Samuel Aaron1

Marriage*He married Belinda Beere, daughter of John Beere and Elizabeth Lunn.1

Family

Belinda Beere

Citations

  1. [S2037] Edward Mathews, The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Landsdale, Pennsylvania: Arthur K. Thomas, 1884), Chapter XI. The children of Mannesseh Thomas, pages 48-49, Amy Lunn. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Christopher Abbott1

d. 1783
(Friend) Will3 October 1763Christopher, described as his friend, received a legacy in the will of Thomas Gerrard dated 3 October 1763 at Liscartan, County Meath. He also served as a witness to the will.1,2
(Witness to Deed) Deed Memorial20 December 1771Christopher was a witness to a memorial of an indented deed bearing date 20 December 1771 made whereby Samuel Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, Esq., executor of Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan, gentleman, deceased, for the consideration therein mentioned, devised unto Charles Vipont of Bellevue in the county of Dublin, Esq., all that and those the castles, towns and lands of Liscartan in the county of Meath, containing 430 acres more or less with the appurtenances.3
(Witness to Deed) Deed Memorial26 November 1779Christopher and his son Christopher Jr. were witnesses to a memorial of an indented deed of agreement dated 26 November 1779 made between Thomas Gerrard of Martry in the county of Meath, gentleman and William Gerrard, his only son, of the first part, Mary Stiles, one of the executors of the last will and testament of Charles Vipont, late of Jamestown in the county of Dublin, Esq., deceased, of the second part, Jane Vipont, spinster, of the third part, and Graves Chamney of Platin in the county of Meath, Esq., of the fourth part.4
Residence*Christopher lived in Dublin.5
Death*1783He died about 17835
Will* leaving a will5
Probate*1783 which was probated in 1783.5

Family

Child1.Christopher Abbott Jr.6

Citations

  1. [S1719] Thomas Gerrard will (3 October 1763), Abstract of the Will of Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan, County Meath, Ireland, Ms. 654, "Abstracts of wills of Thomas and William Gerrard", received with great joy and many thanks from a fellow Gerrard researcher who received them from the National Library of Ireland, Genealogical Office in Dublin. LHB Computer Files, Summerlin, Nevada. Hereinafter cited as Abstract of the 1763 Will of Thomas Gerrard.
  2. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan, will dated 3 October 1763, probated 4 December 1763. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  3. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1771; Film# 530914, Volume 281, pages 686-687, Deed Number 189262, image 363. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  4. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1787; Film# 532579, Volume 382, pages 262-263, Deed Number 254726, image 140.
  5. [S1642] Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810 (Sir Arthur Vicars), online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, 1783, Christopher Abbot, Dublin Esq. Hereinafter cited as Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810.
  6. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1778; Film# 531695, Volume 323, pages 357-358, Deed Number 215449, images 187-188.

Christopher Abbott Jr.1

Father*Christopher Abbott1 d. 1783
Birth*Christopher Abbott Jr. was probably born in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1
(Witness to Memorial) Deed Memorial4 April 1778Christopher Abbott Jr. was a witness to a memorial made of the last will and testament, bearing date the 25th of August 1777, of Charles Vipont, late of Jamestown, County Dublin, Esq., deceased. The memorial was registered on 4 April 1778.1
(Witness to Deed) Deed Memorial26 November 1779Christopher and his father were witnesses to a memorial of an indented deed of agreement dated 26 November 1779 made between Thomas Gerrard of Martry in the county of Meath, gentleman and William Gerrard, his only son, of the first part, Mary Stiles, one of the executors of the last will and testament of Charles Vipont, late of Jamestown in the county of Dublin, Esq., deceased, of the second part, Jane Vipont, spinster, of the third part, and Graves Chamney of Platin in the county of Meath, Esq., of the fourth part.2

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1778; Film# 531695, Volume 323, pages 357-358, Deed Number 215449, images 187-188. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1787; Film# 532579, Volume 382, pages 262-263, Deed Number 254726, image 140.

Louise (__?__) Abbott1,2

Marriage*1 January 1829She married, as his second wife, Rees Hill, son of Robert Hill and Priscilla Bowen, on 1 January 1829 in Frederick County, Virginia.3,1,2
Census US 1850*1850Louisa and her husband, Rees Hill, appeared on the 1850 census in District 16, Frederick County, Virginia. Rees, spelled "Reece", age 75, was a farmer with real estate valued at $16,530. His wife Louisa was age 63, and their daughter Louisa R. was age 20. Others in the household consisted of Juliet B. Abbott, age 42, and Amanda M. Wiley, age 10. All members of the household had been born in Virginia.4
Burial*She was buried at Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia.5

Family

Rees Hill b. 15 Apr 1776, d. 24 Nov 1852
Child1.Louisa Rochester Hill2,6 b. 1830

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 7, page 243. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), page 291. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  3. [S1404] Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as Virginia, U.S., Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850.
  4. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of "Reece" Hill, District 16, Frederick County, Virginia; Roll: M432_945; Page: 239A; Image: 84. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 290-291.
  6. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 244, although indicating she was the daughter of Nancy Heaton, Rees' first wife.

