Charity Courts

1714–18 July 1763 (Age 49)
Charles, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Charity

When Charity Courts was born in 1714, in Charles, Maryland, British Colonial America, her father, Col. John Courts Jr., was 23 and her mother, Jaba Ellizabeth Barnes, was 20. She married Samuel Adams about 1737, in Charles, Maryland, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 18 July 1763, in her hometown, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Adams
1713–1748
Charity Courts
1714–1763
Marriage: about 1737
Athaleah Adams
1740–1833
Tabitha Adams
1741–1776
Celia Adams
1742–1832
Celia Adams
1742–
Chloe Adams
1742–
Henley Adams
1744–
Francis Adams
1748–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1737
Charles, Maryland, British Colonial America
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Mary Anne Courts

    Female1713–Female

    William Courts

    Male1714–1758Male

    Female1714–1763Female

    Henley Courts

    Male1715–Male

    Elizabeth Jane Courts

    Female1716–1788Female

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic form of Court .2 Americanized spelling of German Kurtz .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • John Courts in the Maryland, Wills and Probate Records,listing wife Elizabeth and children William, John, Robert Henly, Ann Court, Charity Adams, Mary Ann Martine and Elizabeth Jones

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