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America's First Dynasty: The Story of Our First and Still-Greatest Family (2002)
Published: 2017/06/15
Channel: Remember This
Joseph Ellis - First Family: The Marital & Political Partnership of John & Abigail Adams. Part 1
Joseph Ellis - First Family: The Marital & Political Partnership of John & Abigail Adams. Part 1
Published: 2012/01/24
Channel: Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
The Character and Legacy of John Adams: Biography, Presidency, Importance, Quotes (1993)
The Character and Legacy of John Adams: Biography, Presidency, Importance, Quotes (1993)
Published: 2014/02/10
Channel: Remember This
HISTORY TALKS: The Adams Family - A Political Inheritance
HISTORY TALKS: The Adams Family - A Political Inheritance
Published: 2012/07/18
Channel: Weider History
Biography of Henry Adams
Biography of Henry Adams
Published: 2013/11/22
Channel: learnoutloud
Ancestry - Valerie, Descendant of John Adams
Ancestry - Valerie, Descendant of John Adams
Published: 2017/07/08
Channel: Ancestry
Why John Adams Was Important: Major Writing, Political Philosophy (1999)
Why John Adams Was Important: Major Writing, Political Philosophy (1999)
Published: 2016/06/08
Channel: Way Back
Gerry Adams thanks his friend and comrade Martin McGuinness and his family
Gerry Adams thanks his friend and comrade Martin McGuinness and his family
Published: 2017/01/20
Channel: Sinn FΓ©in
πŸ˜‚"The New Adams Family" Trump meets Pope Parody
πŸ˜‚"The New Adams Family" Trump meets Pope Parody
Published: 2017/05/26
Channel: LOGICBEFOREAUTHORITY
Gerry Adams meets family of Brian Stack
Gerry Adams meets family of Brian Stack
Published: 2013/05/09
Channel: Sinn FΓ©in
America
America's political dynasties: From Adams to Clinton
Published: 2015/10/30
Channel: Brookings Institution
BTV: Harlow Giles Unger, "John Quincy Adams"
BTV: Harlow Giles Unger, "John Quincy Adams"
Published: 2012/11/28
Channel: BookTV
ADAMS FAMILY Transformations  Investigation coming soon
ADAMS FAMILY Transformations Investigation coming soon
Published: 2017/01/17
Channel: juglesurfer
What Happened To The Children Of John Adams?
What Happened To The Children Of John Adams?
Published: 2017/09/04
Channel: Last Question
The Adams Family
The Adams Family
Published: 2015/08/06
Channel: william belfast
America
America's Political Dynasties: From Adams to Clinton
Published: 2016/10/31
Channel: LibraryOfCongress
Gerry Adams says Brexit could lead to Northern Ireland leaving the UK
Gerry Adams says Brexit could lead to Northern Ireland leaving the UK
Published: 2016/07/25
Channel: VICE News
Adam Ruins Everything - The Sinister Reason Weed is Illegal
Adam Ruins Everything - The Sinister Reason Weed is Illegal
Published: 2016/11/18
Channel: truTV
Adams Mahama
Adams Mahama's Family warns Nana Addo
Published: 2017/05/09
Channel: GhanaPolitics Online
Political Ad for Adams Family
Political Ad for Adams Family
Published: 2016/04/18
Channel: TheEHEsh
The Adams Family
The Adams Family
Published: 2017/07/11
Channel: Ass Halt
Joseph Ellis - First Family: John & Abigail Adams Part 2
Joseph Ellis - First Family: John & Abigail Adams Part 2
Published: 2012/02/16
Channel: Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
President John Adams Biography
President John Adams Biography
Published: 2011/08/15
Channel: TheUsPresidents
The Adamses Speak
The Adamses Speak
Published: 2008/04/24
Channel: northunit
John Adams
John Adams' view on family and society
Published: 2011/04/01
Channel: MFCMN
John Adams Documentary
John Adams Documentary
Published: 2017/03/24
Channel: Mindfuel
Adams Family: Drain the swamp!
Adams Family: Drain the swamp!
Published: 2017/03/16
Channel: EightGodzillas
John Adams + John Quincy Adams- Birthplace, Homes, + Graves
John Adams + John Quincy Adams- Birthplace, Homes, + Graves
Published: 2013/03/01
Channel: cnap56
Scott Adams - Which political issues are real versus imaginary, explaining Trump to Resistance
Scott Adams - Which political issues are real versus imaginary, explaining Trump to Resistance
Published: 2017/07/20
Channel: McSimonus
Scott Adams and Dave Rubin: Creating Dilbert, Trumps Tactics, and the Alt Right (Full Interview)
Scott Adams and Dave Rubin: Creating Dilbert, Trumps Tactics, and the Alt Right (Full Interview)
Published: 2016/09/02
Channel: The Rubin Report
Christmas 1996 - The Adamses
Christmas 1996 - The Adamses' House
Published: 2011/07/28
Channel: eadams24
Jonathan Franzen on Freedom - John Adams Institute
Jonathan Franzen on Freedom - John Adams Institute
Published: 2017/08/12
Channel: The John Adams Institute
John Quincy Adams:  Militant Spirit
John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit
Published: 2016/04/07
Channel: US National Archives
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 7 (of 7)
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 7 (of 7)
Published: 2008/01/07
Channel: Hauenstein Center
Rebel: The Story of Gerry Adams
Rebel: The Story of Gerry Adams
Published: 2013/04/06
Channel: PressTV Documentaries
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 4 (of 7)
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 4 (of 7)
Published: 2008/01/07
Channel: Hauenstein Center
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 2 (of 7)
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 2 (of 7)
Published: 2008/01/07
Channel: Hauenstein Center
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 3 (of 7)
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 3 (of 7)
Published: 2008/01/07
Channel: Hauenstein Center
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 5 (of 7)
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 5 (of 7)
Published: 2008/01/07
Channel: Hauenstein Center
Inside John Adams
Inside John Adams' Oval Office (in 360!)
Published: 2016/10/21
Channel: CollegeHumor
J. Christian Adams to Serve on Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
J. Christian Adams to Serve on Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity
Published: 2017/07/12
Channel: Martin Brodel
Nkrumah not for only Nkrumah
Nkrumah not for only Nkrumah's family but for Ghana - Kofi Adams jabs Samira Nkrumah
Published: 2017/09/22
Channel: mega ghnews
Best of Mayor Adam West
Best of Mayor Adam West
Published: 2016/12/08
Channel: Sebastian Targaryen
John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams
Published: 2007/12/15
Channel: SupersonicPegasus
President John Quincy Adams Biography
President John Quincy Adams Biography
Published: 2011/08/15
Channel: TheUsPresidents
The Terrible Enmity Between Alexander Hamilton & John Adams
The Terrible Enmity Between Alexander Hamilton & John Adams
Published: 2012/02/08
Channel: Massachusetts School of Law at Andover
John Quincy Adams Song
John Quincy Adams Song
Published: 2012/02/19
Channel: MrCsVideoLessons
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 6 (of 7)
Richard Norton Smith on the Adamses, Part 6 (of 7)
Published: 2008/01/07
Channel: Hauenstein Center
Presidency Series John Quincy Adams like father like son
Presidency Series John Quincy Adams like father like son
Published: 2015/06/07
Channel: cool talk
Quincy, MA  (John Adams & John Quincy Adams Birthplace) 2013
Quincy, MA (John Adams & John Quincy Adams Birthplace) 2013
Published: 2014/01/26
Channel: Mitch Warden
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Adams family
Coat of Arms of John Quincy Adams.svg
Motto: " Fidem libertatem amicitiam retinebis"
(Faith, freedom and fidelity)
Current region Massachusetts, U.S.
Place of origin Braintree, Essex, England
Connected families Baldwin family (US)
Taft family (US)
Spencer family (UK)

