'Children [of Samuel and Mary (Meeker) Adams], recorded at Fairfield:Samuel, b. 1 Jan. 1677, d. 1698, s. p.'
'ADAMS, ...Samuell, s. Samuell, b. Jan. 1, 1677'
Assumed to be 1677/8, based on the marriage date of his parents (assuming a correct transcription of the last digit of the marriage year in the published Barbour Collection).
'Samuel Adams was born 1 Jan 1677 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, CT. He died 1698 in Fairfield, Fairfield County, CT.'