Joseph Adams1

b. 1626, d. 6 December 1694
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1580, d. 6 Oct 1646
Birth*1626Joseph Adams was born in 1626 in England.1
(Son) Immigration1633Joseph immigrated to New England with his parents and siblings, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633.2
Marriage*29 November 1650He married Abigail Baxter, daughter of Gregory Baxter and Margaret Paddy, on 29 November 1650 in Braintree, Suffolk County.3,4,5,6
Occupation*He was a maltster.7
(Son-in-Law) Will2 June 1659Joseph's father-in-law Gregory Baxter wrote his will dated 2 June 1659 and bequeathed to his daughter Abigail and her husband, his son-in-law Joseph Adams, "six acres of land lying in the Great Field...and also my little island of salt marsh which lyeth at the head of the Salt Creek..." To Abigail and Joseph's son Joseph, he gave half his lands at the Captain's Plain, and if the child were to die without an heir, the lands were to go to Abigail's next oldest son, or daughter if she had no son. To his son-in-law Joseph Adams, he also bequeathed his old mare.8,9,10
Court Action*28 July 1674Joseph filed a complaint against the estate of Samuel Deering and on 28 July 1674 his widow Mary (Newcomb) Deering was ordered to appear in court to answer the complaint, and in the meantime not to alienate any of the estate. She presented her account on 27 October 1674 and was ordered to pay 20 shillings each to the youngest seven children as they arrived at their respective ages, "the eldest having had her portion already." If there was any land at Quinebauge (Plainfield, Connecticut) belonging to the deceased Samuel Deering, it was to be divided equally among his eight children.8
(Husband) Death27 August 1692Joseph became a widower when Abigail (Baxter) Adams died on 27 August 1692.1
Death*6 December 1694He died on 6 December 1694 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England), at age 68.1

Family

Abigail Baxter b. Sep 1634, d. 27 Aug 1692

Citations

  1. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and his descendants : also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Rutland, Vermont: published by the author; The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), page 7. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  2. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 1.
  3. [S1036] Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to N.E. 1620-1633, Vols. I-III, online at www.americanancestors.org, Gregory Baxter, pages 137-139, stating date as "29 November 1650" and citing Braintree's Vital Records. Hereinafter cited as Great Migration Begins, 1620-1633, Vols. I-III.
  4. [S1262] Joseph Nickerson Baxter, compiler, Memorial of the Baxter Family, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of W. L. Deland and Son, 1879), pages 8-10. Hereinafter cited as Memorial of the Baxter Family.
  5. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 7, noting the date as "Nov. 26, 1650."
  6. [S1262] Joseph Nickerson Baxter, Memorial of the Baxter Family, pages 11-12, noting date as "Nov. 29, 1650" in the publication; another hand then crossing out the "29", although not replacing it with another date.
  7. [S1262] Joseph Nickerson Baxter, Memorial of the Baxter Family, pages 11-12.
  8. [S283] Walter Goodwin Davis, Massachusetts and Maine Families: In the Ancestry of Walter Goodwin Davis (1885-1966): a reprinting, in alphabetical order by surname, of the sixteen multi-ancestor compendia: (plus Thomas Haley of Winter Harbor and his descendants), Volumes 1-3 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1996) Volume I. Allanson-French; Volume II. Gardner-Moses; Volume III. Neal-Wright. Digitized pages of the books are also available online at www.ancestry.com, Volume I, Deering, pages 418-419. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts and Maine Families.
  9. [S1260] Wm. B. Trask, "Gregory Baxter of Braintree: Abstracts from the Earliest Wills on Record in the County of Suffolk, Mass.", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 9, page 136 (April 1885). Hereinafter cited as "Will Abstract of Gregory Baxter of Braintree."
  10. [S1036] Great Migration Begins, 1620-1633, Vols. I-III, online at www.americanancestors.org, Gregory Baxter, pages 137-139.

