Robert Adams [402]
(Cal 1596-1682)
Eleanor Wilmot [403]
Jacob Adams [417]


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Anna Alien [6973]

Jacob Adams [417] 4

  • Born: 13 Sep 1651, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts 5
  • Marriage: Anna Alien [6973] on 7 Apr 1677 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts 1 2 3
  • Died: Nov 1717, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts at age 66

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• He had a residence after 1681 in Suffield, Connecticut. 1 He removed, probably about 1681-2, to Suffield (now Connecticut), where he was one of the most prominent and influential of the early settlers. He was often chosen to important offices, was a member of the General Court of the colony, then held in Boston, 1711 to 1714, and again in 1717. He d. in Boston, suddenly, in Nov. 1717. while in attendance upon his duties as a member of the General Court from Suffield
He acquired a large property, and was greatly esteemed His will, dated Nov. 20,1717, is recorded both in Boston, and at Northampton, which was the county seat of Hampshire county\emdash to which Suffield then belonged.


Jacob married Anna Alien [6973] [MRIN: 2812] on 7 Apr 1677 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.1 2 3 (Anna Alien [6973] was born on 3 Jan 1657/58 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts 1, baptized on 9 May 1658 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts and died in <Suffield, Hartford County, Connecticut>.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

Dorothy (Dorthy) Adams
1679 - 1772
Rebecca Adams
1680 -
Daniel Adams
Jacob Adams
1685 - 1756
Elizabeth Adams
1686 - 1778
Abraham Adams
1687 - 1769
Sarah Adams
Ann Adams
1691 -
John Adams
1694 - 1776



1 Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Robert Adams of Newbury, Mass., and His Descendants 1635-1900 (1900).

2 (Dodd, Jordan, Liahona Research, comp.. Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:, Inc., 2005. Original data: With some noted exceptions all marriage records in this collection can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and may be available through Family History Centers throughout the United States. See table below for information listed.

Description: This database is an index to approximately 838,000 individuals who were married in select areas of the State of Massachusetts, USA, between 1633 and 1850. Information that may be found in this database for each individual includes their name, gender, spouse's name, marriage date, marriage location, and source information.), Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT, Film # 0886202 item 3. Anna Ellen married Jacob Adams on 7 Apr 1677 in Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.

3 U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.

4 Charles T Baker.

5 Brøderbund Software, Inc, World Family Tree Vol. 4, Ed. 1 (Release date: August 23, 1996).

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