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Samuel Adams

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of George Adams, of Watertown and Frances Adams
Husband of Elizabeth Adams and Deborah Adams
Father of Elizabeth Griffin; Joshua Adams; Samuel Adams; Jacob Adams; Abigail Adams and 2 others
Brother of John Adams; George Adams, of Lexington; Benjamin Adams; Sgt. Daniel Adams; Joseph Adams and 1 other

Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About Samuel Adams, of Hartford

Samuel Adams was born about 1659 or 1660, in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, removed to Simbury, Connecticut, and died after 1723

  • Parents:  George Adams & Frances Taylor.  [Savage, Genealogical Dictionary of New England Settlers, Volume 1 page 17: "Adams, ...GEORGE, Watertown, by w. Frances had John, b. 6 Aug. 1645; George, 1647; Daniel; Joseph, 6 Mar. 1657; and Mary; rem. to Cambridge farms, now Lexington, and d. 10 Oct. 1696."]

Married

  1. Abt 1685 in Simbury CT to Ann Hill, daughter of Luke Hill
  2. 23 April 1694 in Windsor CT to Deborah Bartlett, Widow of Jeremiah Gillette

CHILDREN of Samuel ADAMS and Elizabeth HILLS:

  1. ELIZABETH b: 21 Feb 1686; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut.  md:  9 Dec 1707; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut. Ephraim GRIFFIN. md: Sep 1725; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut. Caleb HOLCOMBE.
  2. SAMUEL    b: 26 Oct 1689; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut.
  3. JOSHUA    b: 26 Oct 1689; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut.  d:    Jul 1715; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut.
  4. JACOB     b:    Abt 1691; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut. d:  6 Mar 1737; Connecticut.
  5. ABIGAIL   b:    Abt 1693; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut d:  4 Dec 1736; Connecticut

CHILDREN of Samuel ADAMS and Deborah Bartlett, widow Gillette:

  1. GILLET b: 19 Feb 1694; Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut.  md:  4 Aug 1717; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut. Abigail BACON. 11 Dec 1766; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut.
  2. JAMMIMA   b: 13 Apr 1699; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut.  md: 22 Dec 1715; Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut.  Abraham SOVERIL d: Bf Aug 1746;  Connecticut.
  3. THANKFUL  b: Connecticut.   md:  5 Sep 1759; Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts to Oldham GATES

Sources:

  1.  Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1976), Vol. 1, p. 8 and pp. 464-5
  2. William Henry Upton, Upton Family Records: Being Genealogical Collections for an Upton Family History (London, England: Mitchell and Hughes, 1893)Page: 177.
  3. Charles William Manwaring, A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records (Hartford District), 3 vols. (Hartford, CT: P. S. Peck & Company, 1904),Vol. 1, p. 533.
  4.  Alfred Averill Knapp, The Ancestral Lines of Mary Lenore Knapp (Peoria, IL: Edwards Brothers, Inc., 1947)Page: 41.
  5. Henry Reed Stiles, The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut, 2 vols. (Hartford, CT: Lockwood & Brainard, 1891-2),Vol.
  6. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, by Dr. Henry Bond (1860)
  7. The American Genealogist, "George Adams of Watertown, MA & His Son Daniel of Simsbury, CT," by Gerald James Parsons.

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Samuel Adams, of Hartford's Timeline

1645
November 23, 1645
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
November 23, 1645
Hartford, Hartford, Conn.
November 23, 1645
November 23, 1645
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
November 23, 1645
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
1660
1660
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1685
1685
Age 25
1686
February 21, 1686
Age 26
Simsbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1689
August 26, 1689
Age 29
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
August 26, 1689
Age 29
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA