Allen Adams1

M, #257231, b. 1708, d. 15 December 1755
Last Edited=24 Dec 2007
     Allen Adams was born in 1708.1 He was the son of James Adams and Jane Allen.1 He married Martha Higginbotham, daughter of William Higginbotham, circa 1735.1 He died on 15 December 1755.1 His will was proven (by probate) on 24 January 1756 at Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.1
     He lived at Corranearry House, County Cavan, IrelandG.1

Children of Allen Adams and Martha Higginbotham

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Martha Higginbotham1

F, #257232, b. circa 1702, d. 1807
Last Edited=22 Dec 2007
     Martha Higginbotham was born circa 1702 (aged 105 at her death).1 She was the daughter of William Higginbotham.1 She married Allen Adams, son of James Adams and Jane Allen, circa 1735.1 She died in 1807.1
     From circa 1735, her married name became Adams.1

Children of Martha Higginbotham and Allen Adams

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

William Higginbotham1

M, #257233
Last Edited=22 Dec 2007
     William Higginbotham was the son of Captain Thomas Higginbotham and unknown Williams.1

Child of William Higginbotham

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Captain Thomas Higginbotham1

M, #257234
Last Edited=21 Dec 2007
     Captain Thomas Higginbotham married unknown Williams, daughter of General Scurlog Williams.1

Child of Captain Thomas Higginbotham and unknown Williams

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

unknown Williams1

F, #257235
Last Edited=22 Dec 2007
     unknown Williams was the daughter of General Scurlog Williams.1 She married Captain Thomas Higginbotham.1
     She was a Maid of Honour to Queen Mary II, the wife of King William II, and the daughter of King James II.1,2 Her married name became Higginbotham.1

Child of unknown Williams and Captain Thomas Higginbotham

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S2570] Unknown author, unknown record type, 2001, unknown location. Mary II.


General Scurlog Williams1

M, #257236
Last Edited=22 Dec 2007
     General Scurlog Williams lived at Clonghill Castle, County Meath, IrelandG, (in consideration of Gen. Williams' service rendered to the inhabitants of Drogheda in the War, they granted the Freefom of the Borough of Drogheda to him and his heirs forever).1

Child of General Scurlog Williams

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Richard Adams1

M, #257237, b. 1736, d. 1789
Last Edited=24 Dec 2007
     Richard Adams was born in 1736.1 He was the son of Allen Adams and Martha Higginbotham.1 He married Amelia Cosby, daughter of Thomas Cosby, on 13 April 1761.1 He died in 1789.1
     He lived.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Cavan in 1783.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Monaghan in 1785.1 He lived in 1785 at County Monaghan, IrelandG.1

Child of Richard Adams and Amelia Cosby

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Amelia Cosby1

F, #257238
Last Edited=22 Dec 2007
     Amelia Cosby was the daughter of Thomas Cosby.1 She married Richard Adams, son of Allen Adams and Martha Higginbotham, on 13 April 1761.1
     From 13 April 1761, her married name became Adams.1

Child of Amelia Cosby and Richard Adams

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Thomas Cosby1

M, #257239
Last Edited=22 Dec 2007
     Thomas Cosby lived at Beeks Court, County Cavan, IrelandG.1

Child of Thomas Cosby

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Joyce Adams1

F, #257240
Last Edited=24 Dec 2007
     Joyce Adams was the daughter of Richard Adams and Amelia Cosby.1 She married John Adams, son of Reverend Benjamin Adams and Elizabeth Clarke, on 2 November 1806.1 She died, without issue.1

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 Adams family, page 3. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]