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Elisha Adams (1772 - 1819)

Elisha Adams
Born in Braintree, Norfolk Co., MAmap
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Husband of — married 31 Jan 1796 in Abington, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USAmap
Died in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap [uncertain]
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Born in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, on 25 Feb 1772 to Elihu Adams and Thankful White. Elisha Adams married Sarah Norton and had 12 children. He passed away on 29 Sep 1829 in Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Research Notes

Adams-16917 16:49, 9 April 2018 (EDT) There is no source stating that Elisha was born in Abington. Massachusetts, even though he was married there.



  • Thank you to Al Adams for creating Adams-14118 on 2 Nov 13.

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Updated to reflect the correct John Quincey Adams as well as his two siblings from [1]
posted by D. List
Elisha Adams is almost certainly the father of a different John Quincy Adams born in Abingtion, Massachusetts June 23, 1802 and not the one referenced by this page who was born Dec 19, 1800 in New Ipswich, New Hampshire. (See Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 and Family Data Collection - Individual Records - Birth year: 1800; Birth city: New Ipswich; Birth state: NH.)
posted by D. List

Rejected matches › Elisha Adams (1771-1858)

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