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Jacob Adams, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 13, 1651
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1717
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.
Family links: 
  Robert Adams (1602 - 1682)
  Eleanor Wilmot Adams (1610 - 1677)
  Anna Ellen Allen Adams (1658 - 1726)*
  Dorothy Adams Austin (1679 - 1772)*
  Jacob Adams (1685 - 1756)*
  John Adams (1694 - 1758)*
  Elizabeth Adams Phelps (1627 - 1718)*
  Joanna Adams Granger (1634 - 1689)*
  Abraham Adams (1639 - 1714)*
  Isaac Adams (1647 - 1707)*
  Jacob Adams (1649 - 1649)*
  Jacob Adams (1651 - 1717)
  Archelaus Adams (1655 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Center Cemetery
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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In Memory of My 10th Great Grandfather.
- Margaret Hamby
 Added: Aug. 31, 2016
With great honor and love to my 6th great-grandfather!
- Trudy
 Added: Sep. 13, 2015

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