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Benjamin Adams (1735 - 1817)

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Capt. Benjamin Adams
Born in Rowley, MAmap
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Died in Washington, PAmap
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Biography

Capt. Benjamin Adams was born in Rowley 1735. He lived in that part of Rowley, now Georgetown, in the Clark house on Haverill street and carried on the farm. He was known generally as "Lawyer Ben Adams" because of his pugnacity and fondness for litigation. Benjamin Adams was a Minute Man at the Lexington and Commanded a company at the Burgoyne campaign.

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Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts: Essex Institute, 1928-1931), 11.

ADAMS, Benjamin, s. William and Elizabeth, Nov. 20, 1735.

The Essex Antiquarian: An Illustrated ... Magazine Devoted to the Biography, Genealogy, History and Antiquities of Essex County, Massachusetts, Volume 2, 1898

Legislators of the Massachusetts General Court, 1691-1780: A Biographical Dictionary, John A. Schutz, UPNE, 1997

A genealogical history of Robert Adams, of Newbury, Mass: and his descendants, 1635-1900 ...

Lineage Book - National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Volume 47



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