Richard Adams was born 19 April 1651 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts to James Adams (1626-1653) and Frances Vassall (1622-1673) and died 24 August 1728 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut of unspecified causes. He married Rebecca Davis (1658-) 24 June 1679 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.

Richard Adams fought in King Philip's War. He was in 2nd Co Mass. Volunteer from Sudbury Mass under Capt Moseley. He was at the Battle of Bloody Brook 9-18-1675. He was wounded at Swamp Fort Battle in RI 12-19-1675 against King Phillip-Narraganset Indians.

Richard and Rebecca had six children all in Sudbury, Massachusetts, and all moved to Preston, Norwich, Connecticut around 1700. He apparently had four more children, for his will lists ten children!


Offspring of Richard Adams and Rebecca Davis (1658-)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Richard Adams (1680-1745)
Rebecca Adams (1682-1760)
Sarah Adams (1683-1753) 8 May 1683 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 16 April 1753 Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut Henry Adams (1684-1753)
John Adams (1686-1734)
Joseph Adams (1687-1753)
Daniel Adams (1688-1774)
William Adams (1689-1727)
Hannah Adams (1692-1735)
Isaac Adams (1696-1757) 1696 Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 26 April 1757 Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut Eleanor Adams (1712-1784)
Mary Adams (1700-1767)
Abigail Adams (1703-)


Offspring of James Adams (1626-1653) and Frances Vassall (1622-1673)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Adams (1647-1727)
Elizabeth Adams (1648-)
Anna Adams (1649-1649)
Richard Adams (1651-1728) 19 April 1651 Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 24 August 1728 Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Rebecca Davis (1658-)
Mary Adams (1653-1653)
Margaret Adams (1654-1738)
Martha Adams (1658-1717)



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