John  Adams I

John Adams I (1691 - 1761)

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John Adams I
Born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, British Americamap
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, British Americamap
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Categories: Parents of US Presidents | Braintree, Massachusetts | Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts | US President Direct Ancestor.

John Adams Sr. (1691-1761) was the father of John Adams Jr., second president of the United States, and grandfather of John Quincy Adams, the sixth president.


John Adams Sr. (February 8, 1691 – May 25, 1761) Adams married well, to Susanna Boylston, from a prominent family of scientists and medical doctors, in October 1734. Adams died in 1761, at the age of 70, and his widow Susanna later married John Hall

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  • Doug Wead, The raising of a president: the mothers and fathers of our nation's leaders, pp. 1, 6-7, 40-5-6 (Simon and Schuster, 2005). ISBN 978-0-7434-9726-8. Found online at Google Books. Accessed February 28, 2011.
  • Zachary Kent, John Adams: Creating a Nation: America's founding fathers, p. 13 (Enslow Publishers, 2004) ISBN 978-0-7660-2183-9. Found online at Google books. Accessed February 28, 2011.

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