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Elihu Adams (1741 - 1775)

Captain Elihu Adams
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts Baymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 20 Sep 1765 in Randolph, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Died at age 34 in Cambridge, Massachusetts Baymap
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Biography

1776 Project
Captain Elihu Adams served with Middlesex County Militia, Massachusetts Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Elihu Adams is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A000465.

Elihu Adams was born in Braintree, Massachusetts Bay on 29 May 1741, the son of John Adams and Susannah Boylston. [1]

He married Thankful White on 20 Sep 1765 in Randolph, Massachusetts[2]

Captain Adams lead troops against the British in Boston Harbor. He died of illness in Cambridge, Massachusetts during the siege of Boston in 1775. [3][4] He was buried at what is today known as the "Old Section" of Union Cemetery in Holbrook, Massachusetts (then part of Braintree).[5] [6]

Sources

  1. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line] Ancestry.com 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), p783.
  2. Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line] Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011, Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts, p873
  3. Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed 21 Jun 2021), "Record of Elihu Adams", Ancestor # A000465.
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elihu_Adams
  5. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/112692700
  6. Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots; Volume: 1; Serial: 9504; Volume: 6

See also: https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Adams/06-01-02-0027



Thank you to Stanley Wood for creating Adams-14370 on 19 Nov 13.





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Adams-34663 and Adams-37 appear to represent the same person because: intended to be same: brother of Pres Adams
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