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Aileen Brandis (View posts)
Posted: 925073803000
Looking for any info on Thomas Adams and (Agnes?) Boylston married on Nov 26, 1791.
Their children were possibly Soloman, Rachel, Mary, Rosanah, Henry, John, James and Jane born from 1792 through 1811. I have the exact dates but I am not sure if all the names I have are all actually their children.
I have some spouse names also, if any one is interested.
I am searching for Thomas' father, is Samuel Adams born abt 1744 possibly in PA. Please contact me via email if you have any info to share. I will do the same.
Thank you, Aileen (Al)


Nancy Todd (View posts)
Posted: 949129908000
I haven't found you exact line but I'm descended from Boylstons of Mass and N.H.

John Adams, born 1802 VA

Posted: 966280004000
Edited: 994103677000
Aileen what is the date of John's birth. I am looking for John Adams, born in Va. 1802. Went to Ky or IN (could be reversed) married Nancy Bell from KY, his son John M. Adams, m/Mary Bastin of IN 1854, 2nd m/ Margaret Clendenen 1861 IN


Maureen (View posts)
Posted: 1077416381000
Classification: Query
I have been doing research on the Boylston-Adams-Hall mariages, along with another cousin. Our line shares President Adams. Is that the same as yours? It was a John Adams who married Susanna Boylston in 1734 that led to the President John Adams and his son Quincy. Susanna's father was Peter Boylston. We have a few generations back from him to Henry Boylston of London.


Posted: 1094342417000
Classification: Query
What information do you have on Nicholas Boylston and Nicholas Hallowell Boylston. I know the famous Nicholas Boylston was very prominent in Boston, but I keep getting conflicting info on Nicholas Hallowell Boylston. My line is Nicholas Boylston born in 1802 who was living in Charleston, SC when he married Catherine Farmer. The info I have is that he was the son of Nicholas Hallowell Boylston, born 1771, who married Mary Bentham. His father was Ward Nicholas Hall, whose mother was Mary Boylston, who married Benjamin Hollowell. She had her son's name changed to Boylston to preserve the family name. Any light you can shed on this would be appreciated


Maureen (View posts)
Posted: 1094350094000
Classification: Query
Beth, I have quite a lot of information. CYE.


Posted: 1162906081000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hollowell
Do you have any information on Benjamin Hollowell. i am looking for info on BH born in 1823 ( Ibelieve it was Sept.)


Maureen (View posts)
Posted: 1162947337000
Classification: Query
Sorry, I have no one by that name in my database, and do not have the surname at all.

Good luck with your research.


Posted: 1207314921000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Boylston Hallowell Bentham Molineux Molyneux
Hi there,

Here is what I have, in part.

1) Benjamin Hallowell was the Crown's Customs Agent in Boston in the 1770s.
He had 2 sons, Ward Nicholas and Benjamin.

Ward Nicholas took his mother surname to inherit from a rich uncle and became WNH Boytlston.

He married Anne Molineux (oy Molyneux) the daughter of William Molineux who was an ardent patriot. see Molineux link at (boston1775 dot blogspot dot com). Also see a new book, Cradle of Violence about pre Revolutionary War Boston.

WNHB and Anne had a son WNB who was sent to see with his unle Benjamin Hallowell 2nd. He married Mary Elizabeth Bentham in Charleston, SC. His father was quite unhappy with that and left him money if he promised never to set foot in Massachusetts.

He had 2 sons, Nicholas (maybe Ward Nicholas) and Henry. I come from Henry's line. He was a Doctor in Charleston. His son Robert Bentham Boylston was an attorney, served in the SC legislature and congress and was a Colonel in the CSA during the War between the States. RBBs brother was at the shelling of Fort Sumter at the start of the war.

My dad knew all this but never spoke about it. I only had the faintest clues which I would knot have gotten had I not gone to grad school at the U of SC in Columbia SC.

Hope this all helps.



