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Samuel Adams, Sr.

Birthplace: Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Boston, Suffolk , Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain John Adams, Jr. and Hannah Adams (Webb)
Husband of Mary Adams and Mary Adams (Fifield)
Father of Samuel Adams, Jr.; Mary Allen; Hannah Adams; Joseph Adams; Abigail Adams and 8 others
Brother of Hannah Holbrook; John Adams, III; Abigail Adams; Joseph Adams; Mary Adams and 1 other
Half brother of Joseph Adams; Mary Adams; Bethia Adams; Thomas Adams and Abijah Adams

Occupation: Brewer; politician
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About Deacon Samuel Adams


Samuel Adams Sr., father of Samuel Adams, signer of the Declaration of Independence,  was a deacon of the Old South Church in Boston, ran a brewery and occupied a political post in the colony’s governing body. Samuel, Sr. was a leader by nature. He became involved in politics through the Boston Caucus which is an organization that promoted candidates who supported popular causes and nominated them for offices. Later on he became a justice of the peace and a Boston representative to the Massachusetts House of Representatives. He was one of the founders of the Country Party and had frequent meetings at his house. This exposed Samuel, Jr. to politics and politicians since childhood.


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Deacon Samuel Adams's Timeline

May 6, 1689
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts
April 21, 1713
Age 23
Boston, MA, USA
Age 23
January 21, 1716
Age 26
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 26
July 30, 1717
Age 28
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
November 6, 1720
Age 31
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
September 27, 1722
Age 33
September 27, 1722
Age 33
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
October 28, 1726
Age 37
Boston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA