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Joseph Adams III (1689 - 1783)

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Rev. Joseph Adams III
Born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 1720 [location unknown]
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Died in Newington, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
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Biography

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.

The first pastor of Newington Town Church, 1715-1783; the son of Joseph and Hannah (Bass) Adams. [1][2]

Sources

  1. A Gen. His. of Henry Adams of Braintree,MA"
  2. Find a Grave: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=20907213
  • Rev Joseph Adams by George C. Groce, New-York Historical Society's dictionary of artists in America, 1564-1860.
  • The Earliest Diary of John Adams: June 1753 - April 1754, September 1758 - January 1759, Harvard University Press, Nov 30, 1981
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Clemens, William Montgomery. American Marriage Records Before 1699. Pompton Lakes, NJ, USA: Biblio Co., 1926.
  • Source Citation for Mayflower Births and Deaths, Vol. 1 and 2
  • Source Citation for North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
  • Source Citation for The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011


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On 26 Jul 2018 at 23:52 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Adams-3425 and Adams-43 appear to represent the same person because: same parents, similar dates. Dates are estimates, no primary sources shown to support either set of dates, should not stop the merge

On 28 Mar 2018 at 20:32 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Adams-34637 and Adams-43 appear to represent the same person because: same parents, need sources for birth and death, should not preclude merge

On 29 Sep 2015 at 21:37 GMT US Presidents Project WikiTree wrote:

Do you have any ideas around the dates associated with this family? Can you add some estimates?

Joseph is 16 degrees from Cari Starosta, 14 degrees from Marie-Antoinette d'Autriche and 11 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.