The C. A. McAdams Family

The C. A. McAdams Family

Our American Roots

by Charles G. Petersen
Lillian's Maternal Paternal Maternal
Great Great Grandparents

                        David      Deborah         
                       Edwards      Clark 
                          |           |
                Paul  ----- Priscilla
              Knapp Sr  |    Edwards
                       Paul  ----- Sophronia
                     Knapp Jr  |    Warren
               Alden  ----- Jenett
               Henry    |   Knapp
             Whitcomb   |
David Edwards and Deborah Clark
Family Group
Like many men at this period of time, David Edwards was in military service during the Revolutionary War. David was born in Rochester, Massachusetts in 1749. He married Deborah Clark, also born abt 1749, in Rochester on November 22, 1770. Together they raised a family of seven children in Rochester. Rochester is in very southeastern Massachusetts, but west of Cape Cod.

Sometime after 1790 they moved to Montpelier, the capital of Vermont. David died there in 1814. Deborah lived another 25 years in Montpelier, dying in 1839 at age 90.

Children of David Edwards and Deborah Clark

Polly Edwards born December 11, 1772 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Samuel Edwards Sr. born May 2, 1774 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Priscilla Edwards born June 17, 1775 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Deborah Edwards born April 6, 1776 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Jonathan Edwards born June 1779 in Middleboro, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

David Edwards Jr. born about 1783 in Massachusetts.

Rowland Edwards born about 1787 in Rochester, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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