Descendants of George Adams

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1.  GEORGE1 ADAMS died October 10, 1696 in Watertown, Massachusetts.  He married FRANCES TAYLOR 1645 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  She died Unknown.

 

More About GEORGE ADAMS:

Cause of Death: Killed "by fall of rock"

Inventory: 61 £, 13 s., 8 p.

Military: Served in King Philip's War

Moved: Abt. 1664, Sold land & house at Watertown

Occupation: Glover/Trader

       

Children of GEORGE ADAMS and FRANCES TAYLOR are:

                   i.       BENJAMIN2 ADAMS, d. October 26, 1672, Lancaster, Massachusetts.

2.               ii.       JOHN ADAMS, b. October 16, 1645, Watertown, Massachusetts; d. November 22, 1732, Colchester, Connecticut.

                 iii.       GEORGE ADAMS, b. 1647, Watertown, Massachusetts; d. February 17, 1731/32, Lexington, Massachusetts.

                 iv.       DANIEL ADAMS, b. 1652, Watertown, Massachusetts; d. November 17, 1713, Simsbury, Connecticut.

                  v.       JOSEPH ADAMS, b. March 06, 1656/57, Watertown, Massachusetts; d. Unknown, (prob.) Watertown, Massachusetts.

                 vi.       SAMUEL ADAMS, b. Abt. 1660, Watertown, Massachusetts; d. Unknown, Simsbury, Connecticut.

                vii.       MARY ADAMS, b. Abt. 1663, (prob.) Watertown, Massachusetts; d. February 10, 1714/15, Lexington, Massachusetts.

 

More About MARY ADAMS:

Chr/Bapt: November 21, 1686, Watertown, MA

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2.  JOHN2 ADAMS (GEORGE1) was born October 16, 1645 in Watertown, Massachusetts1, and died November 22, 1732 in Colchester, Connecticut.  He married ABIGAIL PINNEY2 December 23, 1677 in Simsbury, Connecticut.  She was born November 26, 1654 in Windsor, Connecticut, and died Aft. 1683 in (prob.) Windsor, Connecticut.

       

Children of JOHN ADAMS and ABIGAIL PINNEY are:

                   i.       MARY3 ADAMS, d. Unknown.

                  ii.       ABIGAIL ADAMS, b. 1681; d. Unknown.

3.              iii.       JOHN ADAMS, b. 1683, Windsor, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3.  JOHN3 ADAMS (JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born 1683 in Windsor, Connecticut, and died Unknown.  He married RUTH LOOMIS June 20, 1708 in Lebanon, Connecticut.  She was born January 28, 1689/90 in Windsor, Connecticut, and died Unknown.

       

Children of JOHN ADAMS and RUTH LOOMIS are:

                   i.       JOHN4 ADAMS, b. August 21, 1709, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                  ii.       DANIEL ADAMS, b. February 12, 1710/11, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                 iii.       SAMUELL ADAMS, b. January 26, 1712/13, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                 iv.       RUTH ADAMS, b. January 28, 1714/15, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                  v.       JOSEPH ADAMS, b. August 26, 1717, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                 vi.       DAVID ADAMS, b. December 13, 1719, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                vii.       MARY ADAMS, b. July 09, 1726, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

               viii.       ANDREW ADAMS, b. October 02, 1728, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

4.               ix.       ELIZABETH ADAMS, b. December 21, 1730, Colchester,  Connecticut; d. January 28, 1819, Colchester, Connecticut.

                   x.       RACHELL ADAMS, b. September 01, 1732, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                  xi.       HANNAH ADAMS, b. October 05, 1733, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4.  ELIZABETH4 ADAMS (JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born December 21, 1730 in Colchester,  Connecticut, and died January 28, 1819 in Colchester, Connecticut3.  She married ELIJAH WILLIAMS December 20, 1750 in Colchester, Connecticut.  He was born May 21, 1727 in East Haddam, Connecticut4, and died March 19, 1806 in East Haddam, Connecticut.

 

More About ELIZABETH ADAMS:

Burial: Bull Hill Cemetery, Colchester, Conn. (d. ae. 87)5

 

More About ELIJAH WILLIAMS:

Chr/Bapt: June 25, 1727, East Haddam, CT

       

Children of ELIZABETH ADAMS and ELIJAH WILLIAMS are:

5.                i.       ELIJAH5 WILLIAMS JR., b. August 19, 1751, Colchester, New London, Connecticut; d. January 23, 1828, Chatham (E. Hampton), Middlesex, Connecticut.

                  ii.       ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, b. June 29, 1753, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                 iii.       MEHITABLE WILLIAMS, b. June 21, 1755, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                 iv.       HANNAH WILLIAMS, b. September 20, 1757, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                  v.       JOSEPH WILLIAM WILLIAMS, b. 1760, Colchester, Connecticut; d. March 20, 1775, Colchester,  Connecticut6.

 

More About JOSEPH WILLIAM WILLIAMS:

Burial: Bull Hill Cemetery, Colchester, Conn. (ae. 15)7

 

                 vi.       RUTH WILLIAMS, b. December 26, 1761, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                vii.       RACHEL WILLIAMS, b. October 07, 1764, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

               viii.       MARY WILLIAMS, b. December 04, 1767, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

5.  ELIJAH5 WILLIAMS JR. (ELIZABETH4 ADAMS, JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born August 19, 1751 in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, and died January 23, 1828 in Chatham (E. Hampton), Middlesex, Connecticut8.  He married EDITHA DAY June 27, 1775 in Colchester, New London, Connecticut.  She was born January 05, 1751/52 in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, and died Unknown in Marlborough, Connecticut.

       

Children of ELIJAH WILLIAMS and EDITHA DAY are:

                   i.       CLARISSA6 WILLIAMS9, b. May 07, 1776, Colchester, New London, Connecticut; d. December 23, 1838, Colchester, New London, Connecticut.

 

More About CLARISSA WILLIAMS:

Burial: Westchester Cem., Colchester

 

                  ii.       SILVESTER WILLIAMS10, b. January 11, 1778, Colchester, Connecticut; d. April 01, 1809, East Haddam, Connecticut.

 

More About SILVESTER WILLIAMS:

Occupation: Farmer at Moodus.10

 

6.              iii.       ALANSON WILLIAMS, b. June 16, 1779, Colchester, Connecticut; d. September 02, 1856, Colchester, Connecticut.

                 iv.       LOORING WILLIAMS, b. February 14, 1780, Colchester, CT; d. Unknown, (prob.) Colchester, CT.

 

More About LOORING WILLIAMS:

Residence: ?Twin/triplet?

 

                  v.       WARREN WILLIAMS, b. February 14, 1780, Colchester, Connecticut; d. March 14, 1859, Chatham (E. Hampton), Connecticut.

 

More About WARREN WILLIAMS:

Chr/Bapt: April 18, 1991

 

                 vi.       AUGUSTIN WILLIAMS10, b. March 29, 1781, Colchester, Connecticut; d. May 26, 1829, Lebanon, New York10.

 

More About AUGUSTIN WILLIAMS:

Occupation: Farmer

Residence: Colchester, CT then Hamilton, Madison, NY (1822, Lebanon, NY 1823)11

 

                vii.       LAVINE/LOVINA WILLIAMS, b. March 01, 1783, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

               viii.       MARGARET WILLIAMS, b. October 16, 1784, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown, ?Georgetown, Madison, New York.

                  ix.       JOSEPH WILLIAMS12, b. March 16, 1787, Colchester, Connecticut; d. July 21, 1861, Colchester, Connecticut.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

6.  ALANSON6 WILLIAMS (ELIJAH5, ELIZABETH4 ADAMS, JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born June 16, 1779 in Colchester, Connecticut, and died September 02, 1856 in Colchester, Connecticut13.  He married SARAH BIGELOW "SALLY B." SKINNER November 22, 1805 in Colchester, Connecticut.  She was born September 03, 1787 in Colchester, Connecticut, and died December 28, 1874 in Colchester, Connecticut14.

