Mary Ann Adams1,2

Marriage*22 June 1846She married Andrew Gent on 22 June 1846 in St. Mary, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2

Family

Andrew Gent
Child1.Albert E. Gent+1,2 b. 8 Jun 1861, d. 9 Dec 1932

Citations

  1. [S1701] Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Albert Gent and Lillie Morgan on 14 December 1882 in Madison County, his parents Andrew Gent and Mary Adam, her parents Henry Morgan and Martha Sanford, referencing film# 001306458. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  2. [S1751] England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Andrew Gent, son of George Gent, and Mary Ann Adams on 22 June 1846 at St. Mary, Birmingham, Warwick, citing FHL Film Number: 814237, Reference ID: Mar V1 P23 #46. Hereinafter cited as England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973.

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.

Sarah Ann Adams1

b. 1826
Father*William Adams1
Birth*1826Sarah Ann Adams was born about 1826 in Towcester, Northamptonshire, England.2
Marriage*1 June 1846She married Alfred Howe of Castle Street, son of John Howe, on 1 June 1846 in All Saints' Church, Northampton, Northamptonshire. Both were of full age and had not been married before.1
Census England 1851*30 March 1851Sarah Ann and Alfred Howe were enumerated on the 1851 census taken as of the night of 30 March 1851 on Phoenix Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. Alfred was 27 years of age and a cordwainer, and Sarah Ann was 25 years of age and working as a shoe closer. Their son Alfred, age 4, was enumerated with his parents and two lodgers also resided with the family in 1851.2
Census England 1861*7 April 1861Sarah and Alfred Howe were enumerated on the 1861 census taken as of the night of 7 April 1861 on Victoria Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. Alfred was 37 years of age and a shoe manufacturer, and Sarah was 35 years of age. Five children were enumerated with their parents in 1861. Alfred was 14 years old and worked as a "clicker", Joseph was 9 years old, Frank was 5, John 3, and the baby Frances L. was 3 months old. All three of the younger boys were scholars. Also enumerated in the Howe household in 1861 was a visitor, Joseph Muddeman, age 25, who was a shoe shop maker.3

Family

Alfred Howe b. 1824
Children1.Alfred Howe2 b. 1847
2.Joseph Howe3 b. 1852
3.Frank Howe3 b. 1856
4.John Howe3 b. 1858
5.Frances L. Howe3 b. Dec 1860

Citations

  1. [S1997] Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Sarah Ann Adams and Alfred Howe on 1 June 1846 at Northampton, All Saints, Northamptonshire, England, citing Northamptonshire Record Office, Northampton, England; Register Type: Parish Registers; Reference Numbers: 223P/14. Hereinafter cited as Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912.
  2. [S768] 1851 England Census, online at www.ancestry.co.uk, household of Alfred and Sarah Ann Howe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, Enumeration District: 1l, citing 1851 England Census, Class: HO107; Piece: 1740; Folio: 260; Page: 35; GSU roll: 87695. Hereinafter cited as 1851 England Census.
  3. [S1676] 1861 England Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Alfred and Sarah Ann Howe, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, Enumeration District: 15, citing 1861 England Census, Class: RG 9; Piece: 935; Folio: 107; Page: 3; GSI Roll: 542723. Hereinafter cited as 1861 England Census.

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."

William Adams1

Occupation*He was a shoemaker in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.1

Family

Child1.Sarah Ann Adams+1 b. 1826

Citations

  1. [S1997] Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Sarah Ann Adams and Alfred Howe on 1 June 1846 at Northampton, All Saints, Northamptonshire, England, citing Northamptonshire Record Office, Northampton, England; Register Type: Parish Registers; Reference Numbers: 223P/14. Hereinafter cited as Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Marriages, 1754-1912.

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."

Abigail duBois Addis1

b. 6 July 1830, d. 25 October 1898
Birth*6 July 1830Abigail duBois Addis was born on 6 July 1830.1
Marriage*She married Hugh Jamison Carrell.1,2
Death*25 October 1898She died on 25 October 1898 at age 681
Burial* and was buried in Union Cemetery, Richboro, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1

Family

Hugh Jamison Carrell b. 13 Jan 1822, d. 29 Jan 1903
Child1.Miles Addis Carrell+1,3 b. 1855, d. 1885

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, Abigail DuBois (Addis) Carrell, Memorial# 127843298. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hugh Jamison Carrell, Memorial# 127843270.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Miles Addis Carrell, Memorial# 147173894.

