American Revolution Patriots (Adams)


  • Adams, Adam – Adam Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of Georgia. On an unknown date, Adam Adams received two hundred, eighty-seven and one half acres of land, from the State of Georgia. He was given this land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no further information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Adam Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Adam – Adam Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of Maryland. Adam Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, he received fifty acres of land, from the State of Georgia. Adam Adams was given the land because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no other information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Adam Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Andrew – Andrew Adams came from the State of South Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of South Carolina. On the first day of August, in 1785, Andrew Adams received two hundred acres of land, from the State of South Carolina. He was given this land because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no further information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Andrew Adams during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Andrew – Andrew Adams came from the State of South Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of  South Carolina. On the Fifth day of November, in 1785, Andrew Adams received two hundred acres of land, from the State of South Carolina. He was given this land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. This may be the same Andrew Adams, as above. We will need to research this further. We have no other information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Andrew Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Archibald – Archibald Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of Georgia. On the seventh day of June, in 1785, Archibald Adams received two hundred and thirty acres of land, from the State of Georgia. He was given this land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no further information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Archibald Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Arthur – Arthur Adams came from the State of North Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of North Carolina. Arthur Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the tenth day of December, in 1788, he received two hundred and seventy-four acres of land, from the State of North Carolina. He was given this land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no other information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Arthur Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Charles – Charles Adams came form the State of North Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of North Carolina. On the seventeenth day of December, in 1785, the heirs of Charles Adams received six hundred and forty acres of land, from the State of North Carolina. His family was given this land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no further information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Charles Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, David – David Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of Georgia. David Adams was a Minute Man in the State of Georgia. Minutemen were civilian colonists, who independently organized, to form well-prepared militia companies, self-trained in weaponry, tactics and military strategies, from the American colonial partisan militia, during the American Revolutionary War. They were also, known for being ready, at a minutes notice. On one day in September, in 1785, he received two hundred and fifty acres of land, from the State of Georgia. This land was given to him, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no other information, about, the life, death, burial or military service, of David Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Ellison E. – Ellison E. Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of Virginia.  Ellison E. Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Thirtieth day of January, in 1810, he received one hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no other information, about, the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Ellison E. Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Emanuel – Emanuel Adams came from the State of New York. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of New York. Emanuel Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Eighth day of July, in 1890, he received five hundred acres of land, from the State of New York. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Emanuel Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Ezekiel – Ezekiel Adams came from the State of South Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of South Carolina. Ezekiel Adams, we believe, held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. He is listed as a soldier. Usually, when a man is just listed as a soldier, he is actually a Private. On the Twenty-first day of January, in 1785, he received two hundred acres of land, from the State of South Carolina. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Ezekiel Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, George – George Adams came from Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in Pennsylvania. George Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Eighteenth day of July, in 1787, George Adams received a bounty of two hundred acres of land, from the State of Pennsylvania. He was given the land, because  his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no other information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private George Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Hugh – Hugh Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was a Georgia Minute Men in the State of Georgia. Minutemen were civilian colonists, who independently, organized, to form well-prepared militia companies self-trained, in weaponry, tactics and military strategies, from the American colonial partisan militia, during the American Revolutionary War. They were also, known for being ready at a minute’s notice. On the Third day of September, in 1785, Hugh Adams received two hundred, eighty-seven and one half acres of land. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Hugh Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Ignatius – Ignatius Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maryland. He likely held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. Usually, if the rank of a soldier is not available, he was a Private. On an unknown date, after the war was over, Ignatius Adams received fifty acres of land, from the State of Maryland. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Ignatius Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Jacob – Jacob Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Georgia. He likely held the rank of Private. Usually, if the rank of a soldier is not available, he was a Private, in the Continental Army. On the Seventeenth day of May, in 1784, Jacob Adams received an unknown amount of land, from the State of Georgia. