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Peter Boylston Adams Esq (1738 - 1823)

Captain Peter Boylston Adams Esq
Born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap
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Died at age 84 in Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Peter Boylston Adams was born 16 October 1738 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, son of John Adams and Susannah Boylston. [1] He married Mary Crosby (1749-1823) 1768 in Massachusetts. [2] They were said to have had 6 children (needs source). Peter died 2 June 1823 in Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts and was buried in Hancock Cemetery at Quincy (formerly Braintree), Norfolk County, Massachusetts. [3]


  1. North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000.
  2. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line] Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
  • Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes, Alicia Crane Williams, John Bradley Arthaud, Jane Fletcher Fiske, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations - Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Mass December 1620 (Vol. 16 pt. 4) ([Plymouth, Massachus Page 126

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Adams-34662 and Adams-36 appear to represent the same person because: intended to be same
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