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Ezekiel Adams
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Birth: 1706
Death: Aug. 1, 1777

Hi. Here's some info on Ezekiel Adams. Born July 1, 1705 in Medfield, MA. S/o Jonathan Adams and Thamazin Sheffield. Died Aug 7, 1777 (you have Aug 1st).
Married Bethia Parker May 28, 1728 in Medway, MA. They had 5 children - Benoni in 1730, Thamerson in 1731, Sarah in 1733, Ezekiel in 1735 and Bethia in 1738. His wife, Bethia died in 1739. He married second, Lydia Lovell (59868497)in 1740, Medway, MA. They had 4 children - Silence in 1741, Nathan in 1742, Gershom in 1744 and Gershom in 1745.

From - Andrew N. Adams, A Genealogical History of Henry Adams, of Braintree, Mass., And His Descendants; Also John Adams, of Cambridge, Mass., 1632-1897 (By the Author, 1898: The Tuttle Company Printers, Rutland, VT.), 298. "#6. iii. Ezekiel4, b. in E. Medway, July 1, 1705; m. (1) May 8, 1728, Bethia Parker; d. 1739. m. (2) July 23, 1740, Lydia Lovell, dau of Nathan and Abigail (Davis) Lovell, b. 1703; d. 14 Jan., 1774. He settled in Medfield, Mass., 1736; was found dead in the field 7 Aug., 1777, in his 73rd year."

From - William S. Tilden, History of the Town of Medfield Massachusetts - 1650-1886 (Boston; Geo. H. Ellis, Publisher, 141 Franklin Street. 1887 Third Reprinting - 1991), 289. "#137. Ezekiel, 1705, probably removed to Medfield about 1736-37. The cellar of his house on Bridge Street is still visible, with the well and the large willow tree near it. He held the same denominational views as his father, and in 1751 presented a certificate showing him to be in regular membership in Mr Bound's church in Boston. He served the town two years on the board of selectman. He married in 1728 Bethia Parker, who died in 1739; second in 1740 Lydia Lovell (22), who did in 1774. He was found dead in his field in 1777."

[info courtesy Trisha (47922321)]
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lydia Lovell Adams (1703 - 1774)*
 
 Children:
  Nathan Adams (1742 - 1794)*
  Gershom Adams (1745 - 1834)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of Mr. Ezekiel Adams who died Aug.'st 7th 1777 in ye 71st Year of his age.
 
Burial:
Vine Lake Cemetery
Medfield
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: grave 134
 
Created by: Julie Nathanson
Record added: Nov 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16623249
Ezekiel Adams
Added by: Julie Nathanson
 
Ezekiel Adams
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R.I.P. to my 2 cousin 9x Removed on my Mom's side of our family tree
- sylvia clark
 Added: Nov. 14, 2014

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 Added: Apr. 15, 2012
 
 
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