Daniel Adams, son of Sgt. Daniel Adams and Mary Hester Phelps, was born 1679 in Simsbury, Hartford co., Connecticut.
He married Thanks Shepard in 1696 in Simsbury. She was born on 30 Jun 1683 in Concord, Middlesex co., Massachusetts to Abraham and Judith (Sill) Shepard.
He died on 10 Jan 1713 in Simsbury. After Daniel's death, Thanks married Joseph Pettibone, prior to 1715. Thanks Shepard Adams died 2 Nov 1724 at age 41.
Daniel and Thanks (Shepard) Adams had seven children: Thankful, unknown Son, Ephraim, Daniel, Abraham, Hannah, and James H.