Martha Adams1

b. 1665, d. 29 December 1717
Father*James Adams1
Birth*1665Martha Adams was born in 1665, as calculated from her age at death.2
Marriage*5 February 1678She married Benjamin Pierce, son of Michael Pierce, on 5 February 1678 in Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).3,4
Death*29 December 1717She died on 29 December 1717 in Scituate2
Burial* and was buried in Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Her gravestone marked her death at age 52.2

Family

Benjamin Pierce b. 1646, d. 1723
Children1.Martha Pierce1 b. 14 Dec 1679, d. 18 Feb 1700
2.Jershua Pierce+3 b. 13 Feb 1681
3.Benjamin Pierce+3 b. 11 Mar 1683/84, d. 1772
4.Ebenezer Pierce1 b. 2 Apr 1686
5.Persis Pierce1 b. 6 Jun 1688, d. 18 Dec 1717
6.Caleb Pierce1 b. 12 Jun 1690, d. a 1730
7.Thomas Pierce1 b. 14 Nov 1692, d. 1775
8.Adams Pierce1 b. 11 Jun 1695, d. 19 Jan 1714
9.Jeremiah Pierce1 b. 17 Sep 1697
10.Elisha Pierce+3 b. 24 Nov 1699, d. 15 Jul 1770

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume II, Deaths, page 433 referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, stated their marriage in "1695", rather than 1678, and identified her father as "James Adams."
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 231, his name spelled "Pearce", her name "Adames", and the date written as "Feb. (written above Apr.) 5, 1678."

Nathan Adams1

(Appraiser) Administration16 April 1793Administration on the Estate of Abigail (Sheldon) Bolton Smith was opened on 16 April 1793 in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, and on 20 Apr 1793, Jonas Page, Nathan Adams and Wallis Little were appointed to appraise the real estate Abigail had received as her dower after her first husband, William Bolton Jr., died in 1780 and would, as a result of her death, be distributed to William and Abigail's children.1

Citations

  1. [S489] William Bolton Jr., Administration of 1780, Probate File Number 2129, Probate Records 1648-1924, Middlesex County Massachusetts probate file number 2129 (Microfilm of original records in the Middlesex County Courthouse, Cambridge, Massachusetts), LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as William Bolton Jr. Administration of 1780.

Peter Adams1

b. 1622
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1580, d. 6 Oct 1646
Birth*1622Peter Adams was born in 1622 in England.1
(Son) Immigration1633Peter immigrated to New England with his parents and siblings, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633.2

Citations

  1. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and his descendants : also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Rutland, Vermont: published by the author; The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), page 7. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  2. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 1.

Prudence Adams1

b. 10 April 1683, d. 23 February 1772
Father*Henry Adams2,3 b. Nov 1657, d. 29 Sep 1733
Mother*Prudence Frary2,3 b. 20 Aug 1662, d. 29 Dec 1750
Birth*10 April 1683Prudence Adams was born on 10 April 1683 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,4,3
Marriage*14 April 1702She married Joseph Morse, son of Joseph Morse and Mehitable Wood, on 14 April 1702 in Medfield, Suffolk County.1,5,2
(Wife) Death18 April 1734Prudence became a widow when Joseph Morse died on 18 April 1734.2,1
Death*23 February 1772She died on 23 February 1772 at age 88.1,2

Family

Joseph Morse b. 25 Mar 1679, d. 18 Apr 1734
Child1.Joseph Morse1,6 b. 15 Nov 1705, d. 1780

