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Families covered: Adams of Longdon (Longden), Adams of Pontesbury

Either younger brother of Sir John Adams of Kent or son of Jasper, younger son (by Jane Windsor) of Sir John Adams of Kent, was ...
Richard Adams of Kent
1. William Adams of Longdon, Salop
  m. Margaret St. Pier (dau of Urian St. Pier of Cheshire)
  A. John Adams of Pontesbury, Salop
m. Jane Mascott (dau/coheir of Hugh Mascott of Pontesbury)
  i. William Adams of Pontesbury & Longdon
  m. Joane (or Elinor) Worley (dau of Francis Worley of Dodford)
  a. Thomas Adams of Longdon
m. Elizabeth Rich (dau/heir of William (or Richard) Higgins of Longdon)
  (1) William Adams of Longdon
  m. Elinor Jennyns (dau of Rowland Jennyns of Wellybourne (Walliborne))
  (A) Thomas Adams of Longdon (bur 03.02.1580)
  m. Ursula Newport (dau of Thomas Newport of Ercall)
  (i) Francis Adams of Longdon (a 1623, bur 18.10.1626)
m. Frances Giffard (dau of Edward Giffard, son of Sir Thomas of Chillington)
  Visitation ends by listing Francis & Frances's children. The information on the families of William and Francis comes from a schedule kindly provided to us by a contributor (MF, 25.11.10).
  (a) William Adams of Longdon or Longden (b c1609)
  m. Anne Allen
  ((1)) William Adams of Longdon or Longden (bur 19.05.1716)
m. Judith Boycott (bur 16.05.1709)
  ((A)) William Adams of Longdon (Longden)
  m. Mary Jenkins
  ((i)) Elizabeth Adams
  m. (1719) William Ashwood of Madeley (d 1739)
  ((a)) John Ashwood
m. Dorothy Sprott (dau of Henry Sprott of the Marsh by Anne, dau of Thomas Childe of the Birch)
  (((1))) Thomas Porter Ashwood (bpt 17.11.1749, d unm 1767)
  (((2))) Dorothy Ashwood (bpt 09.01.1749)
  m. Sir Henry Hawley, 1st Bart
  ((b)) Mary Ashwood (d 1770)
  m. (10.02.1751) Richard Bennett of Shifnal, later of Farmcote
(((1))) Mary Bennett
  m. (05.08.1779) Sir Stephen Glynne, 7th Bart of Hawarden
  ((c))+ other issue - Benjamin in London (b 1727, d 1764), Thomas (b 1730, d 1767)
  ((ii))+ other issue - Richard, William
  ((B))+ other issue - Francis, Charles, Richard, Anne, Judith
  ((2)) John Adams
  m. Jane Wrottesley (dau of Sir Walter Wrottesley of Wrottesley, 1st Bart, by Mary, dau of Ambrose Grey of Enville)
  ((A)) Wrottesley Adams
  ((3)) Frances Adams
  m. (05.09.1666) Alexander Wood of White Abbey
((4))+ other issue - George, Richard, Edward, Robert, Ursula, Elizabeth, Ann
  (b) Francis Adams (youngest son)
  m. (24.12.1638?) Margaret (Edwards?)
  ((1)) George Adams (bpt 23.03.1650, bur 07.03.1726, 2nd son)
  m. (14.01.1671) Elizabeth Cross
  ((A)) Alexander Adams (bpt 23.09.1686, 4th son)
  m. (20.06.1711) Anne Mary Gower (mother a Childe, probably of Kinlet)
  ((i))+ issue - Anna Maria (bpt 30.09.1715), Laconia (bpt 18.09.1718), Sarah (bpt 10.08.1722, bur 27.09.1724)
  ((B)) Robert Adams (bpt 13.09.1691, 6th son)
  m. Abigail Wood (dau of Basil Wood of White Abbey)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Adams
  m. John Ashwood
  ((C))+ other issue - George (bpt 07.02.1677), Henry (bpt 28.03.1681), Philip (bpt 13.07.1684), Francis (bpt 20.12.1688, bur 02.05.1692), Martha (bpt 30.07.1673), Sarah (bpt 05.02.1675), Elizabeth (bpt 18.02.1679)
  ((2))+ other issue - Alexander (bpt 07.02.1677), Elizabeth (bpt 15.04.1643)
  (c)+ other issue - Edward, John, Francis, Robert, George, Frances, Elianor, Mary, Ursula, Dorothy, Sara, Elizabeth
  (ii) Joyce Adams
  m. Jeffrey Bunbury of Chester
  (iii)+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Elizabeth
  (B) Elizabeth Adams
  m. Thomas Sherrard of Salop
  (2) Peter Adams
  (3) Elizabeth Adams
  m. John Hallywell of Salop
  (4) Margery Adams
  m. Thomas (or John) Wallons of Salop
  ii. Thomas Adams
  m. Alice Forster (dau of John Forster by Alice, dau/heir of _ Tasker "of Warr.")
  a. Thomas Adams alias Tasker
  m. Alice Chirsall
  (1) Thomas Adams alias Tasker
  (2) William Adams alias Tasker
  m. Agnes Beard (coheir)
  (A) Thomas Adams alias Tasker of London
  (B) Roger Adams alias Tasker of London
  m. Joane Pope (dau of Edmond Pope of Hendall)
  (i)+ issue - Thomas, Blanche, Cicely

Main source(s): Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, Adams of Longdon and Adams alias Tasker) with input as reported above
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