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Jacob Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Jacob – Jacob Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maryland. Jacob Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, after the war, he received fifty acres of land, from the State of Maryland. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Jacob Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Jacob – Jacob Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. Jacob Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-third day of June, in 1783, he received two hundred acres of land from the State of Virginia. Jacob Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Jacob Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, James – James Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Georgia. James Adams, most likely, held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. When the rank is unavailable, the rank is usually a Private. On the Seventeenth day of May, in 1784, James Adams received an unknown amount of land from the State of Georgia. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private James Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, James – James Adams came from the State of New York. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of New York. James Adams held the rank of Corporal, in the Continental Army. On the Third day of July, in 1790, he received six hundred acres of land, from the State of New York. James Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Corporal James Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, James – James Adams came from the State of New York. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of New York. James Adams was a drummer, for the army. On the Eighth day of July, in 1790, he received five hundred acres of land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service of James Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, James – James Adams came from Derry Township, of Cumberland County, in the State of Pennsylvania. We believe that he was also, mustered into the army in Derry Township, of Cumberland County, in the State of Pennsylvania. James Adams held the rank of Captain, in the Continental Army. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service of Captain James Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, James – James Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. James Adams held the rank of Corporal, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-third day of June, in 1783, he received four hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Corporal James Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Jedediah – Jedediah Adams came from the State of Maine. He was also mustered into the army in the State of Maine. Jedediah was most likely a Private. When a rank is not listed in the records, usually the soldier was a Private, in the Continental Army. On the Eleventh day of May, in 1835, Jedediah Adams’ wife Rebecca Adams received two hundred acres, of land, from the State of Maine. She was given the land because of Jedediah Adams’ courage in the War for American Independence. The land Rebecca Adams was given, was near Bowdoinham Township, Sagadahoc County, in the State of Maine. Maine was not a state, in its own right, during the American Revolution. Maine became a separate colony in the 1620’s. From the 1650’s until 1820, the State of Maine was a part of the State of Massachusetts. The people of Maine finally gained the right to have their own state in 1820. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Jedediah Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also mustered into the army in the State of Georgia. He is listed as a soldier. Usually, when a man is listed as a soldier, he was a Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twentieth day of April, in 1785, he received an unknown number of acres of land, from the State of Georgia. John Adams was given the land, because of his courage in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of John Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maryland. John Adams held the rank of Corporal, in the Continental Army. After the war, he received fifty acres of land, from the State of Maryland. John Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Corporal John Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maryland. John Adams held the rank of rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, after the war, he received fifty acres of land, from the State of Maryland. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private John Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of North Carolina. He also, was mustered into the army in the State of North Carolina. John Adams held the rank of Sergeant, in the Continental Army. On the third day of August, in 1820, the heirs of John Adams received one thousand acres of land, from the State of North Carolina. John Adams’ heirs were given the land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence.  We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Sergeant John Adams, before or during the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Pennsylvania. John Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Seventh day of November, in 1804, he received two hundred acres of land, from the State of Pennsylvania. John Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private John Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Pennsylvania. John Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Ninth day of October, in 1786, he received two hundred acres of land, from the State of Pennsylvania. John Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private John Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. John Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-fifth day of November, in 1785, he received two hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia. John Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private John Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John – John Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. John Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-seventh day of March, in 1837, he received one hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia. John Adams was given the land , because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private John Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, John, Jr. – John Adams, Jr. was born in 1748, in the State of Virginia. He died on the Seventeenth day of May, in 1824. He was married to a woman named Sarah. They were married in the State of Virginia. This soldier could be the same John Adams, that received two hundred acres of land, on the Twenty-fifth day of November, in 1785, from the State of Virginia. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of John Adams, Jr. during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Jonas – Jonas Adams was born in 1764. He died on the Eighth day of November, in 1848, in the State of Vermont. Jonas Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. He was married to Margaret Boid or Boyd, in the State of New Hampshire. Margaret’s nickname was Peggy. