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Thomas Adams
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Birth: 1730
New Kent County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1788
Augusta County
Virginia, USA

Continental Congressman. Signer of the Articles of Confederation. His first political position was as a clerk of Henrico County. Adams had extensive business interests in England and traveled there to attend to them in 1763, but returned to Virginia at the start of the American Revolution. He was chairman of the New Kent County Committee of Safety in 1774, and signed the Articles of Association on May 27 of that year. Adams was chosen as a delegate from Virginia to the Continental Congress in 1778 and 1779. He was a Virginia State senator from 1783 until 1786. Adams died on his estate, Cowpasture.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Ebenezer Adams (1695 - 1734)
  Tabitha Cocke Adams (1698 - 1760)
 
 Siblings:
  Richard Adams (____ - 1721)*
  Richard Adams (1726 - 1800)**
  Thomas Adams (1730 - 1788)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Burial location unknown
 
Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: Dec 13, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12673474
 

Thank you for your service to our country.
- LaVonne Talley Coke
 Added: Jan. 8, 2017
Sir you were a true Patriot and American hero. It is a shame you are not better remembered.
- nitsirt
 Added: Jan. 12, 2009

- Me & Badger ❤
 Added: Dec. 13, 2005
 
 
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