Richard Abbott1

Marriage*8 May 1739He married Hannah Thayer, daughter of Cornelius Thayer and Lydia Turell, on 8 May 1739 in First Church, Boston.1

Family

Hannah Thayer b. 1716

Citations

  1. [S746] Boston, Massachusetts Marriages, 1700-1809, online at www.americanancestors.org, Records of the First Church in Boston, page 397. Hereinafter cited as Boston Marriages, 1700-1809.

Henry A. Abright1

b. January 1854, d. 7 September 1917
Father*William T. Abright2,3,4 b. 1821
Mother*Sarah Ann Alford2,3,4 b. 1825
Birth*January 1854Henry A. Abright was born in January 1854 in Ohio.5
Name VariationHis full name was Henry Alford Abright.2
Marriage*16 October 1882He married Alice Hawkins, daughter of George William Hawkins and Ann Eliza Priest, on 16 October 1882 near Hannibal, Ralls County, Missouri.1
Census US 1900*8 June 1900Alice and Henry A. Abright were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 8 June 1900 in Precincts 10-14, Chaffee County, Colorado. Henry was 46 years of age and worked as a merchant of gauges, and Alice was 42 years of age. They lived in a house, had been married for 18 years and Alice had given birth to two children, both of whom were living, had been born in Colorado, and were enumerated with their parents. William Worden Abright was 13 years old and Pauline Abright was age 12.5
Death*7 September 1917He died on 7 September 1917 in La Belle, Lewis County, Missouri, at age 63.2

Family

Alice Hawkins b. 30 Jun 1858, d. 10 Apr 1946

Citations

  1. [S1732] Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 16 October 1882 in near Hannibal, Ralls, Missouri, USA, of Alice Hawkins of Hannibal, Ralls County, and Henry A. Abright of Poncha Springs, Chaffee County, referencing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City, MO, USA, Missouri Marriage Records [Microfilm]. Hereinafter cited as Missouri, U.S., Marriage Records, 1805-2002.
  2. [S1766] Web: Missouri, U.S., Death Certificates, 1910-1962, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Henry Alford Abright, age 63, married, traveling salesman, on 7 September 1917 in La Belle, Lewis, Missouri, USA, cause of death apoplexy after coroner's inquest, born in Ohio, son of William Abright and ______ Alford, informant W. W. Abright of Hannibal, Missouri, citing Certificate# 32327, online at https://s1.sos.mo.gov/records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/…. Hereinafter cited as Web: Missouri, U.S., Death Certificates, 1910-1962.
  3. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William T. and Sarah A. Abright, Year: 1870; Census Place: South River, Marion, Missouri; Roll: M593_791; Page: 715B; Family History Library Film: 552290. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William T. Abright and Sarah Ann Alford on 23 September 1847 in Fairfield, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000295269. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  5. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Henry A. and Alice Abright, Year: 1900; Census Place: Precincts 10-14, Chaffee, Colorado; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0006; FHL microfilm: 1240121. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.

William T. Abright1

b. 1821
Birth*1821William T. Abright was born about 1821 in Ohio.2
Marriage*23 September 1847He married Sarah Ann Alford on 23 September 1847 in Fairfield County, Ohio.1

Family

Sarah Ann Alford b. 1825
Child1.Henry A. Abright3,2,1 b. Jan 1854, d. 7 Sep 1917

Citations

  1. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of William T. Abright and Sarah Ann Alford on 23 September 1847 in Fairfield, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000295269. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William T. and Sarah A. Abright, Year: 1870; Census Place: South River, Marion, Missouri; Roll: M593_791; Page: 715B; Family History Library Film: 552290. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S1766] Web: Missouri, U.S., Death Certificates, 1910-1962, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Henry Alford Abright, age 63, married, traveling salesman, on 7 September 1917 in La Belle, Lewis, Missouri, USA, cause of death apoplexy after coroner's inquest, born in Ohio, son of William Abright and ______ Alford, informant W. W. Abright of Hannibal, Missouri, citing Certificate# 32327, online at https://s1.sos.mo.gov/records/Archives/ArchivesMvc/…. Hereinafter cited as Web: Missouri, U.S., Death Certificates, 1910-1962.

