Charles Adams Sr.
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Charles Francis Adams Sr. (1807 - 1886)

Charles Francis Adams Sr.
Born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 3 Sep 1829 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Charles Adams Sr. (1807-1886) was the son of John Quincy Adams, sixth U.S. President.

US minister to London during Civil War.

Adams, Charles Francis, Sr. (1807-1886) Son of sixth U.S. President John Quincy Adams and grandson of second U.S. President John Adams. Served in the U.S. House of Representatives under President Abraham Lincoln. US Ambassador to the UK, 1861-68. Married Abigail Browne Brooks (1808-1889). Unitarian, Diplomat, Republican.


See also:

  • "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 17 March 2020), Charles F. Adams, 21 Nov 1886; citing Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, v 375 p 316, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 960,233.
  • Biography at Wikipedia
  • Fact: Residence (from 1809 to 1815) St Petersburg, Russia
  • Fact: Residence (from 1815 to 1817) England
  • Fact: EDUC (1825) Harvard University
  • Fact: Residence (from 1826 to 1827) Washington District of Columbia, United States
  • Fact: Residence (1850) Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts
  • Fact: Occupation (BET. MAR 1861 - 1868) U.S. Minister to Great Britain
  • Fact: Residence (1880) Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Fact: Residence (21 November 1886) London, England
  • Fact: Obituary (22 Nov 1886) Edinburgh, Edinburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Fact: Obituary (23 Nov 1886) Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Fact: National Id 4190
  • Fact: Occupation Diplomat - Author
  • Fact: Occupation Lawyer
  • Fact: scholastic-achievement England - Harvard
  • Fact: Burial Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States


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Adams-29858 and Adams-19 appear to represent the same person because: same mother and dates
I have no idea if Brooks Peter Chardon Adam should be called BROOKS as his first name or PETER ? He authored under the name of " Brooks" ; used " Peter" in earlier resources. What do you think ?
posted by Maggie N.
The profile for the SECOND WIFE needs to be OPEN according to the honor code of WikiTree before it can be merged . She can not be private .

THANKS . Maggie

posted by Maggie N.

this is the link I found to connect the gap of Charles Francis Adams to a second wife. Adelaid Wall