The Adams family was a prominent political family in the United States from the late 18th through the early 20th centuries. Based in eastern Massachusetts, they formed part of the Boston Brahmin community. The surname Adams stems from Henry Adams of the county of Somerset in Great Britain.[1]

Members[edit]

Coat of Arms of President John Adams.

Family tree[edit]

The following is a selective family tree of notable members of the Adams family relative to Charles Francis Adams IV:

 
President John Quincy Adams
 
Louisa Catherine Johnson
 
Peter Chardon Brooks
 
Abigail [Brown]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
 
Abigail Brown [Brooks]
 
George Caspar Crowninshield
 
Harriet [Sears]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charles Francis Adams, Jr.
 
 
John Quincy Adams II
 
Frances Cadwalader [Crowninshield]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
John Quincy Adams III
 
George Caspar Adams
 
Charles Francis Adams III
 
Frances [Lovering]
 
Frances C. Adams
 
Arthur Adams
 
Margery Lee [Sargeant]
 
Abigail ("Hitty") Adams
 
Robert Homans
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Catherine Lovering Adams
 
Henry Sturgis Morgan
 
Charles Francis Adams IV
 
Margaret [Stockton]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Children 3 Sons; 1 Daughter
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Five Sons
 
Abigail Adams
 
James C. Manny
 
Allison Adams
 
Paul G. Hagan
 
Timothy Adams
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Harvard University and the Adams family[edit]

Adams House, one of twelve residential colleges at Harvard, is named after John Adams and later members of the Adams family.

Connections[edit]

The Adams political family is connected with U.S. Presidents Millard Fillmore, William Howard Taft, and Calvin Coolidge and U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, through common descent from one Henry Squire.[13]

Through his mother, John Adams was a second cousin of Massachusetts governor Increase Sumner; their maternal grandmothers were sisters. Both were also related to President Coolidge and to Diana, Princess of Wales, and through the latter to The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry.

The Adams family is one of only four families to have produced two Presidents of the United States, the others being the Bush family, the Roosevelt family, and the Harrison family.

Memorials[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walker, Jane C. (2002). John Adams. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc. p. 14. ISBN 0766017044. 
  2. ^ John Adams: Biography
  3. ^ John Adams bioguide at Congress.gov
  4. ^ John Quincy Adams bioguide at Politicalgraveyard.com
  5. ^ George Washington Adams bioguide at Politicalgraveyard.com
  6. ^ Charles Francis Adams, Sr. bioguide at Congress.gov
  7. ^ John Quincy Adams II bioguide at Politicalgraveyard.com
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ Charles Francis Adams III bioguide at Politicalgraveyard.com
  10. ^ Thomas Boylston Adams biography at Masshist.org
  11. ^ William E. McKibben (June 9, 1082). "Four More Years". Harvard Crimson. Retrieved August 23, 2014. 
  12. ^ Eric Pace (June 9, 1997). "Thomas B. Adams Dies at 86; Descendant of Two Presidents". New York Times. Retrieved August 22, 2014. Adams... attended Harvard College from 1929 to 1932 
  13. ^ Henry Squire biography Archived May 24, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. at Concentric.net (b. 1563)

Further reading[edit]

  • Robert J. Maddox, "The Adamses in America," American History Illustrated, Apr 1971, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p 12-21

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