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Thomas Boylston Adams Jr. (abt. 1809 - 1837)

Thomas Boylston Adams Jr.
Born about in Braintree, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Died at about age 28 in Fort Dade, Florida Territory, United Statesmap
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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
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #40460329
  • William Arba Ellis, ed., Norwich University, 1819-1911: Her History, Her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor (Montpelier, Vermont: The Capital City Press, 1911), 2:47.

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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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