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John  Adams  Sr

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John Adams
1637 - 9/6/1670

Abigail Smith
1632 - 4/1689
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John Adams Sr
9/4/1666 - 1750
John Adams, Sr, was born on September 4, 1666 in Hartford, Connecticut and died about 1750 in Long Island City, Queens, New York. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 83 years old.

It is believed that John and Phebe were married in 1688 and then later married Esther Cady in 1710 and his children with Phebe are: Abigail Adams 1706 1710 John Adams 1708 1762 Jonas Adams 1710 1757 Patience Adams 1712 unknown And with Esther are: William Adams 1714 1793 Sylvanus Adams 1719 unknown
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6 1672 The laws of gravity are defined by Isaac Newton; France invades Rhine as Dutch open dikes to flood Amsterdam to keep it from falling under French rule.
83 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
3 1669 Niagara Falls is discovered by white men
4 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
15 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
34 1700 By the early 1700's, Virginia and Maryland have established a strong economic and social structure. The planters of the tidewater region, with abundant slave labor, have large houses, an aristocratic way of life, and a desire to follow the art and culture of Europe. Less wealthy German and Scots-Irish immigrants settle inland, populating the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia as well as the Appalachian Mountains. Those on the frontier build small cabins and cultivate corn and wheat.
54 1720 The population of American colonists reaches 475,000. Boston (pop. 12,000) is the largest city, followed by Philadelphia (pop. 10,000) and New York (pop. 7000)
64 1730 Map of US Colonies
66 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
81 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
84 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
4 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
7 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
23 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.
24 1690 Ireland's Battle of Boyne
27 1693 National debt begins in England
32 1698 Tsar Peter the Great begins traveling Europe
35 1701 England's Act of Settlement created; War of Spanish Succession begins
41 1707 Scotland and England unite to form "Great Britain"
49 1715 War of Spanish Succession ends
72 1738 System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
77 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
82 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends

Phebe Wood
Born about 1666 and died about 1750
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John Adams
Born in Sussex, New Jersey about 1700 and died in Wantage, New Jersey on November 19, 1762. He was about 62 years old.

Children listed in his home: John Adams 1708 1762 John Addoms 1711 1770 Deborah Adams 1730 Sarah Addoms 1730 1796 John Adams 1731 Uriah Adams 1733 1814 Sylvanus Adams 1737 ...
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