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Adams, Hannah

Born: 1755 AD
Died: 1831 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors


1755 - Adams was born in Medfield, Massachusetts on October 2, 1755.


1767 - Her mother died when she was twelve years old. Acquired knowledge in Greek and Latin from divinity students.


1772 - Obliged to provide for themselves because their father went bankrupt. Supported herself by making and selling lace.


1784 - Adams principal work was the "View of Religious Opinions".


1799 - Published the "Summary History of New England".


1801 - Published her edited version of "An Abridgment of the History of New England".


1804 - Published her synthesis "The Truth and Excellence of the Christian Religion Exhibited". Adams described herself as a Unitarian Christian.


1832 - Adams died in Brookline, Massachusetts on December 15, 1831 and was buried in the prestigious Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge.


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