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Robert Adams
Born 1601 England
Died Oct 12, 1682 Newbury MA
Emigrated 1635 to Ipswich MA
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Eleanor Wilmot

emigr. 1635
Ipswich MA
d. Jun 12, 1677
Newbury MA
John

b.
England

Joanna

b. 1633/4
England
d. 1701
Suffield CT
(Sergeant) Abraham

b. 1639
Salem MA
d. Aug, 1714
Newbury MA
Elizabeth

b. 1641
Newbury MA

Mary

b. 1643
Newbury MA

Isaac

b. 1648?
Newbury MA
d. 1680
Jacob

b. 1649
Newbury MA
d. 1649
Newbury MA
Hannah

b. 1650
Newbury MA

Jacob

b. 1651
Newbury MA
d. 1717
Sara Glover Short

m. Feb 6, 1678

d. Oct 24, 1697
Robert Adams was one of the first settlers of Newbury Massachusetts, settling there in 1640. Marker erected by the descendants of the first settlers.
Launcelot Granger's Home at Kent's Island Newbury MA was just 2000 feet from the homestead of Robert Adams. His daughter Joanna and Launcelot lived there for twenty years.
Son Abraham was a corporal in the militia, 1685-1693, and became sergeant in 1703.
Robert's first son Jacob died young. He named his next son Jacob. This son accompanied daughter Joanna and Launcelot Granger to Suffield CT.
Robert's second wife, Sara, was the widow of Henry Short, also one of the early settlers of Newbury.
Sources:
Adams, Andrew N., A Genealogical History of Robert Adams of Newbury, Mass., and his descendants, 1635-1900, Tuttle, Rutland Vt., 1900.
Coffin, Joshua, "Descendants of Robert Adams," New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 11:53-60, Jan. 1857.
"Abstract of the Will of Robert Adams of Newbury," New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 9:126, Apr. 1855.