Sir William Adams, 2nd Baronet

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William Adams

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Birthplace: Sprowston, Norfolk, England
Death: Died
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Son of Sir Thomas Adams II, Lord Mayor of London and Ann Mapted
Husband of Lady Anne Rushout
Father of William Adams of Sprowston Hall; Sir Thomas Adams, 3rd Baronet; Sir Charles Adams, 4th Baronet and Sir Robert Adams, 5th Baronet
Brother of Margaret Adams; Thomas Adams, III; Richard Adams; John Adams; Joseph Adams and 2 others

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About Sir William Adams, 2nd Baronet

Biographical Summary

Sir William Adams, Baronet [1660], of Sprowston Hall, aforesaid, 3d and yst. but only surv. s. and h., b. 8 and bap. 15 June 1634, at St. Leonard's, Eastoheap ; was not improbably the "William Adams Esq.," who matric. at Oxford (Univ. College) 2 April 1653 ; suc. to the Baronetcy 24 Feb. 1667/8 ; was Sheriff of Norfolk, 1672-73 ; Sheriff of Essex 1678-79 He m. firstly, in or before 1658, Anne, sister of Sir James Rushout, 1st Baronet, da. of John Rushout, of Northwiok, co. Worcester, Merchant of London, by Anne, da. of Joas Godschalch. He m. secondly (Lic. Vic Gen 25 Aug. 1679, he about 42, widower, she about 35), Jane, widow of William Alington, of Bury, Suffolk, and of London (d. 20 May 1678, in 60th year) da of (— ) Burnett, of Yarmouth. He d. 1687. Admon. 21 May 1690, and again 21 June 1691. His widow d. in Bedford Row, 10 and was bur. 26 Jan. 1726/7, at St. Andrew's, Holborn. Will dat. 26 July 1726, pr. 26 Jan. 1726/7, and again 12 Nov. 1730.

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1903; Vol. III; page 38

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Sir William Adams, 2nd Baronet's Timeline

1634
June 8, 1634
Sprowston, Norfolk, England
June 15, 1634
June 15, 1634
London, Greater London, England
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Age 24
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