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77; Newell's Camb. Church-Gathering, 62). 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
eral, wid. for widow, Camb. for Cambridge, Chas. for Charlestown, and others that might be mentioned, will readily explain themselves. A Adams, Joseph, who o. c. at Cambridge 9 Dec. 1711, and was adm. Camb. ch. (First Parish) 16 Mar. 1718-19, with w. Rachel joined the Pct. ch. (Second Parish) at its organization 9 Sept. 1739. He was a selectman and assessor of Cambridge five years between 1729 and 1738, and a lieutenant. Styled Father by the Rev. Mr. Cooke. He died in the Pct. 18 Oct. 1774, a. 86 (g. s.); his wid. Ra-Chel, with whom he lived in the marriage state fifty-seven years, d. 1 Aug. (fun. 3 Aug.), 1775, a. 85 (g. s.). He was prob. s. of Joseph, and grandson of John Adams, millwright, of Menotomy Row before 1678. His father, Joseph, m. Margaret Eames 21 Feb. 1687-8. She was born in Sudbury 8 July, 1666, dau. of Thomas Eames (see Paige, 539), whose house at Framingham was destroyed 1 Feb. 1675-6, her mother and some of the children killed, and she carried captive