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Joseph Adams, son of Joseph Adams and Hannah his wife, was born 4 Jan 1688/9 in Braintree, Massachusetts.
Rev. Joseph graduated at Harvard College in 1710. He was ordained and settled at Newington, New Hampshire on November 16, 1715, and remained as pastor for 66 years; was very influential and widely known. He was called by the Hon. Jeremy Belknap, "his old friend the bishop of Newington". He died in his 95th year.
Married first Elizabeth Janvein Adams (1687 - 1757) and second Elizabeth Pickering Brackett Adams (1700 - 1762)
Descendants and Towns-people erected a memorial. In memory of the Rev. Joseph Adams first pastor of the Newington town Church 1715-1783
NOTE Buried in tomb beneath the Newington Church.
Graduated Harvard University, settled as minister at Newington, NH 1714 Reverend Joseph Adams was uncle to John Adams, 2nd President of the US.
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