Benjamin Adams

Benjamin Adams

Male 1679 - 1762  (83 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Adams  [1
    Born 29 May 1679  Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1762  [1
    Person ID I12151  LaZeut
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2018 

    Father Samuel Adams,   b. 1617, St. David, Barton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1688, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Esther Sparhawk,   b. 1636,   d. 1692, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 7 May 1668  Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F5125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Parker,   d. 12 Mar 1715/16 
    Married 18 Dec 1707  [1
    Children 
     1. Catherine Adams,   b. 20 Apr 1710, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1754  (Age < 43 years)
     2. John Adams,   b. 16 Apr 1711, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1753  (Age 42 years)
    +3. Maria (Marah) Adams,   b. 15 Dec 1715, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F3577  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail Parker,   b. 8 May 1685,   d. 22 Jul 1771  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1721  [1
    Children 
     1. Esther Adams,   b. 24 Mar 1721, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lucy Adams,   b. 8 Jun 1724, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Elizabeth Adams,   b. 18 Sep 1726, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1754  (Age < 27 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F5124  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S643] Henry Adams and his Descendants, Andrew N. Adams, compiler, (Rutland, Vermont: Self-published, The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), p. 254.

    2. [S643] Henry Adams and his Descendants, Andrew N. Adams, compiler, (Rutland, Vermont: Self-published, The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), p. 254.

      Benjamin, born in Chelmsford, May 22, 1679.

    3. [S644] Henry Adams of Somersetshire England and Braintree, Mass., J. Gardner Bartlett, compiler, (New York: 1927), p. 78.

      Benjamin, born 29 May 1679.

    4. [S643] Henry Adams and his Descendants, Andrew N. Adams, compiler, (Rutland, Vermont: Self-published, The Tuttle Company, Printers, 1898), p. 6.

      III. CAPTAIN SAMUEL-2, born in England, 1617;

      married (1) Rebecca Graves, daughter of Thomas Graves; died 8 October 1662-4.

      married (2) May 7, 1668, Esther Sparhawk, daughter of Nathaniel Sparhawk of Cambridge, Massachusetts; died 4 November 1745.

      He removed first to Concord, Massachusetts, and thence to Chelmsford, 1653-4; Capt. Samuel, brother of Thomas, was Commissioner of the Court in 1667; he erected mills in the east part of Chelmsford, near where Lowell now is. He had 450 acres of land granted him July 3, 1656, and exclusive right to erect and run a sawmill, provided he would sell boards at three shillings per 100; —and another grant of 100 acres, and right to build and run a grist or cornmill, provided he would keep a sufficient mill and miller.

      He died 25 January 1688-9.

    5. [S644] Henry Adams of Somersetshire England and Braintree, Mass., J. Gardner Bartlett, compiler, (New York: 1927), p. 77.


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