Citations

  1. [S504] Compiled by J. Howard Morse and Emily W. Leavitt, Morse Genealogy : comprising the descendants of Samuel, Anthony, William and Joseph Morse and John Moss : being a revision of the "Memorial of the Morses" published by Rev. Abner Morse in 1850, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Samuel Morse (1587-1654) immigrated to Watertown, Massachusetts in 1635. Anthony Morse (1618-1686) and his brother, William Morse (1614-1683), immigrated to Newbury, Massachusetts. Joseph Morse (d.1646) immigrated to Ipswich, Massachusetts. John Moss (1603 or 4-1707) immigrated to New Haven, Connecticut. All emigrated from England. Includes indexes. (Cloverdale, Oregon: Morse Society, 1982), Samuel Morse, Fourth Generation, pages 42-43. Hereinafter cited as Morse Genealogy : comprising the descendants of Samuel, Anthony, William and Joseph Morse and John Moss.
  2. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and his descendants : also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Rutland, Vermont: published by the author; The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), page 10. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 13. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 10, noting year as 1682/83.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 112.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Sherborn Births, Volume 1, page 68.

Rebecca Adams1

d. 17 September 1727
Father*Samuel Adams1
Mother*Rebecca Graves1
Marriage*1676/77She married first John Waldo, son of Cornelius Waldo and Hannah Cogswell, in 1676/77 probably in her home town in Charlestown, Middlesex County.1
Relationship Note* Sisters Susannah and Rebecca Adams married brothers Daniel Waldo and John Waldo.1
(Wife) Deathbefore 1710Rebecca became a widow when John Waldo died before 1710.1
Marriage*26 April 1710She married second Deacon Eliezer Brown of Canterbury, Connecticut on 26 April 1710.1
(Wife) Death22 January 1719/20Rebecca became a widow for the second time when Deacon Eliezer Brown died on 22 January 1719/20.1
Death*17 September 1727She died on 17 September 1727 in Canterbury, Connecticut.1

Family 1

John Waldo d. b 1710

Family 2

Deacon Eliezer Brown d. 22 Jan 1719/20

Citations

  1. [S1191] Waldo Lincoln Esq., "Four Generations of the Waldo Family in America", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 52, pages 213-228 (April 1898). Hereinafter cited as "Waldo Family, Four Generation."

Richard Adams1,2

b. 22 October 1678, d. 12 April 1749
Father*William Adams3,4
Mother*Elizabeth ______3,4
Birth*22 October 1678If Richard's parents have been identified correctly, he was born on 22 October 1678 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).3,4
Marriage*He married Mercy Leonard, daughter of Samuel Leonard and Abigail Wood.2
(Husband) Land Records26 March 1706 On 26 March 1706, Richard Adams and his wife Mercy (Leonard) Adams, along with her siblings Samuel Leonard, Mary (Leonard) Newton and Elizabeth (Leonard) Clark and her husband Thomas Clark sold all their right in the property of their grandfather, John Wood of Plymouth, deceased, to their uncle, Nathaniel Wood.1
Religion*January 1709Mercy and Richard Adams renewed the covenant and received the privilege of baptism for their children in January 1709 at the First Congregational Church, Preston.2,5
(Son-in-Law) Religion30 November 1720Richard and his wife Mercy, together with her father Samuel Leonard, and Lydia (Cooke) Leonard, widow of her brother Samuel, were among the founders of the Second Church, Preston, on 30 November 1720.1
Death*12 April 1749He died on 12 April 1749 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut, at age 70.2
Will*4 May 1749The will of Richard Adams of Preston, dated 19 January 1748/49 and probated on 4 May 1749, named his wife Mercy, daughters Elizabeth and Abigail and son Richard. His son Richard and his wife Susanna were named executors.2

Family

Mercy Leonard d. 24 Dec 1749
Children1.Elizabeth Adams2 b. 25 Jul 1705
2.Richard Adams2 b. 3 Jun 1708
3.Abigail Adams2 b. 22 Mar 1717/18

