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Born in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA on 1 Dec 1735 to Amasa Adams and Hannah Camp. Benjamin Adams married Patience Blinn and had 8 children. He passed away on 17 Nov 1816 in Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA.
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Surname meaning for Adams
English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam. In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.)