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John Adams

By In Addition To Being The United States S Second President After George Washington, John Adams Was A Prominent Lawyer, Political Author. He S Also Remembered For The People He Surrounded Himself With, Including His Wife, Abigail Adams, His Son, Sixth President, John Quincy Adams, His Infamous Rivalry With Thomas Jefferson. Find Out More About One Of America'S Most Important Founding Fathers.

A portrait of Abigail Adams, who married John Adams on October 25, 1764. One of John Adams’s children, John Quincy Adams, became president. The inauguration of John Quincy Adams as President of the United States took place on March 4, 1825. traveler1116/iStock via Getty ImagesJohn Adams and Abigail Adams had six children together, four of whom lived to adulthood. In total, the Adams children included:Abigail Amelia Adams (1765-1813)John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)Grace Susanna “Suky” Adams (1768 -1770)Charles Adams (1770-1800)Thomas Boylston Adams (1772–1832)Elizabeth Adams (1777)John Quincy Adams was the most successful of the clan, becoming president in 1825, 24 years after his father left office. Today, it's part of John Adams National Historical Park, a site where tourists can learn about the Adams family and experience their lives in the 18th and 19th centuries.