Rev William Smith (Congregationalist)

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William Smith was a liberal Congregationalist and the father of Abigail Adams. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1707/01/29 William Smith is born the son of William and Abigail Fowle-Smith in Charlestown, Massachusetts. Born
1725/07/07 William Smith graduates from Harvard College. Education Old Harvard Yard Cambridge, MA
1734/12/04 William Smith is called to the pastorate of the Weymouth church, and is ordained to that office on the first Wednesday of December 1734. Vocation Weymouth Massachusetts
1738/00/00 Reverend William Smith buys 'Torrey Mansion' the First Church in Weymouth parsonage. Home Abigail Adams Birthplace Weymouth
1740/10/16 Elizabeth Quincy marries Rev William Smith in Braintree, Massachusetts. The union will produce five children. Groom
1762/11/25 Rev William Smith solemnizes the marriage ceremony between his daughter Mary Smith and Richard Cranch in Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts. "Mary hath chosen that good part" - Rev WS Minister
1764/10/25 In the living room of the Weymouth Parsonage, Rev William Smith unites in holy matrimony his daughter, Abigail Smith, with John Adams of Braintree. Minister Abigail Adams Birthplace Weymouth Marriage of Abigail Smith and John Adams
1783/09/17 Reverend William Smith dies in Weymouth, Massachusetts. He and his wife are buried in the Old North Cemetery, Weymouth. Daughter Mary inherits the family residence. Died Abigail Adams Birthplace Weymouth
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