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Nathaniel Adams (abt. 1641 - 1715)

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Nathaniel Adams
Born about in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Ipswich, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Biography

William Adams was born at Cambridge 1635 or earlier; freeman 22 May 1639; removed to Ipswich, probably before 1642. Sons Nathaniel and William were born at Cambridge, his son Samuel was probably born in England. [1]

His son Nathaniel was born about 1641, married June 30, 1668, Mercy, [1] (p. 2) daughter of Thomas and Jennet Dickinson of Rowley. Mercy was born during the 8th month of 1646. [2] (p. 69) [3] (p. 19; p. 133).

1667: Nathaniel Adams, among other "freed from working on the common highway for seven years to come" upon consideration of their building a bridge over the river at their own expense. (p. 694) [4]

1674: May 27: Freeman of Massachusetts (p. 13) [1]

1700-1: March: Nathaniel Adams Sr. appointed Tithing man. (p. 5)[4]

Death

Nathaniel died at Ipswich April 11, 1715 (p. 12)[1] (p. 477) [3]and is buried at the Old Burying Ground, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts .

His Inscription reads

Mr. NATHANIEL ADDAMS DIED: APRIL Ye 11 1715 In Ye 74 YEAR OF HIS AGE:

NOW HES GON TO ETRNALL REST GOD WIL HIM SAFLY KEEP ALL THOUGH HES BURIED IN YE DUST IN JESUS HE DOST SLEEP. OH YOU HIS CHILDREN THAT ARE LEFT I PRAY. LET SOME BE FOUND THAT DO ENDEAVOUR TO MAKE GOOD YOUR FOREGON, LEADERS GROUND GRAVE SAINT BEHIND THAT CANNOT FIND THY OLD LOVE NIGHT, "NOR MORN PRAY LOOK ABOVE FOR THERS YOUR LOVE SINGING WITH YE FIRST BORN [5]


His wife Mercy died December 12, 1735. (p. 12)[1]

Children

  • Nathaniel, born July 11, 1670; died Aug. 31, 1736; married Abigail, daughter of Caleb Kimball in January 1693. (p. 3-4) [1] (p. 18; p. 477)[3]
  • Thomas, born June 14, 1672; died Oct. 14, 1729; (p. 4) [1] married Bethiah Blanchard, daughter of William and Ann/Hannah (Everett) Blanchard. (p. 14) [6] (p. 15; p. 477) [3]
  • Mercy, born April 1, 1674; died June 13, 1674. (p. 2) [1] (p. 15; p. 477) [3]
  • Sarah, born July 19, 1675; (p. 2) [1] died between 1717-19; married Walter Fairfield of Wenham. (p. 300) [7]
  • William, born June 29, 1678 (p. 15) [3]; probably died young. (p. 2) [1]
  • Mercy/Marcie, born March 18, 1678; died September 11, 1733; married first John Smith on February 4, 1703; married second September 18, 1716, Arthur Abbot of Ipswich. (p. 2) [1] (p. 15; p. 18; p. 398; p. 476) [3]
  • Samuel, born June 29, 1682; died Aug. 13, 1747; married Mary Burley, daughter of Andrew Burley. (p. 4) [1] (p. 18; p. 476) [3]

Births, Marriages, Deaths

Ipswich Births

Children: ADDAMS
  • Mercy, d. Nathaniell, Apr. 1, 1674. CTR (p. 15)
  • Marcie, d. Nathaniell, Mar. 18, 1678. CTR (p. 15)
  • Thomas, s. Nathaniell, June 14, 1672. CTR (p. 15)
  • William, s. Nathaniell, June ––, 1678. CTR (p. 15) [8]

Ipswich Marriages

  • DICKENSON, Mercy, and Nathaniell Addams, June 30, 1668. CTR (p. 133)
  • ADDAMS, Nathaniell, and Mercy Dickenson, June 30, 1668. CTR (p. 19)
  • Adams, Nathaniell, and Abigall, Jan. ––, 1693. (p. 18)
  • Adams, Mercy, and John Smith, Feb. 4, 1702-3.* (p. 18)
  • Smith, Mercy [wid. int.], and Auther Abbet, Sept. 16, 1716. CR5* (p. 398)
  • Adams, Samuel, and Mary Burley, int. Sept. 28, 1706. (p. 18)

See also: New England Marriages

Ipswich Deaths

  • ADDAMS (Adams), Nathaniel, Apr. 11, 1715, in his 73d y. GR1. (p. 477)
  • Adams, Mercy, d. Nathaniell, June 13, 1674. CTR (p. 477)
  • Adams, Nathaniel, Aug. 31, 1736. (p. 477)
  • Adams, Samuel, Aug. 13, 1747. (p. 476)
  • Adams, Thomas, Oct. 24, 1729. (p. 477)
  • Abbot, Mercy, w. Arthur, Sept. 11, 1733. (p. 476)
  • ADAMS, Nathaniel ( -1693+) & Mercy DICKINSON ; 30 Jun 1688; Ipswich (p. 5)
  • Fairfield, Walter & 1/wf Sarah Adams (1675 - ); b. 1696; Ipswich. (p. 257)
  • Adams, Thomas (1672-1729) & Bethiah [Blanchard ?] b. 1694; Ipswich. ( p. 6)[9]


Sources

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 Some descendants of William Adams of Ipswich, Mass. by W.S. Appleton, David Clapp & Son, Boston 188, (p. 1)
  2. Essex Institute Historical Collections, Volume 21, Essex Institute Press, 1884
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.7 Vital Records of Ipswich, MA to the end of the year 1849, The Essex Institue, Salem, 1910
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ipswich in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Thomas Franklin Waters, Sarah Goodhue, John Wise, Ipswich HistoricalSsociety, 1917
  5. Find A Grave Memorial# 38221663
  6. A Family Record of Dr. Samuel Adams, United Empire Loyalist of Vermont and Upper Canada: The First Five Generations Descending from William Adams of Ipswich (1594-1661) and the Descendants of Dr. Samuel Adams of Arlington, (1730-1810), R.T. Adams, 1995
  7. Walkers through history: with female lines of Quinn, Kilton, Lovell, Lamson, Dean, Tidd, Fuller, a bit about Leonard, and a few others, Anne Walker Cassidy, 1997
  8. Vital Records of Ipswich, MA to the end of the year 1849, The Essex Institue, Salem, 1910
  9. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 By Clarence Almon Torrey, Elizabeth Petty Bentley


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