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ADAMS, Albert Butterfield

ADAMS, Albert Butterfield

Male 1816 - 1893

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  • Name  ADAMS, Albert Butterfield  
    Nickname  ADAMS, Louis 
    Born  2 Mar 1816  Watertown, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Oct 1893  Bellevue, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Albert Butterfield Adams was a descendant of Samuel Adams. John Adams, President of United States was also a descendant of this line.

      Lucy Swain Merriam was raised by a Massey, possibly Baker or Johnathan Massey, after her mother Betsy died. Mae Merriam Porter writes: "With the help of Almira and Aunt Susanna, the oldest ones, he kept the family together, excepting Aunt Lucy who was taken by a Massey to New York (state) to live. She was brought up there and married Uncle Louis B. Adams."

      Also, records of Solon Massey have Oct 24, 1818 for birth date of a Lucy Massey. Marriage dates differ too. Lucy Massey is Nov 7, 1842 and Lucy Merriam Feb 20, 1845.

      In 1845, Lucy Merriam married Albert Butterfield Adams. They had three children, the first son dying in infancy. They moved from New York, USA to CANADA near where her father, Johnson, lived. Their son, Albert W. Adams, went to college in Belleville, Ontario and took up the study of medicine.

      Lucy and Albert then moved to Charlotte, Michigan, USA, and Albert entered Ann Arbor University and graduated with an MD in pharmacy.

      Note by: Kit Cutting
    Person ID  I1228  SEQUOIA
    Last Modified  24 Jan 2013 

    Father  ADAMS, John,   b. 26 Oct 1780, Nelson, Cheshire Co, New Hampshire, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  BUTTERFIELD, Rebecca,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID  F10056  Group Sheet

    Family  MERRIAM, Lucy Swain,   b. 20 Dec 1822, Haldimand Twp, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Bellevue, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Feb 1845  Watertown, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • First Presbyterian Church
    Children 
     01. ADAMS, Orin,   b. 4 Jul 1846,   d. 25 Jan 1847
    >02. ADAMS, Albert Wilfred,   b. 21 Jan 1848, Watertown, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1922, Bellevue, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    >03. ADAMS, Lucy Ann,   b. 12 Apr 1851, Watertown, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1903, Colborne, Northumberland Co, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  30 Sep 2012 
    Family ID  F396  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1816 - Watertown, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Feb 1845 - Watertown, Jefferson Co, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Oct 1893 - Bellevue, Eaton Co, Michigan, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Photo: ADAMS, Albert Butterfield, b 2 Mar 1816
    Photo: ADAMS, Albert Butterfield, b 2 Mar 1816

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] Personal Knowledge of: PORTER, Mae Merriam, From Merriams and Masseys. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S39] Personal Knowledge of: ADAMS, Henry.
      Shows Rodman, NY, USA as place of birth ???.

    3. [S475] Personal Knowledge of: DENNEY, Charles, Shows Watertown, NY, USA for place of birth ???. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S272] CHURCH Record: New York, USA.
      1st Presbyterian Church Records (dated: 1803-1896)