|Barton St David, St David Church|
Also known as: St David Church, Barton St David
Barton St David
Postal Code: TA11 6BU
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Barton St. David is a village and civil parish on the River Brue adjacent to Keinton Mandeville in Somerset, England. This parish is 5 miles (8 km) south-east of Glastonbury and 5 miles (8 km) north-east of Somerton in the South Somerset district.
Barton St David was the birthplace of Henry Adams (1583–1646), who, after their marriage in nearby Charlton Mackrell, emigrated with his wife Edith and nine children to the new colonies in Massachusetts. He was the great-great-grandfather of John Adams, the first Vice President and second President of the United States. He was the great-great-great-grandfather of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States. There is a plaque in the parish church which commemorates this link between the village and the United States.
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