Sarah Felt

about 1710–7 January 1736 (Age 26)
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Felt was born about 1710, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. She married Captain Samuel Adams about 1730, in Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 7 January 1736, in Canterbury, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

Captain Samuel Adams
Sarah Felt
Marriage: about 1730
Lieutenant Samuel Adams II
Anna Adams

Spouse and Children

about 1730
Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America


Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a felt maker, from Old English felt ‘felt’.2 Said to be an Americanized or Germanized spelling of a Hungarian name, of uncertain identity.

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

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Lineage of Samuel Adams

Capt Samuel Adams and Abigail Adams, who was his 2nd wife (M. 1740), were 3rd cousins sharing the same 2nd great grandparents, Henry Adams (1583 - 1646) and Edith Rosamund Squire (1587 - 1672): 5.) …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Samuel Adams, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Sarah in entry for Anna Adams, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Lineage of Capt. Samuel Adams

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