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Ann (White) Boylston (1685 - 1772)

Ann Boylston formerly White
Born in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Wife of — married 1704 in Uncertwainmap
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Died in Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusettsmap
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Ann Boylston nee White (1685-1772) was maternal grandmother of the second U.S. president, John Adams and the great-grandmother of sixth president, John Quincy Adams.


Brookline, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Brookline, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Mass.: Essex Institute, 1929).

WHITE Ann, d. Benjamin and Susana, July 4, 1685. Roberts, Gary Boyd. Ancestors of American Presidents. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2009).

Maternal grandmother of John Adams (and great-grandmother of John Quincy Adams).

Boylston, The --- Family, NEHGR, Vol 111, Jan 1957; NEHGS,

White, John, Descendants of, NEHGR, v52, Oct 1898;


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White-44249 and White-15 appear to represent the same person because: identical birth and family
posted by Robin Lee
Ann WHite's Parents were:

Benjamin White (b. 1626, d. January 09, 1722/23) Susanna Cogswell m. on January 21, 1679/80 in Ipswich, MA666, daughter of William Cogswell and Susanna Hawkes

posted by Andrew McNellis

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