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Clergyman

Eliphalet Adams, American clergyman.

Background

Adams, Eliphalet was born on March 26, 1677 in Dedham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Review William and Mary (Manning) Adams.

Education

Graduated from Harvard, 1694.

Career

Assistant to Review Benjamin Colman at Brattle Street Church, Boston, 1701-1703. Ordained, 1709; pastor at New London, Massachusetts, 1709-1752. Prepared many boys for ministry in his home.

Missionary to Pequot, Mohegan and Niantic Indians. Trustee Yale, 1720-1738.

Connections

Married Lydia Pygan, December 15, 1709. Married second, Elizabeth Wass, September 21, 1751.

father:
Review William Adams

mother:
Mary (Manning) Adams

spouses:
Lydia Pygan

Elizabeth Wass