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Thomas Boylston Adams Jr. (1809 - 1837)

Thomas Boylston Adams Jr.
Born in Braintree, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Fort Dade, Floridamap
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Thomas Boylston Adams (1809-1837) was born in 1809. He is the son of Thomas Boylston- Adams and Ann Herrod and the grandson of John Adams, second U.S. President.

He was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. He died at his post in Fort Dade, Florida

14 December. Lt. Thomas Boylston Adams Jr., dies of a fever at Fort Dade, Florida, during the Second Seminole War.

Thomas was a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy, July 1, 1824 to July 1, 1828; 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Artillery, July 1, 1828; 1st lieutenant, 2nd Artillery, Dec.1, 1833. He served at Fortress Monroe, in South Carolina, and in Florida during the Seminoles War.[1]


  1. Treat, John Harvey. The Treat Family: A Genealogy of Trott, Tratt and Treat. (Salem: Massachusetts: The Salem Press Publishing & Printing Company. 1893) p. 332

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From John Adams to Thomas Boylston Adams, Jr., 20 September 1822 (a letter from a grandfather to his grandson) note: this is an early access link which will disappear

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