Adam Winthrop (1748-1774)

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Vital Statistics Edit

  • Son of John Winthrop 1714A and Rebecca Townsend
  • Born 27 Nov 1748
  • Graduated Harvard College, 1767
  • Died 11 Feb 1774 - Age 25

Biography Edit

Left home contrary to father's wishes and took employ as a shipmaster for Gov. John Hancock. In the Downs he was knocked overboard by a ship's boom and was lost as the ship sailed for London. (Boston News Letter.)

References Edit

  • Historic Homes, Places and Genealogical Memoirs of Middlesex County - Vol I, pg 3, Publ 1908 - See Google Books

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