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Lieut. Joel Adams

Birth: Dec. 20, 1729
Suffield
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1809
Marlboro
Windham County
Vermont, USA

Son of Abigail Rowe and John Adams of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Lt. Joel Adams was a soldier in the French War, and was wounded in the Battle of Lake George, 1755. He held a Lieutenant's commission under the English crown. He is said to have manumitted his slaves that they might participate in the war for independence. This was the first significant (British) colonial victory over the French in the French & Indian War.

He settled in Marlboro, Vermont. Joel married Elizabeth Fowler 16 July 1761 at Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut.

Father of Lucinda 1762-1824, Elizabeth 1763-1830, Bildad 1765-1826, Job 1765-1804, Joel Jr. 1768-1843 and Sarah 1768-1847.

His will was probated March 1820. He left his property to his wife, his sons Job, Bildad, and Joel, Jr., and to his daughters Lucina Hale, Elizabeth Otis, and Sarah Winchester; Joel Jr. was named executor.

Source: Andrew Adams, A Genealogical History of Robert Adams of Newbury, Mass. and His Descendants 1635-1900
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Adams (1694 - 1758)
  Abigail Rowe Adams (1691 - 1764)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Fowler Adams (1729 - 1814)
 
 Children:
  Lucina Adams Hale (1762 - 1824)*
  Elizabeth Adams Otis (1763 - 1830)*
  Bildad (twin) Adams (1765 - 1826)*
  Job Sr. (twin) Adams (1765 - 1804)*
  Joel Adams (1768 - 1843)*
  Sarah Adams Winchester (1768 - 1847)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Marlboro Center Cemetery
Marlboro
Windham County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: history4sure
Record added: May 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70427823