John  Adams

John Adams (1658 - 1751)

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John Adams
Born in Medfield, Suffolk County, Mass. Bay Colonymap
Husband of — married (to ) in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Husband of — married about in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Died in Medway, Suffolk County, Province of Mass. Baymap
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ALTERNATE BIRTH DATE : 1657-02-18

Biography

John Adams' birth was recorded in Medfield: "Adams, John, s. Edward and Lidiah, Feb 18 1657/8."[1]

He married, first, Deborah Partridge on 04 Apr 1682 in Medfield,[2] and by her had five sons. About 1695, he married secondly, Susanna Breck, daughter of Thomas Breck of Sherborn, Mass.,[3] and had 8 more children.

His death is recorded in Medway: "ADAMS, John, widr., Mar. 1, 1751, in 94th y."[4]

Sources

  • New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of Commonwealths and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 4 William Richard Cutter

- January 1, 1914, page 1662

  • The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, The Sherborn Brecks Vol LVI page 549


  1. NEHGS, compiler, Vital Records of Medfield, MA, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 1903), p. 11
  2. NEHGS, compiler, Vital Records of Medfield, MA, to the Year 1850 (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 1903), p. 112, "Adams, John, s. Edward and Debora [?] Partridg, Apr 4 1682."
  3. Clarence A. Torrey, compiler, New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (CD version) (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 2001), citing Adams Gen. (1898) p. 500; Stearns Gen. 1:61; Savage 1:12; Breck Gen. (1902) p. 5; NEHGR 51:71, 56:381
  4. NEHGS, Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the year 1850 (Boston, MA: NEHGS, 1905), p. 285


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