Albert Clifford Acker1,2

b. 6 September 1898, d. 29 January 1931
Birth*6 September 1898Albert Clifford Acker was born on 6 September 1898 in Leoni Township, Jackson County, Michigan.2
Marriage*4 December 1919He married Eva R. Hand on 4 December 1919 in Windsor, Essex County, Ontario Province, Canada.1,3
Divorce Granted*23 December 1926An absolute divorce was granted to Albert Clifford Acker against Eva R. (Hand) Acker on 23 December 1926 in Jackson County, Michigan. Albert had filed on 24 August 1926, citing extreme cruelty as the cause, and the case was not contested. There were two children of the marriage, Elsworth, age 5 years, and Eileen P., age 3 years, and alimony was awarded.3
Death*29 January 1931He died on 29 January 1931 in Jackson, Jackson County, at age 32.2

Family

Eva R. Hand
Child1.Elsworth Acker1 b. 1922

Citations

  1. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mr. Elsworth Acker of Jackson, Michigan, age 18, not previously married, born in Jackson, parents Albert Acker and Eva Hand, married Helen Carroll of Jackson, Michigan, age 17, not previously married, born in Ashtabula, Ohio, parents Charles Carroll and Helen D Burns, on 1 June 1940 in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA, County File# 217, State File# 38 8863, citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, MI, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 98, "Jackson (1938-1943)". Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  2. [S2121] Michigan, U.S., Death Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Albert Clifford Acker, age 32, Divorced, born on 6 September 1898 in Leoni Township, Michigan to Alsworth C Acker and Matilda I Wager, died on 29 January 1931 in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA, referencing File# 007013, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, Death Records. Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Death Records, 1867-1952.
  3. [S2224] Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, absolute divorce decree granted 23 December 1926 in Jackson County, Michigan, USA, cause extreme cruelty, to Albert Acker vs. Eva R Acker, married on 4 December 1919 in Windsor, Canada, 2 children affected, Ellsworth, age 5 years, and Eileen P, age 3 years, not contested, alimony granted, referencing Docket# 9-207, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan. Divorce records. Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952.

Elsworth Acker

b. 1922
Father*Albert Clifford Acker1 b. 6 Sep 1898, d. 29 Jan 1931
Mother*Eva R. Hand1
Birth*1922Elsworth Acker was born about 1922 in Jackson County, Michigan.1
Marriage*1 June 1940He married first, as her first husband, Helen D. Carroll, daughter of Clayton C. Carroll and Helen D. Burns, on 1 June 1940 in Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan.1
Divorce Granted*18 March 1944An absolute divorce was granted to Helen D. Acker against Elsworth Acker on 18 March 1944. Helen had filed on 24 November 1942, citing extreme cruelty and non-support as the causes, and the case was not contested. There were two children of the marriage, Patricia Ann, age 3 years, and Clifford Ellsworth, age 11 months, and alimony was awarded.2
Marriage*5 November 1946He married second, as her fifth husband and sixth marriage, Mae Lighthill, daughter of John M. Lighthill and Alpha Ralston, on 5 November 1946 in Indiana.3

Family 1

Helen D. Carroll b. 14 Apr 1923, d. 21 May 1992

Family 2

Mae Lighthill b. 25 May 1905, d. 26 Feb 1991

Citations

  1. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mr. Elsworth Acker of Jackson, Michigan, age 18, not previously married, born in Jackson, parents Albert Acker and Eva Hand, married Helen Carroll of Jackson, Michigan, age 17, not previously married, born in Ashtabula, Ohio, parents Charles Carroll and Helen D Burns, on 1 June 1940 in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA, County File# 217, State File# 38 8863, citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, MI, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 98, "Jackson (1938-1943)". Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  2. [S2224] Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, absolute divorce decree granted on 18 March 1944 in Jackson County, Michigan, USA, to Helen D Acker vs. Elsworth Acker, filed on 24 November 1942 for extreme cruelty and non-support, married on 1 June 1940 in Jackson, Michigan, number of children 2, Patricia Ann, age 3 years, Clifford Ellsworth, age 11 months, not contested, alimony awarded, referencing Docket# 18/409, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan. Divorce records. Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952.
  3. [S1566] Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Orpha Mae Bishop of Battle Creek, Michigan, age 38, born on 25 May 1908 in Paulding County, Ohio, daughter of John Lighthill and Luella Ralston, and Elsworth Acker of Battle Creek, Michigan, age 25, born on 19 December 1921 in Jackson County, Michigan, son of Albert Acker and Eva Hand, married on 5 November 1946 in Indiana, United States, married by, citing page 362 and referencing FHL Film# 001887342. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001.

