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Biography

John Adams was the fifth generation of Adams in America. His father was also John and his mother was Susan Boylston, daughter of Peter Boylston from the town of Brookline.…

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Education

At the time it was tradition for the older son to get a college education, in the case of Deacon Adams it was his older brother who got to go…

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Legal work from 1762 to 1767

As a young lawyer with a thriving practice John was ready to settle down. In 1762 he proposed Abigail Smith but because of her young age, she was seventeen, they…