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Samuel Adams (1694 - 1751)

Samuel Adams
Born in Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married 6 Oct 1720 in Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
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Died at age 57 in Braintree, Suffolk, Massachusetts Baymap
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Samuel Adams was born on January 28, 1693/4 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. His parents were Joseph Adams and Hannah Bass.[1][2]

He married Sarah Paine on October 06, 1720 Together they had 6 children:[3]

  1. Samuel Adams
  2. Sarah Adams was born on 4 Mar 1725/6
  3. Mary Adams was born on 4 Apr 1728 in Braintree, Norfolk, MA, She died on 5 Jul 1730 in Braintree,
  4. Joseph Adams
  5. Moses Adams
  6. Aaron Adams was born on 29 Jul 1736 in Braintree,
  7. Elijah Adams
  8. Nathaniel Adams was born on 19 Jan 1755 in Braintree

He died on July 17, 1751 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Roser, Susan E. "Mayflower Births and Deaths." Vol 1,& 2 Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., (Vol 1, 1992) p. 51
  2. Records of Town of Braintree 1640 to 1793, edited by Samuel A. Bates, Randolph, Mass.: Daniel H. Huxford, Publisher,1886, p. 669;
  • Family Data Collection - Individual Records Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000.
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Author: Yates Publishing Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004. Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases.
  • American Marriages Before 1699 Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1997.Original data - Clemens, William Montgomery. American Marriage Records Before 1699. Pompton Lakes, NJ, USA: Biblio Co., 1926.

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Adams-34640 and Adams-51 appear to represent the same person because: same parents and wife
posted by Robin Lee