Abigail Adams

2nd First Lady of the United States Abigail Adams

Profession: 2nd First Lady of the United States

United States of America

Biography: Wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams, the second and sixth Presidents of the United States respectively.

Adams 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
Birthplace: Weymouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay, USA
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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

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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

  • 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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