The following data is extracted from History Of The Town Of Addison, Addison County, Vermont.
Frank Adams, from Salisbury, one of the original proprietors, was an early settler. His father, Benjamin, came on subsequently, locating upon the farm now owned by his great-grandson, William Adams. Benjamin was commissioned a second lieutenant by President Hancock in 1776, and afterwards took a prominent part in the war.
Source: History Of The Town Of Addison, Addison County, Vermont