 

More About ALANSON WILLIAMS:

Burial: Westchester Cemetery, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut

Military service: Served as a Private in William Palmers Co. from New London, Connecticut, 8 June 1813 to 14 July 181315

Occupation: Miller

 

More About SARAH BIGELOW "SALLY B." SKINNER:

Burial: Westchester Cemetery, Colchester, New London County, Connecticut

       

Children of ALANSON WILLIAMS and SARAH SKINNER are:

7.                i.       LOREN ALANSON7 WILLIAMS, b. September 10, 1806, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

                  ii.       SAMUEL SYLVESTER WILLIAMS, b. May 12, 1809, Colchester, Connecticut; d. May 09, 1881, Colchester, Connecticut.

                 iii.       ROBBINS NOYES WILLIAMS, b. October 04, 1811, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Aft. 1874.

                 iv.       WARREN WADSWORTH WILLIAMS, b. June 11, 1814, Colchester, Connecticut; d. May 08, 1852, Colchester, Connecticut16,17.

 

More About WARREN WADSWORTH WILLIAMS:

Burial: Westchester Cemetery, Colchester, Connecticut18

Fact 1: Never married

 

                  v.       HENRY SKINNER WILLIAMS, b. February 19, 1817, Colchester, Connecticut; d. October 26, 1855, Norwich, Connecticut.

                 vi.       SARAH MARIA WILLIAMS, b. November 21, 1820, Colchester, Connecticut; d. June 08, 1837, Colchester, Connecticut19,20.

 

More About SARAH MARIA WILLIAMS:

Burial: Westchester Cemetery, Colchester, Connecticut21

 

                vii.       RALPH TRACY WILLIAMS22, b. May 05, 1823, Colchester, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

 

More About RALPH TRACY WILLIAMS:

Military service: POSSIBLY served in Civil War from CT, Co. B, 5th Inf.23

 

               viii.       MARSHALL SELDON WILLIAMS, b. May 18, 1826, Colchester, Connecticut; d. January 17, 1848, "Desolation Isle"24.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

7.  LOREN ALANSON7 WILLIAMS (ALANSON6, ELIJAH5, ELIZABETH4 ADAMS, JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born September 10, 1806 in Colchester, Connecticut, and died Unknown.  He married FREELOVE? in prob. Connecticut.  She died Unknown.

 

More About LOREN ALANSON WILLIAMS:

Fact 1: August 1843, Ran for Justice of the Peace; lost.

Fact 2: Not in ANY census!

Residence: August 1843, Living in Lock Port prec., Will, IL

 

More About FREELOVE?:

Fact 1: Poss. of the Mohegan tribe.

Fact 2: "1/4 Educated Indian"

Residence: April 27, 1847, Signed a deed in Will Co., IL

       

Children of LOREN WILLIAMS and FREELOVE? are:

                   i.       LOREN ALANSON8 WILLIAMS JR., b. Abt. 1827, Connecticut; d. Unknown.

 

More About LOREN ALANSON WILLIAMS JR.:

Residence: 1850, Lock Port prec., Will co., IL25

 

8.               ii.       JANE WILLIAMS, b. January 23, 1839, Lock Port prec., Will County, Illinois; d. October 21, 1860, Frickland, Squaw Grove, DeKalb County, Illinois.

 

 

Generation No. 8

 

8.  JANE8 WILLIAMS (LOREN ALANSON7, ALANSON6, ELIJAH5, ELIZABETH4 ADAMS, JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born January 23, 1839 in Lock Port prec., Will County, Illinois, and died October 21, 1860 in Frickland, Squaw Grove, DeKalb County, Illinois.  She married JOHN TODD CLARK HOWARD February 24, 1857 in Iowa City, Johnson County, Iowa26.  He was born January 18, 1832 in Glenville, Schenctady, New York, and died August 25, 1910 in Sterling, Johnson, Nebraska27.

 

More About JANE WILLIAMS:

Residence: 1850, Living with older brother when census was taken.

 

More About JOHN TODD CLARK HOWARD:

Burial: Vesta Cemetery, Johnson County, Nebraska28

Occupation: Farmer

       

Children of JANE WILLIAMS and JOHN HOWARD are:

                   i.       CHARLES FREDERICK "FRED"9 HOWARD, b. September 28, 1858, Frickland, Squaw Grove, DeKalb County, Illinois; d. December 22, 1917, Colby, Thomas County, Kansas.

