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Grave has been located U.S. President flag photo of ancestor   John  ADAMS

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

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ADAMS Genealogy

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

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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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1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of John ADAMS

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John ADAMS married Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  Abigail SMITH-- Date: 25 October 1764  Place: Weymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay


Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  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

Grave has been locatedU.S. President flag photo of ancestor  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 baby girl ancestor Susanna ADAMS (b.28 December 1769, Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 4 February 1770 , Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  Charles ADAMS (b.29 May 1770, Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 1 December 1800 , Manhattan, New York, USA )
m. Sarah SMITH August 1795

Grave has been locatedflag photo of ancestor  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

United First Parish Church Quincy Norfolk County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Basement crypt
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 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 Braintree. The parents of John were John and Susannah (Boylston) Adams.* His father, who was a farmer of limited means, also engaged in the business of...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 Pre presidency/
March 4, 1797

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.
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:/ / 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

Added: 4/22/2013 8:32:16 AM - Updated: 5/14/2017 3:34:48 PM

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