no image

John Adams I

Privacy Level: Open (White)
John Adams I
Born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, British Americamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, British Americamap
29 September 2015
18:39: Robin Lee added US Presidents Project WikiTree as manager for profile of John Adams. [Thank Robin for this]
This page has been accessed 9,127 times.

Categories: Parents of US Presidents | Braintree, Massachusetts | Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts | US President Direct Ancestor.

John Adams Sr. (1691-1761) was the father of John Adams Jr., second president of the United States, and grandfather of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president.


John Adams Sr. (February 8, 1691 – May 25, 1761) Adams married well, to Susanna Boylston, from a prominent family of scientists and medical doctors, in October 1734. Adams died in 1761, at the age of 70, and his widow Susanna later married John Hall

Please see the wonderful biography at Wikipedia


  • Doug Wead, The raising of a president: the mothers and fathers of our nation's leaders, pp. 1, 6-7, 40-5-6 (Simon and Schuster, 2005). ISBN 978-0-7434-9726-8. Found online at Google Books. Accessed February 28, 2011.
  • Zachary Kent, John Adams: Creating a Nation: America's founding fathers, p. 13 (Enslow Publishers, 2004) ISBN 978-0-7660-2183-9. Found online at Google books. Accessed February 28, 2011.

More: Family Tree & Genealogy Tools

Searching for someone else?
First: Last:

Do you have a GEDCOM? Login to have every name in your tree searched. It's free (like everything on WikiTree).

DNA Connections
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share significant DNA with John:

Have you taken a DNA test for genealogy? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Family Tree DNA.

Images: 1
List of Descendants of Henry Adams
List of Descendants of Henry Adams


There are no public comments yet.

Kevin Bacon - genealogy connections John is 15 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 19 from AJ Jacobs and 27 from Nikola Tesla on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

A  >  Adams  >  John Adams I