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Peter Adams (1669 - 1747)

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Capt Peter Adams
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 12 Feb 1695 [location unknown]
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Died in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 21 Aug 2019 | Created 14 Dec 2008 | Last significant change: 21 Aug 2019
04:50: Michael Stafford deleted a message from Michael Stafford on the page for Peter Adams (1669-1747). [Thank Michael for this]
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On 12 Feb 1695 when Mary was 25, she married Capt. Peter Adams, son of Joseph Adams & Abigail Baxter, in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. 1694/5. Born on 7 Dec 1669

They had the following children: Mary (1696-) Abigail (1698-) Peter (1700-) Hannah (1702-) Esther (1707-) Mehitabel (1708-) Jedidiah (1711-1799) Bethiah (1713-1715)


Peter Adams and Mary Webb were married upon the 12th of February 1694/5 by Mr. Moses Fiske."

Peter was born in 1669. He was the son of Joseph Adams and Abigail Baxter. He passed away in 1747.


Family Memorial: Part 1. Genealogy of Fourteen Families of the Early Settlers of New-England, of the Names of Alden, Adams, Arnold, Bass, Billings, Capen, Copeland, French, Hobart, Jackson, Paine, Thayer, Wales and White ... All These Families are More Or Less Connected by Marriage, and Most of Them of Late Generations, the Descendants of John Alden. Part II. Genealogy of Ephraim and Sarah Thayer, with Their Fourteen Children, Elisha Thayer J. Farmer, printer, 1835

Pilgrim Notes and Queries, Volumes 1-3, Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1913

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)

Braintree, Massachusetts Published Town Records, including Vital Records Author: Samuel A. Bates Publication: Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA, 2001

A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, Massachusetts, and his Descendants; also John Adams of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1632-1897 Author: Andrew N. Adams Publication: Tuttle, Rutland, VT, 1898 Repository.

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On 14 Jun 2019 at 19:01 GMT Bob Keniston Jr. wrote:

Correct DOB, per Braintree records, is 12m, 7d, 1669, making DOB Feb 7, 1670. FAG manager has been advised.

On 14 Jun 2019 at 15:55 GMT Paula (Hawkins) Reinke wrote:

Hi Profile Managers, Please note there is a Suggestion that needs your attention. Thanks!

On 29 Mar 2018 at 13:34 GMT Anne B wrote:

Peter's birth place feels off, and the date does not agree with the biography.

Peter is 16 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 10 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 12 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.