M, b. 12 February 1809, d. 31 October 1890
Charles Adams was born on 12 February 1809 at Massachusetts 19 Feb from age at death.2 He was the son of Joseph Adams 3rd and Sarah Tufts.
Charles Adams was baptized on 2 April 1809 at Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Charles s/o Joseph.
Charles Adams married Eliza Ann Runcy, daughter of John Runcy, on 10 January 1833 at Massachusetts.1,2
Charles Adams mentioned in will of Sarah Tufts probated on 27 June 1843 at Middlesex County, Massachusetts, as son son Charles (wife Eliza Ann) of Charlestown – furniture and the rest of the estate left to be divided between my children: my daughter Sarah Ann wife of said John C Magoun, Harriet wife of said Aaron B Magoun, Eliza A wife of said Roswill Tenny, Martha Adams and Charles Adams.
Charles Adams appeared on the 1850 Federal census of Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, enumerated 30 July 1850 as the head of the household; Charles, age 40, dealer in vegetables $7000.4 He resides in Boston per NEHGR article in 1860.2
Charles Adams appeared on the 1860 Federal census of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, enumerated 17 July 1860 as the head of the household; Chas Adams, age 51, clerk.
Charles Adams appeared as Charles Adams, age 62 no occupation on the 1870 Federal census of Somerville, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in the household of his probable son-in-law Philip Johnson enumerated 8 July 1870.6 Age 64, b 12 Feb 1809 in Somerville, accompanied with wife Eliza Ann, age 60 years, includes his physical description
Charles Adams appeared on the 1880 Federal census of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, enumerated 1 June 1880 as the head of household ; Charles, age 71, retired farmer.8 He died on 31 October 1890 at Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 81 widower age 81y 8m 12d of heart failure.