Laura M. Acker1

b. 27 October 1805, d. 14 January 1890
Birth*27 October 1805Laura M. Acker was born on 27 October 1805 in Rensselaer County, New York.1
Name VariationHer full name was Laura Margaret Acker.1
Marriage*She married Alexander P. Clason.1,2,3
(Wife) Death21 November 1872Laura became a widow when Alexander P. Clason died on 21 November 1872 at age 64.2
Death*14 January 1890She died at age 84 on 14 January 1890 at 1117 Cedar Street, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, the residence of her son, John W. Clason, with whom she is believed to have lived after the death of her husband.1
Burial*Her remains were taken to Dodge County to be buried with her husband in Clason Prairie Cemetery, Beaver Dam, Dodge County, Wisconsin.1,2

Family

Alexander P. Clason b. 26 Sep 1808, d. 21 Nov 1872
Child1.Mary Clason+1,4,3 b. Jun 1838, d. 11 Sep 1915

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Laura Margaret (Acker) Clason, Memorial# 16930803. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Alexander P “Alex” Clason, Memorial# 189479984.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Alexander P. and Laura M. Clason, Year: 1850; Census Place: Beaver Dam, Dodge, Wisconsin; Roll: 996; Page: 78b. Hereinafter cited as 1850 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary Baer, Memorial# 28718055.

George M. Ackerman1

b. 27 December 1795, d. 10 January 1892
Birth*27 December 1795George M. Ackerman was born on 27 December 1795 in Braxton County, Virginia.1
Name VariationHis full name was George Michael Ackerman.1,2
Name Spellings*A variation of the spelling of the Ackerman surname found in our research was Acerman.2,1,3
Marriage*18 May 1824He married first Sophia Katharina Trommeter on 18 May 1824 in Rudersberg, Wurttemberg, Germany.4
Marriage*He married second, as her second husband, Elizabeth (Geckle) Gerwig.1,3,2
Census US 1860*3 August 1860Elizabeth and Michael Acerman were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 3 August 1860 near the Braxton Court House Post Office, Braxton County, Virginia. Michael was 65 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $350 and a personal estate valued at $200, and Elizabeth was 52 years of age. Elizabeth's married daughter, Susan Young, and her husband, Jonathan Young, with four children, were enumerated in the Ackerman household in 1860. Elizabeth's daughter, Susan, was 28 years of age and her husband, Jonathan, was 43 years of age with a personal estate valued at $100. Their young daughter, Elizabeth, was 4 years old. Jonathan's three children from his first marriage, twin sons John and William, and daughter, Sabina, were also enumerated in the household. John and William were 16 years old and Sabina was age 12. The family of Lewis Perkins was enumerated in the first previous household on the same census page.2,5
(Husband) Death4 June 1878George became a widower when Elizabeth (Geckle) Gerwig Acerman died on 4 June 1878 at age 70.3
Death*10 January 1892He died on 10 January 1892 in Braxton County, West Virginia, at age 961
Burial* and was buried in Hudkins Cemetery, Little Otter, Braxton County, West Virginia.1

Family 1

Sophia Katharina Trommeter b. 25 Jan 1798

Family 2

Elizabeth Geckle b. 4 May 1808, d. 4 Jun 1878

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, George M Ackerman, Memorial# 203981871. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Michael and Elizabeth Acerman, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 423; Family History Library Film: 805336. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Elizabeth Ackerman, Memorial# 203981854.
  4. [S2564] Wurttemberg, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1985, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage on 18 May 1824 in Rudersberg, Württemberg (Baden-Württemberg), Deutschland (Germany), of Georg Michaël Akermann, age 28, born on 27 December 1795 in , son of John Georg Akermann and Maria Agnes Akermann, married Sophia Katharina Trommeter, age 26, born on 25 January 1798, daughter of Samuel Trommeter and Anna Katharina Trommeter, referencing the Evangelische Kirche Rudersberg (OA. Welzheim). Hereinafter cited as Wurttemberg, Germany, Lutheran Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1500-1985.
  5. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Lewis and Susan Perkins, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Braxton, Virginia; Roll: M653_1336; Page: 423; Family History Library Film: 805336.

Abigail Adams1

b. 22 March 1717/18
Father*Richard Adams1 b. 22 Oct 1678, d. 12 Apr 1749
Mother*Mercy Leonard1 d. 24 Dec 1749
Birth*22 March 1717/18Abigail Adams was born on 22 March 1717/18 in Preston1
BaptismJune 1718 and was baptized in June 1718 at the First Congregational Church, Preston, New London County, Connecticut.1,2
(Daughter) Will4 May 1749Her 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. Abigail's brother 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# 16, page 143. Hereinafter cited as Preston First Congregational Church' 1698-1898.

