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James Adams, of Concord

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Scotland
Death: February 3, 1707 (68-76)
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Priscilla Adams
Father of Elizabeth Adams; James Adams; Hannah Russell; John Adams; Nathaniel Adams and 3 others

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About James Adams, of Concord

James Adams - was born say 1635 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

February 9, 1663
Age 28
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
February 9, 1665
Age 30
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
March 29, 1668
Age 33
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
July 25, 1670
Age 35
Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
August 30, 1672
Age 37
Concord, Middlesex, MA
February 19, 1674
Age 39
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
February 1, 1676
Age 41
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
February 17, 1684
Age 49
Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA