Nathan Adams

1770–1819 (Age 48)
Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Adams was born on 13 November 1770, in Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Joel Adams, was 21 and his mother, Lucy Whitney, was 18. He married Sally Ross on 3 December 1799, in Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 22 February 1819, in Plymouth, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Plymouth, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Adams
Sally Ross
Marriage: 3 December 1799
Andrew Ross Adams
Nathan Adams
Joel Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1770–1819Male

  • Sally Ross


3 December 1799
Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States


  • Andrew Ross Adams


  • Male1802–1854Male

  • Joel Adams


Parents & Siblings



  • Male1770–1819Male

  • Female1773–1861Female

  • Judath Adams


  • Nathan Adams


World Events (8)


Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 6

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 16

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Nathan Adams in entry for Andrew R Adams, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Nathan Adams, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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