Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Mini bio: Nathan & Anna Adams

Brief biography of Nathan Adams (1736-1802) and his wife, Anna.

Nathan Adams
Birth: May 16, 1736, probably in Fairfax County, Virginia
Parents: William & Sarah Adams
Known residences:
--- by 1754 in Dinwiddie County, Virginia
--- 1778 moved to Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Occupation: farmer?
Death: 1802 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia

Anna ?
Birth: probably in Virginia
Parents: unknown. Her maiden name may have been Littlejohn.
Death: after 1788.

Marriage and Children:

Marriage: Nathan Adams married Anna ?, probably in Virginia

Children of Nathan and Anna Adams:
--- William Adams: born about 1770, married Fanny Meachum
--- Joel Adams: born about 1775, married Janey Payne
--- Nathan Adams, Jr.: born about 1774, married Sally Murphy
--- John Adams: born about 1775, married Nancy Burton
--- Sarah "Sally" Adams: married Rice Beadles or Begles
--- Betsy Adams: married Thomas Prosize
*** Rebecca Adams: born 1783, married Robert Smith Mabry
--- Mary "Polley" Adams: born 1786, married Dudley Farthing

Posts about Nathan & Anna Adams
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Off-site links
1777 Oaths of Allegience, Pittsylvania County, Virginia ("Nathan Addams")
1782 Land Taxes, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
1782 Census, Pittsylvania County, Virginia
Pittsylvania County Will Extracts (note that our Nathan Adams is not the son-in-law of Abraham Campbell)

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2 Comments:

At 9:38 AM, Blogger Rebekah said...

Do you happen to know if this Nathan Adams had any relation to John Adams, 2nd president? Nathan Adams is also in my family line. Thanks!

 
At 12:01 PM, Blogger Peggy said...

As far as I know, there is no close relationship between this Nathan Adams and the president John Adams. There were a lot of Adams families in Virginia in the 17th and 18th century!

They may be related if you go back enough generations, but I haven't found any link.

 

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