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Deacon Benjamin Adams, Esq[1, 2]
Male 1748 - 1829

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  • Title  Deacon 
    Suffix  Esq 
    Birth  9 Apr 1748  Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender  Male 
    Name  Benjamin Adams 
    Died  23 Feb 1829  Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I4020  West Brookfield Families
    Last Modified  30 Oct 2019 
     
    Father  Benjamin Adams,   b. 1710,   d. 1785 
    Mother  Persis ____,   b. Abt 1720,   d. 10 Sep 1783 
    Family ID  F4210  Group Sheet
     
    Family  Eunice Hale 
    Married  16 Dec 1773  Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Adams,   b. 5 Sep 1786
     2. William Adams,   b. 20 Mar 1789, Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1882
    Family ID  F4520  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • Worcester County Land Records Deed Book 196 Pp 190-191
      http://www.masslandrecords.com

      Adams, Benja Know all men by these presents that I Benjamin Adams of North +
      to Brookfield in the County of Worcester and Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      Ephm Adams Esquire in consideration of five hundred Dollars paid me by Ephraim

      [Page 191] Adams of Brookfield in the County of Worcester aforesaid. Yeoman the
      receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge do hereby give grant sell and
      convey unto the said Ephraim Adams his heirs and assigns a certain
      piece of pasture land lying in Brookfield aforesaid and is butted
      and bounded as follows viz Beginning at a heap of stones at the
      northeast corner thence running south fortysix rods by Knight Makepiece's
      land to Samuel Chever northeast corner thence west 13 [degrees] north by said
      Chever's land and Isaac Gleason's land to the Rattle snake rocks it being
      John Eddy's southeast corner thence northerly by said Eddy's land to the said
      Ephraim Adams' land thence eastwardly by said Adams' land to the
      first mentioned corner it being thirty five acres be the same more or
      less - To have and to hold the same with the priviledges and appur=
      tenances thereto belonging to said Ephraim Adams his heirs and as=
      signs to his and their use and behoof forever. And I do covenant with
      the said Ephraim Adams his heirs and assigns that I am lawfully
      seized in fee of the premises- that they are free of all incumbrances[sic] -and
      that I will warrant and defend the same to the said Ephraim
      Adams his heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims+
      demands of all persons - and I Eunice Adams wife of the said
      Benjamin do hereby relinquish my right of dower in the premises -
      In witness whereof we have hereunti set our hands and seals the
      first day of April in the year of our Lord 1815. Benjn Adams [signature]
      Eunice Adams [signature]

      Signed sealed and delivered
      in presence of
      William Adams Worcester ss. April 7th 1815 personally appeared
      Daniel Gilbert Benjamin Adams and acknowledge this deed
      to be his free act Before me, Daniel Gilbert Jus. Pacis -
      Received May 23d 1815, Entered and exam'd [illegible Registrar's name]
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S1854] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 May 2018.).
      Record for Benjamin Esq Adams

    2. [S1854] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2011;), Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 May 2018.).
      Record for Benjamin Adams