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Henry Adams

Male 1657 - 1733  (75 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Henry Adams was born on 19 Nov 1657 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts (son of Henry Adams and Elizabeth Payne); died on 29 Sep 1733 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 15 Nov 1657, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts
    • Alternate birth: 17 Nov 1657, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts

    Henry married Prudence Frary on 19 Dec 1679 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Prudence (daughter of John Frary and Elizabeth) was born on 20 Aug 1662 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 29 Dec 1750 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Hannah Adams was born on 14 Oct 1685; died on 27 Oct 1775 in Medway, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Henry Adams was born in 1610 in Kingweston, Somerset, England (son of Henry Adams and Edith Squire); died on 21 Feb 1676 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Clerk of the writs at Braintree, 4 Nov 1646. One of the founders of Medfield, from which he was representative to the General Court in 1659-1665, 1674, and 1675. Killed at his doorway in the raid on Medfield during King Philip's War, 21 Feb 1676.

    Henry married Elizabeth Payne on 17 Nov 1643 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Elizabeth (daughter of Moses Paine and Elizabeth Sheafe) was born before 23 Jul 1620; died on 22 Feb 1676 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Payne was born before 23 Jul 1620 (daughter of Moses Paine and Elizabeth Sheafe); died on 22 Feb 1676 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 23 Jul 1620, Tenterden, Ashford, Kent, England

    Notes:

    "At the time of the Indian attack on Medfield she was very ill in bed in the house of Rev. John Wilson of Medfield who was a physician as well as minister and had her under his care. During the battle a gun in the hands of Capt. John Jacob of Hingham, commanding a garrison at Mr. Wilson's house, was accidentally discharged in the room below and the ball passed through her, resulting in her death the next day, 22 Feb. 1675/6." [Henry Adams of Somersetshire, England, citation details below.]

    Children:
    1. 1. Henry Adams was born on 19 Nov 1657 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 29 Sep 1733 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; was buried in Vine Lake Cemetery, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Henry Adams was born about 1583 in Barton St. David, Somerset, England (son of John Adams and Agnes); died before 8 Oct 1646; was buried on 8 Oct 1646 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Henry Adams (1583-1646) = Edith Squire (1587-1673)
    Joseph Adams (1626-1694) = Abigail Baxter (1634-1692)
    Joseph Adams (1654-1737) = Hannah Bass
    John Adams (1691-1761) = Susanna Boylston
    John Adams, 2nd US President (1735-1826) = Abigail Smith
    John Quincy Adams, 6th US President (1767-1848) = Louisa C. Johnson
    Charles Francis Adams, writer, politician, diplomat* (1807-1886) = Abigail Brown Brooks
    Henry Adams, historian (1838-1918)


    * Who, in the course of his duties as Lincoln's ambassador to the Court of St. James, briefly corresponded with Karl Marx.

    Henry married Edith Squire on 19 Oct 1609 in Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England. Edith (daughter of Henry Squire) was born before 29 May 1587. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Edith Squire was born before 29 May 1587 (daughter of Henry Squire).

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 May 1587, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England

    Children:
    1. 2. Henry Adams was born in 1610 in Kingweston, Somerset, England; died on 21 Feb 1676 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    2. Thomas Adams was born before 25 Mar 1612; died on 20 Jul 1688 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Moses Paine was born before 23 Apr 1581 (son of Nicholas Paine and Agnes Crofton); died before 21 Jun 1643; was buried on 21 Jun 1643 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 23 Apr 1581, St. Mary's, Frittenden, Kent, England

    Notes:

    Emigrated in 1638 on the Castle, with his three surviving children, Elizabeth, Moses, and Stephen. He settled at Braintree.

    Moses married Elizabeth Sheafe about 1619. Elizabeth (daughter of Richard Sheafe and Margery Roberts) was born before 26 Oct 1589; died before 11 Oct 1632; was buried on 11 Oct 1632 in Tenterden, Ashford, Kent, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Elizabeth Sheafe was born before 26 Oct 1589 (daughter of Richard Sheafe and Margery Roberts); died before 11 Oct 1632; was buried on 11 Oct 1632 in Tenterden, Ashford, Kent, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 26 Oct 1589, Cranbrook, Kent, England

    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth Payne was born before 23 Jul 1620; died on 22 Feb 1676 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Adams was born about 1555 (son of Henry Adams); died before 22 Mar 1604; was buried on 22 Mar 1604 in Barton St. David, Somerset, England.

    John married Agnes about 1576. Agnes died before 15 Jan 1616; was buried on 15 Jan 1616 in Barton St. David, Somerset, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Agnes died before 15 Jan 1616; was buried on 15 Jan 1616 in Barton St. David, Somerset, England.
    Children:
    1. 4. Henry Adams was born about 1583 in Barton St. David, Somerset, England; died before 8 Oct 1646; was buried on 8 Oct 1646 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  Henry Squire was born about 1563 in Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, England; died after 25 Dec 1649.

    Notes:

    Possibly a son of the Rev. William Squire of Charlton Mackrell (c. 1520 - c. 1567).

    Children:
    1. 5. Edith Squire was born before 29 May 1587.

  4. 12.  Nicholas Paine was born about 1539 in Frittenden, Kent, England (son of John Payne and Jane Coucheman); died before 24 Jan 1618; was buried on 24 Jan 1618 in Frittenden, Kent, England.

    Nicholas married Agnes Crofton about 1564. Agnes died before 24 Aug 1591; was buried on 24 Aug 1591 in Frittenden, Kent, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  5. 13.  Agnes Crofton died before 24 Aug 1591; was buried on 24 Aug 1591 in Frittenden, Kent, England.
    Children:
    1. 6. Moses Paine was born before 23 Apr 1581; died before 21 Jun 1643; was buried on 21 Jun 1643 in Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  6. 14.  Richard Sheafe was born between 1558 and 1559 in Cranbrook, Kent, England (son of Thomas Sheafe and Mary Harman); died before 14 Sep 1625; was buried on 14 Sep 1625 in Cranbrook, Kent, England.

    Richard married Margery Roberts on 8 Jan 1581 in Cranbrook, Kent, England. Margery (daughter of John Roberts and Margaret) was born before 24 Apr 1564; died after 8 Feb 1622. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  7. 15.  Margery Roberts was born before 24 Apr 1564 (daughter of John Roberts and Margaret); died after 8 Feb 1622.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 24 Apr 1564, Brenchley, Kent, England

    Notes:

    Robert Charles Anderson in Puritan Pedigrees (citation details below) calls her "Margaret Rogers."

    Children:
    1. 7. Elizabeth Sheafe was born before 26 Oct 1589; died before 11 Oct 1632; was buried on 11 Oct 1632 in Tenterden, Ashford, Kent, England.
    2. Margaret Sheafe was born before 21 May 1598; died in 1682 in Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut.