History of the Adams Family with Biogrpahical Sketches of Distinguished Descendants
Among the most conspicuous of the Adams family who emigrated to America, were Henry, of Braintree, Mass., and Robert, of Ipswich, Mass., both of whom it is said were descended from Lord John Ap Adam, son of Ap Adam, who came out of the Marches of Wales." There is scarcely a county in England or Wales where the name of Adams is not found." -- Taken from the first part of the book.
Whittemore, H. (1893). History of the Adams Family: With Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Descendants of the Several American Ancestors, Including Collateral Branches. New York: Willis McDonald & Co., Pub. From the Quintin Publications Collection.