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Andrew Adams

Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: Stratford, Fairfield County, Connectticut
Death: November 26, 1797 (61)
Litchfield, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Adams and Mary Adams
Husband of Eunice Booth and Eunice Adams
Father of Lydia Adams and Andrew Adams
Brother of Dr Samuel Adams

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About Andrew Adams

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A000398

Andrew Adams 1736-1797

Andrew Adams graduated from Yale College and began a law practice in Litchfield, Connecticut. He was elected to Congress in 1776, and was highly respected for being a statesman and a patriot.

Parents: Samuel Adams 1703-1788 and Mary Fairchild 1698-1803

Andrew Adams is considered to be one of the Founding Fathers. He was a Continental Congressman. He was a Delegate from Connecticut to the Second Continental Congress in 1778, and was a signer of the Articles of Confederation of the United States. During the Revolutionary War he fought in the Connecticut Militia with the rank of Colonel. He was appointed Judge of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts in 1789. He served as a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Connecticut (1793). He served in that position until his death in 1797. (bio partially by: Evening Blues)

Adams was a Freemason. He was a member of St. Paul's Lodge No 11 in Litchfield, Connecticut.

Find a Grave Memorial #8045162


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Andrew Adams's Timeline

January 7, 1736
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connectticut
Age 29
Age 37
November 26, 1797
Age 61
Litchfield, CT