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Sarah Swift Adams
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1711
Milton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 16, 1774
Milton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Sarah Swift, daughter of Col. Samuel Swift of Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts was born 28 April 1711 in Milton.
She married John Adams in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts 19 May 1730.
Children of John and Sarah (Swift) Adams were:
1. Samuel, b. 26 January 1731, d. 18 February 1731
2. Rachel, b. 6 January 1731/32; married 1753, John Babcock of Milton
3. John, b. 18 December 1733; d. 28 August 1735
4. Andrew, b. 12 August 1735; married 16 December 1756/57 Ruth Wadsworth. She was a decendent of John Alden of Plymouth.
5. Abigail, b. 20 May 1737; married 1760, John Kneeland of Boston
6. Edward, b 16 March 1738/39; married (1st) [int. published 30 June 1763] Dorothy Spear; she died in Colrain, MA, 16 April 1802, aged 58 years; married (2nd) Widow Green of Charlemont, MA. Edward died in Colrain, MA Nov. 1825, aged 87 years.
7. Seth, b. 3 December 1740; married Ann Lowder; he was a printer. He died 12 October 1782, aged 41 years.
8. Elipalet, b. 23 February 1743, d. 5 February 1747
9. Ann, b. 23 June 1744/45; married 1764, Capt. Joseph Baxter, Ann (Adams) Baxter d. 1874.
10. Judith, b. 24 November 1746; married 1763, Seth Spear, brother of Dorothy Spear who married his brother, Edward.
11. Lemuel, b. 1 December 1748; married Hannah White
12.Sarah, b. 31 March 1752, d. 24 January 1766
13.Mary, b. 21 December 1753; married Stephen Bedlam of Dorchester, MA.

Note: Birth Date for Rachel is listed in "History of Milton" as 18 February 1732 and in "A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, MA" as 6 January 1731/32

Source:
Marriage: [John & Sarah Adams] Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah Film #0945618
A Genealogical History of Henry Adams of Braintree, MA
Included Children Information: Page 523-524 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Swift (1683 - 1747)
  Ann Holman Swift (1680 - 1762)
 
 Spouse:
  John Adams (1709 - 1790)
 
 Children:
  Rachel Adams Babcock (1732 - 1813)*
  John Adams (1733 - 1735)*
  Andrew Adams (1735 - 1833)*
  Abigail Adams Kneeland (1737 - 1770)*
  Edward Adams (1739 - 1825)*
  Seth Adams (1740 - 1782)*
  Eliphalet Adams (1742 - 1747)*
  Ann Adams Baxter (1743 - 1784)*
  Judith Adams Spear (1746 - 1787)*
  Lemuel Adams (1748 - 1833)*
  Sarah Adams (1752 - 1766)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of
MRS. SARAH ADAMS
late Consort of Mr. John Adams
who died Nov. 16th, 1774
aged 63 years

"Death is a debt to nature due,
As she has paid it so must you.
In life then strive to get prepared,
To fly with her to meet the Lord"

Source:
Watts: "The History of Milton, Mass. 1640 to 1887" Press of Rockwell & Churchill; Boston: 1887
Page 478
 
Burial:
Milton Cemetery
Milton
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Created by: Bette Hartman
Record added: Jul 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39843215
Sarah <i>Swift</i> Adams
Added by: Bill McEvoy
 
Sarah <i>Swift</i> Adams
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Rest in peace 6 g grandmother
- SB
 Added: Aug. 20, 2013
 
 
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