Joseph Adams

Joseph Adams

Male 1672 - 1717  (44 years)

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  • Name Joseph Adams  [1
    Born 27 Nov 1672  Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Jan 1717  [1
    Person ID I12181  LaZeut
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2011 

    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

  • 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.

      Capt. Joseph, born in Chelmsford, November 27, 1672.

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

      Joseph, born 27 January 1672/3.

    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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