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James Adams

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Birthplace: Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: MA
Immediate Family:

Husband of Priscilla Adams
Father of James Adams; James Adams; John Adams; Elizabeth Adams; Hannah ADAMS and 4 others

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About James Adams of Concord

James Adams - was born in 1640 in Scotland and died on 3 Dec 1707 .

  • Nothing has been found on his parents or ancestry. He was a prisoner at the battle of Dunbar, and sold as a prisoner of war to the LynnIrons Works by the British government, being sent on the "Unity" with 35 other Scots in 1650.
  • James was one of Cromwell's Scot prisoners. He worked with both John Gifford's & Daniel Salmon's teams carting for the Sougus Iron Works. In 1656, he sued Samuell Bennett for taking away his cart & wheels, & Nicholas Pinnion for debt. In 1658, he was a member of Scott's Charitable Society.
  • James married Priscilla Ramsdell on 7 May 1662 in Lynn, MA. Priscilla was born about 1640. She is the daughter of John Ramsdell and Priscilla Chase. They had 9 children. Proof of James and Priscilla Ramsden's children is a deed of Jonathan Rude (Husband of Abigail Adams); sells for himself "John Adams and Richard Adams 100 acres of land formerly the property of our brother James Adams, late of Wells" dated Jan. 16, 1728/9.

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James Adams of Concord's Timeline

1640
1640
Scotland, United Kingdom
1663
February 9, 1663
Age 23
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1665
February 9, 1665
Age 25
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1668
March 29, 1668
Age 28
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
March 29, 1668
Age 28
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
1670
July 25, 1670
Age 30
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1672
August 30, 1672
Age 32
Concord, Middlesex, MA
1674
February 19, 1674
Age 34
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1676
February 1, 1676
Age 36
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA