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Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams (née Smith; November 22 1744 – October 28, 1818) was the wife of John Adams, who was the second President of the United States, and the mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth. She was the first Second Lady of the United States, and the second First Lady of the United States.

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Linda Emond - Training and Career
... of the musical 1776 (1997) as Abigail Adams and in Yasmina Reza's play Life x 3 (2003), for which she received a nomination for the 2003 Tony Award as Best ... Georgia O'Keeffe (2009) a made-for-television film for Lifetime, and as Abigail Adams in American Experience John and Abigail Adams for PBS ...
1776 (film) - Songs
... Overture "Sit Down, John" – Adams and Congress "Piddle, Twiddle and Resolve"/"Till Then" – Adams "Till Then" – John and Abigail Adams "The Lees of Old Virginia" – Lee ... Adams" – Adams, Franklin, Jefferson, Sherman and Livingston "Yours, Yours, Yours" – John and Abigail Adams "He Plays the Violin" – Martha Jefferson, Franklin and Adams "Cool, Cool, Considerate ...
Peacefield - History
... Peacefield was the home and farm of John Adams (1735–1826), author of the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, contributing author of the United States Declaration of ... Peacefield was also home to Adams' wife Abigail Smith Adams (November 11, 1744 – October 28, 1818) who is famous for her independence of thought and her correspondence ... Peacefield was also home to John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) and his wife Louisa Catherine Adams, their son Charles Francis Adams (ambassador to the United Kingdom ...
Abigail Adams - Ancestry
... Ancestors of Abigail Adams 8 ... Thomas Smith 4 ...
Charles Francis Adams, Sr.
... Charles Francis Adams, Sr ... He was the grandson of President John Adams and Abigail Adams and the son of President John Quincy Adams and Louisa Adams ... Adams was elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1841, served in the state senate 1844–1845, founded and edited the journal Boston Whig in 1846, and was the unsuccessful ...

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