Category: Abigail Adams

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

Letters from John Adams to Abigail Smith

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Source: Massachusetts Historical Society   Letters during courtship and early legal career, 1762 – 1774 Letters during Continental Congress, 1774 – 1777 Letters during diplomatic mission to France, 1778 – 1779 Letters during diplomatic mission to Europe, 1779 – 1789 Letters during vice presidency, 1789 – 1796 Letters during presidency, 1796 – 1801 List of […] more

Abigail Adams Biography

Abigail Adams Portrait

Who was Abigail Adams? Abigail Adams was the wife of second presidentĀ  and mother of the sixth president, John Quincy Adams. She is mostly remembered for the letters she wrote to her husband while he was away during theĀ  and while he served as a . The letters were filled with discussions and advice on […] more