 

More About CHARLES FREDERICK "FRED" HOWARD:

Burial: Beulah Cemetery, Colby, Kansas

Residence: Homesteaded near Colby 1885

 

                  ii.       WILLARD WILLIAM HOWARD, b. October 20, 1860, Frickland, Squaw Grove Twp., DeKalb, Illinois; d. 1876, Nebraska.

 

More About WILLARD WILLIAM HOWARD:

Residence: With his Aunt Alma & Uncle Cyrus B. Lee

 

9.              iii.       WILBUR ERNEST HOWARD, b. October 20, 1860, Frickland, Squaw Grove Twp., DeKalb, Illinois; d. March 16, 1938, Denver, Denver County Colorado.

 

 

Generation No. 9

 

9.  WILBUR ERNEST9 HOWARD (JANE8 WILLIAMS, LOREN ALANSON7, ALANSON6, ELIJAH5, ELIZABETH4 ADAMS, JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born October 20, 1860 in Frickland, Squaw Grove Twp., DeKalb, Illinois, and died March 16, 1938 in Denver, Denver County Colorado.  He married REBECCA REED March 07, 1883 in Brides' home near Burr, Otoe County, Nebraska.  She was born September 05, 1863 in Burr, Otoe County, Nebraska, and died August 15, 1937 in Colby, Thomas County, Kansas.

 

More About WILBUR ERNEST HOWARD:

Burial: March 19, 1938, Beulah Cemetery, Colby, Kansas

Fact 1: According to family tradition Wilbur was able to lift a thousand pounds.

Occupation: Farmer

Religion: Methodist

Residence: September 1885, Homesteaded at Halford, Thomas, KS

 

More About REBECCA REED:

Burial: Beulah Cemetery, Colby, Kansas

Religion: Methodist

       

Children of WILBUR HOWARD and REBECCA REED are:

10.              i.       RALPH H10 HOWARD, b. September 20, 1884, Burr, Otoe, Nebraska; d. March 20, 1960, Denver, Colorado.

                  ii.       LESTER CARLTON HOWARD, b. March 19, 1889, Halford, Thomas, Kansas; d. November 13, 1986, Billings, Yellowstone County, Montana.

 

More About LESTER CARLTON HOWARD:

Burial: November 17, 1986, Montview Cemetery, Billings, MT

Occupation: Teacher & Justice of the Peace

Religion: Methodist

Residence: March 16, 1938, Belfry, MT

 

                 iii.       MAUDE HOWARD, b. August 19, 1897, Halford, Thomas, Kansas; d. February 25, 1985, Sidney, Cheyenne, Nebraska.

                 iv.       BERTHA LUCILLE HOWARD, b. August 16, 1901, Halford, Thomas, Kansas; d. April 30, 1997, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona.

 

 

 

Generation No. 10

 

10.  RALPH H10 HOWARD (WILBUR ERNEST9, JANE8 WILLIAMS, LOREN ALANSON7, ALANSON6, ELIJAH5, ELIZABETH4 ADAMS, JOHN3, JOHN2, GEORGE1) was born September 20, 1884 in Burr, Otoe, Nebraska, and died March 20, 1960 in Denver, Colorado.  He married HERMINA "MINNIE" BENDA May 27, 1908 in Halford, Thomas, Kansas.  She was born June 29, 1888 in Shelby, Polk, Nebraska, and died June 13, 1972 in Brighton, Adams, Colorado.

 

More About RALPH H HOWARD:

Burial: March 23, 1960, Elmwood Cemetery, Brighton, Adams, Colorado

Fact: No middle name.  Just initial.

Occupation: Grocer, Grain elevator owner, farmer

Religion: Methodist

 

More About HERMINA "MINNIE" BENDA:

Burial: June 16, 1972, Elmwood Cemetery, Brighton, Adams, Colorado

Religion: Methodist

       

Children of RALPH HOWARD and HERMINA BENDA are:

                   i.       EVA MARIE11 HOWARD, b. November 29, 1909, Halford, Thomas, Kansas; d. April 02, 1972, Brighton, Adams, Colorado.

 

More About EVA MARIE HOWARD:

Burial: Cremated29

Cause of Death: Asthma

Medical Information: Had asthma all her life.

