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Peter Adams (1669 - 1747)

Capt Peter Adams
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Husband of — married 12 Feb 1694 in Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusettsmap
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Died at age 77 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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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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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed 12 December 2022), memorial page for Capt Peter Adams (7 Feb 1670–12 Apr 1747), Find a Grave Memorial ID 83107883, citing Plain Street Cemetery, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA; Maintained by Plantagenet Crown (contributor 49922906).
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Add son Jedediah Adams.

"Jedidiah y<sup>e</sup> son of Peter Adams & Mary his wife was born y<sup>e</sup> 21<sup>st</sup>. January 1710." <ref name="Bates-690">Bates: Page 690.</ref>

posted by Edwin Priest
Correct DOB, per Braintree records, is 12m, 7d, 1669, making DOB Feb 7, 1670. FAG manager has been advised.
posted by Bob Keniston Jr.
Hi Profile Managers, Please note there is a Suggestion that needs your attention. Thanks!

posted by Paula (Hawkins) Reinke
Peter's birth place feels off, and the date does not agree with the biography.
posted by Anne B

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