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 15, Samuel Leonard, pages 20-21. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 51, Mercy Leonard, page 53.
  3. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 51, Mercy Leonard, page 53, noting his "possible" parents as William and Elizabeth Adams of Sudbury, Massachusetts.
  4. [S1185] Byron S. Niemann, "The Possible Parentage of James Adams (1668-1741) of Westerly, RI", The Connecticut Nutmegger Volume 25, pages 573-575 (March 1993): states that by his matching up of relationships with the records of Concord, Massachusetts it became apparent that James Adams of Wells was the son of William and Elizabeth Adams of Sudbury and Concord, Massachusetts, and the brother of Richard Adams, born 22 August 1678 who married Mercy Leonard. Hereinafter cited as "James Adams (1668-1741) of Westerly, RI."
  5. [S1186] Preston, CT, First Congregational Church Records, 1698-1898, online at www.americanancestors.org, image# 8, page 135. Hereinafter cited as Preston First Congregational Church' 1698-1898.

Richard Adams1

b. 3 June 1708
Father*Richard Adams1 b. 22 Oct 1678, d. 12 Apr 1749
Mother*Mercy Leonard1 d. 24 Dec 1749
Birth*3 June 1708Richard Adams was born on 3 June 1708 in Preston1
Baptism2 January 1709 and was baptized with his sister Elizabeth on 2 January 1709 at the First Congregational Church, Preston, New London County, Connecticut.1,2
Marriage*He married Susanna ______.1
(Son) Will4 May 1749His father's will, dated 19 January 1748/49 and probated on 4 May 1749, named his wife Mercy, daughters Elizabeth and Abigail and son Richard. Richard and his wife Susanna were named executors.1

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 51, Mercy Leonard, page 53. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S1186] Preston, CT, First Congregational Church Records, 1698-1898, online at www.americanancestors.org, image# 12, page 139. Hereinafter cited as Preston First Congregational Church' 1698-1898.

Ruth Adams1

Marriage*22 December 1691She married, as his second wife, Amos Fisher of Dedham, as his second wife, son of Daniel Fisher and Abigail Marriott, on 22 December 1691 probably in Boston. They were married by Samuel Sewell, Esq. of Boston and their marriage was recorded in Dedham twice.2,3

Family

Amos Fisher b. 8 Nov 1654

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 239. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 239, noting a Boston marriage.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Dedham, Volumes 1 and 2, page 24, noting a Dedham marriage.

Samuel Adams1

Father*Henry Adams2
Marriage*He married Rebecca Graves.2

Family

Rebecca Graves
Children1.Rebecca Adams2 d. 17 Sep 1727
2.Susannah Adams+2

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 172-173. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S1191] Waldo Lincoln Esq., "Four Generations of the Waldo Family in America", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 52, pages 213-228 (April 1898). Hereinafter cited as "Waldo Family, Four Generation."

Samuel Adams1

b. 1617
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1580, d. 6 Oct 1646
Birth*1617Samuel Adams was born in 1617 in England.1
(Son) Immigration1633Samuel immigrated to New England with his parents and siblings, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633.2

Citations

  1. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and his descendants : also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Rutland, Vermont: published by the author; The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), page 6. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  2. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 1.

Samuel Adams1

Family

Child1.Emilia Adams1

Citations

  1. [S1541] Homan Potterton, Potterton People and Places: Three Centuries of an Irish Family. This book is well researched and sourced throughout as it tells the story of the Potterton family who came to Ireland in the late 17th Century. They settled as tenant farmers in County Meath, and have remained there ever since, farming the same lands. (County Louth, Ireland: Choice Publishing, 2006), found in excerpts from the book on www.amazon.com. Hereinafter cited as Potterton People and Places.

