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Jacob Adams, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1651
Newbury
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1717
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Jacob Sr. is a son of Eleanor Wilmot and Robert Adams.

He married Anna Ellen Allen at Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts 7 April 1677, who was a daughter of Nicholas Allen of Dorchester, Massachusetts.

He removed, probably about 1681-82, to Suffield (now Connecticut), where he was one of the most prominent and influential settlers.

He was often chosen to important offices. He was a member of the General Court to the Colony, then held in Boston, 1711 to 1714 and again in 1717.

He died suddenly in Boston, on 17 November 1717, while in attendance upon his duties as a member of the General Court from Suffield.

His body was returned to Suffield for burial.

He had acquired a large amount of property and was greatly esteemed. His will, dated 20 November 1717 is recorded in Boston and at Northampton, which was the county seat of Hampshire County - to which Suffield then belonged.

His children were: Dorothy 1679-1772; Rebecca; Jacob; Daniel 1683-unknown; Elizabeth; Abraham; John, died young; Ann; Sarah and John 1694-1776.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Adams (1602 - 1682)
  Eleanor Wilmot Adams (1610 - 1677)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Ellen Allen Adams (1658 - 1726)*
 
 Children:
  John Adams (1694 - 1758)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizbeth Adams Phelps (1627 - 1718)*
  Joanna Elinor Adams Granger (1634 - 1689)*
  Abraham Adams (1639 - 1714)*
  Jacob Adams (1651 - 1717)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Center Cemetery
Suffield
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: unidentified
 
Created by: history4sure
Record added: Mar 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107540981
Jacob Adams, Sr
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- MJ (Tilton) England
 Added: Dec. 18, 2014

- Doris King
 Added: Jun. 22, 2013

- history4sure
 Added: Jun. 4, 2013
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