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Nathanael Adams
Birth: 1630, England
Death: Mar. 29, 1689
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Nathaniel Adams was born abt. 1630 probably in England. He is the son of Nathaniel Adams (d. 1675) and his wife Sarah (d. 1685) . His parents arrived in New England about 1642. His father "... a dishturner, was first at Weymouth, Mass., where he had a grant of and in 1642 and became a freeman in 1647." [TAG 30:66] ). He married 24 November 1652 Mary Pormort (marriage record says Elizabeth, but her sister Elizabeth Pormort marries Samuel Norden, and the birth records for Nathaniel Adams’s children have his wife as Elizabeth).

Their children born in Boston:
Nathaniel (b. 10 Sep 1653; d. 11 Jul 1709/10); m. (1) Hannah Wilmot, (2) Anna Collidge
Mary (b. 20 May 1655); m. Joseph Hipdich (23 Sep 1678)
Sarah (b. 9 Aug 1657; d. 30 Jul 1723); m. Richard Honywell
David (b. 30 Jun 1659)
Elizabeth (b. 2 Mar 1661; d. 17 Aug 1662)
Joseph (b. 19 Dec 1663; d. 10 Feb 1736/7); m. Elizabeth Hewes (3 May 1694)
Benjamin (b. 20 Dec 1665)
Elizabeth (b. 2 Oct 1667); m. Ebenezer Chapin (Chaffin) (7 Sep 1690)
Benjamin (b. 27 May 1671)
Issac. (b. 7 Nov 1673; d. 30 Dec 1732); m. Martha Stocker (4 Jan 1699)

Nathaniel Adams died 29 March 1689/90 in Boston. His will is dated 22 March 1689/90 and proved 8 May 1690. His will states: “… unto my Deare and welbeloved Wife Mary Adams for and during the term of her natural life for her comfortable Subsistence, and to be disposed of by her, amongst my Children namely, Joseph Adams, Isaac Adams, Mary Hipditch widow, Sarah Honynoll wife of Richd Honywoll and Elizabeth Chaffin wife of Ebenezer Chappin; according to my said wife’s Prudence & discretion, ..”

Source: “Nathaniel Adams of Weymouth and Boston, Mass.” [NEHGR 30:65-71]
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  Mary Pormort Adams (1631 - 1707)*
  Isaac Adams (1673 - 1732)*
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Nathanael Adams
Aged 60 years
Deceased the 29th of March 1689/90
Copp's Hill Burying Ground
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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