|Other Actor||Sasha Roiz (Adult)|
|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 soldiers. He and Joseph are orphaned. In their secret hiding place, they pledge their loyalty to each other above all else.
As Sam and Joseph are about to be promoted in the Ha'la'tha, the Guatrau tells the story of how they met. The Adama brothers had immigrated to Caprica as orphans. Sam tried to pick the Guatrau's pocket. Right then, the Guatrau knew that Sam had the stones to be one of them. Sam and Joseph are like sons to him. ("Dirteaters")
See also Tauron Civil War.