Sarah Adams1

b. 6 December 1667, d. 17 May 1758
Father*Jonathan Adams2
Mother*Elizabeth Fussell2
Birth*6 December 1667Sarah Adams was born on 6 December 1667 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3
Marriage*20 June 1710She married, as his second wife, John Rockwood, son of Nicholas Rockwood and Margaret Holbrook, on 20 June 1710 in Medfield.1,4
Name Variation The ROCKWOOD surname was often spelled ROCKET and also ROCKETT in the old records.4,1
(Wife) Death16 December 1746Sarah became a widow when Reverend John Rockwood died on 16 December 1746.1,5
Death*17 May 1758Sarah's death on 17 May 1758 in Medfield at age 90 was recorded as Sarah Rockwood, widow of John of Medway at age 90.1,6

Family

John Rockwood b. 12 Feb 1662/63, d. 16 Dec 1746

Citations

  1. [S1291] William S. Tilden, History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 : with genealogies of the families that held real estate or made any considerable stay in the town during the first century, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Geo. H. Ellis, 1887), Rockwood, pages 471-474. Hereinafter cited as History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886.
  2. [S1291] William S. Tilden, History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886, Jonathan Adams, page 288.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 13. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 169, his surname transcribed as "Rockett."
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medway Deaths, Volume 1, page 337.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 233.

Susannah Adams1

Father*Samuel Adams2
Mother*Rebecca Graves2
Marriage*20 November 1683She married Daniel Waldo, son of Cornelius Waldo and Hannah Cogswell, on 20 November 1683 in Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2
Relationship Note Sisters Susannah and Rebecca Adams married brothers Daniel Waldo and John Waldo.2

Family

Daniel Waldo b. 19 Aug 1657
Child1.Susanna Waldo+2 b. 1684

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 172-173. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S1191] Waldo Lincoln Esq., "Four Generations of the Waldo Family in America", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 52, pages 213-228 (April 1898). Hereinafter cited as "Waldo Family, Four Generation."

Thomas Adams1

b. 1612
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1580, d. 6 Oct 1646
Birth*1612Thomas Adams was born in 1612 in England.1
(Son) Immigration1633Thomas immigrated to New England with his parents and siblings, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633.2

Citations

  1. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and his descendants : also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Rutland, Vermont: published by the author; The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), pages 5-6. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  2. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 1.

Ursula Adams1

Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1580, d. 6 Oct 1646
Birth*Ursula Adams was born in England.1
(Daughter) Immigration1633Ursula immigrated to New England with her parents and siblings, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633.1

Citations

  1. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., and his descendants : also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Rutland, Vermont: published by the author; The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), page 1. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.

Versan Adams1

(Member) Religion31 March 1805Zilpah Bolton and Nathaniel Everett, along with several others including Thomas Ditson, John Hayden, George Briggs Cox, Simeon Blanchard, Francis Green, Peter Vallett, John Woodward, Mary Marnson, Ruth Thayer, Venus Sylvester, Kezia Booth, Lydia Leeds, Botsey Jones, Versan Adams, Zebudah Hayden, Martha Farrar, Betsey Mirth Horton, Catherine Thayer, Lydia Sweetser and Sally Lovis, were baptized and became members of the Second Baptist Church, Boston, on Sunday, 31 March 1805. In the baptismal records, the men and women were listed separately.2,3,4

Citations

  1. [S893] Records of the Second Baptist Church, Boston, 1788-1809, original manuscript, Reference Item# 26, Franklin Trask Library, 210 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, MA, pages 114 and 118.
  2. [S893] Records of the Second Baptist Church, Boston, 1788-1809, original manuscript, Franklin Trask Library, page 118.
  3. [S183] Boston, Massachusetts, Church Records, 1789-1811; FHL# 856700 Item# 5, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Second Baptist Church Records, 1789-1811.
  4. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.

William Adams1

Marriage*He married Elizabeth ______.1

Family

Elizabeth ______
Child1.Richard Adams+2,3 b. 22 Oct 1678, d. 12 Apr 1749

Citations

  1. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 51, Mercy Leonard, page 53. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five), Person# 51, Mercy Leonard, page 53, noting his "possible" parents as William and Elizabeth Adams of Sudbury, Massachusetts.
  3. [S1185] Byron S. Niemann, "The Possible Parentage of James Adams (1668-1741) of Westerly, RI", The Connecticut Nutmegger Volume 25, pages 573-575 (March 1993): states that by his matching up of relationships with the records of Concord, Massachusetts it became apparent that James Adams of Wells was the son of William and Elizabeth Adams of Sudbury and Concord, Massachusetts, and the brother of Richard Adams, born 22 August 1678 who married Mercy Leonard. Hereinafter cited as "James Adams (1668-1741) of Westerly, RI."

