Origins of surname
This family name is derived from the oldest personal name of them all - Adam. The actual derivation of Adam is disputed, but it is wedely believed to come from the Hebrew adama, meaning earth.
Adams first appeared in Jersey church records in 1702, but it was towards the end of the 18th century that the first family really became established.
- Descendants of William Adams
- Descendants of William John Adams
- Descendants of Thomas Adams
- Descendants of John Adams
- Descendants of John Adams and Rachel Fielding
- Adam baptisms in Jersey
- Adam marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Adam marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Adam burials in Jersey
- Adams baptisms in Jersey
- Adams marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Adams marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Adams burials in Jersey
- Adamson baptisms in Jersey
- Adamson marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Adamson marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Adamson burials in Jersey
Family members who served in the Great War
- Emile Adams, of Trinity, Private Dorsetshire Regiment
- John James Adams, Warrant Engineer RN, HMS Medusa, survived war but was killed at La ROcque during German air raid on 28 June 1940
- Percy Lancelot Adams (1887- ), Sergeant, Royal Jersey Garrison Battalion, became professional golfer
Adams family gravestones
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