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Andrew Adams
Birth: Dec. 11, 1736
Stratford
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1797
Litchfield
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

Continental Congressman. A graduate of Yale University and a lawyer, in the days before the beginning of the American Revolution he became a prominent member of the Committee of Safety for Connecticut. When the revolution begane and Connecticut created a state legislature that wasnt under British royal dominion, he was elected as a delegate in 1776, serving until 1781. In 1778 he was appointed as a Delegate from Connecticut to the Second Continental Congress in 1777, but did not serve until 1778 because he had accepted a commission of Colonel and commander of the 17th Connecticut Militia regiment. During his tenure in the Continental Congress he voted on and was a signer of the Articles of Confederation of the United States. He served as Speaker of the Connecticut State House from 1779 to 1780, and after the war he served as a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Connecticut from 1795 until his death in 1797. 
 
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  Eunice Booth Adams (1746 - 1797)*
 
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Burial:
West Cemetery
Litchfield
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 30, 2003
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