Abigail Adams

First Lady

Birthday November 11, 1744

Birth Sign Scorpio

Birthplace Weymouth, MA

DEATH DATE Oct 28, 1818 (73)

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Wife of second President of the United States John Adams and the mother of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States.

Before Fame

She was too sick to be given formal education, and so was taught by her mother.


She frequently helped advise her husband, who was one of the Founding Fathers, and the 1200 letters between them serve as eyewitness accounts of the American Revolutionary War home front.

Family Life

She had six children: Nabby, John Quincy, Susanna, Charles, Thomas, and Elizabeth.

Associated With

She was the second first lady of the United States, following George Washington's wife Martha Washington.