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Peter Adams

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kingweston, Somerset, England
Death: Died in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Adams, Sr and Edith Rosamund Adams
Husband of Rachel Adams (Newcomb)
Father of Deacon Peter Adams, M.D.; Rachel Fairbanks; Hannah Fisher (Adams); John Adams; Mary Bester Thayer (Adams) and 5 others
Brother of Lieutenant Henry Adams, Jr.; Elizabeth Dyer; Ursula Craft; Lieutenant Thomas Adams; Capt. Samuel Adams and 7 others

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About Peter Adams

vi. PETER (2) ADAMS, b. March 01, 1621/22, (1622) KINGS WESTON, SOMERSET, ENGLAND; d. October 23, 1690, MEDFIELD, MA; m. RACHEL NEWCOME, 1650, MEDFIELD, MA; b. WF#2-ELIZABETH SPARHAWK, 7 MAY 1668 -. --------------------

Peter Adams Male, #1496, (1 March 1622 - 23 October 1690)

    Peter Adams was born in 1622 in Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England.1,2 He was born on 1 March 1622 in Kingweston, Somersetshire, England.3 He was the son of Henry Adams and Edith Squire.4,5,6,1,2,7 In 1646 in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, Peter Adams was mentioned in the will of Henry Adams.8 In 1650 Peter, married Rachel Newcome.3,2 Peter Adams and Rachel Newcome moved in 1652 to Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.2 Peter Adams was granted land in 1659 in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, consisting of 101 acres.7 His home was burnt by Indians during the attack on Medfield during King Philip's War.2,9 On 23 october 1690, he land in Medfield was appraised at £12.5 He died on Monday, 23 October 1690 in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, at age 68 years, 7 months and 22 days.4,2,3,9 Peter's estate was inventoried on 23 October 1690 in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, valued at £12.7

Children of Peter Adams and Rachel Newcome

   John Adams2,9 ( - 26 Feb 1724)
   Rachel Adams+10,2,9 ( - 12 May 1678)
   Deacon Peter Adams+4,5,7,2,9 (20 Jul 1653 - 8 Dec 1723)
   Hannah Adams4,5,11,7,2,9 (6 Jun 1655 - 1746)
   Mary Adams4,5,7,2,9 (1 Mar 1661 - 1704)
   Jonathan Adams4,5,7,2,9 (11 Jul 1663 - 1664)
   Jonathan Adams2 (15 May 1664 - )
   Ruth Adams4,5,7,2,9 (20 Jun 1665 - )
   Joseph Adams4,5,7,2,9 (25 Aug 1668 - 9 Dec 1748)
   Samuel Adams4,5,7,2,9 (2 Apr 1671 - 1731)
   Henry Adams4,5,7,2,9 (6 Jan 1673 - )

Citations

   Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts. New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907.
   Adams, Andrew N. A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, Mass., and his Descendants also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897. Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Company, 1898.
   Ancestral File. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1994.
   Jameson, E. O. The Biographical Sketches of Prominent Persons and The Genealogical Records of Many Early and Other Families in Medway, Mass. 1713-1886. Providence, Rhode Island: J.A. & R.A. Reid Printers, 1886.
   Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts. Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855.
   Thayer, Ephraim and Sarah. Family Memorial Genealogy of Fourteen Families of Early Settlers of New England. Hingham, Massachusetts: J. Farmer, 1835.
   Morse, Abner. A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans. volume I. Boston: the author, 1857).
   Trask, William B. "Abstracts of Wills of the Early Settlers of New England", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume VII (1853).
   Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886. 1887. Reprint Medfield, Massachusetts: Medfield Historical Society, 1975.
   Lawson, Stephen M.. "Fairbanks Ancestory of Stephen Lawson. Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/fairbank.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998.
   Trask, William B.. "Boston Records", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XIII (1859).
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Peter Adams's Timeline

1621
1621
Kingweston, Somerset, England
1622
March 1, 1622
Kingweston, Somerset, England
1622
Kingweston, Somerset, England
1622
in Kingweston, Somerset, England
1622
Kingweston, Somerset, England
1622
Kingweston, Somerset, England
1622
Kingweston, Somerset, England
1622
Kingweston, Somerset, England
1650
1650
Age 27
Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1653
July 20, 1653
Age 31
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA