Person:Susanna Adams (16)

m. 25 Oct 1764
  1. Abigail Adams1765 - 1813
  2. President John Quincy Adams1767 - 1848
  3. Susanna Adams1768 - 1770
  4. Charles Francis Adams1770 - 1800
  5. Thomas Boylston Adams1772 - 1832
Facts and Events
Name[1] Susanna Adams
Gender Female
Birth[1] 1768 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1] Feb 1770 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States"...a little more than a year old."
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 McCullough, David. John Adams. (New York: Simon & Schuster).

    Page 65, paragraph 3: The crisis came in March of 1770, a year already shadowed for John and Abigail by the loss of a child. A baby girl, Susanna, born since the move to Boston and named for John's mother, had died in February at a little more than a year old. Adams was so upset by the loss that he could not speak of it for years.

    Page 150, paragraph 2: Adams was drawn particularly to a painting Peal had begun several years earlier following the death of a daughter who, like Adams's own Susanna, had died in infancy. "He showed me one moving picture. His wife, all bathed in tears, with a child about six months old, laid out upon her lap. This picture struck me prodigiously."