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Abraham Adams

Male 1650 - 1729  (78 years)


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  • Name Abraham Adams  [1
    Born 6 Sep 1650  Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 9 Dec 1694  Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Fairfield Church
    Died 9 Aug 1729  Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Notes 
    • "a worthy founder and liberal benefactor to Trinity Church" (gravestone) Children (by first wife, it is not certain that Martha was the mother of the children): Deborah, Hannah, Mary, Abigail, Susanna, Elizabeth

      Agreement made 10 Sep 1729 between widow Martha and children regarding estate of Lt. Abraham Adams

      Possibly first wife was Sarah Lockwood, b. 27 Feb 1651, daughter of Robert and Susanna Lockwood [1, 5, 6, 7]
    Person ID I39930  Mindrum
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2017 

    Father Edward Adams,   d. Bef 11 Nov 1671, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary,   d. Bef 18 Aug 1687 
    Family ID F27161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha,   d. Aft 20 Sep 1729 
    Children 
     1. Deborah Adams,   b. Abt 1678,   d. Aft 1748  (Age ~ 71 years)
     2. Hannah Adams,   d. Dec
     3. Mary Adams,   d. Dec
     4. Abigail Adams,   d. Dec
     5. Susanna Adams,   b. Abt 1688, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1749/50  (Age ~ 62 years)
     6. Elizabeth Adams,   d. Dec
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F27214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:9.

    2. [S8638] Fairfield First Congregational Church Records, 1694-1806, 974.62F151c re, (Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut), p. 15.

    3. [S8835] Rev. Edmund Gilbert, D.D., Annals of an Old Parish, Historical Sketches of Trinity Church, Southport, Connecticut, 1725 to 1898, (Thomas Whittaker, 2 and 3 Bible House, New York, 1898), p. 35.

    4. [S8621] Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions, Charles R. Hale Collection, Fairfield, p. 231.

    5. [S8834] Abraham Adams Estate Agreement, Fairfield Probate Vol. 7, pp. 72-73.

    6. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:10.

    7. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. 381.