|Birthplace:||Charlestown, Washington, RI, USA|
|Death:||Died in Clinton, Middlesex, CT, USA|
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About Adam Stanton
Adam settled in Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island and remov ed to Killingworth (later Clinton), Middlesex County, Connecticut 1774-177 5. He built his house on the land where stood the house of Abraham Pierso n, the first president of Yale College. Adam used the timbers of Abraham 's house in his.
Adam's first business was making salt from the water of Long Island So und, sending it by ox trains to Boston, and selling it for $2.00 a bushel.