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Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 (1744-1818)



  • Existence: 1744-11-22 (standard) - 1818-10-28 (standard)


Abigail Adams (née Smith; November 22, [O.S. November 11] 1744 – October 28, 1818) was the wife and closest advisor of John Adams, as well as the mother of John Quincy Adams. She is sometimes considered to have been a Founder of the United States, and is now designated as the first Second Lady and second First Lady of the United States, although these titles were not used at the time.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abigail Adams (n.p.) letter to Julia Stockton Rush (Philadelphia), 1813 July 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents Adams sends her condolences to Rush, and confides her own concern about her daughter's struggles with breast cancer.
Dates: 1813 July 7

Aldo S. Leopold papers

Identifier: YNHSC-1980-0015
Dates: 1925 - 1979