Reverend Allen Noble Adams1

b. 1765, d. March 1805
Birth*1765He was born in 1765.1
Marriage*June 1791He married Isabella Battersby of Lakefield, County Meath, daughter of John Battersby Esq., in June 1791.1
Death*March 1805He died in March 1805 in Shercock House, Shercock, County Cavan.1

Family

Isabella Battersby b. 1768, d. 20 Jun 1852
Child1.John Adams Esq.1 b. Feb 1793, d. 17 Dec 1866

Citations

  1. [S1665] Benjamin William Adams and Maxwell Richard William Peers Adams, A genealogical history of the family of Adams of Cavan, etc., downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. The Adams family in Ireland, Scotland and England between 1214 and 1903. Includes index. (London, England: Mitchell & Hughes, 1903), pages 8-9, Reverend Allen Noble Adams. Hereinafter cited as A genealogical history of the family of Adams of Cavan, etc.

Andrew Adams1

b. 1867
Birth*1867Andrew Adams was born about 1867.2
Marriage*12 December 1925He married, as her fifth husband, Nancy Ann Carperna Britt, daughter of Benjamin Britt and Ursula A. Britt, on 12 December 1925 in Craighead County, Arkansas.1,2

Family

Nancy Ann Carperna Britt b. 4 Oct 1876, d. 8 Oct 1950

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Nancy Ann Carperna “Annie” (Britt) Mason, Memorial# 121183027. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S2208] Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, 1917-1969, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage license issued on 12 December 1925 in Craighead County, Arkansas, USA, to Mr. Andrew Adams, age 58 , born about 1867, a resident of Trumann, Poinsett County, Arkansas, and Mrs. Nancy Hart, age 45, also of Trumann, Poinsett County, citing Arkansas Department of Vital Records, Little Rock, Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, Year 1925, Film# 2. Hereinafter cited as Arkansas, Marriage Certificates, 1917-1969.

Charles William Adams1

b. 28 December 1928
Father*Orville Adams1 b. 26 Feb 1907
Mother*Alice J. Emanuel1 b. 20 Apr 1908
Birth*28 December 1928Charles William Adams was born on 28 December 1928 in Gravity, Washington Township, Taylor County, Iowa.2,1
(Son) Census US 194024 May 1940Charles was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 24 May 1940 in the household of his parents in Fort Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. He was 10 years old, had completed the 5th grade of Elementary School, and had attended school within the census year.3,4

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Charles William Adams, Memorial# 142154956. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S2403] Iowa, U.S., Births (series) 1880-1904, 1921-1944 and Delayed Births (series), 1856-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, delayed certificate of legitimate birth for Charles William Adams, born on 28 December 1928 in Washington, Taylor County, Iowa, USA, son of Orville W Adams, age 22, coal miner, resident of Gravity, Iowa, born in New Market, Iowa, and Alice Rendel, age 21, her first child, housewife, resident of Gravity, Iowa, born in Iowa, referencing State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, U.S., Births (series) 1880-1904, 1921-1944 and Delayed Births (series), 1856-1940.
  3. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Orville and Alice Adams, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Roll: m-t0627-01192; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 77-6. Hereinafter cited as 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hazel Ruth (Adams) Kalkas, Memorial# 120178448.

Edward Adams1

d. April 1772
(2nd Neighbor) Land Records23 February 1739Edward Adams was described as a neighbor of the property when Zebulon Field, a Taunton husbandman, and his wife Anne Field made a 20-year lease agreement with William Leonard of Norton, cordwainer, on 23 February 1739 for a certain parcel of land meadow and upland lying on the easterly side of the Mill River in Taunton.1
(2nd Neighbor) Land Records3 December 1750He was very likely the neighbor identified only as "Edward", a blank space where his surname should have been, eleven years after Zebulon Field and his first wife Anne Field had leased property, for a period of 20 years, on the east side of the Mill River in Taunton to William Leonard, a Taunton cordwainer, when William Leonard and his wife Sarah Leonard made a sub-lease agreement on 3 December 1750, with their son James Leonard 4th "so called", also a cordwainer of Taunton. The sub-lease agreement restated the original expiration date of 23 February 1759 and was recorded on 13 December 1750.2
Death*April 1772He died in April 1772 in Taunton.3

Citations

  1. [S597] Bristol County (Mass.) deed records, v. 1-556, (1686-1900 and 1686-1956) index -, 1686-1956. Microreproduction of original records in the registrar's office, Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes index. Note: Part I of Volume 7, pages 1-654 of this series was found on Film# 1405193 and has been referenced separately in this project as Source# 597. Film# 465437, Book 34, pages 478-479, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bristol County, Massachusetts Deeds: Taunton Registry (1686-1900).
  2. [S597] Bristol County, Massachusetts Deeds: Taunton Registry (1686-1900), Film# 465438, Book 37, pages 460-461.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Deaths, Volume 3, page 15. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Ensign Edward Adams1,2,3

b. 1629/30, d. 1716
Father*Henry Adams2,4 b. 1580, d. 6 Oct 1646
Birth*1629/30Ensign Edward Adams was born in 1629/30 in England.3,5,2
(Son) Immigration1633Edward immigrated to New England with his parents and siblings, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633.6
Marriage*1652He married first Lydia Rockwood, daughter of Richard Rockwood and Alice Bicknell, in 1652 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,7,2,3
(Husband) Death3 March 1675/76Edward became a widower when Lydia (Rockwood) Adams died on 3 March 1675/76.2,5,3
Death*1716He died in 1716.2,5

Family

Lydia Rockwood d. 3 Mar 1675/76
Child1.John Adams+1,2 b. 18 Feb 1656/57, d. 1 Mar 1751

Citations

  1. [S1253] George Homes Partridge B.S., "John Partridge, of Medfield, Mass., and his Descendants", New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Volume 57 (1903). The article spans all four issues of 1903 and can be found in the January issue on pages 50-58, in April on pages 184-192, in July on pages 281-288 and in October on pages 389-397: January, pages 50-51. Hereinafter cited as "John Partridge of Medfield, Mass."
  2. [S442] Oliver Ray Pardo, "The Families of Ray Benson Pardo and Viola Berliot Stevens", 28 December 1996 (Port Orchard, Washington). . Hereinafter cited as "The Families of Pardo and Stevens."
  3. [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.
  4. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, pages 5-7.
  5. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 3. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  6. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 1.
  7. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700, page 3, stating she was his first wife and that her name was "Lydia (Penniman) Rockwood" and then noting that that was probably wrong.

Eleazer Adams1,2

b. 22 September 1687, d. 8 October 1775
Father*John Adams3,1,2 b. 18 Feb 1656/57, d. 1 Mar 1751
Mother*Deborah Partridge3,1,2 b. 16 Aug 1662, d. b 1695
Birth*22 September 1687Eleazer Adams was born on 22 September 1687 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).3,1,2
Marriage*He married first Margaret __?__.1,2
Death*8 October 1775He died on 8 October 1775 at age 88.2,1

Family

Margaret __?__ b. 1695, d. 13 Jan 1769

Citations

  1. [S442] Oliver Ray Pardo, "The Families of Ray Benson Pardo and Viola Berliot Stevens", 28 December 1996 (Port Orchard, Washington). . Hereinafter cited as "The Families of Pardo and Stevens."
  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), pages 503-504. 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 10. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Eleazer Adams1

b. 7 August 1644, d. 14 April 1710
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1604, d. 21 Feb 1676
Mother*Elizabeth Paine1 d. 22 Feb 1675/76
Birth*7 August 1644Eleazer Adams was born on 7 August 1644 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*20 November 1667He married Elizabeth Harding, daughter of Abraham Harding and Elizabeth __?__, on 20 November 1667 in Medfield, Suffolk County.1,2,3
(Husband) Death1 October 1708Eleazer became a widower when Elizabeth (Harding) Adams died on 1 October 1708.4,2,1
Death*14 April 1710He died on 14 April 1710 in Medfield at age 65.2,4,5

Family

Elizabeth Harding d. 1 Oct 1708

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 8. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  2. [S1379] George E. McCracken, "John Harding of Boreham, Essex", The American Genealogist, Volume 34, pages 199-211 (1958): page 210. Hereinafter cited as "John Harding of Boreham, Essex."
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 111. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 189.
  5. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 8, reporting his death on 14 April 1701.

Elizabeth Adams1

Marriage*She married ______ Perry.1
Marriage*23 July 1718She married Captain Benjamin Pierce, son of Michael Pierce, in 23 July 1718 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family 1

______ Perry

Family 2

Benjamin Pierce b. 1646, d. 1723

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, Marriages, page 236. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Elizabeth Adams1

b. 25 July 1705
Father*Richard Adams1 b. 22 Oct 1678, d. 12 Apr 1749
Mother*Mercy Leonard1 d. 24 Dec 1749
Birth*25 July 1705Elizabeth Adams was born on 25 July 1705 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut,1
Baptism2 January 1709 and was baptized with her brother Richard on 2 January 1709 at the First Congregational Church, Preston, New London County, Connecticut.1,2
(Daughter) Will4 May 1749Her 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. Elizabeth's brother 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.

Elizabeth Adams1

b. 23 February 1680/81, d. 1760
Father*Reverend William Adams1,2
Mother*Alice Bradford2,1 b. c 1661, d. 15 Mar 1745
Birth*23 February 1680/81Elizabeth Adams was born on 23 February 1680/81 in Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1,2,3
Marriage*4 September 1696She married Reverend Samuel Whiting on 4 September 1696 in Windham, Connecticut.1,2,4
(Wife) Death1725Elizabeth became a widow when Reverend Samuel Whiting died in 1725.4,2
Marriage*22 December 1737She married second, as his third wife, Samuel Niles of Braintree, Suffolk County, son of Nathaniel Niles and Sarah Sandys, on 22 December 1737 in Braintree.1,5
Death*1760She died in 1760 at her son Colonel Nathan Whiting's home in New Haven, Connecticut.2

