John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 (October 19, 1735, Old Style, Julian calendar), to John Adams Sr. and Susanna Boylston. He had two younger brothers, Peter (1738–1823) and Elihu (1741–1775). Adams was born on the family farm in Braintree, Massachusetts.
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John Adams, Jr. (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was the second President of the United States (1797–1801), and father of the sixth President, John Quincy Adams. He was also the first Vice President of the United States (1789–1797). Adams was born in Braintree, Massachusetts. He was the son of Lt. Col. John Adams, Sr. (1691-1761) and Susanna Boylston (1708-1797).
John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is an American composer and conductor of classical music and opera, with strong roots in minimalism.. Among over 60 major compositions are his breakthrough piece for string septet, Shaker Loops (1978), his first significant large-scale orchestral work, Harmonielehre (1985), the popular fanfare Short Ride in a Fast Machine (1986), and On the ...
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John Adams was an American educator noted for organizing several hundred Sunday schools. He was the 4th Principal of Phillips Academy. His life was celebrated by Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. in his poem, "The School Boy", which was read at the centennial celebration of Phillips Academy in 1878, thus recalls him: Uneasy lie the heads of all that rule — His most of all whose kingdom is a school.
John Adams was born in 1772 at Canterbury, Connecticut, to Captain John Adams, a farmer of Canterbury and an officer in the American Revolutionary War and Mary Parker, the daughter of Dea. Joshua Parker and Jemima Davenport. He graduated from Yale University in 1795.
From 1800–1803, Adams taught at the Plainfield, New Jersey Academy when he took the post as principal of Bacon Academy in Colchester, Connecticut. He remained in that position until 1810, when he started at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He remained there through 1833. He also served as the principal of Monroe Academy in Elbridge, New York. From 1836 to 1843 as the principal of Jacksonville Female Academy in Jacksonville, Illinois. The Academy was incorporated in 1903 ...
John Adams married on May 8, 1798 as his first wife Elizabeth Ripley, with whom he had ten children. She was born on March 12, 1776 and died on February 23, 1829. She was a daughter of Gamaliel Ripley and Judith Perkins and was a great great-granddaughter of Governor William Bradford of the Plymouth Colony and a passenger on the Mayflower. John Adams married, as his second wife, on August 30, 1831 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, Mrs. Mehitable/Mabel Burritt She was born July 19, 1779 in Wi
John Coolidge Adams is an American composer. He was born in 1947. He was born in 1947. His music often uses minimalism with large orchestras and lots of different sounds.
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John Adams was an American physician who served as mayor of Richmond, Virginia from 1819 to 1825.
John Adams, the tenth child of Richard and Elizabeth Adams, was born 14 July 1773. He graduated in medicine from the University of Edinburgh in 1796. Although he practiced medicine in Richmond all his life, Adams was also very active in business and politics. A member of the Virginia House of Delegates in 1803-04, he served as mayor of Richmond from 1819 until his death in 1825. Adams began his medical practice in Richmond as the partner of Dr. Cringan, and later became a partner with Dr. Micaja
In 1802 John Adams built a house at 2311 East Grace Street on Church Hill, on property his father Richard had given him. In 1822 Adams lost both his home and hotel due to bad loans made to others. The house was eventually acquired by John Van Lew. During the Civil War, Van Lew's daughter Elizabeth Van Lew gained notoriety as a Yankee abolitionist and Union sympathizer and as a reputed Yankee spy. She was alleged to have concealed escaped prisoners in a secret chamber under the roof of the mansio
John Adams’ great-grandfather was Richard Adams of Abridge, County Essex, England. He is said to have been a "citizen and merchant-tailor of London" when he executed a deed of trust on 23 September 1718 for the use of his wife Ann and children. The will was dated 7 October 1719, and administration was granted to his widow in 1720. When Ann made her own will on 8 October 1734, she was of West Harn, County Essex. Mentioned in her will were her son Ebenezer Adams and his wife Tabitha and ...
John Adams, known as Jack Adams (4 July 1767 – 5 March 1829), was the last survivor of the Bounty mutineers who settled on Pitcairn Island in January 1790, the year after the mutiny. His real name was John Adams, but he used the name Alexander Smith until he was discovered in 1808 by Captain Mayhew Folger of the American whaling ship Topaz .
John Quincy Adams was born on July 11, 1767, to John and Abigail Adams (née Smith) in a part of Braintree, Massachusetts that is now Quincy. He was named for his mother's maternal grandfather, Colonel John Quincy, after whom Quincy, Massachusetts, is named.
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