Abigail Adams

2nd First Lady of the United States Abigail Adams Full Name: Abigail Adams
Nationality: American

Profession: 2nd First Lady of the United States
Why Famous: The wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams, the second and sixth Presidents of the United States respectively. She is one of the most documented of the first ladies, and is best remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Continental Congresses.

Born: November 22, 1744
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Weymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay, USA

Died: October 28, 1818 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Typhoid fever

Married Life

  • 1764-10-25 Future 2nd American President John Adams (28) weds Abigail Smith (19) in Weymouth, Massachusetts (marriage lasts 54 years)

Historical Events in the Life of Abigail Adams

  • 1788-06-17 After a lengthy stay in Europe, future US President John Adams and his wife Abigail Adams return to Boston

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