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Abigail (Smith) Adams

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Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams


Who was Abigail Adams?

Abigail Adams was born on 11 November 1744 in Weymouth, Massachusetts to the Rev. William and Elizabeth (Quincy) Smith. She married John Adams, Jr. on 25 Oct 1764 in Weymouth. Abigail is known for the many letters that she and her husband wrote to each other during his time in Philadelphia as a member of the Continental Congress.

Abigail Adams became the First Lady of the United States when her husband John Adams Jr. became the 2nd U.S. President. Her son, John Quincy Adams, would later become the 6th U.S. President.

Abigail has some interesting famous kin including her husband who was a 3rd cousin. Some of her closest famous kin include Sir George Downing, namesake of the famous Downing Street in London, and Gov. John Winthrop who was one of the founders and Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

Among her more distant kin, Abigail can include both George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, the 1st and 3rd Presidents of the United States. There is also a royal connection that includes both Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and his wife Catherine Middleton, Dutchess of Cambridge.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Abigail (Smith) Adams

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King Charles III

King of the United Kingdom

13th cousin 6 times removed
via John of Gaunt

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King Charles III

King of the United Kingdom

14th cousin 6 times removed
via Goronwy ap Ednyfed

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King Charles III

King of the United Kingdom

14th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir John Marmion

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King Charles III

King of the United Kingdom

15th cousin 5 times removed
via William de Odingsells

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King Charles III

King of the United Kingdom

14th cousin 6 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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King Charles III

King of the United Kingdom

10th cousin 5 times removed
via Sir William Troutbeck

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

15th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Beauchamp

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Dermot MacMurrough

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Gilbert Fitzgilbert de Clare

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Richard de Clare

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

20th cousin
via William de Warenne

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

14th cousin
via John de Clinton

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Humphrey de Bohun

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

18th cousin 1 time removed
via William d'Aubeney

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Walter of Salisbury

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Isaac Tichenor

3rd and 5th Governor of Vermont

19th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Warenne

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

17th cousin
via William de Beauchamp

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Richard de Clare

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

14th cousin 2 times removed
via John de Clinton

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Saher IV de Quincy

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Humphrey de Bohun

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

18th cousin 3 times removed
via William d'Aubeney

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Anne Heche

TV and Movie Actress

13th cousin 6 times removed
via John of Gaunt

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Anne Heche

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Richard FitzAlan

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