|Birth: ||Jan. 21, 1583|
|Death: ||Oct. 6, 1646|
Was born about 1583 at Barton, St. David, Somersetshire, England. He was the son of John Adams and Agnes Stone. Henry married Edith Squire, daughter of Henry Squire.
He died on Saturday, 6 October 1646 at Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, at age 63 years, 8 months and 15 days.
There is a granite column erected to Henry Adam's memory by President John ADAMS, his great-great-grandson, with the following inscription:
"In Memory of HENRY ADAMS who took his flight from the Dragon persecution in Devonshire in England, and alighted with eight sons, near Mount Wollaston. One of the sons returned to England, and after taking time to explore the country, four removed to Medfield and the neighboring towns; two to Chelmsford. One only, Joseph, who lies here at his left hand, remained here, who was an original proprietor in the township of Briantree, incorporated in 1639. This stone and several others have been placed in this yard, by a great-great grandson, from a veneration of the Piety, humility, simplicity, prudence, patience, temperance, frugality, industry and perseverance, of his Ancestors, in hopes of Recommending an imitation of their virtures to their posterity. ... Erected December, 1823.
Son: Peter Adams, b. 1 Mar 1622 King Weston, Somerset, England, d. 23 Oct. 1690, Medfield, MA. Married in 1650 to Rachel Newcomb, b. 1631
Also Jonathan, son of Henry and Edith, who stayed in England
John Adams (1555 - 1604)
Agnes Stone Adams (1556 - 1615)
Edith Squire Fussell (1587 - 1672)*
Henry Adams (1609 - 1676)*
Thomas Adams (1612 - 1688)*
Samuel Adams (1617 - 1689)*
Ursula Adams Streeter Hosier Robinson Crafts (1619 - 1679)*
John Adams (1622 - 1706)*
Mary Adams Fairbanks (1625 - 1711)*
Joseph Adams (1626 - 1694)*
Edward Adams (1629 - 1716)*
Maintained by: Wilhelmina
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: May 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11014343
Rest in Peace|
MJ (Tilton) England
Added: Jan. 26, 2015
9th grandson. How does one come up with the courage to cross a ocean to a new wild land to start a new life. It is a honor to be one of your many many descendants.|
Added: Jan. 14, 2015
My 11th great grandfather; thank you for your courage to seek freedom in a new land and encourage intelligence and education in your progeny!|
Added: Jan. 9, 2015
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