John Adams (mutineer)

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John Adams
John Adams
Born(1767-07-04)4 July 1767
St. Johns, Hackney, Middlesex, England
Died5 March 1829(1829-03-05) (aged 61)
  • Vahineatua (consort of)
  • Teio (m. 1825–1829)
PartnerTeio (c. 1804 until formally married)
ChildrenDinah, Rachel, Hannah and George Adams

John Adams, known as Jack Adams (4 July 1767– 5 March 1829),was the last survivor of the 'Bounty' mutineers on Pitcairn Island.he helped Fletcher Christian seize the ship's arms chest and was among the group who arrested Bligh in his cabin When the American ship "Topaz" arrived at Pitcairn in 1808, the ship's captain found Adams ruling over a peaceful community of ten Tahitian women (including his wife) and several children. His children used the surname "Adams". And he was the third ruler of of the Pitcairn Islands