John Adams, Jr. was born 11 December 1630 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to John Adams (1595-1633) and Eleanor Newton (1598-1681) and died 19 January 1703 Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Jane James (1634-1664) 27 December 1654 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts. He married Elizabeth Russell (1644-1702) 1663 in Massachusetts.


John Adams, Jr. was born after 22 May 1627 in Plymouth Colony.

In 1657, John took the Oath of Fidelity while a resident of Marshfield. On 3 June 1662, John was granted a tract of land in Marshfield as one of the first-born children. On 10 December 1666, John was a resident of Flushing, Long Island, and sold this piece of land.

John married Elizabeth by 10 December 1666. Her initials appeared on the sale of the land, mentioned above.

John was the father of James, grantee of his deeds of 1694. When was James born (and who was his mother)?

Marriage and Family[]

John married Jane James on 27 December 1654 in Marshfield, Massachusetts. They had children:

  1. Mary baptised 14 December 1656 in Scituate, Massachusetts
  2. daughter born 17 February 1657 / she died on 19 February 1657
  3. Martha born 6 March 1658


Offspring of John Adams, Jr. and Jane James (1634-1664)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Adams (1656-1672)
Margaret Adams (1658-1658)
Martha Adams (1663-1695)


Vital Records[]

Green Harbor Monument[]


This person 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.



Scituate, Massachusetts