Posted: 1233003132000
Classification: Query
Gary Boyd ROBERTS' Ancestors of American Presidents:

1. John Quincy ADAMS, b. 11 July 1767, Braintree, MA

2-3. John ADAMS (19 Oct. 1735, Braintree, MA - 4 July 1826, Quincy, MA) m. 25 Oct. 1764, Abigail SMITH (23 Nov. 1744, Weymouth - 28 Oct. 1818, Quincy, MA)

4-5. John ADAMS (8 Feb. 1691/2, Braintree, MA - 25 May 1761, Braintree, MA) m. 23 Nov. 1734, Brookline, MA, Susanna BOYLSTON (5 Mar. 1708/9, Brookline - 17 Apr. 1797, Quincy)

8-9. Joseph ADAMS (24 Dec. 1654, Braintree - 12 Feb. 1736/7, Braintree) m2. ca. 1688, Hannah BASS (22 Je. 1667, Braintree - 24 Oct. 1705, Braintree)

10-11. Peter BOYLSTON (ca. 1673, Brookline - 10 Sep. 1743) m. ca. 1704, Ann WHITE (Brookline (4 July 1686 - Mar. 1772)

12-13. Wm. SMITH (24 Mar. 1666/7 Charlestown - 3 Je. 1730, Charlestown) m. ca. 1699, Abigail FOWLE (7 Aug. 1679, Charlestown - 1731+)

16-17. Joseph ADAMS (9 Feb. 1626, Kingweston, Somerset - 6 Dec. 1694, Braintree) [a maltster, per Jas. SAVAGE's Genealogical Dictionary of New England] m. 2 Nov. 1650, Braintree, Abigail BAXTER (Sep. 1634, Roxbury - 27 Aug. 1692)

18-19. John BASS (bp. Saffron Walden, Essex, 18 Sep. 1630 - 12 Sep. 1716, Braintree) m. 3 Feb. 1657/8, Ruth ALDEN (ca. 1640 - 12 Oct. 1674).

20-21. Thomas BOYLSTON (26 Jan. 1644/5, Watertown, MA - 1695/6) m. 13 Dec. 1665, Roxbury, Mary GARDNER (bpt. 9 Apr. 1648, Roxbury - 8 July 1722, Brookline)

24-25. Thomas SMITH (ca. 1638 - 14 Feb. 1690/1, Charlestown) m. ca. 1663, Sarah BOYLSTON (30 Sep. 1642, Watertown - 8 Aug. 1711, Charletown).

32-33 Henry ADAMS (21 Jan. 1583, Barton St. David, Somerset - bu. 6 Oct. 1646, Braintree) m. 19 Oct. 1609, Charlton Mackrell, Somerset, Edith SQUIRE (bpt. 29 May 1587, Charlton Mackrell - 21 Jan. 1672/3, Medfield, MA).

38-39. John ALDEN (perhaps bp. New Windsor, Berkshire, 6 Je. 1602 - 12 Sep. 1687, Roxbury, MA) m. 1621, Plymouth Colony, Priscilla MULLINS, who d. 1680+.

40 - 41. Thomas BOYLSTON (bpt. 6 Je. 1602*, New Windsor, Berkshire, Eng. - 1653) m. ca. 1639, Sarah _, who d. Watertown, 14 Sep. 1704, having m2. John CHINERY.
[TORREY's New England Marriages Prior to 1700: Thomas, b. 1615. SAVAGE: Thomas, aged 20 when he came in the Defence, 1635. Sarah m2. 12 May 1655, John CHENERY.]

64-65. John ADAMS (ca. 1555 - before 22 Mar. 1603/4, Barton St. David) m. ca. 1576, Agnes, possibly STONE, bu. 15 Jan. 1615/6, Barton St. David.

80 - 81. Edward BOYLSTON, citizen & pewterer of London, bu. St. Dionis Backchurch, 22 Aug. 1625; m. ca. 1613, Ann BASTIAN (ca. 1595 - bu. 11 May 1621, St. Dionis Backchurch).

128-129. Henry ADAMS (ca. 1531, Barton St. David - before 12 Aug. 1596) m. Rose, bu. Barton St. David, 20 Sep. 1598.

160. Henry BOYLS[T]ON, d. Newton Solney, Derbyshire, 12/15 Sep. 1592.

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