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Jonas Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Jonathan – Jonathan Adams was born in the Township of Sonnet, of Cayuga County, in the State of New York. He was also, mustered into the army in the Township of Sonnet, of Cayuga County, in the State of New York. Jonathan Adams held the rank of Captain. He died in 1828. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Captain Jonathan Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Jonathan – Jonathan Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the Army in the State of Pennsylvania. Jonathan Adams was a member of the Dragoons. The Dragoons were horse soldiers. On the Fifteenth day of February, in 1787, Jonathan Adams received two hundred acres of land, from the State of Pennsylvania. He was given the two hundred acres of land, because of his courage, in the American War for Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Dragoon Jonathan Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Joseph – Joseph Adams came from the Sufferers’ area of New Haven or East Haven, of New Haven County, in the State of Connecticut. The Sufferers’ areas, were established during the colonial period of the United States, as part of the rule of King George III of England. These areas were for the ill, sick, and diseased. Joseph Adams was also, mustered into the army in the State of Connecticut. He received thirteen pounds, nineteen pence and five pennies, in British money,as a result of his courage, in the American War for Independence. This money was given to Joseph Adams by the State of Connecticut. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Joseph Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Lanier – Lanier Adams came from the State of North Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of North Carolina. Lanier Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twelfth day of December in 1806, the heirs of Lanier Adams received six hundred and forty acres of land, from the State of North Carolina. They were given the land, because of the courage of Lanier Adams, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Lanier Adams, before or during the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Malone – Malone Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. Malone Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Eleventh of January, in 1788, he received one hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia. Malone Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, of the life, death, burial or military service of Malone Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Matthias – Matthias Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Georgia. He most likely was a Private. When the rank is not listed, it is usually the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-fifth day of May, in 1784, Matthias Adams received two hundred, eighty-seven and one half acres of land, from the State of Georgia. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Matthias Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Nathan – Nathan Adams came from the Sufferer’s area of Norwalk Township, in Fairfield County, in the State of Connecticut. The Sufferer’s area of Norwalk Township, in Fairfield County, in the State of Connecticut, was established by King George III, of England, during the Colonial period of the United States. These areas were set up to separate the ill, sick and diseased people. Nathan Adams was also, mustered into the army in Fairfield County, in the State of Connecticut. After the war was over, he received fourteen pounds, in British money from the State of Connecticut. He was given this money, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Nathan Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Niper – Niper Adams came from the State of North Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of North Carolina. Niper Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-first day of August, in 1820, he received six hundred and forty acres of land from the State of North Carolina. Niper Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service of Private Niper Adams.
  • Adams, Peleg – Peleg Adams came from the State of New York. He was also mustered into the Army in the State of New York. Peleg Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Eighth day of July, in 1790, he received five hundred acres of land, from the State of New York. Peleg Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death burial or military service of  Private Peleg Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Peter – Peter Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maryland. Peter Adams held the rank of Colonel, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, after the war, he received two hundred acres of land. Peter Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Peter Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Richard – Richard Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of Virginia. Richard Adams held the rank of private, in the Continental Army. On the Eleventh day of January, in 1810, Richard Adams received one hundred acres of land. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Richard Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Robert – Robert Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Georgia. Robert Adams was most likely a Private. When the rank is not listed; the rank is usually a Private, in the Continental Army. On the Seventeenth day of May, in 1784, the heirs of Robert Adams, received Five hundred and Seventy-five acres of land. The land was given to Robert Adams’ heirs, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Robert Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Robert – Robert Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Pennsylvania. We believe that Robert Adams was a Private, in the Continental Army. When the rank is not listed, the soldier id usually a Private. On the Seventeenth day of April, in 1796, his assignee, George Wallace received two hundred acres of land. Robert Adams was the assignor. George Wallace was the assignee; so he had the right legally to the two hundred acres of land. He was given the two hundred acres, because of Robert Adams courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Robert Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Robert – Robert Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Pennsylvania. Robert Adams was a Ranger. The Rangers are an elite group of American fighters. In the beginning they were horse soldiers; when they had horses. On the Second day of May, in 1787, he received a bounty of two hundred acres of land. Robert Adams was given the land as a bounty, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Ranger Robert Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Robert – Robert Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Pennsylvania. Robert Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, Robert Adams received two hundred acres of land, as a bounty, from the State of Pennsylvania. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Robert Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Robert – Robert Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. Robert Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-eighth day of March, in 1834, Robert Adams received two hundred acres of land , as a bounty, from the State of Virginia. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Robert Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Samuel – Samuel Adams came from the Bowdoinham township, Sagadahoc County, in the State of Maine. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maine. Maine was not a state in its own right, during the American Revolution. Maine became a separate colony in the 1620’s. From the 1650’s until 1820, the State of Maine was part of the State of Massachusetts. The people of Maine finally gained the right to have their own state in 1820. Samuel Adams held the rank of Private. On the First day of May, in 1835, Samuel Adams received a bounty, of two hundred acres of land, from the State of Maine. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private Samuel Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Samuel – Samuel Adams came from the Bath Township, in Sagadahoc County, in the State of Maine. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maine. Maine was not a state in its own right, during the American Revolution. Maine became a separate colony in the 1620’s. From the 1650’s until 1820, the State of Maine was part of the State of Massachusetts. The people of the Maine finally gained the right to have their own state in 1820. Samuel Adams held the rank of Surgeon. On the Fifteenth day of December, in 1838, his widow, Abigail Adams received a bounty, of six hundred acres of land, from the State of Maine. She was given the land, because of Samuel Adams’ courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service of Surgeon Samuel Adams, before or during the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Solomon – Solomon Adams came from the Farmington Township, Franklin County, in the State of Maine. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maine. Solomon Adams most likely held the rank of Private. When the rank of a soldier is not listed; the rank is usually that of a Private, in the Continental Army. On the Eleventh day of June, in 1835, Solomon Adams widow, Hannah Adams received a bounty, of two hundred acres of land, from the State of Maine. She was given the land, because of the courage of Solomon Adams, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Solomon Adams, before or during the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Thomas – Thomas Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maryland. Thomas Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, he received a bounty, of fifty acres of land, from the State of Maryland. Thomas Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Thomas Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Thomas – Thomas Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. Thomas Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the First day of December, in 1783, he received a bounty of one hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia. Thomas Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Thomas Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, Thomas – Thomas Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Virginia. Thomas Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-ninth day of November, in 1796, he received a bounty, of one hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia. Thomas Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Thomas Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, William – William Adams came from the State of Georgia. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Georgia. William Adams most likely held the rank of Private. When the rank of a soldier is not listed, usually the rank is that of a Private, in the Continental Army. On the Thirtieth day of July, in 1784, William Adams received a bounty, of two hundred, eighty-seven and one half acres of land. He was given the land, because of the his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service of Private William Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, William – William Adams came from the State of Maryland. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Maryland. William Adams held the rank of Lieutenant, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, he received a bounty, of two hundred acres of land, from the State of Maryland. William Adams was given the land, because of his courage,in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Lieutenant William Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, William – William Adams came from the State of New York. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of New York. William Adams held the rank of Fifer, in the Continental Army. He played the fife in his unit. On the Eighth day of July, in 1790, William Adams received a bounty, of five hundred acres of land, from the State of New York. He was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Fifer William Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, William – William Adams came from the State of North Carolina. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of North Carolina. William Adams held the rank of private, in the Continental Army. On the Twenty-sixth day of May, in 1784, he received a bounty, of six hundred and forty acres of land, from the State of North Carolina. William Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private William Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, William – William Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Pennsylvania. William Adams held the rank of Surgeon, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, he received a bounty, of three hundred acres of land, from the State of Pennsylvania. William Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Surgeon William Adams, during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, William – William Adams came from the State of Pennsylvania. He was also, mustered into the army in the State of Pennsylvania. William Adams held the rank of Surgeon, in the Continental Army. On an unknown date, he received a bounty, of three hundred acres of land, from the State of Pennsylvania. This William Adams may be the same as the William Adams listed above. If not, this is an amazing coincidence. He or they are listed twice. William Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Surgeon William Adams. during or after the American Revolution.
  • Adams, William – William Adams came from the State of Virginia. He was also, mustered into the army, in the State of Virginia. William Adams held the rank of Private, in the Continental Army. On the Thirtieth day of January, in 1810, he received a bounty, of one hundred acres of land, from the State of Virginia. William Adams was given the land, because of his courage, in the War for American Independence. We have no additional information, about the life, death, burial or military service, of Private William Adams, during or after the American Revolution.