Family 1

Reverend Samuel Whiting b. c 1670, d. 1725

Family 2

Samuel Niles b. 1 May 1674, d. 1 May 1762

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. [S479] Dedham, Massachusetts Vital Records, 1635-1845 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, page 17. Hereinafter cited as Dedham Vital Records 1635-1845 - NEHGS.
  4. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 809. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wenham Marriages, Volume 1, page 149. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Elizabeth Adams1

b. 11 November 1649, d. 1 August 1727
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1604, d. 21 Feb 1676
Mother*Elizabeth Paine1 d. 22 Feb 1675/76
Birth*11 November 1649Elizabeth Adams was born on 11 November 1649 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*16 December 1668She married, as his second wife, John Harding, son of Abraham Harding and Elizabeth __?__, on 16 December 1668 in Medfield.1,2,3
(Wife) Death4 March 1719/20Elizabeth became a widow when John Harding died on 4 March 1719/20.1,4,3
Death*1 August 1727She died on 1 August 1727 in Medfield at age 77.1,5,3

Family

John Harding b. c 1644, d. 4 Mar 1719/20

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 8. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 145. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S1379] George E. McCracken, "John Harding of Boreham, Essex", The American Genealogist, Volume 34, pages 199-211 (1958): pages 209-210. Hereinafter cited as "John Harding of Boreham, Essex."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 216.
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 215.

Emilia Adams1

Father*Samuel Adams1
Birth*Emilia Adams was identified as her father's third daughter in her marriage settlement agreement.1
Marriage*1812She married Henry Potterton, son of Thomas Potterton and Mary Wood, about 1812.1

Family

Henry Potterton b. 1774, d. 29 Oct 1846

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.

Harold Leslie Adams1

b. 7 March 1932
Father*Orville Adams1 b. 26 Feb 1907
Mother*Alice J. Emanuel1 b. 20 Apr 1908
Birth*7 March 1932Harold Leslie Adams was born on 7 March 1932 in Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa.2,1
(Son) Census US 194024 May 1940Harold was enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 24 May 1940 in the household of his parents in Fort Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. He was 7 years old, had completed the 2nd grade of Elementary School, and had attended school within the census year.3,4

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Harold Leslie “Cotton” Adams, Memorial# 235516475. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S2403] Iowa, U.S., Births (series) 1880-1904, 1921-1944 and Delayed Births (series), 1856-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, delayed certificate of birth for Harold Leslie Adams, legitimate, born on 7 March 1932 in Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa, USA, son of Orval Leslie Adams, age 26, laborer, resident of Clarinda, Iowa, and Alice Joe Emanuel, age 25, her third child, two then living, resident of Mount Ayr, Iowa, born in Redding, Iowa, referencing State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, U.S., Births (series) 1880-1904, 1921-1944 and Delayed Births (series), 1856-1940.
  3. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Orville and Alice Adams, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Roll: m-t0627-01192; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 77-6. Hereinafter cited as 1940 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hazel Ruth (Adams) Kalkas, Memorial# 120178448.

Hazel Ruth Adams1

b. 29 March 1933
Father*Orville Adams1,2,4 b. 26 Feb 1907
Mother*Alice J. Emanuel1,2,3 b. 20 Apr 1908
Birth*29 March 1933Hazel Ruth Adams was born on 29 March 1933 in Indianola, Lincoln Township, Warren County, Iowa.1,3
(Daughter) Census US 194024 May 1940Hazel Ruth was not enumerated with her brothers on the 1940 census taken on 24 May 1940 in the household of her parents in Fort Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. She may have been simply missed by the census taker, or been away from home for some reason. She was 7 years old when the census was taken in 1940.5,2

Citations

  1. [S2403] Iowa, U.S., Births (series) 1880-1904, 1921-1944 and Delayed Births (series), 1856-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, delayed certificate of legitimate, full-term birth for Hazel Ruth Adams, born on 29 March 1933 in Indianola, Warren, Iowa, USA, daughter of Orville Adams of Indianola, age 26, miner in a coal mine for 8 years, born in New Market, Iowa and Alice Rundle of Indianola, age 25, housekeeper at home for 5 years, born in Mount Ayr, Iowa, 3 children born alive to this mother, 2 currently living, 1 born alive and then dead, referencing State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, U.S., Births (series) 1880-1904, 1921-1944 and Delayed Births (series), 1856-1940.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hazel Ruth (Adams) Kalkas, Memorial# 120178448. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Alice J. (Emanuel) Adams, Memorial# 124784101.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Orval Leslie Adams, Memorial# 124783369.
  5. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Orville and Alice Adams, Year: 1940; Census Place: Fort Des Moines, Polk, Iowa; Roll: m-t0627-01192; Page: 16A; Enumeration District: 77-6. Hereinafter cited as 1940 United States Federal Census.

