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ADAMS President John

ADAMS President John

Male 1735 - 1826  (90 years)Deceased

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  • Name  ADAMS President John 
    Prefix  President 
    Born  30 Oct 1735  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Graduation  1755  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Harvard University 
    Occupation  1756  Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    school teacher 
    Elected  4 Mar 1797 
    2nd President of the United States 
    Occupation  lawyer in the law office of James Putnam 
    Died  4 Jul 1826  Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John died on the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the United States' government, which he helped to create. His successor to the presidency, Thomas Jefferson, with whom John Adams was friends, died on the same day.
    Age  90 years 
    Buried  United First Parish Church, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • John Adams was originally buried in Hancock Cemetery upon his death in 1826. His son, John Quincy Adams, helped to finance the construction of the United First Parish Church, to which John's remains were removed in 1828. He remains there to this day.
    Crypt of John and Abigail Adams in the basement of the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA
    Crypt of John and Abigail Adams in the basement of the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA
    Graves of John and Abigail Adams at the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA
    Graves of John and Abigail Adams at the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA
    Abigail's crypt is in the foreground.
    Graveside Plaque of John Adams at the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA
    Graveside Plaque of John Adams at the United First Parish Church in Quincy, MA
    Person ID  I11669  One Big Family Tree
    Last Modified  8 Apr 2013 

    Father  ADAMS Deacon John,   b. 8 Feb 1690/91, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1761, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 70 years 
    Mother  BOYLSTON Susannah,   b. 5 Mar 1707/08,   d. 17 Apr 1797  Age: 89 years 
    Married  1734 
    Family ID  F4164  Group Sheet

    Family  SMITH Abigail,   b. 11 Nov 1744,   d. 28 Oct 1818  Age: 73 years 
    Married  24 Feb 1764  [1
    • Abigail and John were third cousins and had known each other since they were children.
    Children 
     1. ADAMS Abigail,   b. 14 Jul 1765, Braintree, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1813, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 48 years
     2. ADAMS President John Quincy,   b. 11 Jul 1767, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1848, Washington, District Of Columbia, District Of Columbia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  Age: 80 years
     3. ADAMS Susannah,   b. 28 Dec 1768, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1770  Age: 1 years
     4. ADAMS Charles,   b. Abt 1770,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. ADAMS Thomas Boylston,   b. 15 Sep 1772,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  3 Jul 2011 
    Family ID  F4165  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1735 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - Harvard University - 1755 - Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - school teacher - 1756 - Worcester, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Jul 1826 - Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - United First Parish Church, Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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    President John Adams
    President John Adams

  • Sources 
    1. [S37] Genealogy of 14 Families of the Early Settlers of New England, Elisha Thayer and Stephen White Thayer, (Dedham, MA: J. Farmer, 1835.), 41. (Reliability: 3), 7 Mar 2009.