NameCapt. Samuel ADAMS
Birth1616/1617, Kingweston, Somerset, England [1025]
Immigration1638, Cambridge, Middlesex Co, MA
Freeman10 May 1643, Massachusetts Bay Colony [500]
Movebef 1650, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [500]
Movebef 1679, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co, MA [500]
Death24 Jan 1688/9, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [197], [198]
AFN99ZZ-13
FatherHenry ADAMS (1583-1646)
MotherEdith SQUIRE (ch. 1587-1672)
Other spousesMary Eglesfield
 Esther Sparhawk
Marriageabt 1650, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [1025]
SpouseRebecca GRAVES
Birthabt 1631, Ratcliffe, Stepney, London, England [1036]
Death8 Sep or Oct 1664, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co, MA [198]
Death Memoage 33
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FatherAdmiral Thomas GRAVES (1605-1653)
MotherKatherine GREY (ch. 1605-1682)
Children
1 MThomas Adams
Birth1652, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [1025]
Deathbef 3 Jun 1686, (prbt) Barbadoes, West Indies
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SpouseMary Thrumball [Blackmore]
Birth1654, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [1025]
Death17 Sep 1727, Windham, Windham Co, CT [508]
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Marriage16 Mar 1674, Prob. Charlestown, MA [1036]
3 MJohn Adams (Died young)
Birth1656, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [1036]
Death1656, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [1036]
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4 FCatherine Adams (Died young)
Birth29 Oct 1657, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [197]
DeathInfancy
5 FCatherine Adams
Birth4 Jan 1658/9, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [197]
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SpouseJohn Rayner
Marriage7 Sep 1681, Charlestown, Suffolk Co, MA [197]
SpouseDavid Adams
Birth1660/1661, Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA [1036]
Death16 Mar 1741/2, Pomfret, Windham, CT [148]
BurialOld Burial Grounds, Wappaquiane Brook, CT [1036]
AFN935K-DF
Marriage20 Nov 1683, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co, MA [198]
7 MNathaniel Adams
Birth28 Feb 1662, Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA [198]
Deathbef 1664, Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA [1001]
AFNFXDR-HC
8 FMarah Adams
Birth8 Sep 1664, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co, MA [198]
Death21 Dec 1744 [1036]
SpouseSamuel Webb
Marriage16 Dec 1686, Chelmsford, Middlesex Co, MA [198]
Notes for Capt. Samuel ADAMS
He constructed and erected mills in Lowell MA (part of Chelmsford). [624]

According to Graves Family Assoc: Samuel was probably born in Barton, St. David, England, emigrated to New England with his parents in 1638 and moved with them in Braintree, MA, and died 24 Jan. 1688/89 (gravestone in Charlestown, but record in Chelmsford, MA). His brother was Joseph Adams, and his parents were Henry Adams and Edith Squire of Braintree, MA. Samuel was a great-grandfather of John Adams, second president of the U.S. Samuel first married Mary Eglesfield, daughter of Emanuel Eglesfield and Susanna Gray of London, about 1646. Her mother, Susanna Gray, was baptized at Harwich, England, 31 Jan. 1592/3, daughter of Thomas Gray and Katherine Miles, and sister of Parnel Gray (born about 1601), wife of Hon. Increase Nowell, and also sister of Katherine Gray, wife of Capt. Thomas Graves, both of Charlestown, MA. She emigrated to New England with her mother's relatives and located with them in Charlestown, MA, where she joined the church 7 Oct. 1639. She had 1 child and died in 1650.

Ancestor of Calvin Coolidge (Anc of Amer Prez, Boyle):
3(count starts w/ H. Squire) Samuel Adams 1616 -
+Rebecca Graves Unknown -
... 4 Susanns Adams Unknown -
...... +Daniel Waldo Unknown -
...... 5 Bethia Waldo Unknown -
...... +Edmund Littlefield Unknown -
....... 6 Esther Littlefield 1714 -
......................... +Samuel Soper 1709 -
.......................... 7 Esther Soper 1738 -
........................... +Silas Briggs 1732 -
............................ 8 Asa Briggs 1755 -
.................................... +Elizabeth Paul1754 -
.................................. 9 Sally Briggs 1783 -
......................................... +Israel Putnam Brown 1781 -
................................................... 10 Sally Brown 1801 -
...........................................................+Israel C. Brewer 1797 -
................................................................... 11 Sarah Almeda Brewer 1823 -
.......................................................................... +Calvin Galusha Coolidge 1815 -
................................................................................ 12 John Calvin Coolidge 1845 -
....................................................................................... +Victoria Josephine Moor 1846 -
............................................................................................. 13 John Calvin (Pres.) Coolidge 1872 -

Savage’s: SAMUEL, Charlestown, s. of Henry the first, b. in Eng. freem. 10 May 1643, m. Rebecca, d. of Thomas Graves, had Samuel, b. 3 July 1647; Rebecca; Thomas, a. 1652; John; and Catharine, 29 Oct. 1657; both d. young; Catharine, again, 4 Jan. 1659; rem. to Chelmsford, there was town clk. 1679. His w. d. 8 Oct. 1664, and he m. 7 May 1668, Esther Sparhawk, d. of Nathaniel the first of Cambridge, and had four more ch. of wh. Nathaniel, Joseph, and Esther.
Notes for Rebecca GRAVES
“Rebecca was admitted to the First Church, Charlestown, MA, 5 July 1648. She is said to have been the mother of 11 children, although only 8 are listed below. Perhaps another 3 died young.”[ [1036]]

Rebecca was the niece of Samuel’s first wife Mary. [624]
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