An American Family History

Mary Warner Adams

The town of Ipswich was established on August 5, 1634, from common land called Agawam. On October 18, 1648, that portion called the "Village" at the New Meadows was set off as Topsfield. The boundary line between Ipswich and Topsfield was established, February 28, 1694.

Mary Warner Adams was born on August 18, 1695 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts. Her parents were John and Mary Warner.

She married William Adams. The intentions were published August 18, 1695. William was the son of Nathaniel Adams and Abigail Kimball and was born in Ipswich on November 26, 1696.

Their children included:
Mary Adams (1717, married William Whipple),
Abigail Adams (1719, married Joseph Bowles),
William Adams (1722),
Nathaniel Adams (1727, married Ruth Bowles),
Sarah Adams Low (1729, married Jacob Low), and
John Adams (1731, married Mary Lamson).

William was a farmer in Ipswich until 1771, when he moved to Moultonboro, New Hampshire.

His will, dated July 3, 1775, was proved in Strafford County on September 21, 1775. He named his sons William, Nathaniel and John, and daughters, Mary Whipple, Abigail Bolles, and Sarah Low.

Old Style Calendar
Before 1752 the year began on Lady Day, March 25th,. Dates between January 1st and March 24th were at the end of the year. Old Style (O.S.) and New Style (N.S.) are used to indicate whether the year has been adjusted. Often both dates are used.
Children of John Warner
and Hannah Batchelder
  • Elizabeth Warner Gott
  • John Warner
  • William Warner
  • William Warner
  • Hannah Warner
  • Susannah Warner Fiske
  • and Mrs. Mary Prince
  • Nathaniel Warner
  • Mary Warner Adams
  • Abigail Warner

  • New Hampshire was first settled by Europeans in 1623. It was separated from Massachusetts in 1679.



    from History of Plymouth, New Hampshire by Ezra Scollay Stearns, Moses Thurston Runnels, Plymouth (N.H.). Town History Committee

    William Adams, son of Nathaniel, b. Nov. 26, 1696. m. 1715, Mary Warner. He was a farmer in Ipswich until 1771, when he removed to Moultonboro. His will, dated July 3, 1775, was proved, Strafford Co., Sept . 21, 1775. He names sons
    Nathaniel and
    John, and daughters,
    Mary Whipple,
    Abigail Bolles, and
    Sarah Low.

    Cutter's work is available on CD

    from Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and Eastern Massachusetts, edited by William Richard Cutter, Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1908

    William Adams, son of Nathaniel Adams, was born at Ipswich, November 26, 1696; married. 1716. Mary, daughter of John Warner, Ipswich.

    Children, born at Ipswich:
    1. Mary, 1717; married, 1738, William Whipple.
    2. Abigail, 1719; married, 1744, Joseph Bolles.
    3. William, 1722.
    4. Nathaniel, 1727; married. 1757, Ruth Bolles.
    5. Sarah, 1729; married, 1750, Jacob Low, of Wenham.
    6. Son, 1731; probably John

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