Joseph Adams, Sr. (1683 - 1790) MP

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Birthplace: Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Bjørn P. Brox
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About Joseph Adams, Sr.

The Adams name is thought to be of Welsh origin, originally Ap Adams(Ap meaning "son of" in Welsh), the Ap was dropped from the name as the Adams became more integrated into English culture and society.

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Children of Capt. Joseph\ (1682) [17] (Samuel, Lieut. Thomas', Henry') and Eunice (^Spalding) Adams; res. Canterbury, Conn. i. Joseph', b. in Canterbury, Conn., June 10, 1709; d. 7 Sept., 1709. 34. ii. Capt. Samuel, b. in Canterbury, Sept. 4, 1710; m. (1) 1731, Sarah Cady, dau. of Richard and Mary Cady; d. 7 Jan., 1736. m. (2) 1 739 , Abigail Adams, dau. of Samuel and Mary (Cady) Adams; b. Nov. 12, 1712. She m. 2nd Dea. Richard Hale, father of Capt. Nathan Hale, the American Spy. Shed, in Coventry, Conn., 21 Aug. 1809, age 89. " Capt. Samuel" d. in Canterbury, 27 Dec, 1760, (as per tombstone), age 51. 35. iii. Eunice, b. in Canterbury, July 25, 1713; m. Thomas Bradford, son of James and Edith Bradford; b. Nov. 14, 1712; res. Canterbury, Conn.

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iv. Lieut. Joseph, b. in Canterbury, Dec 6, 1715; m. 1738, Sarah Bradford, dau. of Lieut. James and Edith Bradford; b. Aug. 27, 1720; d. 20 March, 1807, age 86. He d. 6 Dec, 1780, age 65.

V. Mary\ b. in Canterbury, Aug. 5, 1719; m. Leach. 87.

vi. Parker% b. in Canterbury, Aprill8, 1722; m. May 9, 1745, Freelove

Fanning. Daniel Frost app. Nov. 5, 1799, to adm. his estate. Children of Capt. Josephs (1682) and Susanna (Adams) Adams.

vii. Susanua\ b. in Canterbury, Jan. 19, 1728-9; d. 3 Oct., 172-. 88. viii. Elihu', b. in Canterbury, June 11, 1731; m. March 6, 1753, Jerusha Adams, dau. of Eliashib and Deborah (Tracey) Adams; b. Aug 24, 1729; d. 24 Jan., 1815. He d. 22 Dec, 1804, in his 74th year. 39. is. Capt. Thomas b. in Canterbury, July 31, 1734; m. (1) March 7. 175 , Susanna Peck; d. 13 Feb., 1780. m. (2) Jan. 4, 1782, Mary Mudge; d. 27 Sept., 1814, in 77th year. He d. 22 April, 1815. Capt. Thomas' made will March 23, 1813^ proved May 20, 1815; names wife "Mary," sons Reuben and Erastus, and dau. Patty, the wife of Daniel Kingsbury.

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Capt. Joseph Adams, Sr.'s Timeline

1683
1683
Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1708
July 23, 1708
Age 25
Canterbury, Canterbury, Connecticut
1709
June 10, 1709
Age 26
<Canterbury, Canterbury, Connecticut>
1710
September 4, 1710
Age 27
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut
1713
July 25, 1713
Age 30
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut
1715
December 6, 1715
Age 32
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States
1719
August 5, 1719
Age 36
<Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut>
1722
April 18, 1722
Age 39
<Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut>
1728
April 4, 1728
Age 45
Mass.
1790
April 29, 1790
Age 107
Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, United States