Rebecca (Graves) Adams
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Rebecca (Graves) Adams (1630 - 1664)

Rebecca Adams formerly Graves
Born in Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about 8 Oct 1652 in Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died at age 34 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial Americamap
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Rebecca Graves was born on 25 September 1630 in Ratcliff, Stepney, Middlesex, England. She was the daughter of Capt. Thomas Graves and his wife Katherine Gray. She was also a niece of Samuel Adam`s first wife, Mary Eaglesfield.

She was baptised on 25 Sep 1630 at the parish church of St John at Hackney, Hackney, Middlesex, England.

Rebecca died on 8 September 1664 in Chelmsford. Massachusetts, British American Colonies.


Rebecca Graves was married to Samuel Adams


Children of Rebecca Graves and her husband Samuel Adams;

  1. Samuel Adams. (1647 - 1647).
  2. Rebecca Adams. (1654 - 1727).
  3. John Adams. (1657 - 1657).
  4. Catherine Adams. (1657 - 1657).
  5. Susanna Adams. (1662 - 1741).
  6. Mary Graves Adams. (1664 - 1744)

Research Notes

  • Fact: Christening (25 September 1630) Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom
  • Fact: Burial (1664) Forefathers Burial Ground, Chelmsford Center, Tewksbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

other input - birth - Ratcliff Saint James, Middlesex, England before April 1628 with christening 6 April 1628 at St John of Wapping parish, Middlesex, England (Stepney)

Birth: 25 Sep 1630 Ratcliffe on the Wreake, Charnwood Borough, Leicestershire, England ( source ) was there some confusion here in identifying Ratcliffe ....  ??? Note Ratcliffe was a hamlet within Stepney, Middlesex, England.... where Thomas Grave was born .... linda brown raiola

Death: 8 Oct 1664 (aged 34) Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Burial: Forefathers Burial Ground, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA Plot: Grave location is unmarked and unknown Memorial #: 105613676 FIND A GRAVE.COM

Bio: Rebecca Graves, "England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"name: Rebecca Graves gender: Female baptism/christening date: 25 Sept 1630 baptism/christening place:SAINTJOHN,HACKNEY,LONDON,ENGLAND

father's name: Thomas Graves indexing project (batch) number: C04215-1 system origin: England-ODM source film number: 569924 reference number: Rebeca Adams, "Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910" name: Rebeca Adams gender: Female death date: 08 Oct 1664 death place: Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts marital status: Married spouse's name: Samuel Adams indexing project (batch) number: I01316-5**daughter of Capt. Thomas Graves and Katherine Gray and a niece of Samuel`s first wife, Mary. Rebecca d. Sept. 8, 1664, Chelmsford MA.

Samuel and Rebecca had 8 children (perhaps more ?) Family Members Parents Thomas Graves 1605-1652 Katherine Gray Graves 1605-1681 Spouse Samuel Adams 1617-1689 Siblings Elizabeth Graves Unknown-1676 John Graves 1633-1664 Thomas Graves 1638-1697 Nathaniel Graves 1639-1679 Joseph Graves 1645-1672 Half Siblings Susannah Graves Symmes 1643-1681 Children Rebecca Adams Waldo 1654-1727 John Adams 1657-1657 Catherine Adams 1657-1657 Katharine Adams Rayner 1659-1682 Susanna Adams Waldo 1662-1741 Mary Graves Adams Webb 1664-1744


  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 03 July 2018), memorial page for Rebecca Graves Adams (25 Sep 1630–8 Oct 1664), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105613676, citing Forefathers Burial Ground, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by OhioSearcher (contributor 47352802) .

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