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Abigail Smith Adams

Born November 11, 1744, in Weymouth, Massachusetts Died October 28, 1818, in Quincy, Massachusetts Legacy Abigail Adams was 52 years old when she became first lady. She served throughout her husband John Adams’s term of 1797-1801. Though Abigail was not formally educated, she was naturally curious and intelligent and an avid reader. Abigail also took … Continue reading Abigail Smith Adams