subdivision of homes, apartments, stores, golf course and clubhouse.