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77; Newell's Camb.
In 1697 John Adams, Senior, millwright, conveyed the homestead and adjoining lots to his son Joseph Adams, husbandman, chiefly because he hath been a loving and dutiful son to me, and his mother, and liveth with us, and is the staff of our old age (Midd. Registry, XII. 544).
This Joseph Adams married Margaret Eames, at Cambridge, 21 Feb. 1687-8, and died here 20 July, 1701.
He was presumably the father of Joseph Adams, who died in Menotomy 18 Oct. 1774, aged 86, the ancestor of the Adams Family here.—See Genealogies.
In 1699 John Adams, Senior, and Ann Adams conveyed to William Patten, son of Nathaniel, Senior, ten acres, south by Menotomy River, south and west by John Dickson's meadow and Jonathan Butterfield's, southeast by said Adams, northwest by Adams's swamp, and northeast upon the country road (Midd.
Registry, XVI. 438). William Patten was a grandson.—Paige.
John Adams, Senior, died in 1706, aged about 85.
His will (dated