Isabel Adams & M. Lawrence Willson

ADAMS — WILLSON: Elihu Adams of East Orange, N.J., at a luncheon at the Biltmore yesterday announced the engagement of his daughter, Miss Isabel M. Adams, to Mr. M. Lawrence Willson, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Merritt Willson of Sussex, N.J. Miss Adams, who lives at 18 Gramercy Park, is a descendant of two Presidents of the United States — John Adams and John Quincy Adams. Her branch of the family moved to New York in the early part of the nineteenth century. Mr. Willson is descended from one of the settlers of New Jersey. The Willson farm at Sussex was a grant from George III of England.

Source:  New York Times, October 6, 1929.

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