Jane Adams

25 May 1757–28 February 1783 (Age 25)
Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Jane

When Jane Adams was born on 25 May 1757, in Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Adams Jr, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Kilbourne, was 25. She married John Sawyer Blaisdel on 13 December 1781. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 28 February 1783, at the age of 25.

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John Sawyer Blaisdel
1753–1832
Jane Adams
1757–1783
Marriage: 13 December 1781
Blaisdell
1782–1782

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1781
children

(1)

    Blaisdell

    Female1782–1782Female

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siblings

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 19

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 24

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Jane Adams, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jane Adams, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jane Adams, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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