Reverend William Adams1,2

Marriage*15 October 1674He married first Mary Manning of Cambridge on 15 October 1674 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3
Marriage*29 March 1680He married second, as her first husband Alice Bradford on 29 March 1680 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3

Family 1

Mary Manning

Family 2

Alice Bradford b. c 1661, d. 15 Mar 1745
Child1.Elizabeth Adams1,2 b. 23 Feb 1680/81, d. 1760

Citations

  1. [S1203] Joel Nelson Eno, "John Niles of Braintree, Mass., and some of his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 85, pages 145-157 (April 1931). Hereinafter cited as "John Niles of Braintree."
  2. [S1216] Communicated by Rev. William Allen, "Descendants of Alice Bradford", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 9, pages 127-128 (April 1855). Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Alice Bradford."
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 6. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.

Abijah Adamson1

b. 1842
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*James Adamson1
Mother*Emmaline Heaton1 b. 1826
Birth*1842Abijah Adamson was born in 1842.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 5, page 156. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Cyrus Adamson1

b. 1847
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*James Adamson1
Mother*Emmaline Heaton1 b. 1826
Birth*1847Cyrus Adamson was born in 1847.1

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 5, page 156. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

James Adamson1

ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Marriage*He married Emmaline Heaton, daughter of Samuel C. Heaton and Margaret Rose.1

Family

Emmaline Heaton b. 1826
Children1.Abijah Adamson1 b. 1842
2.Cyrus Adamson1 b. 1847

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 5, page 156. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Isaac Addington1

Family

Child1.Rebecca Addington+1 b. 1648

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 111. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

Rebecca Addington1

b. 1648
Father*Isaac Addington1
Birth*1648Rebecca Addington was born in 1648.1
Marriage*She married Eleazer Davenport.1
(Wife) Death8 October 1678Rebecca became a widow when Eleazer Davenport died on 8 October 1678.1

Family

Eleazer Davenport d. 8 Oct 1678
Children1.Addington Davenport+1 b. 3 Aug 1670, d. 2 Apr 1736
2.Eleazer Davenport1 b. 13 Apr 1674
3.Rebecca Davenport1 b. 7 Aug 1676, d. 15 May 1718
4.Nathaniel Davenport1 b. 20 Jun 1678

Citations

  1. [S1016] Henry Davenport, "Genealogical Notice of the Descendants of Eleazer Davenport", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 4, pages 111-116 (April 1850): page 111. Hereinafter cited as "Descendants of Eleazer Davenport."

Hannah Addleman1

b. 1765, d. 3 April 1842
Birth*1765Hannah Addleman was born in 1765 in Pennsylvania.2
Marriage*She married John Rose.3
(Wife) Death28 November 1825Hannah became a widow when John Rose died on 28 November 1825.4
Death*3 April 1842She died on 3 April 1842 at Clarksville, Greene County, Pennsylvania, in her 77th year2
Burial* and was buried in the Rose Cemetery, Clarksville.2

Family

John Rose b. Jun 1764, d. 28 Nov 1825
Child1.Margaret Rose+3 b. 1799, d. 1827

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 5, pages 154-181. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Addleman) Rose, Memorial# 46399923. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 5, page 156.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John Rose, Memorial# 46399976.

