Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Adams

Male 1765 - 1825  (60 years)


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  • Name John Adams 
    Born 1765  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Nov 1825  Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I49729  Tree1
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 

    Father Thomas Adams,   b. 15 Apr 1726, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1807, Culpeper County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah {MNU} Adams,   b. 1731, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1807, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F29096  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Calvert,   b. 25 Apr 1770, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1816, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 17 Apr 1794  Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F29095  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • LAST_WILL_TESTAMENT: I JOHN ADAMS OF THE COUNTY OF CULPEPER AND STATE OF VIRGINIA
      Being in great Pain of body but of sound mind and memory and in disposing Capably do make this my last Will and Testament revoking all other wills or disposals heretofore made by me in form and substance as follows Items

      1st In consequence of the natural love and affection I bear to my
      Daughter Elizabeth Massey and the considerate of the Troble I am and may be to her before my death I give her the tract of land on which I live containing about 194 acres together with all my personal
      Estate of every description nay I use debts and funeral expenses being first paid out of it with the condition that she pay the following legacy out of it on the manner following

      Items 2nd I give to my son Elijah Adams four hundred dollars in addition to what he has already had to be paid him by Elizabeth Massey on in five annual instalments out of the portion of hers after my death

      3rd I give to my Daughter Mariah Hambrick the sum of four hundred dollars in addition to what she as already had to be paid her on five annual instalments after my death by my said Daughter Elizabeth out of the portion given her

      Item 4th I give to my Grandson John W Massey the sum of one hundred dollars to be paid him by my daughter Elizabeth Massey out of the portion left her when he comes to the age of 21 years

      Item 5 and last It is my will that of anything should be recovered of me in consequence of my Executership in my Fathers Estate it shall be paid out of the money left my son Elijah Adams that having been agreed upon between him and myself, when I made him an advance when he started to Kentucky and I appoint my son in law Lewis Massey and John S Green my Executors to this my last Will and Testament with the Andendum that if any one of my children should be dissatisfied with the will and attempt to change it, by law such of them as do so shall forfeit what I have left them to the consuled ones in case of any disputes arising among these it is my wish that they have them settled by choosing respectable arbitrators and abide their award In plssed Whereof I have here and set my hand and seal this 6th day of
      Dec in the year of our Lord 1820 Signed Sealed and Delevered

      John Adams SS
      In presence of
      John S Green
      Smith Oden
      Tessly S English

      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 21st day of November 1825 this last Will and Testament of John Adams Decd is as exhibited to the Court and proved by the Oaths.

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