Ensign Edward Adams

Male 1629 - 1716  (~ 87 years)


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  • Christened 19 Apr 1629  Kingweston, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Land 1659  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    He received a land grant of 102 acres. 
    Offices Held 1689  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    He was elected the Representative to the Massachusetts General Court for Medfield. He served again in 1692 and 1702/ 
    Died 12 Nov 1716  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID I18  | Roy Line
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2019 

    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) 
    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) 
    Married 19 Oct 1609  Charlton, Mackrell, Somersetshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Lydia Rockwood,   b. 1634/35, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1676, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married Mar 1652  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 7, 8, 9
    Children 
     1. Lydia Adams,   b. 12 Jul 1653, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1731, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. Jonathan Adams,   b. 4 Apr 1655, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1718, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    +3. John Adams,   b. 18 Feb 1657/58, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1751, Medway, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Eliashib Adams,   b. 18 Feb 1658/59, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before May 1717, Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     5. Sarah Adams,   b. 29 May 1660, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1747, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     6. James Adams,   b. 4 Jan 1661/62, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1733, Barrington, Bristol County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     7. Henry Adams,   b. 29 Oct 1663, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1749, Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. Mehitable Adams,   b. 20 Mar 1665, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1753, Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     9. Elisha Adams,   b. 25 Aug 1666, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Edward Adams,   b. 28 Jun 1668, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Bethia Adams,   b. 12 Apr 1670, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1672, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     12. Bethia Adams,   b. 18 Aug 1672, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1672, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     13. Abigail Adams,   b. 25 Jan 1674/75, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1674/75, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     14. Miriam Adams,   b. 28 Feb 1675/76, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1676, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail Craft,   b. 24 Mar 1634, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1707, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1678  Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 9, 10
    Notes 
    • It was both Edward second marriage and Abigail's third marriage.
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Sarah Taylor 
    Married 6 Jan 1709/10  Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 9
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F33  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 19 Apr 1629 - Kingweston, Somersetshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Mar 1652 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - He received a land grant of 102 acres. - 1659 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Oct 1678 - Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected the Representative to the Massachusetts General Court for Medfield. He served again in 1692 and 1702/ - 1689 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Jan 1709/10 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1716 - Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S92] Hall, Virginia. English Ancestry of Henry Adams, (Boston: The New England Histrical and Genealogical Register volume LXVI, April 1912).

    2. [S67] Ancestral File, (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints).

    3. [S81] Morse, Abner. A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans volume I, (Boston: Abner Morse, 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. [S71] Johnson, Hugh Albert. Norris, Hackett, Prescott and Allied Families Our Ancestors and Their Descendants, (Annandale, Virginia: Charles Baptie Studios, 1975).

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

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

    8. [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).

    9. [S94] Muse, Jeanne. Family Group Sheets of the Ancestry of Jeanne Muse, (Asheville, North Carolina: manuscript, 20 August 1995).

    10. [S95] Hanson, Robert Brand. The Vital Records of Dedham, Massachusetts volume 3: Marriages, (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).



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