Adams

John Ap Adams

b.abt.1400 of Gloucestershire, England
m.Clara Powell
b.bef.1364 of Gloucestershire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Roger Adams b.1392 Beverston, Gloucestershire, England

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Roger Adams

b.1392 Beverston, Gloucestershire, England s/o John Adams and Clara Powell
m.Jane Ellyott
b.1394

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Adams b.1422 of Beverston, Gloucestershire, England

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Thomas Adams

b.1422 Beverston, Gloucestershire, England s/o Roger Adams and Jane Ellyott
m.Marie Upton
b.1424 of Beverston, Gloucestershire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Adams b.1452 Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England

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John Adams

b.1452 Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England s/o Thomas Adams and Marie Upton
m.abt.1474 at Beverston, Gloucestershire, England Jane Rannelegh
b.abt.1454 Beverston, Gloucestershire, England

CHILDREN included (all born Beverston, Gloucestershire, England):

  1. Robert Adams b.abt.1480 d.1557 Butleygh, Somersetshire, England
  2. John Adams b.abt.1482

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John Adams

b.abt.1482 Beverston, Gloucestershire, England s/o John Adams and Jane Rannelegh
m. Catherine Stebbing
b.abt.1484 of Townstall, Dartmouth, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Adams b.1502 of Beverston, Somersetshire, England
  2. Nicholas Adams b.abt.1512 of Beverston, Somersetshire, England
  3. George Adams b.1514

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John Adams

b.1502 Beverston, Somersetshire, England
m.1529 at Barton, Somersetshire, England Margery Squier
b.abt.1504 of Barton, Somersetshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Richard Adams b.1530 Bartton, Somersetshire, England d.March 19, 1603 Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England
  2. Henry Adams b.1531 Trent, St. David, Somersetshire, England d.Aug. 12, 1596 Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England
  3. Johanna b.abt.1533 Trent, Somersetshire, England

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Richard Adams

b.1530 Barton, Somersetshire, England
d.March 19, 1603 Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England
m.March 3, 1549 at Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Alice ______
b.1505 prob. Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England
d.1572 Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. William Adams b.1555 Trent, Somersetshire, England d.1624 Somerton, Somersetshire, England
  2. Mary Adams b.abt.1558 of Trent, Somersetshire, England
  3. Margarett Adams b.abt.1561 of Trent, Somersetshire, England
  4. Thomasine Adams b.abt.1564 of Trent, Somersetshire, England d.Feb. 4, 1596/7 Barton Davis, Somersetshire, England
  5. John Adams b.1566 of Trent, Somersetshire, England d.Feb. 2, 1611 Barton Davis, Somersetshire, England
  6. Robert Adams b.1568 of Trent, Somersetshire, England d.1602 Lymington, South Hampton, England

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Robert Adams

b.1568 Trent, Somersetshire, England s/o Richard Admas and Alice _____
d.1602 Lyminton, South Hampton, England
m.abt.1601 at Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England Elizabeth Sharlon
b.abt.1570 Devonshire, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Robert Adams b.Oct. 10, 1602 Lymington, So. Hampton, England d.Oct. 12, 1682 Newbury, MA

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Robert Adams

b.Oct. 10, 1602 Lymington, South Hampton, England
d.Oct. 12, 1682 Newbury, MA
m.(1)March 28, 1632 at Great Chesterford, Essex, England Eleanor Wilmot
b.1610 Hunting Field, Suffolk, England
d.June 12, 1677 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
m.(2)Feb. 6, 1678 at Newbury, MA Sarah Glover

CHILDREN included:

  1. John Adams b.1632 of Ipswich, Hunting Field, Suffolk, England d.1703 Newbury, MA
  2. Joanna b.1633/34 Hunting Field, Suffolk, England d.Sept. 3, 1689 Suffield, CT
  3. Alice Adams b.abt.1635 of St. Botolph, W O Aldgate, London, England
  4. Abraham Adams b.1639 Salem, MA d.June 14, 1714 Newbury, MA
  5. Mary Adams b.Sept. 1, 1642 Newbury, MA d.Nov. 15, 1660 Newbury, MA
  6. Elizabeth Adams b.1641/1642 Newbury, MA d.May 4, 1718 Lancaster, MA
  7. Isaac Adams b.1647 Newbury, MA d.1680 Newbury, MA
  8. Jacob Adams b.Apr. 23, 1647 Newbury, MA d.Aug. 12, 1647 Newbury, MA
  9. Hannah Adams b.June 25, 1650 Newbury, MA
  10. Jacob Adams b.Apr. 13, 1651 Newbury, MA d.Nov. 1717 Boston, MA

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Samuel Adams

b.1602 England; parents ukn
d.1653 York, ME
m.July 10, 1623 Shepton Mallett, Somersetshire, England; Alice Stone
b.abt.1602 England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Edith Adams b.abt.1629 Shepton Mallett, Somersetshire, England; m.1647 John Parker
  2. Phillip Adams b.1632 Braintree, MA d.1692 Indian Massacre, York, ME

NOTE: Samuel came to New England on the "Lyon" in 1623, as an indentured servant. He became a freeman May 10, 1643. He moved to York, ME. He received a land grant in York by Gov. Edward Godfrey.

