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William Clark PELTON

Male 1817 - 1904  (86 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Clark PELTON was born on 13 Aug 1817 in Portland, Middlesex, CT (son of Abner Jr PELTON and Esther HAMLIN); died in 1904 in Creston, Union, IA.

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    • Reference Number: 12
    • _UID: 93A4045A6B1449DEB110DD8699D85CA6D22C

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    He was a Farmer and Silverware Factory worker. The Silverware facto ry he worked at later became Riger Brothers Silverware. He resided in Her ndon, Guthrie, IA 1891

    William married Hannah E. HOPKINS on 7 Apr 1843 in Portland, Middlesex, CT. Hannah was born on 6 Jul 1821 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 3 Feb 1868 in Wallingford, Middlesex, CT. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

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    Married:
    Reference Number:2001

    Children:
    1. William Hopkins PELTON was born on 12 Jul 1846 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died in Feb 1939 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, IA; was buried in Feb 1939 in Jefferson, Greene, IA.
    2. Mary PELTON was born on 10 Jul 1849 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; and died.
    3. Leander PELTON was born on 8 Jan 1853 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; and died.
    4. Warren PELTON was born on 17 Sep 1856 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 1 Jun 1857 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.
    5. Herbert PELTON was born on 28 Apr 1858 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; and died.
    6. George B. PELTON was born on 16 Apr 1861; and died.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Abner Jr PELTON was born on 15 Apr 1781 in Portland, Middlesex, CT (son of Abner PELTON and Sarah BIDWELL); died on 20 Dec 1841 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.

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    • Reference Number: 3
    • _UID: AC696359B5E8437BB508006F8D20BC16D768

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    Abner was a Farmer and a Shoemaker.

    Abner married Esther HAMLIN on 24 May 1801 in Portland, Middlesex, CT. Esther was born about 1783 in Middletown, Hartford, CT; died on 13 Jul 1833 in Portland, Middlesex, CT. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Esther HAMLIN was born about 1783 in Middletown, Hartford, CT; died on 13 Jul 1833 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.

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    • Reference Number: 4
    • _UID: 2A74348C731C47BABB2E610E8D0764397738

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    Married:
    Reference Number:1778

    Children:
    1. Ebenezer Brown PELTON was born on 22 Apr 1802 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 12 Aug 1851 in Lowville, Lewis, NY.
    2. Charles Hamlin PELTON was born on 13 Jun 1804 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 14 Mar 1883 in Middletown, Hartford, CT.
    3. Hezekiah Goodrich PELTON was born on 8 May 1806 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 20 Oct 1886 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.
    4. Sarah Bidwell PELTON was born on 1 Oct 1809 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 11 Dec 1871 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.
    5. Vienna Matilda PELTON was born on 13 Feb 1813 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; and died.
    6. Amos PELTON was born on 13 May 1815 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; and died.
    7. 1. William Clark PELTON was born on 13 Aug 1817 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died in 1904 in Creston, Union, IA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Abner PELTON was born on 4 Mar 1755 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT (son of Joseph PELTON and Ann PENFIELD); died on 17 Jan 1846 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.

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    • Reference Number: 5
    • _UID: 718AF12871764CD69DC865EBBB55A653DB17

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    He was a farmer. He served in the military in the Revolutionary War, 177 6. Served with Captain Daniel Stuart's Company at the battle of Long Isla nd, NY and with the main army in the NY Campaign.

    Abner married Sarah BIDWELL on 18 May 1775 in Portland, Middlesex, CT. Sarah was born in 1752 in Hartford, Hartford, CT; died on 8 Dec 1795 in Portland, Middlesex, CT. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Sarah BIDWELL was born in 1752 in Hartford, Hartford, CT; died on 8 Dec 1795 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.

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    • Reference Number: 6
    • _UID: 210E94A9E7C546DAB5D06B87EFC21560D549

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    Married:
    Reference Number:1808

    Children:
    1. Sarah PELTON
    2. Matilda PELTON was born on 29 Jul 1776 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 24 Feb 1851.
    3. Amos PELTON was born on 21 Apr 1779 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 10 Oct 1796 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.
    4. 2. Abner Jr PELTON was born on 15 Apr 1781 in Portland, Middlesex, CT; died on 20 Dec 1841 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Joseph PELTON was born on 15 Apr 1722 in Lyme, CT (son of John B. PELTON and Jemima JOHNSON); died on 31 Dec 1804 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.

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    • Reference Number: 13
    • _UID: 5229208D42C947D3991DFE7083F0298592C6
    • Alt. Birth: 15 Apr 1722; Alt. Birth
    • Alt. Death: 31 Dec 1804; Alt. Death

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    Description: His tombstone reads:"In the 83d year of his age"
    He was a Farmer.[3108553.ged]

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    Tombstone reads: "in the 83rd year of his age.

    Joseph was born in Lyme, New London County, CT per:
    "Genealogies of Connecticut Families"; p. 84; The New England Historical a nd Genealogical register; Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimor e, Maryland; 1983 (974.6 CT/Genealo SCGS)

    Joyce Bowery lists Joseph as being born in Canterbury, Windham Co, CT

    Occupation:
    Farmer

    Alt. Birth:
    Lyme, New London County, CT

    Alt. Death:
    Portland, Chatham Twp, Middlesex County, CT

    Joseph married Ann PENFIELD on 27 Sep 1744 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT. Ann was born on 26 Oct 1728 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 19 May 1797 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Ann PENFIELD was born on 26 Oct 1728 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 19 May 1797 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT.

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    • Reference Number: 14
    • _UID: 795C149665A94DC38F57F50D5D885FCC95F4

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    Married:
    Reference Number:1837
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    From FTM Disk 179 Connecticut Genealogies Penfield family Book

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth PELTON was born on 19 Nov 1745 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 28 Sep 1749 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT.
    2. Sarah PELTON was born on 15 Jan 1748 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 21 Aug 1841 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.
    3. Jonathan PELTON was born on 23 Mar 1749 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 21 Sep 1750 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT.
    4. Joseph PELTON was born on 15 Nov 1751 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 3 Dec 1751 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT.
    5. Capt. Joseph Jr PELTON was born on 30 Oct 1752 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 13 May 1830 in Great Barrington, Berkshire, MA.
    6. 4. Abner PELTON was born on 4 Mar 1755 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 17 Jan 1846 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.
    7. Anna PELTON was born on 25 Mar 1757 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; and died.
    8. Jonathan PELTON was born on 10 Jun 1759 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 22 Sep 1830 in Euclid, OH.
    9. Elizabeth PELTON was born on 13 Jun 1762 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; and died.
    10. Azubah PELTON was born on 24 Jul 1764 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died in 1840 in Waterloo, Seneca, NY.
    11. Asahel PELTON was born on 17 Jun 1768 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 26 Jul 1843 in Portland, Middlesex, CT.
    12. Reuel PELTON was born on 30 May 1770 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 1 Nov 1851 in Sherman, Chautauqua, NY.
    13. Hatsiel PELTON was born on 23 Oct 1772 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died in Sep 1806 in Woodstock, Windsor, VT.