Mary Adams

Full name : Mary Adams
Alternate spellings, aliases : 

Parents :
Father : Samuel Adams
Mother : Rebecca Graves
note :

Date of Birth : 9 October 1663 (also given as 20 October 1667)
Place of Birth : Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Notes : she had two sisters Rebecca and Susannah, who married John Waldo & Daniel Waldo.  Rebecca Adams and John Waldo moved to Windham, and had a daughter named Ruth.  Ruth married Isaac Crane and they had a daughter named Ruth who married the grandson of Samuel & Mary Webb, Ebenezer Webb.  The sisters were the daughters of Captain Samuel Adams and his wife Rebecca Graves.

Spouse : 
Name : Samuel Webb, I
Date of Marriage : 16 December 1686
Place of Marriage : Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Colony
Died : 20 February 1738/9, Windham, Connecticut
Notes : from Braintree Town Records, “Samuel Webb & Marah Adams were Maried by Mr. Clarke December 16th. 1686.”

Date of Death : 21 December 1744
Place of Death : Windham, Windham County, Connecticut
Burial Information : gravestones are in Windham

Occupation(s) : wife, mother; ‘Consort of Samuel Webb’

Family : 


Daughter : Rebecca

Date of Birth : 25 September 1687

Place of Birth : Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Colony

Married :

Died : March 1688

Notes : from Braintree Town Records, “Rebeckar Webb, daughter of Samuel Webb by Mary Webbe his wife was buried 25 March 1687/8.”


Son : Samuel, Jr.

Date of Birth : 14 May 1690
Place of Birth : Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Colony
Married1 : Hannah Ripley, 8 October 1711

Married2 : Elizabeth Fisk, 14 May 1752
Died : 6 March 1779, Rockingham, Vermont
Notes : from Braintree Town records, “Samuel Webb, son of Samuel Webb and Mara his wife was borne May 14, 1690.”


Daughter : Mary

Date of Birth : 25 November 1694

Place of Birth : Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Colony

Married : Amos Dodge

Died :

Notes :


Son : Nathaniel

Date of Birth : 10 February 1696

Place of Birth : Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Colony

Married : Elizabeth Fitch, 24 April 1718, Windham, Connecticut

Died : 19 September 1750, Windham, Connecticut

Notes : His youngest son – Captain Nathaniel Webb, commanded a company in the Revolution.  Admitted to the First Church of Windham, by Rev. Thomas Clap, on 8 May 1727.


Son : Zebulon

Date of Birth : c. 1698

Place of Birth : Braintree, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Colony

Married : Judith Howard, 19 December 1722, Windham, Connecticut

Died : Canterbury, Connecticut

Notes : Received a farm in 1720 on Little River in East Windham, now called Scotland, Connecticut. He was possibly a soldier in the French & Indian War.  Along with his wife he is listed as a Communicant of ‘Windham First Church’ in 1726.


Comments, sources, various additional :


Vinton, John Adams.  The Giles Memorial – Genealogical Memoirs of the Families Bearing the Names Giles, Gould, Holmes, Jennison, Leonard, Lindall, Curwen, Marshall, Ribinson, Sampson, and Webb; also Genealogical Sketches of the Pool, Very, Carr and other Families with a history of Pemaquid, ancient and modern; some account of early settlements in Maine; and some details of Indian warfare.  Printed for the author, by Henry W. Dutton & Son, Washington Street, Boston. 1864. pp 496 – 532, 556.


Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, showing three generations of those who came before May, 1692 on the basis of Farmer’s Register. Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company,  originally published Boston, 1860-1862.  Reprinted with "Genealogical Notes and Errata," excerpted from The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol. XXVII, No. 2, April, 1873, pp. 135-139; and a Genealogical Cross Index of the Four Volumes of the Genealogical Dictionary of James Savage, by O. P. Dexter, 1884. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, 1965,1969,1977,1981,1986, 1990. Electronic version has been adapted under the direction of Robert Kraft (assisted by Benjamin Dunning) from materials supplied by Automated Archives, 1160 South State, Suite 250, Orem UT 84058 (


Records of the Congregational Church in Windham, Conn. 1700-1851.  Connecticut Historical Society.  Hartford, 1943.


Lincoln, Waldo.  Genealogy of the Waldo Family.  A record of the descendants of Cornelius Waldo of Ipswich, Massachusetts from 1647 to 1900.  Volume 1.  Press of Charles Hamilton.  Worchester, Massachusetts, 1902.

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