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Moses Adams was born 26 October 1654 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts to Henry Adams (1609-1676) and Elizabeth Paine (1620-1676) and died 27 May 1724 Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Marie Fairbanks (1659-1681) 14 May 1680 in Medfield, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He married Lydia Whitney (1657-1719) 15 April 1684 in Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Research Notes

Probably inherited his father's land, in Sherborn, situated on Wennekeening Brook. He seems to have had his house lot of 20 acres assigned him on Chesnut Brook, where he undoubtedly lived. He was tythingman in 1696, and drew land in Douglas 1715.

Per SAVAGE, VOL 1 Dictionary of First Settlers Of New England

ADAMS, MOSES, Sherborn, son of Henry the second married 15 April 1681, Lydia daughter of Jonathan Whitney of the same, had Benoni, born 3 November following, Lydia, 2 February 1684; Elizabeth 18 September 1686, died young; Hannah, 8 February 1688; Elizabeth again, 25 October 1689; Moses, 26 November 1691; James, 7 July1693; Isaac, 4 March 1695; and Abigail, 7 September 1697; was selectman 1701, and died 1724.




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Offspring of Moses Adams and Marie Fairbanks (1659-1681)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Benoni Adams (1681-1748)



Offspring of Moses Adams and Lydia Whitney (1657-1719)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Lydia Adams (1684-1730)
Elizabeth Adams (1686-1689)
Hannah Adams (1688-1718)
Elizabeth Adams (1689-1724)
Thomas Adams (1690-)
Moses Adams (1691-1724)
James Adams (1693-1729) 7 July 1693 Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 14 January 1729 Sherborn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Abigail Hill (1694-1736)
Isaac Adams (1695-1730)
Abigail Adams (1697-1729)
Mary Adams (1700-1754)









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