Captain Jonathan Adams

Male 1709 - 1804  (95 years)


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  • Born 15 Aug 1709  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Married 30 Apr 1732  Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7
    Patience Clark, the daughter of Edward and Hannah (Adams) Clark. She was born on 3 May 1710 in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. She died on Saturday 11 July 1801 in Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Rachel Adams (1733-1823)
    2. Oliver Adams (1738-1816)
    3. Sarah Adams (1740-____) 
    Offices Held 1770  [4
    He was a Selectman for 14 years and a Representative to the Massachusetts General Court for 11 years. 
    Will 2 Jul 1791  [4
    In the will, he asked that his son, Oliver, maintain his wife, and a "negro man" named London. 
    Probate/Proved 28 Oct 1804  Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Died 28 Oct 1804  Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I14897 
    Last Modified 30 Jun 2018 

    Father Jonathan Adams,   b. 5 May 1679, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1744, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Thomezine Sheffield,   b. 25 May 1673, Holliston, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1743, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 1697  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Aug 1709 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Patience Clark, the daughter of Edward and Hannah (Adams) Clark. She was born on 3 May 1710 in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. She died on Saturday 11 July 1801 in Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Rachel Adams (1733-1823) 2. Oliver Adams (1738-1816) 3. Sarah Adams (1740-____) - 30 Apr 1732 - Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 28 Oct 1804 - Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Oct 1804 - Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [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).

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

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

    4. [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).

    5. [S82] Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886 , (Boston: George H. Ellis, Printers, 1887).

    6. [S93] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts to the year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903).

    7. [S997] Woods, Henry Ernest. Vital Records of Medway, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850, (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1905).



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