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Abigail (Smith) Adams


Born in Weymouth, Massachusetts. Married to John Adams, her third cousin, on October 25, 1764. Mother of six children including John Quincy Adams.

She was the first presidential wife to live in the White House.

Abigail appears on the “First Spouse” $10 gold coin released on June 19, 2007 and the corresponding bronze medal. The obverse was designed and sculpted by Joseph Menna. Reverse was designed by Thomas Cleveland and sculpted by Phebe Hemphill.

Source credit: Pete Smith, American Numismatic Biographies


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