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Rachel Adams (Newcomb)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Probably England
Death: Died in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Francis Newcomb and Rachel Newcomb
Wife of Peter Adams
Mother of Deacon Peter Adams, M.D.; Rachel Fairbanks; Hannah Fisher (Adams); John Adams; Mary Bester Thayer (Adams) and 5 others
Sister of Hannah Thorpe; Mary B. Spear; Judith Jennison; Sarah Newcomb; Peter Newcomb and 4 others

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About Rachel Adams

Rachel Newcome

  • Female, #5769
  • In 1650 Rachel, married Peter Adams, son of Henry Adams and Edith Squire.1,2
  • Rachel Newcome and Peter Adams moved in 1652 to Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.2 (Medfield was not settled until 1649, mostly by people from Dedham. Until incorporation in May 1651, it was known as New Dedham. Rachel and Peter would have been one of the first settlers, having moved into town a year after incorporation. The town remained a part of colonial Suffolk County until after the War of Independence. It became part of the newly formed Norfolk County on March 26, 1793.)

Children of Rachel Newcome and Peter Adams

  • 1. John Adams2 ( - 26 Feb 1724)
  • 2. Rachel Adams+3,2,4 ( - 12 May 1678)
  • 3. Deacon Peter Adams+5,2 (20 Jul 1653 - 8 Dec 1723)
  • 4. Hannah Adams5,6,2 (6 Jun 1655 - 1746)
  • 5. Mary Adams5,2 (1 Mar 1661 - 1704)
  • 6. Jonathan Adams5,2 (11 Jul 1663 - 1664)
  • 7. Jonathan Adams2 (15 May 1664 - )
  • 8. Ruth Adams5,2 (20 Jun 1665 - )
  • 9. Joseph Adams5,2 (25 Aug 1668 - 9 Dec 1748)
  • 10. Samuel Adams5,2 (2 Apr 1671 - 1731)
  • 11. Henry Adams5,2 (6 Jan 1673 - )

Citations

  • 1. Ancestral File. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 1994.
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Lawson, Stephen M.. "Fairbanks Ancestory of Stephen Lawson. Online http://sml.simplenet.com/smlawson/fairbank.htm. Printout dated 12 March 1998.
  • 4. Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886. 1887. Reprint Medfield, Massachusetts: Medfield Historical Society, 1975.
  • 5. Morse, Abner. Genealogical Register of the Descendants of The Early Planters of Sherborn, Holliston, and Medway, Massachusetts. Boston: Damrell & Moore, 1855.
  • 6. Trask, William B.. "Boston Records", The New England Historical and Genealogical Register volume XIII (1859).
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Rachel Adams's Timeline

1632
November 1632
Probably England
1650
1650
Age 17
Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1653
July 20, 1653
Age 20
Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1654
January 16, 1654
Age 21
Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
1655
June 6, 1655
Age 22
Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1657
February 18, 1657
Age 24
Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1661
March 1, 1661
Age 28
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
1663
July 11, 1663
Age 30
Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1665
June 20, 1665
Age 32
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
1668
August 25, 1668
Age 35
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA