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Rebecca (Adams) Patten (1651 - 1677)

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Rebecca Patten formerly Adams
Born in Englandmap
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Wife of — married in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 May 2011 | Last significant change: 2 Apr 2018
23:38: Jeanne Howell edited the Biography for Rebecca (Adams) Patten. [Thank Jeanne for this]
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Categories: England, Adams Name Study | Massachusetts, Adams Name Study | 17th Century, Adams Name Study | Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Church records indicate that Rebecca was born in England, the daughter of John and Anne Adams.[1][2]

Married Nov. 24, 1669 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[3][4] She was the daughter of John and Anne Adams. John Adams is believed to be the sixth son of Henry Adams, of Braintree, one of the first settlers in the west part of Cambridge. She died Oct. or Dec. 18, 1677 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.[5][6]


  1. "Massachusetts, State Vital Records, 1841-1920." Secretary of the Commonwealth. State Archives, Boston.
  3. "Massachusetts, State Vital Records, 1841-1920." Secretary of the Commonwealth. State Archives, Boston.
  4. "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 31 March 2015), Nathaniel Patten and Rebeccah Adams, 24 Nov 1669; citing reference p 212; FHL microfilm 892,249.
  5. Baldwin, Thomas W. Patten Genealogy William Patten of Cambridge, 1635, and His Descendants. 1908. Page 21. Jayme Arrington has a copy of it and will scan the page on request.
  6. "Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 31 March 2015), Rebeccah Pattin, 18 Oct 1677; citing Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, reference p 65; FHL microfilm 892,249.


  • This person was created through the import of Schauman Skinner Tree_2011-05-21.ged on 22 May 2011.
  • WikiTree profile Adams-6168 created through the import of Adele Schauman Skinner_2011-07-11.ged on Jul 11, 2011 by Adele Schauman.

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On 7 Mar 2016 at 19:53 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Adams-6161 and Adams-3555 appear to represent the same person because: dates corrected sources found, these are clearly the same person now

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