John Adams

John Adams (1735-1826) was born 19 Oct. 1735 in Braintree, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America. He was the son of John Adams Sr. and Susannah Boylston. He married Abigail Smith on 24 Feb. 1764 in Braintree; widowed on 28 Oct. 1818. He died 4 Jul. 1826 in Quincy, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

Footnotes

President John Adams (MKNQ-TSF), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 7 Mar. 2022). John Adams, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/john-adams, accessed 7 Mar. 2022). David McCullough, John Adams (New York, NY:Simon & Schuster; 1st Touchstone edition, 2002), p. 30. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Mar. 2022); John Adams and Abigail Smith, 24 Feb. 1764, Braintree, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, p. 151; citing Boston, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, “Births, marriages, intentions of marriage, and deaths, 1640-1848 [Braintree, Massachusetts],” image 70; microfilm 940974. "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 5 Mar. 2022); Abigail Adams, 28 Oct. 1818, Quincy, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, United States, p. 38; citing Quincy, Massachusetts, town clerks and local historical associations, “Vital records, 1792-1900 [Quincy, Massachusetts],” image 915; microfilm 1987016. "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 9 Mar. 2022); John Adams, 4 Jul. 1826, Quincy, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, United States, p. 58; citing Quincy, Massachusetts, town clerks and local historical associations, “Vital records, 1792-1900 [Quincy, Massachusetts],” image 925; microfilm 1987016.

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  • Page 272

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

    Excerpt:
    August 21, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 21, 1877 I Wilford Woodruff went to the Temple of the Lord this morning and was Baptized for 100 persons who were dead including the signers of the Declaration of Independance all except John Hancock and [William Floyd] I was Baptized for the following names [FIGURES] [FIGURE] William Hooper Benjamin Franklin Joseph Hewes John Morton John Penn George Cliymer Button ...
    Dates:
    August 21, 1877