Adam Stanton (1749 - 1834)

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Birthplace: Charlestown, Washington, RI, USA
Death: Died in Clinton, Middlesex, CT, USA
Managed by: Steven Kelley
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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.

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Adam Stanton's Timeline

Charlestown, Washington, RI, USA
December 4, 1777
Age 28
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States
October 15, 1834
Age 85
Clinton, Middlesex, CT, USA