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Henry Adams

Henry Adams

Male 1583 - 1646  (~ 63 years)

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  • Name Henry Adams 
    Christened 21 Jan 1583  Barton St David, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Miscellaneous 1603  [3
    Immigration 1632  Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    History say 1633  [6
    In the records of the colony, he is refereed to as a farmer and a maltster. 
    History 24 Feb 1639/40  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    He received a land grant in Braintree. 
    Will 1646  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died 06 Oct 1646  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 8, 9, 10
    Buried 08 Oct 1646  Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 7, 11
    Probate/Proved 8 Jun 1647  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8, 10, 12
    Inventory 8 Jun 1647  Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    History Dec 1823  Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15
    There is a granite column erected to Henry Adam's memory by President John Adams, his great-great-grandson, with the following inscription:

    "In Memory of HENRY ADAMS who took his flight from the Dragon persecution in Devonshire in England, and alighted with eight sons, near Mount Wollaston. One of the sons returned to England, and after taking time to explore the country, four removed to Medfield and the neighboring towns; two to Chelmsford. One only, Joseph, who lies here at his left hand, remained here, who was an original proprietor in the township of Briantree, incorporated in 1639. This stone and several others have been placed in this yard, by a great-great grandson, from a veneration of the Piety, humility, simplicity, prudence, patience, temperance, frugality, industry and perseverance, of his Ancestors, in hopes of Recommending and imitation to their virtues to their posterity. ... Erected December, 1823.
    Inscription on the Henry Adams Monument
    Inscription on the Henry Adams Monument
    Siblings 2 Siblings 
    Person ID I16  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2015 

    Father John Adams,   b. Abt 1555, Barton St David, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 22 Mar 1604, Barton St David, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Mother Agnes Stone,   b. 01 Jan 1556, Barton St David, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 15 Jan 1616, Barton St David, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 01 Feb 1575  Barton St David, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F26  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 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) 
    Married 19 Oct 1609  Charlton, Mackrell, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Age at Marriage He was 26 years - She was 22 years 
    Children 11 children 
    Last Modified 25 May 2019 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 Jan 1583 - Barton St David, Somersetshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Oct 1609 - Charlton, Mackrell, Somersetshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1632 - Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - 24 Feb 1639/40 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 1646 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 06 Oct 1646 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 08 Oct 1646 - Hancock Cemetery, Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 8 Jun 1647 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - 8 Jun 1647 - Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - Dec 1823 - Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S67] Ancestral File (LDS), (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), Questionnable Source.

    2. [S70] Hurst, Anthony. Email: 1994-05-03 "Adams", (National Genealogical Echo message to Tom Stevens, 3 May 1994).

    3. [S69] Fairbanks, Hiram Francis. English Ancestry of Henry Adams of Braintree, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume LIX, July 1905).

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

    5. [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).

    6. [S71] Johnson, Hugh Albert. Norris, Hackett, Prescott and Allied Families Our Ancestors and Their Descendants, (Annandale, Virginia: Charles Baptie Studios, 1975).

    7. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    8. [S73] Trask, William B. Abstracts of Wills of the Early Settlers of New England, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume VII, 1853).

    9. [S74] Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts, (New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907).

    10. [S75] Bruce, William Downing. Pedigree of the Adams Family, Originally Located at Braintree, Mass., (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume VII, 1853), Warning, much of this pedigree in incorrect. Use only for Henry Adams and his sons.

    11. [S14] Find-a-Grave website, (http://www.findagrave.com).

    12. [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).

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

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

    15. [S80] Bartlett, J. Gardner. Notes, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume LXXIX, April 1925), Secondary Source.

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