Samuel Adams

Nathan Francisco

Birth & Death Information

Samuel Adams was born on September 27,1722 in Boston. His death took place in his own home at age 81 on October 2,1803.

Child Hood & Family

Samuel Adams parent names were Mary Adams and Samuel Adams Sr. He had 11 not including his self. He had a wife and 2 children. His wife was named Elizabeth Wells Adams and hi 2 children's names were Samuel Adams and Hannah Adams. In his child hood he lived on a house on Purchase Street, facing the Boston Harbor. As a child he enjoyed playing with the the neighborhood kids in the narrow cobble stone path streets.

Important Life Events

Boston Tea Party - on December 16,1773 Samuel Adams and the sons of liberty boarded 3 ships in the Boston Harbor and threw 342 chests of tea over board.

Sons of Liberty - an organization of American land owners that was created in the thirteen American colonies.


Samuel Adams helped organize a resistance to the Stamp Act and played a vital role in organizing the Boston Tea Party. His biggest accomplishment is that he signed the Declaration of Independence and that he was the leader of the sons of liberty.

Interesting Facts

  • Only 3 out of the 12 siblings lived until adulthood.
  • Samuel Adams served as a legislator of Massachusetts from 1765-1774.

Contributions To Change

He created the Committees of corresponding which originated right after the Boston tea Party. After the Boston tea Party, parliament back in England got angry at Massachusetts & Boston then imposed and penalized a lot of things toward them.