John Adams’ Death

John Adams in 1823

John Adams, the second president of the United States, died on the 4th of July, 1826, in his home in Quincy, Massachusetts. He was 90 years old. His death coincided with the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Three days after his death, the pastor who led the ceremonies remarked that Adams died of old age and was full of days. He was laid to rest at United First Parish Church in Massachusetts.