Grace McKellar Adams was born on 20 January 1865 in Tooele, Utah Territory, to John McKellar and Margaret McIntyre. She married George Thomas Adams. She worked as a practical nurse and was an officer in the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers. She served as a stake primary officer and Sunday School teacher. She died in Tooele on 31 October 1935.
 “Grace McKellar Adams Funeral Services Nov. 3,” Deseret News, 1 Nov. 1935, 14; “Margaret McIntyre McKellar,” in History of Tooele County (Salt Lake City: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Tooele County, 1961), 538; Grace McKellar Adams, death certificate, 31 Oct. 1935, “Utah Death Certificates, 1904–1965,” database with images, FamilySearch, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-69B7-FQB?i=32&cc=1747615&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AXZP7-DTW.