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Samuel Adams (1665 - 1714)

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Samuel Adams
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Died in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Born 3 Sep 1665 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

Samuel was born in 1665. He is the son of Joseph Adams and Abigail Baxter.


Records of the town of Braintree, 1640 to 1793. (Randolph, Massachusetts : D.H. Huxford, 1886), p. 644.

Sam'll Addams son of Joseph Addams & Abigail his wiffe borne 7 mo. 3, 1665.

Bartlett, Joseph Gardner, 1872-1927, "Henry Adams of Somersetshire, England, and Braintree, Mass.; his English ancestry and some of his descendants, compiled by J. Gardner Bartlett for Edward Dean Adams" ((New York, [Bartlett Orr press], 1927); LCCN: 85-891969).

Virkus, Frederick Adams, "Immigrant Ancestors: A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America before 1750" ((Chicago:IL, The Institute of American Genealogy, 1929); (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1964. 75p. Repr. 1986)), p. 15.

Torrey, Clarence Almon, "New England Marriages: Prior to 1700" ((Baltimore:MD, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997), NEHGS #B2-84750), p. 4.


Thank you to Sheldon Sickler for creating WikiTree profile Adams-14221 through the import of Sickler Family Tree(2).ged on Nov 5, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Sheldon and others.

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On 27 Mar 2018 at 22:21 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Adams-34654 and Adams-41 appear to represent the same person because: same parents and birth

On 16 Aug 2014 at 20:37 GMT Chris Hoyt wrote:

Adams-14221 and Adams-41 do not represent the same person because: The deaths dates are quite different and need to be verified and corrected prior to a merge in case these are different Samuel Adams entirely

Rejected matches › Samuel Adams I (1689-1748)

Samuel is 15 degrees from Cari Starosta, 13 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.