Some Descendants of Richard Adams (Richard, James, John) and Mary Cady of Canterbury and Pomfret

  1. Sarah Adams was born on 30 Jul 1710 in Canterbury. [RASM] She married Nathaniel Earl of Bateman's Precinct, Dutchess, New York. [RASM]
  2. Richard Adams was born on 28 July 1712 in Canterbury. [RASM] He probably died by 1722.
  3. Mary Adams was born on 23 Apr 1714 in Pomfret. [RASM] She died on 26 Jul 1770 in Amenia, New York. [RASM] She married Elias Shavelier on 1 May 1735 in Pomfret. [RASM] Elias died on 16 May 1808, age 95, in Amenia. [RASM]
  4. Rachel Adams was born on 27 Sep 1716 in Pomfret. [RASM] She married John Earl of Bateman's Precinct. [RASM]
  5. Peter Adams was born on 3 Nov 1718 in Pomfret. [RASM] He died on 26 Nov 1806 in Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut. [RASM] He married Priscilla Warren on 27 Sep 1750 in Pomfret. [RASM]
  6. Richard Adams was born on 25 May 1722 in Pomfret. [RASM] He died about 1773 in Pomfret. [RASM] He married Rebecca Thayer on 16 Oct 1755 in Pomfret. [RASM]
  7. Hannah Adams was born on 25 Mar 1724 in Pomfret. [RASM] She died on 24 Dec 1809. [RASM] She married Josiah Wheeler about 1742. [RASM] Josiah, the son of Samuel and Joanna (Walcott) Wheeler of Concord and Brimfield, Massachusetts, was born on 26 Jul 1716 in Brookfield, Massachusetts and died on 22 Mar 1806. [RASM]
  8. Eunice Adams was born on 20 Feb 1726/7 in Pomfret. [RASM] She married John Farr on 13 Jun 1744 in Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut. [RASM]


RASM Hayward, Kendall, "Richard Adams of Sudbury, Mass.; Plainfield and Norwich, Conn.," The American Genealogist 23, 1946, 141-149, Addenda 24, 1948, 193.