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Quincy in Norfolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Three Adams Brothers

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
1. Three Adams Brothers Marker
Inscription.

In memory of
Three Brothers
who lived and died
in the service
of their Country.
Sons of Thomas Boylston
and Ann Harrod Adams
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Thomas Boylston Adams
Lieutenant in the U.S. Army.
Born August 1, 1809.
Died at his Post,
Fort Dade, Florida.
December 11, 1837.
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Buried here.
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Joseph Harrod Adams
Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.
Born December 16, 1817.
Died October 1, 1853.
In China,
on board U.S. Ship. Powhatan.
attached to the
Japan Expedition.
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Buried at Macao, China.
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John Quincy Adams
Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy,
Born December 16, 1815;
Lost in the U.S. Ship Albany.
at Sea,
October, 1854.
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Location. 42° 15.515′ N, 70° 59.924′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Touch for map. Monument is
Three Adams Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
2. Three Adams Brothers Marker
near the center of Mount Wollaston Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Sea Street, Quincy MA 02169, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Vaughan Wells (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Etta M. Hutchins (about 700 feet away); Domenico D’Alessandro (about 800 feet away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
 
Regarding Three Adams Brothers. All three were grandsons of John and Abigail Adams and nephews of John Quincy Adams.
 
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Three Adams Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
3. Three Adams Brothers Marker
Three Adams Brothers Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
4. Three Adams Brothers Monument
In the center
Three Adams Brothers Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
5. Three Adams Brothers Monument Detail
Three broken columns representing the three brothers' deaths
Three Adams Brothers Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
6. Three Adams Brothers Monument Detail
Sword and shield representing the US Army
Three Adams Brothers Monument Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 18, 2018
7. Three Adams Brothers Monument Detail
Anchor representing the US Navy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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