Adams, Sarah (Tunxis), 1752 -
Sarah Adams was the daughter of John Adams, a Quinnipiac of New Haven, Connecticut, and a Native woman named Sarah. On July 26, 1787, she married Abraham Simons, a 37-year-old Narragansett widower. The Simons family removed to Brothertown in upstate New York, where Abraham died sometime before 1792. In 1795, the widow Sarah Simons was assigned Lot 12 there where she lived with her son Reuben Simons (b. 1790), who, according to Love, “practised medicine in an Indian fashion at Brothertown until about 1826.” Love, Samson Occom and the Christian Indians of New England, 336, 360, 361.