Deacon Samuel Adams

  • Colony of Massachusetts Bay

Samuel Adams was a member of the notable Adams family of Barton St David, Somerset, England. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1689/05/06 Hannah Webb Adams, wife of Capt John Adams, gives birth to a son, Samuel Adams, in Braintree, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Born
1713/04/21 Mary Fifield, daughter of Richard Fifield and Mary Thurston Fifield, marries Samuel Adams. Groom
1739/12/00 John Colman secures almost 400 subscribers in a scheme to issue paper money secured by real estate mortgages. The Directors of his 'Land Bank' include Robert Auchmuty, William Stoddard and Samuel Adams. Bank Officer Land Bank, Province of Massachusetts Bay
1740/03/00 The Committee of the General Court, appointed to investigate the Landbank scheme and the Silver Scheme, reports unfavorably on the Land Bank. The Massachusetts House votes to defer a decision until May and prohibits both groups from issuing loans. Bank Officer Old State House Boston Land Bank, Province of Massachusetts Bay
1740/11/10 Robert Choate and Justice of the Peace Samuel Adams, resign from their government positions. Bank Officer Land Bank, Province of Massachusetts Bay
1741/07/00 The British Parliament declares all the transactions of the Land Bank illegal and void and orders that they should be entirely abandoned on or before 29 Sept 1741, under penalty of treble damages. Bank Officer Land Bank, Province of Massachusetts Bay
1748/03/08 Samuel Adams dies, in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony. Deacon Adams is buried in the Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Massachusetts. Died Granary Burying Ground Boston
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