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Samuel Adams

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Samuel Adams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


    John Adams

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    • Grandfather of Samuel Adams — 3rd Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 20 Dec 1662 
    • Birth Location:
    • Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 2 Nov 1702 
    • Death Location:
    • Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • BEF 1685 
    • Marriage Location:
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    • Notes: 
    • Capt. John Adams died of smallpox.
  • Additional marriages for John Adams


    • Spouse:
    • Hannah Checkley
    • Marriage Date:
    • 19 Oct 1694

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  • Sources for John Adams

    • 1 Boston, MA: Deaths, 1700-1799, Death record for John Adams, Page 136.
    • 3 NEHGS NEXUS: New England Across the United States, 1994, Vol. 11, p. 203.
    • 6 Adams, Andrew N., A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and His Descendants; also John Ad ams of Cambridge, Mass., Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Company (1898), 392, 395-396.
    • 8 Vinton, John Adams, The Giles Memorial: Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names of Giles, Gould, H olmes, Jennison . . ., Boston: Henry W. Dutton and Son (1864), 500.