Thomas Adams

about 1710–
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Adams was born about 1710, in Massachusetts, United States. He married Sarah SELDEN about 1735, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Thomas Adams
1710–
Sarah SELDEN
1712–1770
Marriage: about 1735
Sarah Adams
1740–1805

Spouse and Children

    Male1710–Male

    Sarah SELDEN

    Female1712–1770Female

MARRIAGE
about 1735
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

World Events (4)

1776

Age 66

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

Age 66

"""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."""""""
1803

Age 93

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Adams - Church record: birth-name: , Adams

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