Lettice Aggar1

Marriage*30 October 1598She married Bennett Elliott on 30 October 1598 in the Parish of St. John the Baptist, Widford, Hertfordshire, England.1

Family

Bennett Elliott
Children1.Lydia Eliot2
2.Reverend John Eliot1,3 b. 5 Aug 1604

Citations

  1. [S1290] Henry P. Waters, "Genealogical Gleanings in England", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 48, pages 396-404 (July 1874): page 403. Hereinafter cited as "Genealogical Gleanings in England (Bennett Elliott)."
  2. [S1290] Henry P. Waters, "Genealogical Gleanings in England (Bennett Elliott)."
  3. [S1290] Henry P. Waters, "Genealogical Gleanings in England (Bennett Elliott)", page 402.

Hannah Albie1

d. 24 April 1723
Marriage*25 March 1663She married Samuel Wight, son of Thomas Wight and Alice ______, on 25 March 1663 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
(Wife) Death21 December 1716Hannah became a widow when Samuel Wight died on 21 December 1716.1
Death*24 April 1723She died on 24 April 1723, probably in Medfield.1

Family

Samuel Wight b. 5 Feb 1638/39, d. 21 Dec 1716
Children1.Hannah Wight1 b. 25 Mar 1664, d. 4 Jun 1664
2.Samuel Wight1 b. 11 Nov 1665
3.Hannah Wight1 b. 4 Feb 1667/68
4.John Wight1 b. 22 May 1670
5.Nathaniel Wight1 b. 11 Oct 1672
6.Benjamin Wight1 b. 30 Jan 1674/75
7.Abiel Wight1 b. 3 Nov 1676
8.Joseph Wight1 b. 7 Sep 1679
9.Jonathan Wight1 b. 11 Sep 1682

Citations

  1. [S1252] Danforth Phipps Wight M.D., The Wright Family. Memoir of Thomas Wight, of Dedham, Mass., with genealogical notices of his descendants, from 1637 to 1840, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Boston, Massachusetts: Press of T.R. Marvin, 1848), page 16. Hereinafter cited as Wight Family Memoir of Thomas Wight of Dedham.

Margaret Albin1

Marriage*She married John Hunter.1

Citations

  1. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), page 8. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.

Anna Alden1

d. 8 June 1705
Father*Jonathan Alden2,3 b. c 1633, d. 14 Feb 1697
Mother*Abigail Hallett2
Birth*Anna Alden was probably born in the mid-1670s in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony.4
Marriage*21 December 1699She married Josiah Snell, son of Thomas Snell and Martha Harris, on 21 December 1699 in Duxbury, Plymouth County.4,1
Death*8 June 1705She died on 8 June 1705 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County.4

Family

Josiah Snell b. 5 May 1674, d. 4 Apr 1753
Child1.Josiah Snell5,1 b. 23 Feb 1701, d. 20 Aug 1785

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Snell, pages 295-300. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 16, John Alden, in 3 Parts. Contents: Part 1. John Alden, first four generations by Esther Littleford Woodworth-Barnes & Alice Crane Williams; Part 2. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his daughter Elizabeth Alden Pabodie; Part 3. John Alden, fifth generation descendants of his sons John, Joseph, and Jonathan. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975-), Person No. 6, Jonathan Alden, Part 1, pages 43-45. Hereinafter cited as John Alden of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Snell, pages 295-300, and identified, probably incorrectly, as "Zechariah" Alden.
  4. [S898] Lucy Kellogg and others, John Alden of the Mayflower (Five), Person No. 41, Anna Alden, Part 1, pages 122-123.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Volume I, Births, page 296. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.

Caleb Alden1

b. 14 November 1766, d. 22 April 1845
Father*Oliver Alden1 b. 6 Aug 1740, d. 29 Sep 1825
Mother*Experience Leonard1 b. 22 Oct 1743, d. 24 Oct 1818
Birth*14 November 1766Caleb Alden was born on 14 November 1766 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Marriage*25 November 1790He married Sarah (Sally) Hayward on 25 November 1790.1
Death*22 April 1845He died on 22 April 1845 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 78.1

Family

Sarah (Sally) Hayward b. 13 Jun 1768, d. 29 Oct 1847

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.