Dowling Family Genealogy

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  • ID: I42393
  • Name: Samuel ADAMS
  • RELA: 7th cousin 8x removed
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 16 SEP 1722 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
  • Education: 1740 Harvard College
  • Event: Fact 1773 Organizer of the Boston Tea Party
  • Event: Elected BET 1794 AND 1797 Governor of Massachusetts
  • Death: 2 OCT 1803 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA
  • Event: Fact Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • Occupation: Brewer
  • Title: Governor
  • Event: Pic Governor Sam Adams
  • Event: Pic Samuel Adams signature
  • Event: Link View on GeneaStar
  • Event: Video
  • Note:
    ADAMS, Samuel, (uncle of Joseph Allen; granduncle of Charles Allen; cousin of John Adams), a Delegate from Massachusetts; born in Boston, Mass., September 27, 1722; graduated from Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., 1740; M.A., Harvard College, Cambridge, Mass., 1743; brewer; tax collector, Boston, Mass., 1756-1764; member of the Massachusetts general court, 1765-1774; member of the Continental Congress, 1774-1781; signer of the Declaration of Independence; member of the Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1779; president of the Massachusetts state senate, 1781; member of the Massachusetts state constitutional convention, 1788; unsuccessful candidate for election to the First Congress in 1788; lieutenant governor of Massachusetts, 1789-1794; governor of Massachusetts, 1794-1797; died on October 2, 1803, in Boston, Mass.; interment in Granary Burial Ground, Boston, Mass.
    --- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

    Father: Samuel ADAMS b: 6 MAY 1689 in Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA
    Mother: Mary FIFIELD b: 8 MAY 1694 in Boston, Suffolk Co., MA

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth CHECKLEY b: 15 MAR 1724/25
    • Married: 17 OCT 1749
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