Edward Adams

Male - 1716


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  • Name  Edward Adams 
    Gender  Male 
    Baptism  19 Apr 1629  Kingweston, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died  12 Nov 1716  Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Birth: 1630 (Adams 1898 pp 7, 500) 1615 (Fairbanks Courier) Millis(Historic Trail map in Medway file): Edward Adams was one of the original settlers of Medfield. He was much employed in public duties, ens. selectman for many years represented in the two first General Courts 1689, after overthrow of Andros, and died 12 Nov. 1716. His wife had died 3 Mar. 1676; but be had second wife whose name is not seen. His will of 19 May, 1715, probated 3 Dec. 1716, in our reg XIX. 225, taking notice that his wife was provided for before their marriage and that his son Jonathan, and John were, formerly, supplied by him with lands. and Edward with movab. and money, directs now, that his property be divided in nine equal parts, whereof the children of his son Eliashib dec. to have two, James, and Henry, each two, and his daughters Lydia Daniel, Sarah Turner, and Mehitable Faxon, each one. -Savage
    Person ID  I10917  L C Earle's Family
    Last Modified  25 Dec 2004 

    Father  Henry Adams,   b. 21 Jan 1583, Barton St. David, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 06 Oct 1646, Braintree, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Edith Squire,   d. 21 Jan 1673, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Oct 1609  Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID  F11  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Lydia Penniman,   d. 03 Mar 1676, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1652  Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Lydia Adams,   b. 12 Jul 1653, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1731, Medway, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Jonathan Adams,   b. 04 Apr 1655, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1718, Medway, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Adams,   b. 18 Feb 1657, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1751, Medway, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Eliashib Adams,   b. 18 Feb 1659, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1716, Bristol, Bristol Co, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Adams,   b. 29 May 1660, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1747
     6. James Adams,   b. 04 Jan 1662, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1733, probably, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Henry Adams,   b. 29 Oct 1663, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1749, Canterbury, Windham Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Mehetabel Adams,   b. 20 Mar 1665, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1753
     9. Elisha Adams,   b. 25 Aug 1666, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1666, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Edward Adams,   b. 28 Jun 1668, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Bethia Adams,   b. 12 Apr 1671, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1672, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Bethia Adams,   b. 18 Aug 1672, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1672, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Abigail Adams,   b. 25 Jan 1675, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     14. Miriam Adams,   b. 26 Feb 1676, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F60  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Sarah Taylor,   b. Abt 1636, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  06 Jan 1710  Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID  F31  Group Sheet

    Family 3  Abigail Craft,   b. 08 Mar 1634, Roxbury, Suffolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1707, Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  07 Dec 1678  Dedham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID  F61  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 19 Apr 1629 - Kingweston, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1652 - Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 07 Dec 1678 - Dedham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 06 Jan 1710 - Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Nov 1716 - Medfield, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Search for Passengers M & J:25, Spear, Burton W., (The Mary & John Clearinghouse, Toledo, OH, 1996), p.7.

    2. [S360] Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Doherty, Frank J., (Author, Pleasant Valley, NY, 1990-2001), 1:23.

    3. [S375] Torrey's Supplement no. 3, Sanborn, Melinde Lutz, (Genealogical Publishing Company, Baltimore, MD, 2003), p. 3.

    4. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Medfield:111.

    5. [S260] GMB, Anderson, Robert Charles, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 1995), p.491.


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