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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

Much data confirms that this Adams originated in Germany or Prussia and was of the Catholic religion. Henry or Henri Adams b1844 was the one who crossed the ocean and came to America arriving sometime in 1872 and somehow choosing Alden, New York his starting place. As can be seen there are many unknowns to be discovered about our past from 1872 back.