Is your surname Stanton?

Research the Stanton family

Adam Stanton's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Adam Stanton

Birthplace: Charlestown, Washington, RI, USA
Death: Died in Clinton, Middlesex, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Stanton and Dorothy Stanton
Husband of Elizabeth Treat
Father of Sally Stanton
Brother of Prudence Parke; Mary Treat and Rachael Haynes

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

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.

view all

Adam Stanton's Timeline

May 19, 1749
Charlestown, Washington, RI, USA
October 19, 1786
Age 37
Killingworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States
October 15, 1834
Age 85
Clinton, Middlesex, CT, USA