Information on this page from Windows Into Our Past, A Genealogy of the Parsons, Smith and Associated Families, Vol. 1 ©1996, Judy Parsons Smith
1. Mary Adams; m. 30 Nov 1606 to
2. Mr. Adams, bapt. Mar 1584. He was a butcher; m. 31 May 1605 to
3. Thomas Adams, b. ca. 1586 .
Thomas Adamswas a knight
4. Roland Adams, bapt. 29 Jan 1592; bur. 30 Nov 1592.
5. William Adams, b. 3 Feb 1593/4
William Adams, Sr., son of Thomas & Margaret (Erpe[ii])
Addams, b. 3 Feb. 1593/4, Wem, Shropshire, England; bp. 10 Feb. 1593/4, at the
parish church, Wem. Shropshire, England; d. aft. 26 Mar 1662, Ipswich,
Massachusetts; bur. most likely Ipswich, Massachusetts; m. ca. 1619, England to
wife unknown (there may have been more than one wife).
A wife survived him and was living in 1668.
William Adams, Sr. was one of the first settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, he came to America in the spring of 1628. He was of Cambridge in the Massachusetts Bay Colony on 22 May 1639, when he was made a freeman. He was a commoner of Ipswich, Massachusetts on 31 Jan. 1642. He frequently served as a juryman, almost on a continual basis until 1659. William Adams received a grant of twelve (12) acres on 27 Feb 1644. He later purchased an additional nine (9) acres from William Payne on 19 Jul 1654. He was discharged from compulsory military service of the Colony on 28 Oct 1647, due to his age.
, England; d. 18 Jan 1658/9, Ipswich, Mass.; m.
Elizabeth Stacy, b. ca. 1630; d. 1655.
5.3. Samuel Adams, b. 1635, presumably Cambridge, Massachusetts; d. living in 1707, Ipswich, Mass; m. 20 Dec 1664, Ipswich, Mass. to Mehitable Norton.
5.4. Hannah Adams, b. 1639, who married Francis Muncy , on 6 Dec 1659 in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
5.5. Mary Adams, b. ca. 1642; m. 29 Feb 1659/60, Ipswich, Mass. to Thomas French
5.6. Nathaniel Adams, b. by 1644, probably Ipswich, Mass; d. 11 Apr 1715, Ipswich, Mass; m. 30 Jun 1668 to Mercy Dickenson, d. 12 Dec, 1735, Ipswich, Mass.
Hannah Adams, daughter of William Adams, Sr., b. ca. 1639,
probably Cambridge, Mass.; d. living on 11 Jun 1707; m1st 6 Dec 1659, Ipswich,
Massachusetts to Francis Muncy; m2nd to John Ramsden, d 1686; m3rd. between 12 Oct
1686 and 4 Oct 1687 to Thomas Wickingham.