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John Quincy Adams Facts

John Quincy Adams-Singleton Copley

John Quincy Adams was born on July 11, 1767. John Quincy Adams birthplace and childhood house is now part of the Adams National Park and it is open to the public. John was 5′ 7″ tall and athletic. He was an avid swimmer. John Quincy was named after Colonel John Quincy,¬† maternal grandfather. The city […] more

Timeline of the life of John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams Presidential Portrait

Chronological events in the life of John Quincy Adams   1767 July 11: ¬†John Quincy Adams was born in Quincy, Massachusetts. His parents were second President of the United States, John Adams and. 1778 to 1779 Eleven year old John Quincy traveled with where his father served as a diplomatic envoy. It took them six […] more

Facts about Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams by Jane Stuart, C. 1800

Abigail Adams is best known as the wife of second President John Adams and as mother of the . Abigail Adams, nee Abigail Smith, was born on November 11, 1744 in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Her father was William Smith, a reverend from the Congregational Church. Her mother was Elizabeth Quincy, from a well known political family […] more