On 19 Jul 1891 in Greenwood District, Sebastian, Arkansas, 26-year-old Thomas A [sic] Adams married 18-year-old Sallie E Griffith. In the 1900 US Federal Census for Township 7, Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory, 35-year-old Tennessee-born farmer Thomas N and his 28-year-old Arkansas-born wife Sallie [Griffith] Adams have been married nine years. Sallie has borne four children, three are living. These three children are 7-year-old Lizzie, 4-year-old Henry and 2-year-old Lucy. Lizzie and Henry were born in Arkansas, but Lucy was born in Indian Territory, indicating that the family moved to Indian Territory after 1895 but before 1898. Thomas and Sallie can read, write and speak English. Thomas is farming rented land. Thomas' parents were born in Tennessee; Sallie's parents were born in Arkansas; the children's father was born in Tennessee and their mother in Arkansas.