30/10/2012 · John Adams, (born October 30 [October 19, Old Style], 1735, Braintree [now in Quincy], Massachusetts [U.S.]—died July 4, 1826, Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.), an early advocate of American independence from Great Britain, a major figure in the Continental Congress (1774–77), the author of the Massachusetts constitution (1780), a signer of the Treaty of Paris (1783), the first American ...
John Adams, known as Jack Adams (4 July 1767 – 5 March 1829), was the last survivor of the Bounty mutineers who settled on Pitcairn Island in January 1790, the year after the mutiny. His real name was John Adams, but he used the name Alexander Smith until he was discovered in 1808 by Captain Mayhew Folger of the American whaling ship Topaz .
John and Abigail had six children: Abigail "Nabby" in 1765, future president John Quincy Adams in 1767, Susanna in 1768, Charles in 1770, Thomas in 1772, and Elizabeth in 1777. Susanna died when she was one year old,  while Elizabeth was stillborn. 
John Adams A desire to be observed, considered, esteemed, praised, beloved, and admired by his fellows is one of the earliest as well as the keenest dispositions discovered in the heart of man. Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant.
Letter from John Adams to John Taylor, 15 Apr. 1814 242 Copy quote When economic power became concentrated in a few hands, then political power flowed to those possessors and away from the citizens, ultimately resulting in an oligarchy or tyranny.
John Adams. Birth October 30, 1735, in Braintree, Massachusetts. Death July 4, 1826, in Quincy, Massachusetts. Education Harvard College (graduated in 1755). Family Married to Abigail Smith Adams in 1764. Children: Abigail (Nabby) Amelia Adams Smith (1765-1813) John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) (Sixth President of the United States, 1825-1829)
JOHN ADAMS, Son of John and Susanna [Boylston] Adams, Second President of the United States. Born 30th October 1735. On the fourth of July 1776 He pledged his Life, Fortune and Sacred Honour To the INDEPENDENCE OF HIS COUNTRY. On the third of September 1783 He affixed his Seal to the definitive Treaty with Great Britain Which acknowledged that ...