Christopher Champlin, Slave Trader

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Christopher Champlin

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Common Burying Ground Newport Newport County Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of Christopher Champlin and Hannah Champlin
Husband of Margaret Champlin
Father of Christopher G. Champlin, U.S. Senator and Elizabeth Champlin
Brother of George Champlin and John Champlin
Half brother of Ann Rhodes and Lucy Gardiner

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About Christopher Champlin, Slave Trader

Christopher Champlin (1731–1805) was a merchant, shipowner, and financier of Newport, Rhode Island. He was born in Charlestown, Rhode Island, the oldest son of Colonel Christopher Champlin (1707 – 1766) and Hannah (Hill) Champlin. Earlier generations of the Champlin family had moved from Newport to the Narragansett country. The colonel became a fairly prosperous “ Narragansett Planter ” ; however, all three brothers, Christopher, Robert, and George, moved back to Newport in the 1750s and established themselves in the mercantile community.

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Christopher Champlin, Slave Trader's Timeline

Age 19
April 12, 1768
Age 37
Newport, Newport, RI, USA
Age 74
Common Burying Ground Newport Newport County Rhode Island