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Rebecca Adams (Smith)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Oyster River, Durham, New Hampshire
Death: Died in Oyster River, Durham, New Hampshire.
Cause of death: Killed by Abenaki Indians in the raid on Oyster River
Place of Burial: Oyster River,Durham,Stafford,New Hampshire
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Smith, of Dover Neck and Temperance Smith
Wife of Charles Adams
Mother of Mary Tasker; Charles Adams; Deliverance Adams; Sarah Nock; Samuel Adams and 3 others
Sister of Samuel Smith; Thomas Smith; Sarah Smith; Newman Smith; Elizabeth Smith and 2 others

Managed by: Kira Rachele Jay
Last Updated:

About Rebecca Adams

Rebecca Smith was born about 1645 in Durham, New Hampshire. She married Charles Adams about 1665. They were the parents of Deliverance, Charles, Sarah, Mary, Samuel and Mercy (Marie Ursula).

On July 18, 1694, about 250 Abenaki Indians led by the French attacked several Oyster River settlements capturing or killing approximately 100 settlers and burning homes. Rebecca died in the Abenaki/French raid along with her husband and several children. (see Raid on Oyster River)

Children of Charles Adams and Rebecca Smith:

  1. Deliverance Adams.
  2. Charles Adams b abt 8/1667. Married Temperance Benmore.
  3. Mary Adams. Married William Trasker.
  4. Sarah Adams. Married 1) Henry Nock 2) Eleaser Wyer.
  5. Samuel Adams. Married Susannah. Both killed in 1694 with their children.
  6. Mercy Adams. Adopted by Charles Antoine Plagnol and baptized "Ursule.". Married Charles Rene Brisbrois.
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Rebecca Adams's Timeline

1645
1645
Oyster River, Durham, New Hampshire
1650
1650
Age 5
1661
1661
Age 16
Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States
1666
1666
Age 21
Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States
1668
1668
Age 23
Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States
1671
1671
Age 26
Durham, Strafford, NH
1672
1672
Age 27
Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States
1674
March 13, 1674
Age 29
Durham, Strafford County, New Hampshire, United States
1694
July 19, 1694
Age 49
Oyster River, Durham, New Hampshire.
July 19, 1694
Age 49
Oyster River,Durham,Stafford,New Hampshire