Zaresh RUDD b.Amenia, Dutchess Co., NY, 1746, dau of Zebulon RUDD, b. 26 July 1717 and Jerusha BREWSTER b. 6 March 1719.She married 10 April 1766 (by her husband's brother, Roswell HOPKINS,J.P.) Lieutenant Benjamin HOPKINS (Stephen, Ebenezer, Stephen, John).Source: JOHN HOPKINS OF CAMBRIDGE, MA, 1634 AND SOME OF HIS DESCENDANTS by Timothy HOPKINS, c. 1932 Stanford University Press, pg. 130. "Zaresh RUDD of "Mayflower" and distinguished ADAMS family ancestry.Her mother, Jerusha BREWSTER, traces to the "Mayflower" through Jonathan, Wrestling, Love, Elder William BREWSTER of Plymouth.Zebulon RUDD, her father, was son of Nathaniel, and grandson of Jonathan RUDD and Rebecca WALDO; Rebecca WALDO was daughter of John WALDO and Rebecca ADAMS; Rebecca ADAMS was daughter of Capt. Samuel, and granddaughter of Henry ADAMS of Braintree, MA.This is the line of Samuel ADAMS, the "Firebrand of the Revolution," and of John and John Quincy ADAMS, Presidents of the United States."