Brother of United States President John Adams
Elihu Adams was the brother of United States President John Adams. He was captain of the Braintree Company at the Siege of Boston, and a minuteman who fought on the Concord Green in 1775. Born May 29, 1741 to John Adams and Susanna Boylston and died while serving in the Continental Army March 18, 1776. He was married to Thankful White in 1765. Their daughter, Susanna Adams, was born in 1766.