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James Adams

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Birthplace: Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Carey Cemetery, Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. Joseph Adams, Jr. and Sarah Adams
Husband of Jerusha Adams
Father of Elisha Adams; Joshua Knight Adams; Joshua Knight Adams and James Adams
Brother of William Adams; Samuel Adams; John Adams; Joseph Adams; Sarah Adams and 5 others

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About Lt. James Adams

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of LIEUTENANT. DAR Ancestor #: A000519

Lt. James Adams is the line from whom we are decended that allows us into DAR. Served 8 days for the relief of Boston in the Lexington alarm of April 1775

Hattie Caroline Adams Weber's DAR National Number is 36-06-97

She applied for membership into DAR on 21 June 1947

In 1800 Census James is living in Cantebury Ct

Locale Cantebury

Roll 2

Page 880 -------------------- Find A Grave Memorial# 55234701

Children of James", (1748) [85] (Lieut. Joseph', Capt. Joseph', Samuel', Lieut. Thomas^ Henry") and Jerusha (Knight) Adams ; res. Canterbury, Conn. i. Sarah Bradford", b. in Canterbury, Conn., April 2, 1774 : m. Nov. 5, 1798, Jabez Butts; she d. at Pompey, N. Y., 10 May, 1833. 194. ii. James", Jr., b. in Canterbury, Nov. 5, 1775; m. (1) Jan. 31, 1798-9, Alice Bradford, dau. of John and Elizabeth (Bond) Bradford; b. April 15, 1777 ; d. 25 April, 1812. m. {2> 1813, Phillis Pellett, dau. of David Pellett : b. 1780; d. 17 April, 1837, age 57. m. (3) 1840, Delight Carver, dau. of Gideon Carver; b. 1792; d. March, 1851. He was a cooper; res. Abington Parish, Pomfret, Conn; d. in Manchester. Conn., 24 Nov., 1851. iii. Mary", b. in Canterbury, March 26, 1778 ; d. at home, unm., 23 May 1858. iv. Lorenza A.", b. in Canterbury, June 30, 1780 ; m. April 15, 1811, Samuel Partridge ; she d. in Pompey, N. Y. , 17 June, 1837. 195. V. ElishaA.', b. in Canterbury, June 1, 1782; m. Feb. 16, 1805-6, at Coventry, Conn., Clarissa Cook, dau. of Oliver and Mary (Harris) Cook ; d. in Benson, Yt., 1 March, 1846. He settled in Landoff, N. H. ; removed to Orwell, Yt., 1820 ; d. in Benson, Yt, 17 Oct. or 12 Nov.. 1863. vi. Luther", b. in Canterbury, Feb. 16. 1784 ; d, 17 July, 1820. vii. Lucy (twin), b. in Canterbury, Feb. 16, 1784 ; d. 25 Dec, 1784 viii. Jeduthan A.", b. in Canterbury, Aug. 13, 1786 ; d. on homestead, unm., 23 Nov., 1845. 196. ix. Joshua Knight", b. in Canterbury, Jan. 1, 1791 ; m. (1) Nov. 7, 1814, Peddy "W^ilmarth Tiffany of Harford, Pa. ; b. Aug. 27, 1796; d. 6 Nov., 1830. m. (3) Jan. 1, 1831, at Harford, Pa., Minerva FoUett; b. May 13, 1806; d. 10 May, 1869. He settled in Harford, Susqixe. Co., Pa., 1812; was sheriff of the county; d. 7 Feb., 1876.

Children of Lieut. Joseph', (1715) [36] (Capt. Joseph', Samuel, Lieut. Thomas', Henry') and Sarah (Bradford) Adams ; res. Canterbury, Conn. i. William*', b. in Canterbury, Conn., March 4. 1740: d. 5 July, 1759. ii. Samuel, b. in Canterbury-, March 30, 1742 ; m. Mrs Sarah Willsby. He d. 11 April, 1820; no issue. Samuel of Griswold, Conn., made will Oct. 24, 1818 : proved May 22, 1820 ; mentions his \die Sarah, and James, Jeduthan and Luther, sons of his brother James. In a codicil, Feb. 11, 1819, he gives a half of the residue of his property to Elijah Willsby, the son of his wife. 83. iii. John', b. in Canterbury, Feb. 17, 1743-4: m. Dec. 21, 1765, Submit Butts; he d. at Fly Creek, Otsego Co., N. Y., 25 Nov., 1810, age 66. 84. iv. Joseph, b. in Canterbury^ Feb. 2, 174.5-6 ; m. (1) Nov. 25, 1773, Elizabeth Chapman ; d. 16 April, 1785, age 38. m. (2 ) June 19, 1788, Lydia Chapman (niece of Elizabeth) ; d. 22 Feb., 1852, age 90 ; he d. 25 Sept., 1824. age 79. Both are buried in Westminster Parish, Conn. 85. V. James*", b. in Canterbury, June 7, 1748 ; m. Feb. 16, 1772, Jerusha Knight of Lisbon, Conn: b. March 22, 1748: d. 26 July, 1829 ; he d. 28 June, 1805. vi. Sarah** (twin), b. in Canterbury, June 7, 1748 ; m. about 1770, David Hale, Sen., of Canterbury (some say David Hyde); she d. a widow, 1834-5. 86. vii. John Bradford% b. in Canterbury, June 11, 1750 ; m. April 6, 1780, Sarah Davenport, dau. of Paul and Elizabeth (Frost) Davenport ; b. Oct. 24. 1759 ; d. 30 Aug., 1815, in 56th year. He served as a private in Capt. Obadiah Johnson's Co., Col. Israel Putnam's Eeg., May 10 to Dec. 15, 1775: d. 30 June, 1829. vii, Jesse*^, b. in Canterbury, Dec. 7, 1752 ; d. young, ix. Elisha^ (twin), b. in Canterbury, Dec. 7, 1752 ; d, 12 Jan., 1753. X. Mary*', b. in Canterbury, Dec. 5, 1755 ; m. 1774, Samuel Barstow ; b. Jan., 1749 ; she d. 1776, with infant child. 87. xi. Jesse*', b. in Canterbury, July 17 (Feb. 6?), 1757 ; m. Nov. 30, 1780, Zerviah Cady, dau. of Abijah Cady, Esq. He settled first in Lebanon, Conn. ; removed to Pawlet, Yt. , in 1786, where he d., 1812, age 55 ; family removed to Nunda, N. Y. sii. Tryphena*', b. in Canterbury, July 17, 1760 ; m. about 1786, Joseph Safford ; a son, Joseph Safford, Jr., b. Sept. 29, 1788.

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Lt. James Adams's Timeline

1748
June 17, 1748
Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut Colony
1772
February 16, 1772
Age 23
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut
1775
November 5, 1775
Age 27
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States
1782
June 1, 1782
Age 33
Cantebury, Connecticut, United States
1791
January 1, 1791
Age 42
January 1, 1791
Age 42
Canterbury,,Conn
1805
June 8, 1805
Age 56
Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, United States
1933
May 6, 1933
Age 56
October 13, 1933
Age 56
1976
March 11, 1976
Age 56