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Posted by: c (ID *****2516) Date: September 01, 2012 at 13:04:17
In Reply to: Smith/Adams Family by Lynn Coleman of 18096

It appears that none of their descendants had the name Adams or Smith, as son Samuel and children were also slain, and son Charles had only daughters.

You would have to review the names of the 'girls' and their spouses to follow lineage. Surnames noted below from the following text:
History of the town of Durham, New Hampshire Volume Two


Charles Adams, born about 1623, bought land at Oyster River
of John Ault, 10 April 1645. He was taxed in 1648, and took the oath of fidelity 21 June 1669. Constable in 1662. He and fourteen others of his household were slain in the massacre of 1694,and his house was burned. The mound of earth marking their graves is very near the Mathes burial place, at Durham Point.

Deliverance, named in Court record, 1679.

Charles b. 1668; m. Temperance Benmore.

Mary m. William Tasker.

Sarah m. Henry Nock, 10 Jan. 1691/2, (2) Eleazer Wyer.

Samuel, slain with wife and children in 1694.

Mercy, or Ursula, b. 13 March 1674; captured 1694; bapt. in Canada 6 April 1697, when she was recorded as dau. of Charles and Rebecca (Smith) Adams of Oyster River. She m. Charles Brisebois and d. before 1732, leaving at
least two children.

Charles Adams (Charles), born 1668, administered his father's estate 1 April 1695, and the inventory of his own estate was rendered 9 Nov. of the same year. He married Temperance, daughter of Philip Benmore, who married, 28 Sept. 1669, Rebecca, widow of Thomas Nock, whose maiden name was Tibbetts. He left two daughters.

Rebecca m. Joseph Duda, or Durrell.
Esther m. Thomas Bickford.


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