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John Quincy Adams II (1833 - 1894)

John Quincy Adams II
Born in Washington City, District Of Columbia, District of Columbia, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 29 Apr 1861 in Brookline, Massmap
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Died at age 60 in Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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John Quincy Adams II (1833-1894) was the grandson of John Quincy Adams, sixth U.S. President, a Colonel, Union Army, Civil War. and aMember of Massachusetts House of Representatives.



John Quincy Adams II was the son of Charles Francis Adams, Charles Adams and Abigail Brown Brooks Abigail Brooks and , the grandson and namesake of President John Quincy Adams and the great-grandson of President John Adams. [1] He graduated from Harvard University in 1853, studied law, attained admission to the bar, and practiced in Boston. He later established an experimental model farm near Quincy, Massachusetts. Adams married Frances (Fanny) Cadwalader Crowninshield (1839–1911), daughter of George (1812–1857) and Harriet Sears Crowninshield (1809–1873) of the politically powerful Crowninshield family.


22 Sep 1833: born in Washington, District of Columbia.

1850: [2]

14 Aug 1894: died in Quincy, Massachusetts. [3] [4]

Research Notes

  • His son "George Caspar Adams was a former head coach of the Harvard University football program from 1890 to 1892. From 1890 to 1892, he co-coached with George A. Stewart, another Harvard graduate."
  • verify wikipedia sources, better write up,


  1. John Quincy Adams: A Life. Harlow G. Unger, p. 270-271.
  2. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), John Adams in household of L Gardner, Washington, ward 3, Washington, District of Columbia, United States; citing family 250, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "John Quincy Adams II," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, (accessed September 13, 2017).
  4. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), John Quincy Adams, 1894; Burial, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States of America, Mount Wollaston Cemetery; citing record ID 46627082, Find a Grave,


Thank you to Stanley Wood for creating Adams-14403 on 21 Nov 2013.

WikiTree profile Adams-10036 created through the import of Quinn-Bradlee_2012-11-07 copy.ged on Nov 16, 2012 by Quinn Bradlee.

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He has a daughter named Mary S. Adams, born in 1856. Her mother was a slave and so was she for 9 years.
posted by Jeffery Jones

My name is Jeffery and I am a descendant of John Q. Adams II. I have the census data, now my quest is to find my living relatives. Please reply, I've waited long enough.

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