American Revolutionary War Soldier flag   James  ADAMS

  (b. 7 June 1748 Canterbury, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 8 June 1805 Canterbury, Connecticut, USA )  

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James ADAMS was born 7 June 1748 in Canterbury, Crown Colony of Connecticut. James ADAMS was the child of

James was a soldier in the U.S. Revolutionary War.

He married  Jerusha KNIGHT .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Jerusha KNIGHT  was born 13 March 1747 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA.  She died 27 July 1829 in Canterbury, Connecticut, USA. 

James ADAMS died 8 June 1805 in Canterbury, Connecticut, USA.

son of Joseph Adams and Sarah Bradford

m. Jerusha Knight

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  Luther ADAMS (b.6 February 1784,   d. 19 July 1820, Canterbury, Connecticut, USA)

  Jeduthan ADAMS (b.13 August 1786,   d. 23 November 1845, Canterbury, Connecticut, USA)

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7 June 1748
Canterbury, Connecticut, USA

8 June 1805
Canterbury, Connecticut, USA

Name: James Adams
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place: Canterbury
Death Date: 08 Jun 1805
Death Place: Canterbury
Age: 57
Birth Date: 1748
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03215-7
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3076
Reference ID: p 20

"Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7CH-MZ6 : 3 December 2014), James Adams, 08 Jun 1805; citing Canterbury, reference p 20; FHL microfilm 3,076."

James is buried at: Carey Cemetery
S Canterbury Rd

Canterbury, Connecticut, USA

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