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  • Rev. Benjamin Adams (1719 - 1777)
    Was a twin to Rev. Joseph. Graduated from Harv. College in 1788, became first a teacher, then a minister, ordained at Lynn, Mass., Nov. 5, 1755, now Lynnfield. Was also called Mr.
  • A. Grace Campbell (1884 - d.)
  • Aaron Adams (1747 - 1833)
    A Patriot of the American Revolution for VERMONT with the rank of SERGEANT. DAR ancestor # A000376
  • Aaron Elijah Adams (1847 - 1901)
  • Abiel Chauncy (1685 - 1758)
    Abiel Adams Chauncey Birth: Dec. 15, 1685 Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, USA Death: Jul. 30, 1758 Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA Abiel Adams, dau. of Rev. William Adams and...

About the Adams surname

Adams Name Meaning English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam. In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English.

Adams was Adamsky--Benson Adams Grandfather did not speak English when he came to the US and ky was removed from name by processor to make it easier to pronounce.