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New Find: Israel Adams Headstone

December 8, 2009

israel adams 1714

Inscription reads: "HERE LYES YE BODY OF MR ISRAEL ADAMS OF NEWBURY DIED DECEMBER 12TH 1714 IN YE 26TH YEAR OF HIS AGE."

  • Newbury births: ADAMS, Israeli, s. Abraham and Mary, Dec. 25, 1688.
  • Newbury marriages: ADAMS, Israel, and Rebecca Atkinson, Oct. 15, 1714. *
  • Waltham deaths: ADAMS, Israel of Newbury, Dec. 12 [dup. Dec. 19], 1714, in 26th y. G.R

Rebecca and Israel had a son, who was baptized in Newbury Apr. 26, 1716.
His wife, Rebecca, married, 2nd, Joseph Hilton, of Exeter, Oct. 10, 1716, in Newbury.

Photo found at: http://gravematter.smugmug.com/Massachusetts/Waltham/Grove-Hill-Cemetery/7483088_ESJA6/1/482891170_DbBQa/Medium

Grove Hill Cemetery (aka Old Burial Ground) was established in 1703 and is located on Main Street. All photos donated by and copyright © of Bill Boyington.

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