Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

Male 1617 - 1688  (71 years)

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  • Name Samuel Adams 
    Born 1617  St. David, Barton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jan 1688  Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I12152  LaZeut
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2011 

    Father Henry Adams,   b. Abt 1583, St. David, Barton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1646, Braintree (Quincy), Suffolk (Norfolk) County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Edith Squire,   c. 29 May 1587, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1672/73, Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1609  Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F5129  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. Samuel Adams,   b. 3 Jul 1647, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary Eglesfield,   d. 1650 
    Married Abt 1646  [5
    Family ID F5128  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Rebecca Graves,   d. 8 Oct 1664, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1651  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Thomas Adams,   b. 1652, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1683, Barbados, West Indies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     2. Rebecca Adams,   b. 1654, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Adams,   b. 1656, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1657, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     4. Katherine Adams,   b. 29 Oct 1657, Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Katherine Adams,   b. 4 Jan 1659, Charlestown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Susanna Adams,   b. Abt 1661, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Nathaniel Adams,   b. 28 Feb 1662/63, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Marah Mary Adams,   b. 8 Sep 1664, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1744, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. Nathaniel Adams,   b. 8 Sep 1664, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 4 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  [5, 6
    Children 
     1. Esther Adams,   b. 9 Apr 1669, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Adams,   b. 7 Nov 1671, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1693  (Age 21 years)
     3. Joseph Adams,   b. 27 Nov 1672, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1717  (Age 44 years)
    +4. Benjamin Adams,   b. 29 May 1679, Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1762  (Age 83 years)
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F5125  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. 6.

    2. [S644] Henry Adams of Somersetshire England and Braintree, Mass., J. Gardner Bartlett, compiler, (New York: 1927), p. 76.

      Samuel, born 1616-1617; emigrated to New England with his parents in 1638 and located with them in Braintree, Massachusetts.

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

      Died 25 January 1688-9.

    4. [S644] Henry Adams of Somersetshire England and Braintree, Mass., J. Gardner Bartlett, compiler, (New York: 1927), pp. 49 & 55.

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

    6. [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.


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