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Joseph Adams

Male 1626 - 1694  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Joseph Adams 
    Christened 9 Feb 1626  Kingweston, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Married To 26 Nov 1650  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
    Abigail Baxter, the daughter of Gregory and Margaret Baxter. She was born September 1634 in Roxbury, Massachusetts and died 27 August 1692 in Boston, Massachusetts. Their children:

    1. Hannah Adams (1652-1726)
    2. Joseph Adams (1654-1737)
    3. John Adams (1657-1657)
    4. Abigail Adams (1659-1696)
    5. Capt. John Adams (1661-1702)
    6. Bethiah Adams (1661-1702)
    7. Mary Adams (1663-1744)
    8. Samuel Adams (1665-????)
    9. Mercy Adams (1668-1706)
    10. Capt. Peter Adams (1670-????)
    11. Jonathan Adams (1672-????)
    12. Mehitable Adams (1678-1713)

    Their marriage date was recorded as 26 (9) 1650. In the Great Migration Begins, the Marriage date is listed as 29 November 1650 
    Freeman 1653  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7
    Office Held 1673  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    He was elected a selectman. 
    Will 18 Jul 1694  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 6 Dec 1694  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 11
    Probate/Proved 10 Jan 1695  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • To the memory of Joseph Adams, senior
      who died December 6, 1694, aged, 68
      And to his
      wife whose first name was Baxter
      who died Aug. 27, 1692, aged 58
      This tomb Erected by a great grandson in 1817
    Person ID I11205  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2015 

    Father Henry Adams,   c. 21 Jan 1583, Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1646, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Edith Squire,   c. 29 May 1587, Charlton, Mackrell, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1672, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 19 Oct 1609  Charlton, Mackrell, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 9 Feb 1626 - Kingweston, Somersetshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Abigail Baxter, the daughter of Gregory and Margaret Baxter. She was born September 1634 in Roxbury, Massachusetts and died 27 August 1692 in Boston, Massachusetts. Their children: 1. Hannah Adams (1652-1726) 2. Joseph Adams (1654-1737) 3. John Adams (1657-1657) 4. Abigail Adams (1659-1696) 5. Capt. John Adams (1661-1702) 6. Bethiah Adams (1661-1702) 7. Mary Adams (1663-1744) 8. Samuel Adams (1665-????) 9. Mercy Adams (1668-1706) 10. Capt. Peter Adams (1670-????) 11. Jonathan Adams (1672-????) 12. Mehitable Adams (1678-1713) Their marriage date was recorded as 26 (9) 1650. In the Great Migration Begins, the Marriage date is listed as 29 November 1650 - 26 Nov 1650 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 1653 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was elected a selectman. - 1673 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 18 Jul 1694 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Dec 1694 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 10 Jan 1695 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
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    2. [S76] Adams, Andrew N. A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, Mass., and his Descendants also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897, (Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Company, 1898).

    3. [S66] Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America, (New York: Burke's Peerage Limited, Arco Publishing Co., 1975).

    4. [S68] Jameson, E. O. The Biographical Sketches of Prominent Persons and the Genealogical Records of Many Early and Other Families in Medway, Mass. 1713-1886, (Providence, Rhode Island: J.A. & R.A. Reid Printers, 1886).

    5. [S78] Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts, (Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855).

    6. [S77] Thayer, Ephraim and Sarah. Family Memorial Genealogy of Fourteen Families of Early Settlers of New England , (Hingham, Massachusetts: J. Farmer, 1835).

    7. [S75] Bruce, William Downing. Pedigree of the Adams Family, Originially Located at Braintree, Mass., (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume VII, 1853).

    8. [S89] Trask, William B. Early Records of Boston, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XII, 1858).

    9. [S81] Morse, Abner. A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans volume I, (Boston: the author, 1857).

    10. [S90] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633 volume I (A-F) , (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 1995).

    11. [S79] Pattee, William S. Quincy Inscriptions, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume IX, 1855 ).

    12. [S91] Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriage Prior to 1700, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985).