This page collects information about people with surname Adams who were known or believed to have lived in Massachusetts.

The Adams family was a prominent political family of the United States from the late 18th through the early 20th centuries. Based in eastern Massachusetts, they formed part of the Boston Brahmin community. The surname Adams stems from Henry Adams of Somerset County in Great Britain.

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Green Harbor Monument[]


John Adams (1630-1703) is listed in memorium on the Green Harbor Monument, located in Marshfield, Massachusetts and dedicated in honor of the early colonists from Plymouth Colony who settled this area in the early 1600s.

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