Ceronio, Stephen

American agent in St. Domingue.

Immigrated to Philadelphia as a young man. Worked as a clerk for Willing, Morris, and Co. Appointed American agent to St. Domingue, with instructions to receive continental cargoes and ship arms and ammunition in return (1776).

Son of Joseph Ceronio of Genoa, Italy. Described as “a Gent’n of good family.” At least one of his brothers followed him to America.