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 U.S. President flag  John  Adams

  (b. 30 October 1735Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 4 July 1826Quincy, Massachusetts, USA )  

John Adams was born 30 October 1735 in Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay. John Adams was the child of John Adams and Susanna Boylston and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Joseph Adams and Hannah Bass

He married  Abigail Smith 25 October 1764 in Weymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Abigail Smith  was born 11 November 1744 in Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 28 October 1818 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA . 

John Adams died 4 July 1826 in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA.

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John Adams married  flag Abigail Smith-- Date: 25 October 1764  Place: Weymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay

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 flag Abigail Adams (b.14 July 1765, Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 15 August 1813, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)

 U.S. President flag John Qunicy Adams (b.11 July 1767, Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 23 February 1848, Washington, DC, USA)

flag Susanna Adams (b.28 December 1769, Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 4 February 1770 , Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

 flag Charles Adams (b.29 May 1770, Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 1 December 1800 , Manhattan, New York, USA )

 flag Thomas Boylston Adams (b.15 September 1772 , Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 12 March 1832, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)

1735 - Bio
JOHN ADAMS, the second President and the first Vice-President of the United States, was born in Braintree (now Quincy) Mass., and about ten miles from Boston, October 19, 1735. His great-grandfather, Henry Adams, emigrated from England about 1640, with a family of eight sons, and settled at...Read MORE...

1764 Marriage / Partner
John Adams and Abigail Smith 25 October 1764 , Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA

1765 Birth of Child
Abigail Adams was born 14 July 1765, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

1767 Birth of Child
John Qunicy Adams was born 11 July 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

1769 Birth of Child
Susanna Adams was born 28 December 1769, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1770 Birth of Child
Charles Adams was born 29 May 1770, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

1772 Birth of Child
Thomas Boylston Adams was born 15 September 1772 , Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
The presidential election was the first contested election in the United States. When the final tabulation of votes arrived at the senate, ironically it was Adams who opened the envelope as he was President of the Senate. John Adams won with seventy one votes and Thomas Jefferson received sixty...Read MORE...

1800 Death of Child
Charles Adams died 1 December 1800 , Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)

1813 Death of Child
Abigail Adams died 15 August 1813, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

1818 Death of Spouse/Partner
Abigail Smith died 28 October 1818, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

4 July 1826
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Name: John Adams, Late President U.S.
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Death Date: 04 Jul 1826
Death Place: Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Age: 91
Birth Date: 1735
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01258-5
System Origin: Massachusetts-EASy
GS Film number: 1987016
Reference ID: Pg. 58

"Massachusetts, Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 26 Apr 2013), John Adams, Late President U.S., 04 Jul 1826.

United First Parish Church Quincy Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Basement crypt

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