Adam Winthrop was born 7 April 1620 at Groton Manor in Groton, Suffolk, England to John Winthrop (1587-1649) and Margaret Tyndale (c1587-1647) and died 24 August 1652 in (New England) of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Glover (c1620-1642) 1642 . He married Elizabeth Hawkins (c1620) . Ancestors are from the United Kingdom.

Adam's Chair, a great rock in Waltham, MA is named after Adam.

Vital statistics

  • Son of Governor John Winthrop (1587-1649) and Margaret Tyndale
  • Born 7 Apr 1620 at Groton Manor, Suffolk, England
  • 1631 - immigration to America
  • Died 24 Aug 1652 in New England at age 32, quite unexpectedly.
  • Married 1st Elizabeth Glover in 1642; died in Sept 1642.
  • Married 2nd Elizabeth Hawkins - as a widow she later married John Richards in 1654.


Offspring of Adam Winthrop and Elizabeth Hawkins (c1620)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Adam Winthrop (1647-1700) 15 October 1647 Boston, Massachusetts, United States 3 August 1700 Boston, Massachusetts, United States Mary Luttrell (c1647)

Children of Adam Winthrop and Elizabeth Hawkins

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Historic Homes, Places and Genealogical Memoirs of Middlesex County - Vol I, pg 2, Publ 1908 - See Google Books
  • Personal Diary of Governor Winthrop
  • Biography of Governor Winthrop by his son Hon. Robert C. Winthrop.


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