John Adams

Early Life and Family

Did John Adams have any siblings?

Yes, John Adams had two younger brothers—Peter Boylston Adams and Elihu Adams. Both Peter and Elihu served in the Revolutionary War. Peter lived into his mid eighties, passing away in 1823. Elihu died from dysentery while fighting in the Revolutionary War as a captain of the militia in 1775.


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