Irene Gray, daughter of John Gray, was born 15 Sep 1807 in Vermont. She married Abial Abbott Adams on 10 Jun 1823 in Sandwich, Carroll co., New Hampshire. He was born 24 Jan 1802, the son of Martin and Mercy (Ryder) Adams.
Abial died Aug 1879 in Newport, Orleans co., Vermont at the age of 77. Irene died on 1 Apr 1885 in Newport, also at age 77. They are buried at Lake Road Cemetery, Newport.
They were the parents of 15 children: Ira Allen, David M., Daniel M., Lucretia, James C., John Quincy, Abel Parlin, Oscar Dunreath, Mercy, Newell Henry Harrison, Orin J., Harriet A., Donald Carlos, Ransom Willis, and Frank Weston.