Wednesday, October 19, 2011

On This Day: October 19

1609: My maternal 9th great-grandparents Henry Adams and Edith Squire were married in the parish of Charlton Mackrell in Somersetshire, England. The U.S. presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams are also descended from this couple.  [Source: D. L. Jacobus, "The American Genealogist," database, American Ancestors ( : accessed 2 May 2011), "A Hitherto Unnoted Descendant of Henry Adams of Braintree"; 53:18.]

© 2011 Denise Spurlock

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