Member of Militia Company for which pay warrants were issued 17 APR 1781; will written 20 APR 1817 and probated 13 SEP 1817. A number of John Adams are listed in the Valley Forge Roster. Two of them are possibly this John Adams. Assigned to the 1st Virginia Regiment. A John ADAMS is also listed in the Chesterfield Supplement and could be the same man. He enlisted 7 SEP 1780 for 18 months and was described as 19 years old, 5’6 1/2″ tall, with light hair, grey eyes and a swarthy complexion. He was a planter by occupation, born in and a resident of New Kent Co.