John Adams

Ancestry of
John Adams

2nd U.S. President


Who was John Adams?

John Adams was the first of the father and son presidents, but not the last. He was the 2nd U.S. President and his son John Quincy Adams was the 6th U. S. President.

John Adams has a number of connections to important historical figures such Declaration of Independence Signer Samuel Adams. He also has kinships to President Calvin Coolidge and President Millard Fillmore.

One of the most important events in New England history is the arrival of the Mayflower at Plymouth. John Adams is the 2nd Great-Grandson of Mayflower passengers John Alden and Priscilla Mullins.

A couple of John Quincy Adams's more interesting family relationships is that with Hollywood movie star Raquel Welch and television star Dick Van Dyke.

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