Born: July 28, 1859, Oxford, Ohio.
Died: December 15, 1940, Portland, Oregon.
Burial: Wilhelm’s Portland Memorial Mausoleum, Portland, Oregon.
Carrie was the daughter of Allie Meyers and song writer and music teacher David Wilson, and wife of accountant Allyn G. Adams (married 1880).
In 1882, she and Allyn moved to Terre Haute, Indiana, where he was a leading bass singer and involved in large commercial enterprises.
She became a leading figure in the musical life of Terre Haute, active in the Choral Club, Treble Clef Club, Rose Polytechnic Glee Club, and the First Congregational Church and Central Christian Church choirs, as director, chorister and organist.
From 1887–95, she occupied the chair of music at the Indiana State Normal School.
In 1920, after Allyn’s retirement, they moved to Portland, Oregon.
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