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Rev. William Adams

Male - 1685


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  • Name Rev. William Adams 
    Born of Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth 27 May 1650  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Died 17 Aug 1685  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Person ID I20483  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 23 Nov 2017 

    Father William Adams,   b. Abt 1620,   d. Jan 1659, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Stacy,   b. 1624, Bocking, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1655, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Between 1647 and 1649  Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F12654  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Alice Bradford,   b. Abt 1659, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1746, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1680  Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 7
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Adams,   b. 21 Feb 1681, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1766, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Alice Adams,   b. 3 Apr 1682, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1735, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F12651  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Graduated from Harvard in 1671 as a bachelor of arts. It was said "he came from thence with the esteem and respect of his teachers, and with a character for integrity, learning and piety that gave promise of future usefulness." Ordained 3 Dec 1673, becoming the second pastor at Dedham. He later received his M.A. from Harvard as well.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1737] Biographical Dictionary of Massachusetts: Biographies and Autobiographies of the Leading Men in the State, Volume 5, by Samuel Atkins Eliot. Boston: Massachusetts Biographical Society, 1914.

    2. [S1738] Lineage from Gov. William Bradford down to Sybil Chapin, by Howard Hurtig Metcalfe.

    3. [S1739] Mayflower Increasings: From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants, by Susan E. Roser. 2nd edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995.

    4. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912.

    5. [S1545] Memoir of the Life and Character of Mrs. Mary Anna Boardman, by John Frederick Schroeder. New Haven, 1849.

    6. [S1863] Robert Strong, "Two Seventeenth-Century Conversion Narratives from Ipswich, Massachusetts Bay Colony." New England Quarterly 82:136, Mar 2009.

    7. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912., date only.