'Adams04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Adams of Anstey Hall, Adams of Daventry, Adams of East Haddon, Adams of Lavendon, Adams of Oxford

Simon Adams of London & Aston le Walls (Northamptonshire) (bur 17.03.1644-5, "a Cole Meter")
m. Sarah Monger (sister of William Mongre or Monger)
1. Simon Adams (b c1602, bur 05.08.1673, rector of Aston)
  m. Cicely Abbess or Abbis of Bedford
  A. Simon Adams of Morton Pinkney, Northamptonshire (bpt 07.07.1631, bur 27.04.1709)
m1. Elizabeth Hindes of Priors Marston (bur 17.05.1660)
  i.+ issue - Cicely (bpt 22.09.1657, bur 28.09.1657), child (bur 18.12.1658), Mary (b 13.04.1660, a 1681)
  m2. Anne Cooper (bur 06.01.1708-9, dau of Robert Cooper of Lubenham)
  iv. Simon Adams of Daventry (bpt 19.07.1667, d 10.05.1748)
  m. (23.06.1692) Anne Gilbert (b 29.01.1662-3, d 02.12.1736, dau of Rev. William Gilbert of Culworth)
  a. Simon Adams (bpt 06.10.1693, dvp 02.10.1731, vicar of Welton)
m. (10.02.1717-8) Anne Clarke (bpt 12.11.1696, d 01.01.1736-7, dau of John Clarke of Drayton)
  (1) Clarke Adams of East Haddon, Northamptonshire (bpt 08.01.1718-9, d 26.6.1776, Lt. Colonel)
  m1. (15.08.1744) Elizabeth Dobbins Tayler (dau/heir of Rev. William Tayler of Anstey Hall)
  (A) Simon Adams of Anstey Hall (Warwickshire), last of East Haddon (d 10.03.1801, recorder of Daventry)
  m. (03.01.1778) Sarah Coker (b 1752-3, d 17.07.1833, dau of Cadwaladr Coker of Bicester)
  (i) Henry Cadwaladr Adams of Anstey Hall (b 11.12.1779, d 31.08.1843) had issue
  m. (18.06.1803) Emma Curtis (d 22.06.1857, dau of Sir William Curtis, Bart)
  (ii) Thomas Coker Adams (b 1782, vicar of Anstey, Shelton & Foleshill) had issue
  m. (16.09.1806) Mary Pistor (dau of Johnson Pistor of Bath)
  (iii) John Adams of the Midle Temple (b 01.09.1786, Sergeant-at-law) had issue
  m1. (1811) Elizabeth Nation (d 12.08.1814, dau of William Nation of Exeter)
  m2. (21.01.1817) Jane Martin (d 19.06.1825, dau of Thomas Martin of Nottingham)
  m3. (28.12.1826) Charlotte Priscilla Coker (dau/heir of John Coker of Bicester)
  (iv) Sarah Coker Adams
  m. (17.05.1800) James Beck of Allesley Park
  (B) Elizabeth Dobbins Adams (b 1747-8, d 19.05.1782)
  m. (16.08.1771) Charles Watkins of Daventry
  m2. (29.08.1751, sp) Frances Clarke (dau/heir of Richard Clarke of Nortoft & Welton)
  (2) Simon Adams of Towcester (b c1724, d 1801)
  (3) Anne Adams
  m. Thomas Freeman of Daventry
  b. Catherine Adams (bpt 09.07.1696, bur 14.07.1775)
  m. (15.10.1724) John GIlman (db 30.04.1675, d 11.06.1741, rector of Crick & Claycoton)
  c. Anne Adams (bur 28.08.1747)
  m. (06.06.1716) Benjamin Warren of Bugbrooke (bpt 27.06.1680, bur 02.01.1741-2)
  v. Elizabeth Adams (bpt 28.04.1662)
m. (27.07.1693) Samuel Preston of Bugbrooke
  vi. Susanna Adams (bpt 24.05.1666)
  m. (13.07.1695) Robert Onley of Newton
  vii. Sarah Adams (bpt 13.07.1669)
  m. (24.08.1691) Richard Houghton of Oxfordshire
  viii.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 02.08.1673), Anne (bpt 28.07.1663)
  B. Thomas Adams of Oxford (bpt 26.12.1639, a 1682)
  m. (27.10.1669) Elizabeth Flexney (dau of William Flexney or Flaxford of Oxford)
  i. Simon Adams of Oxford (Rev.)
  m. Elizabeth Knightley (b c1668, d 17.11.1737, dau of Rev. Richard Knightley of Charwelton, m2. Samuel Leeke of Litchborough)
  Commoners reports that Simon & Elizabeth had issue at Lavendon, Buckinghamshire. We presume that they were parents of the following Knightley Adams. The following comes from VCH (Buckinghamshire, vol 4, Parishes: Lavendon).
  a. Knightley Adams (d 1769, rector of Preston Capes)
  m. Jane Newton (d 1787-8, dau/heir of Richard Newton of Lavendon (founder of Hertford College, Oxford) son of Thomas of Lavendon)
  (1) Simon Adams of Lavendon (d 1806)
  (A) Richard Adams of Lavendon (rector of Edingthorpe, Norfolk)
  (i) Samuel Hooper Adams (dvp 1816)
  C. Cecily Adams (bpt 27.12.1628)
  m. (11.12.1649) Thomas Cooper of Lubbenham (son of Robert)
  D. Dorothy Adams (bpt 27.12.1633)
  m. (15.12.1662) Richard Miles of Cosby
  E. Sarah Adams (bpt 17.05.1642)
  m. (30.09.1674) William Fullwood of Huntingdon
  F. Hester Adams (bpt 01.01.1644-5)
  m. (10.11.1670) William Saunderson of Pilton
  G.+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 16.06.1636, bur 20.04.1639), William (bpt 12.04.1638, bur 20.04.1666)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 4, Adams of Anstey), Visitation (Northamptonshire, 1681, Adams of Aston le Walls and Morton Pinkeney) with a little input as reported above
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