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  1. George Washington Adams: Birth: 12 APR 1801.

  2. John Adams: Birth: 4 JUL 1803.

  3. Charles Francis Adams: Birth: 18 AUG 1807.

  4. Louisa Catherine Adams: Birth: 12 AUG 1811.


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a. Note:   [ralphroberts.ged] [roberts.GED] [roberts.GED] [debbief56.ged] John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States, independent Federalist, later Democratic-Republican, was the son of John and Abigail Adams. His father was the second President of the United States. He studied abroad and at Harvard University from which he graduated in 1787. In 1803, he was elected to the United States Senate. President Monroe chose him as his Secretary of State in 1817. In this capacity he negotiated the cession of the Floridas from Spain, supported exclusion of slavery in the Missouri Compromise, and help formulate the Monroe Doctrine. In 1824 Adams was elected president by the House of Representatives after he failed to win an Electoral College majority. His expansion of executive powers was strongly opposed, and in the 1828 election he lost to Andrew Jackson. In 1831 he entered the House of Representatives and served 17 years with distinction. He opposed slavery, the annexation of Texas, and the Mexican War. He helped establish the Smithsonian Institution. He suffered a stroke in the House and died in the Speaker's Room on February 23, 1848. John Quincy Adams is the 4th cousin 5 times removed of Raymond Downing, David L. Downing, Rudolph A. Downing Jr., and Jean Downing Wiley. [entirefamily.ged] REFN34106 John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States, independent Fe deralist, later Democratic-Republican, was the son of John and Abigail Adams. His father was the second President of the United States. He studied abroad a nd at Harvard University from which he graduated in 1787. In 1803, he was ele cted to the United States Senate. President Monroe chose him as his Secretary of State in 1817. In this capacity he negotiated the cession of the Floridas from Spain, supported exclusion of slavery in the Missouri Compromise, and hel p formulate the Monroe Doctrine. In 1824 Adams was elected president by the Ho use of Representatives after he failed to win an Electoral College majority. His expansion of executive powers was strongly opposed, and in the 1828 electi on he lost to Andrew Jackson. In 1831 he entered the House of Representatives and served 17 years with distinction. He opposed slavery, the annexation of T exas, and the Mexican War. He helped establish the Smithsonian Institution. H e suffered a stroke in the House and died in the Speaker's Room on February 23 , 1848. John Quincy Adams is the 4th cousin 5 times removed of Raymond Downing , David L. Downing, Rudolph A. Downing Jr., and Jean Downing Wiley.


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