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John Francis Adams, I

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Church Hills, Fairfax, North Cumberland County, Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Hunting Creek, Stafford County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Katherine Adams and Katherine Adams (Napier)
Father of John Francis Gabriel Adams, Jr.; Gabriel Adams, I; Benjamin Adams; Phillip Adams; Sylvester Adams and 1 other

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About John Francis Adams, I

Came to the colonies in 1677


John Adams (the carpenter) was transported to Virginia in 1677 as a headright to George Brent probably at age 16-20, perhaps from Kent Island. This was probably a ploy by Brent to get more land, since bringing people as headrights from England gave him more land. John Adams is referred to as carpenter in several land deeds on Accokeek Run in Northumberland Co. John the carpenter and Thomas Norman bought and sold land to each other from 1802-1704 on Accokeek Run. Tobacco land becomes useless for tobacco after a few years planting. It requires burning to reinvigorate the land. Daniel, the eldest child, in 1690 took care of a young, Richard Tullos, with ties to his grand-uncle (?) Thomas Adams and Cloud Tullos (male indentured servant). Katherine Adams and John Adams sold their Northumberland Co land in 1702 to the Shirley family. This land was owned by Uncle Thomas Adams the bachelor in 1664.

Children of John (the carpenter) Adams and Katherine (Crosby, Nipper, Shirley?)

1. JOHN ADAMS JR.

2. Daniel Adams

3. William Adams

4. Catherine Adams

5. James Adams

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John Francis Adams, I's Timeline

1647
1647
Church Hills, Fairfax, North Cumberland County, Virginia Colony, (Present USA)
1673
1673
Age 26
Fairfax County, Virginia, United States
1675
1675
Age 28
Stafford, Stafford, Virginia, United States
1677
1677
Age 30
Stafford, Virginia, USA
1677
Age 30
1679
1679
Age 32
Stafford, Virginia, USA
1682
1682
Age 35
Stafford, Stafford, VA, USA
1725
1725
Age 78
Hunting Creek, Stafford County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)