Birth16 Nov 1712, Ipswich, Essex, MA
Deathabt 1776, Worcester, Worcester, MA
removed to Worcester in 1758. He was a Loyalist, one of the "52 protestors" in 1774, and one of those disarmed by the Committee of Safety and Correspondence in May, 1775, and forbidden to depart the town. The W. records give children by wife Eunice: Sarah, b. 1744-45; Anna, bp. (adult?), 1767. (History of Worcester & It's People - Nutt)
Purchased @180 acres bordering on Lake Quinsigamond, in 1745 from Joshua Child. Nathaniel, from Grafton, previously of Ipswich, resided there until his decease in 1776. Nathaniel's granddaughter, Sarah Porter, occupied the Adams farm with her husband til his decease in 1808, after which time the estate was owned & occupied by Samuel Porter's son, Rufus, til his decease in 1826. At that time the estate passed out of the family. The estate was purchased by the Commonwealth in 1876 and became part of the State Lunatic Hospital. The house & barn were torn down.
Birth19 Aug 1722, Ipswich, Essex, MA