Abigail (Baxter) Adams

Abigail (Baxter) Adams (1634 - 1692)

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Abigail Adams formerly Baxter
Born in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Wife of — married 2 Nov 1650 in Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Braintree/Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified 1 Feb 2019 | Created 14 Dec 2008
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Abigail Adams nee Baxter (1634-1692) was the paternal great-grandmother of John Adams Jr., second president of the United States.

Born Sep 1634 in Roxbury, Suffok County, Massachusetts.[1]

Note: One merged-in profile had the birth date as 28 Mar 1634.

Died 27 Oct 1692 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.[2]

Buried 1692 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

This note was in one merged-in profile: Burials at Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, MA Captain Joseph Baxter, 89th yr May 7 1829 Jerusha Baxter, w/o Joseph, September 20, 1817 John Baxter, 80 yrs, August 30, 1777.

Abigail was born in 1634. She passed away in 1692.


  • Genealogies of the Families Of Braintree, Norfolk, Mass., 1640-1850 Author: Waldo Chamberlain Sprague, AB Publication: Including the modern town of Randolph & Holbrook and the city of Quincy, after the separation from Braintree in 1792-3. Page: 16, 434.
  • S44 Braintree, Massachusetts Published Town Records, including Vital Records. Author: Samuel A. Bates. Higginson Book Co., Salem, MA, 2001 reprint. Repository: Lynnfield Public Library.
  • S47 The Vital Records of Roxbury, Massachusetts to the end of 1849. Essex Institute, Salem, MA, 1925-26. Repository: Lynnfield Public Library.


  1. Source: #S47
  2. Source: #S44

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On 27 Mar 2018 at 22:03 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Baxter-5388 and Baxter-1 appear to represent the same person because: identical data

On 11 Aug 2014 at 19:39 GMT Philip Smith wrote:

Baxter-1 and Baxter-2032 appear to represent the same person because: same

please use info in Baxter-1

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