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Phillip Adams

b.1632, prob. Braintree, MA, son of Samual Adams and Alice Stone
d.Jan. 27, 1692 Indian Massacre, York, ME
m.abt.1650 York, ME Elizabeth Jane Turpin
b.abt.1640 York, ME d/o Thomas Turpin and Agnes ______
d.Oct. 18, 1710 York, ME

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Adams b.1645 York, ME d.1737 York, ME
  2. Phillip Adams, Jr., b.bef.1646 prob.York, ME
  3. Elizabeth Adams b.bef.1648 prob. York, ME
  4. Nathaniel Adams b.abt.1650 York, ME d.abt.1692 Indian Massacre, York, ME
  5. Sarah Adams b.1674 York, ME d.July 28, 1727 York, ME, (m.?)_____ Black

NOTES: From The Pioneers of Maine and New Hampshire 1623-1660 by POPE, page 2: ADAMS, Philip, York, took oath of allegiance to Mass govt. 22 Nov. 1652. Proprietor, 1654.

Elizabeth, widow (husband's name not given,) York, made will 6 June, prob. 18 Oct. 1710; beq. to dau. Sarah Black and grandchildren Daniel and Elizabeth Black, Nathaniel Adams, and Samuel Johnson.

From The Maine Genealogist and Biographer, Vol. II by Lapham page 36: Rec'd by me Philip Adams of Yorke the sume of Twenty Shillings of Silver from Richard Cumins of Portsmouth for the use & in the behalfe of my mother in law Jane Turpin the relict of Thomas Turpin, in full of all demands for her thirds of the land now in possession of Ric: Cumins aforesd, which land did sometime in part belong to the said Tho: Turpin hereby obliging to discharge the said Cumins from all demands on that score unto the 3rd of July last part. I say recd the money aforesaid on ye acct: aforesaid this 28 Nov: 1665. pr.me the marke of Philip +Adams
test: Jo: Moodey
Walter neal

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Abraham Adams (Sgt.)

b.1639 Salem, MA son of Robert Adams and Eleanor Wilmot
d.June 14, 1714 Newbury, MA
m.Nov. 10, 1670 at Newbury, MA Mary Pettengill
b.July 6, 1652 Newbury, MA d/0 Richard Pettengill and Joanna Ingersall
d.Sept. 19, 1705 Newbury, MA

CHILDREN included (all born Newbury,MA):

  1. John Adams b.March 7, 1664
  2. Mary Adams b.Jan. 16, 1672 d.Jan. 17, 1714 Newbury, MA m.Nov.26, 1694 at Newbury, MA George Thurlow
  3. Robert Adams b.May 12, 1674 d.Feb. 3, 1769 Newbury, MA
  4. Abraham Adams b.May 2, 1676 d.Apr. 8, 1763 Byfield, MA
  5. Isaac Adams b.Feb. 26, 1679 d.Mar. 27, 1738 Boxford, MA
  6. Sarah Adams b.Apr. 15, 1681 d.March 22, 1735 Andover, MA
  7. John Adams b.March 7, 1684 d.May 8, 1750 Georgetown, MA
  8. Matthew Adams b.May 25, 1686 d.Nov. 24, 1755 Newbury, MA
  9. Isreal Adams b.Dec. 25, 1688 d.Dec. 12, 1714 Waltham, MA
  10. Dorothy Adams b.Oct. 25, 1691 d.1715
  11. Richard Adams b.Nov. 22, 1693 d.Nov. 2, 1777 Newburyport, MA

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Thomas Adams

b.1645/1652 York, ME s/o Phillip Adams and Elizabeth Jane Turpin
d.1737 York, ME
m.1675 York, ME Hannah Parker
b.1658 York, ME d/o John and Edith Parker; Edith was the d/o Samuel Adams
d.aft.1726

CHILDREN included:

  1. Samuel II Adams b.1680 York, ME d.May 15, 1753 York, ME m.1709 Lydia Gowell
  2. Hannah Adams b.Aug.1676 York, ME m.May 5, 1698 Thomas Baker
  3. Phillip II Adams b.Aug. 1678 York, ME d.Apr. 14, 1747 York, ME m.Elizabeth Roanes
  4. Samuel Adams b.Feb. 26, 1680 York, ME d.abt.1693 York, ME
  5. Hezekiah Adams b.1684 York, ME d.Apr. 4, 1747 York, ME m.1711 Mary Weare
  6. Esther Adams b.abt.1686 York, ME m.John Booker
  7. Nathaniel Adams b.abt.1688 Phillips Township, Franklin, ME m.Mary ______
  8. Elizabeth Adams b.1691 York, ME m.17 Jan. 1713 John Sedgley
  9. Thomas Adams b.1694 Scituate Rd., York, ME m.4 April, 1723 Sarah Mitchell

NOTES: Thomas received 40 acre grant from the Town of York in 1678.
History of York by Banks: page 8 ...The habitat of the rattlesnake is so widespread in this country that York was not an exception to giving this poisonous reptile shelter. In 1722 Thomas Adams killed one with nine rattles measuring three and a half feet long; and they have been found since then, but none in the memory of the present generation.

Thomas was a freeman in York in 1680.

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