Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Richard Adams

Male 1726 - 1800  (74 years)


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  • Name Richard Adams  [1
    Born 17 May 1726  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Aug 1800  Church Hill, Richmond City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I104105  Tree1
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Ebenezar Adams,   b. Bef 1694, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1735, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 41 years) 
    Mother Tabitha Cocke,   b. 1698, Bremo, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1762, St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1718  St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F30740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Griffin,   b. 17 Mar 1736/37, North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1800, Richmond City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1755  Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Richard Adams,   b. 24 Nov 1760, Richmond City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1817  (Age 56 years)
     2. Anne Adams,   b. 27 Oct 1762, Richmond City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1820, Richmond City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     3. Sarah Adams,   b. 14 Jan 1766, Richmond City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1806, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F40602  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Volume I

      Richard Adams, was born in New Kent county, May 17, 1726; member of the house of burgesses from New Kent and Henrico from 1752 to 1775; Henrico county committee, 1774-75; Virginia convention in 1775; house of delegates, 1776-1778; Virginia senate, 1779-1782. Died in Richmond, Aug. 2, 1800. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Leroy and Mary Anne Griffin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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