|Family|| William Adama Sr., father|
Isabelle Adama, mother
Young Joseph, brother
When Sam Adama was young, he lived on Tauron with his parents, William and Isabelle Adama, and his brother, Joseph. During a confrontation with the Heraclides police, his parents are killed as well as two Herac soldiers. He and Joseph are orphaned. In their hiding place, they pledge their loyalty to each other above all else.
See also Tauron Civil War.