Henry Adams1,2

b. 1580, d. 6 October 1646
Birth*1580According to the Pardo source he was born in 1580 in England.3,2
Marriage* The name of his wife is not known, nor is where or when she died.4,2
Immigration*1633Henry Adams is believed to have arrived in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633 with his wife, eight sons and a daughter.5
Death*6 October 1646He died on 6 October 1646 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).5,2

Family

Children1.Henry Adams+6 b. 1604, d. 21 Feb 1676
2.Ursula Adams5
3.Thomas Adams7 b. 1612
4.Samuel Adams8 b. 1617
5.Jonathan Adams8 b. 1619
6.Peter Adams9 b. 1622
7.John Adams9 b. 1624
8.Joseph Adams9 b. 1626, d. 6 Dec 1694
9.Ensign Edward Adams+2,10 b. 1629/30, d. 1716

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 1-7. Hereinafter cited as Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge.
  2. [S442] Oliver Ray Pardo, "The Families of Ray Benson Pardo and Viola Berliot Stevens", 28 December 1996 (Port Orchard, Washington). . Hereinafter cited as "The Families of Pardo and Stevens."
  3. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, pages 1-7, providing no date or year of birth and stating he was born in England.
  4. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, pages 1-7, providing no date or year of their marriage, and noting their first son was born in 1604.
  5. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 1.
  6. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 5.
  7. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, pages 5-6.
  8. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 6.
  9. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 7.
  10. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, pages 5-7.

Henry Adams1

Family

Child1.Samuel 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."

Henry Adams1

b. November 1657, d. 29 September 1733
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1604, d. 21 Feb 1676
Mother*Elizabeth Paine1 d. 22 Feb 1675/76
Birth*November 1657Henry Adams was born in November 1657 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).2,3,4
Marriage*16 December 1679He married Prudence Frary, daughter of John Frary Jr. and Elizabeth __?__, on 16 December 1679 in Medfield.1,5,6
Death*29 September 1733He died on 29 September 1733 in Medfield at age 75.1,7,6

Family

Prudence Frary b. 20 Aug 1662, d. 29 Dec 1750
Child1.Prudence Adams+8,9 b. 10 Apr 1683, d. 23 Feb 1772

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 8. 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 8, noting the date of his birth as 15 November 1657.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 11, noting the month and year but not the date. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S1379] George E. McCracken, "John Harding of Boreham, Essex", The American Genealogist, Volume 34, pages 199-211 (1958): pages 208-210, noting the date of his birth as 19 November 1657. Hereinafter cited as "John Harding of Boreham, Essex."
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Marriages, Volume 1, page 141, her surname transcribed as "Frarie."
  6. [S1379] George E. McCracken, "John Harding of Boreham, Essex", pages 208-210.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 190.
  8. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 10.
  9. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Births, Volume 1, page 13.

Henry Adams1

b. 1604, d. 21 February 1676
Father*Henry Adams1 b. 1580, d. 6 Oct 1646
Birth*1604Henry Adams was born in England in 1604.1
(Son) Immigration1633Henry immigrated to New England with his parents and siblings, arriving in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony, in 1632 or 1633.2
Marriage*17 November 1643He married Elizabeth Paine, daughter of Moses Paine, on 17 November 1643 in Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
King Philip's War*between 1675 and 1676Henry served in King Philip's War as Lieutenant of the Medfield military company, which fought against the Indians in between 1675 and 1676.1
Death*21 February 1676He was killed by Indians while standing in his doorway in Medfield on 21 February 1676.3,1
(Husband) Death22 February 1675/76The same day Henry was killed, his wife Elizabeth was accidently shot while at the home of their pastor, the Reverend Mr. Wilson in Medfield. She died the next day on 22 February 1675/76. She had been confined to the house by sickness, and was in a bed in an upstairs chamber, when the gun held by Captain John Jacob of Hingham, who had charge of a company of about 80 men stationed at Medfield, was accidentally discharged in the room below her, the ball passing through her bed and into her body.4,5

Family

Elizabeth Paine d. 22 Feb 1675/76
Children1.Eleazer Adams6 b. 7 Aug 1644, d. 14 Apr 1710
2.Elizabeth Adams6 b. 11 Nov 1649, d. 1 Aug 1727
3.Henry Adams+6 b. Nov 1657, d. 29 Sep 1733

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 5. 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. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 190, recording he "was slaine by ye Indians". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Medfield Deaths, Volume 1, page 189, recording she "was accidentally slaine by a bullet."
  5. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 5, reporting her death date as 29 February 1676.
  6. [S1256] Andrew N. Adams, Henry Adams of Braintree and John Adams of Cambridge, page 8.