Occupation: Teacher

 

11.                  ii.       FLORENCE ANNETTE HOWARD, b. August 22, 1911, Halford, Thomas County, Kansas; d. October 13, 1991, Lakewood, Jefferson County, Colorado.

 

More About FLORENCE ANNETTE HOWARD:

Burial: Cremated

Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer

Fact 1: June 1933, Graduated Colorado University, Boulder.

Fact 2: President of the Home Economics Club at C.U.

Occupation: Teacher & homemaker

Religion: Methodist

Residence: Denver, CO

 

                 iii.       ELVIRA HELEN "BILLIE" HOWARD, b. January 04, 1915, Halford, Thomas, Kansas; d. January 16, 1982, Brighton, Adams, Colorado.

 

More About ELVIRA HELEN "BILLIE" HOWARD:

Burial: Elmwood Cemetery, Brighton, Adams, Colorado

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

                 iv.       MAXINE ELEANOR HOWARD, b. February 17, 1918, Craig, Moffat, Colorado; d. December 12, 1976, Flagstaff, Arizona.

 

More About MAXINE ELEANOR HOWARD:

Cause of Death: Breast cancer

 

                  v.    DAVID EDWARD HOWARD, b. 20 May 1920, Craig, Moffat County, Colorado; d. 17 Mar 2007, Weld County, Colorado.

 

 

 

Endnotes

 

1.  James Savage, Genealogical Dictionary of New England,, 1:12.

2.  James Savage, Genealogical Dictionary of New England,, 3:438-439.

3.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 141, "Williams, Elizabeth, relict of Elijah, died June 28, 1819, age 87."

4.  See "More about - Notes"

5.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 141, 302-17 Bull Hill Cemetery, Colchester, Conn. Copied by H. W. House, December 3, 1934, "Williams, Elizabeth, relict of Elijah, died June 28, 1819, age 87."

6.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 141, "Williams, Joseph Wm., son of Elijah & Elizabeth, died Mar. 20, 1775, age 15."

7.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 141, 302-17 Bull Hill Cemetery, Colchester, Conn. Copied by H. W. House, December 3, 1934. [Note:  Seems to have been buried next to his mother.].

8.  See "More about - Notes"

9.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980), 91.

10.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980), 92.

11.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980), 92, He Married at Colchester, Fanny Day, who was born at Colchester, August 20, 1783, and ided at Elbridge, N. Y., October 9, 1839, daughter of Elijah and Dorothy (Olmsted) Day of Winhall, Vt.  They resided at Colchester until the Spring of 1822 when they removed to Hamilton, Madison county, N. Y.  After one year they moved to Lebanon.  After his death, she lived with her son, Elijah at Elbridge.

12.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980), 93.

13.  See "More about - Notes"

14.  Record of Deaths in the Town of Colchester for the Year Ending December 31st 1874, 4:194

15.  Connecticut Militia, War of 1812, 18.

16.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980).

17.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 157, Williams, Warren W., died 8 May 1852, age 37.

18.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 157.

19.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980).

20.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 157, Williams, Sarah Maria, daughter of Alanson & Sarah B., died June 8, 1837, age 17.

21.  "Colchester, Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions," 157.

22.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980), 92.

23.  Janet B. Hewett, ed., Roster of Union Soldiers 1861-1865, RI-CT,  (Broadfoot Publishing Company, Wilmington, NC 1997), 339.

24.  George E. Williams, Williams-A Genealogy of the Descendants of William Williams of Salem, Mass.,  (Typescript, 1980), 92, Marshall Selden, May 18, 1826; drowned January 17, 1848, on  the coast of "Desolation Isle" while after sea elephants.

25.  1850 Census for IL.

26.  Marriage Record (Register of Marriages in Johnson County, Iowa), Vol. [?], p. 76, # [?]-81.  <Certified copy>

27.  Copy of Death Certificate. (In possesion of Genola D. Howard)

28.  Vesta, NE Cemetary Records & Headstone.

29.  Funeral Card for Eva M. Johnson, Rice Funeral Chapel, Brighton, Colorado.  A memorial service was held at First United Methodist Church, Brighton, Colorado on April 7, 1972.

 

 

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