Person:William Adams (2)

William Adams
b.bef 1624
Facts and Events
Name[1] William Adams
Gender Male
Birth[1] bef 1624 Estimate based on date of marriage.
Marriage bef 1649 Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Elizabeth Unknown
Death[1][2] 18 Jul 1655 Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Probate Record for William Adams of Farmington

"Probate Records Vol. II, 1650 to 1663, Page 76.

Addams, William, Farmington. Invt. £36-03-00. Taken 6 September, 1655, by Stephen Hart, Thomas Newell, Thomas Judd & John Hart. The children: Benjamin, age 6 years; Elizabeth, 3 years; Samuel Heacock, 12; and Joseph Heacock, 10 years of age. This Court desires Mr. Steele and Thomas Judd to preserve the Estate and to place out ye Children as well as they can [Note that the mother had died soon after the father, before his probate occurred], and make Return to ye Court in May next.

Court Record, Page 79—1st Tuesday in December, 1655: Exhibited an Invt."[3]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 William Hickocks, in Hickok, Charles Nelson. The Hickok Genealogy: Descendants of William Hickoks of Farmington, Connecticut: With Ancestry of Charles Nelson Hickok. (Rutland, Vt.: The Tuttle Publishing Company, 1938), 5.

    William Adams, died 18 July 1655, who came to Hartford from Massachusetts, in 1648, removed to Farmington and died in 1653 [error for 1655].

  2. Farmington Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 1.

    Adams, Addams, William, d. July 18, 1655 [LR2:320].

  3. William Addams, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06), 1:92.