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Rachel Fairbanks (Adams)

Birthplace: Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Peter Adams and Rachel Adams
Wife of George Fairbanks, III
Mother of Rachel Fisher and Mary Fairbanks
Sister of Deacon Peter Adams, M.D.; Hannah Fisher (Adams); John Adams; Mary Bester Thayer (Adams); Jonathan Adams and 3 others

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About Rachel Fairbanks

Rachel Adams Female, #5771, ( - 12 May 1678)

    Rachel Adams was born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1 She was the daughter of Peter Adams and Rachel Newcome.2,1,3 In 1671 Rachel, married George Fairbanks, son of Capt. George Fairbanks and Mary Adams, in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,4,3,5 Rachel Adams died on Thursday, 12 May 1678 in Medfield, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1,2,4,3

Children of Rachel Adams and George Fairbanks

   Rachel Fairbanks1 (29 Sep 1672 - )
   Mary Fairbanks1 (5 Mar 1675 - )


   Adams, Andrew N. A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, Mass., and his Descendants also John Adams of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897. Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle Company, 1898.
   Lawson, Stephen M.. "Fairbanks Ancestory of Stephen Lawson. Online Printout dated 12 March 1998.
   Tilden, William S. History of the Town of Medfield, Massachusetts 1650-1886. 1887. Reprint Medfield, Massachusetts: Medfield Historical Society, 1975.
   Crane, Ellery Bicknell. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts. New York: The Lewis Publishing Co., 1907.
   MacKenzie, George Norbury. Colonial Families of the United States of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1966.
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Rachel Fairbanks's Timeline

January 16, 1654
Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
September 29, 1672
Age 18
Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 20
May 12, 1678
Age 24
Medfield, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony