My Adams are from England.I have George Adams and Jeannette Porter in Europe and 3 of their children immigrating:William, Samuel and Ann.William Adams, born. 1763 died. Sept. 1815, in War of 1812 married Mary Eliz. Hawthorne.He 2nd cousin to Pres. John Adams.Don't have exact connection.William and Mary had 11 children:John - my line settled in Mercer Cty., PA.