What did Elizabeth Quincy do?
Elizabeth Quincy was the mother to Abigail Smith Adams, one of the greatest heroines of the American Revolution. She was also the Grandmother of the 6th President, JOhn Quncy Adams, and she was the mother-in-law for John Adams, signer of the Declaration of Independance, and the 2nd President.
She had six children and their names were Abigail, John Quincy, Susanna, Charles, Thomas , and Elizabeth. Abigail died of breast cancer in 1813 John Quincy became the 5th president of the US. Susana died two years after she was born Charles died in 1800 because of alcohol abuse (not much info on Thomas) and Elizabeth was stillborn
Abigail Adams was born to Reverend William Smith and Elizabeth Smith in Massachusetts. Her mother's maiden name was Quincy, and she came from a long line of famous Massachusetts politician. She also had a cousin on her mother's side, Dorothy Quincy, who was the wife of John Hancock, one of the more well-known signers of the Declaration of Independence.