U.S. President flag    John  ADAMS

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

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John ADAMS was born 30 October 1735 in Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay. John ADAMS was the child of John ADAMS and 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.

Occupation: President of the United States

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


flag   Abigail ADAMS (b.14 July 1765, Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 15 August 1813, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)
m. William Stephens SMITH 12 June 1786

U.S. President flag   John Qunicy ADAMS (b.11 July 1767, Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 23 February 1848, Washington, DC, USA)
m. Louisa Catherine JOHNSON 26 July 1797

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 )
m. Sarah SMITH August 1795

flag   Thomas Boylston ADAMS (b.15 September 1772 , Braintree, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 12 March 1832, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Ann "Nancy" HARROD 1805

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Dubuque, Jones and Clayton Counties, Iowa, Chapman Pub Co, 1894
30 October 1735
Braintree, Massachusetts, USA

1735 - Bio

JOHN ADAMS, the second President and the first Vice-President of the United States, was born in...Read MORE...

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

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1764 Marriage / Partner
John ADAMS and Abigail SMITH 25 October 1764 , Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

1765 Birth of Child
Abigail ADAMS was born 14 July 1765, Braintree, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper,...Read MORE...

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
USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early...Read MORE...

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
USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty ...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

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USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion ...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the ...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The ...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

February 6, 1778

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

June 1, 1779

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm - September 25, 1780

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up ...Read MORE...

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important ...Read MORE...

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the...Read MORE...

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental...Read MORE...

USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

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...Read MORE...

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

1800 Death of Child
Charles ADAMS died 1 December 1800 , Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam)
World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and...

USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

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USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim...Read MORE...

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...

World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

1813 Death of Child
Abigail ADAMS died 15 August 1813, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

USA 1816 - Year without a summer
The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding...Read MORE...

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

USA 1825 - October 26 - Erie Canal completed
The work completed. - This is the day, and 10 o'clock the hour, when the first boat from Lake Erie...Read MORE...

4 July 1826
Quincy, Massachusetts, USA

Name: John Adams, Late President U.S.
Gender: Male
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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 (https:/ / familysearch.org/ pal:/ MM9.1.1/ FHYZ-88S : accessed 26 Apr 2013), John Adams, Late President U.S., 04 Jul 1826.

John is buried at: United First Parish Church Quincy Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Basement crypt

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