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Jonathan Adams

Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was incorporated in May, 1655

Jonathan Adams was born in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts on January 6, 1646. He was the son of Thomas Adams.

He married Leah Gould on August 29. 1681. She was the daughter Francis and Rose Gould, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

His farm was in or near Littleton.

Jonathan and Leah's children included:
Edith Adams (1683, married Jacob Powers)
Mary Adams (1687),
Margaret Adams (1688),
Lydia Adams (1691, married Thomas Robbins),
Abigail Adams (1693),
Jonathan Adams (1695/96)
David Adams (1699, married Dorcas Paine),
Elizabeth Adams,
Edward Adams,
Rachel Adams (married Isaac Hildreth).

Jonathan died in Chelmsford on November 25, 1712.

Leah died in 1718.
Old Style Calendar
Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.

Middlesex County, Massachusetts was created on May 10, 1643. The county originally included Charlestown, Cambridge, Watertown, Sudbury, Concord, Woburn, Medford, Wayland, and Reading.
     
 

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Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Worcester County, Massachusetts by Ellery Bicknell Crane, Lewis Publishing, 1907

Jonathan Adams, son of Lieutenant Thomas Adams (2), was born in Concord, Massachusetts, January 6. 1646. He married, August 29. 1681, Leah Gould, twin daughter of Francis and Rose Gould, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. She died in 1718. His farm was in or near Littleton. He died at Chelmsford, November 25, 1712.

Children of Jonathan and Leah Adams were:
Edith, born December 1, 1683;
Mary, May 13, 1687;
Margaret, June 24, 1688;
Lydia [Adams], April 2, 1691;
Abigail, November 9, 1693;
Jonathan, March 21, 1695-96;
David. March 29, 1699;
Elizabeth,
Edward,
Rachel [Adams].

Chelmsford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts was incorporated in May, 1655
     
     
     
 
 
 
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