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Abigail Smith
1632 - 4/1689
Abigail Smith was born about 1632 in Hartford, Connecticut and died on an unknown day in April 1689 in Huntington, New York. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 57 years old.

It is known that John and Abigail were underage at the time of their marriage on 8/24/1657, a record of parental consent was filed in Hartford, Conn. John and Abigail had 8 children one was born after his death in 1670. Their children are: Rebecca Adams 1658 1726 Abigail Adams 1660 1692 Sarah Adams 1661 1682 Jeremiah Adams 1664 1735 John Adams 1666 1750 Thomas Adams 1667 1722 Jonathan Adams 1668 1727 Lydia Adams 1670 unknown
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34 1666 Sir Isaac Newton invents calculus
40 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.
37 1669 Niagara Falls is discovered by white men
2 1634 Maryland is established as 200 settlers, many of them Catholic, arrive in the lands granted to Roman Catholic Lord Baltimore.
4 1636 In June, Providence and Rhode Island are founded by Roger Williams, after he is banished for new and dangerous opinions.
28 1660 During the 1660's plantation owners change the laws and revoke contracts so that the Africans cannot earn their freedom.
31 1663 The Carolina colonies are established after King Charles II grants the territory to eight loyal supporters.
38 1670 In March, the first permanent settlement in South Carolina is established at Albemarle Point (Charles Town, SC).
49 1681 Pennsylvania is founded after William Penn, a Quaker, receives a Royal charter and land grant from King Charles II.
10 1642 England's Civil Wars begin
15 1647 The Society of Friends founded. Later this group becomes known as Quakers.
16 1648 King Charles I of England is executed
19 1651 England's Civil Wars end
28 1660 Louis XIV of France marries Maria Teresa Infanta of Spain
34 1666 Great Fire of London
38 1670 Hudson Bay Company formed (English)
41 1673 England's Test Act excludes Roman Catholics from holding office
57 1689 England's Bill of Rights created. European Nine Year's War begin and grows into a world-wide event. It ends in 1697.

John Adams
Born about 1637 and died on September 6, 1670
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The Children of Abigail Smith

John Adams Sr
Born in Hartford, Connecticut on September 4, 1666 and died in Long Island City, Queens, New York about 1750. He was 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 1...
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