Colonel Amos Addis1

b. 1775, d. 26 January 1853
Birth*1775Colonel Amos Addis was born in 1775.2
Marriage*He married Ruth Green.1,3,2
(Husband) Death26 January 1815Amos became a widower when Ruth (Green) Addis died on 26 January 1815 at about age 42.3
Death*26 January 1853He died on 26 January 1853 at about age 782
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.2,3,1

Family

Ruth Green b. 1773, d. 26 Jan 1815
Child1.Eliza Ann Addis+1,2 b. 18 Sep 1805, d. 14 Aug 1892

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #271. Horatio Gates Yerkes, page 88. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  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, Col Amos Addis, Memorial# 13708238. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ruth (Green) Addis, Memorial# 13708257.

Ann Addis1

b. 8 October 1800, d. 3 May 1891
Birth*8 October 1800Ann Addis was born on 8 October 1800 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*She married Nathaniel Leedom.1,2
(Wife) Death25 March 1860Ann became a widow when Nathaniel Leedom died on 25 March 1860 at age 64.2
Death*3 May 1891She died on 3 May 1891 in Bucks County at age 901
Burial* and was buried in Davisville Baptist Church Cemetery, Davisville, Bucks County.1

Family

Nathaniel Leedom b. 7 Jul 1795, d. 25 Mar 1860
Child1.John A. Leedom+1 b. 8 Mar 1822, d. 9 Apr 1912

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, Ann (Addis) Leedom, Memorial# 69143441. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Nathaniel Leedom, Memorial# 69143440.

Eleanor A. Addis1

b. December 1803, d. 7 January 1870
Name VariationShe was called Ellen.1
Birth*December 1803Eleanor A. Addis was born in December 1803 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*She married Joseph Morrison, son of John Morrison and Hannah Yerkes.1,2
Death*7 January 1870She died on 7 January 1870 in Bucks County at age 661
Burial* and was buried in the Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Bucks County. Her gravestone recorded her age as 67 years and 1 month.1

Family

Joseph Morrison b. 18 Oct 1794, d. 30 Jul 1880

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, Eleanor A. “Ellen” (Addis) Morrison, Memorial# 53828496. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Joseph Morrison, Memorial# 53828538.

Eliza Ann Addis1

b. 18 September 1805, d. 14 August 1892
Father*Colonel Amos Addis1,2 b. 1775, d. 26 Jan 1853
Mother*Ruth Green1,3 b. 1773, d. 26 Jan 1815
Birth*18 September 1805Eliza Ann Addis was born on 18 September 1805.1,4
Marriage*8 November 1827She married Horatio Gates Yerkes, son of Arthur Yerkes and Elizabeth Hart, on 8 November 1827.1,5,4
(Wife) Death4 February 1861Eliza became a widow when Horatio Gates Yerkes died on 4 February 1861 at age 58.1,5
Death*14 August 1892She died on 14 August 1892 at age 86.6,4
Burial*She was buried with her husband in Old School Baptist Meeting House Cemetery, Southampton, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.4,5

Family

Horatio Gates Yerkes b. 22 Jun 1802, d. 4 Feb 1861
Child1.Arthur Watts Yerkes+1 b. 26 Mar 1843, d. 4 Aug 1906

Citations

  1. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family with Notes on the Leach and Rutter Families, on one microfilm reel, 368 pages, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: printed for the author by the J. B. Lippincott Company, 1904), #271. Horatio Gates Yerkes, page 88. Hereinafter cited as Chronicle of the Yerkes Family.
  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, Col Amos Addis, Memorial# 13708238. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ruth (Green) Addis, Memorial# 13708257.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Eliza Ann (Addis) Yerkes, Memorial# 14803095.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Horatio Gates Yerkes, Memorial# 14803092.
  6. [S2079] Josiah Granville Leach, Chronicle of the Yerkes Family, #271. Horatio Gates Yerkes, page 88, reporting her death as 14 August 1902, although her obituary and gravestone both recorded the year as 1892.