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Rebeckah Adams (Wheelock)

Also Known As: "Rebecca Fisher"
Birthplace: Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Death: February 20, 1774 (81)
Medway, Norfolk County , Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Millis, MA, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. Eleazer Wheelock and Mary Wheelock
Wife of John Fisher, III and Jeremiah Adams of Medway
Mother of Rebecca Baxter; Elisha Adams and Abigail Swift
Sister of Eleazar Wheelock; Ephraim Wheelock and Abigail Coollidge
Half sister of Elizabeth Smith; Mary Lawrence and Deacon Ralph Wheelock

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About Rebeckah Adams

Rebecca Adams was buried in Millis Cemetery, East Medway, Norfolk Co, MA.12

She married

  • (1) John Fisher. John Fisher died 2 Feb 1712/13, inbMedfield, Norfolk Co, MA.2
  • (2) Jeremiah Adams 22 Dec 1715, in Medfield, Norfolk Co, MA.2


Rebecca was born on November 2, 1692 in Mendon, Massachusetts Colony to Eleazer Wheelock and Mary Chenery. [1]

Rebecca Wheelock married first John Fisher of Medfield, about 1712.

She had one child with John born at Medfield:

  1. Rebecca Fisher Born 9 Oct 1713. Married John Baxter. (Son of Joseph Baxter and Mary Fiske).

On December 22, 1815, Jeremiah Adams married Rebecca (Wheelock) Fisher, the widow of John Fisher, in Medfield. [2][3] She was the daughter of Eleazer Wheelock and Mary Chenery.

[3] Rebecca Wheelock and Jeremiah Adams had two children born at Medway:

  1. Abigail Adams, Born 20 Jul 1717, married John Swift (Son of John Swift and Sarah Tileston)
  2. Elisha Adams, [4] Born 19 Feb 1719, married Rachel Daniel (Daughter of Jeremiah Daniell and Hannah Partridge)
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Rebeckah Adams's Timeline

November 2, 1692
Mendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts
February 19, 1719
February 20, 1774
Age 81
Medway, Norfolk County , Massachusetts
Millis, MA, United States