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Bayard PELTON

Male 1858 - 1880  (21 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Bayard PELTON was born on 15 Apr 1858 in Hartford, Hartford, CT (son of Enoch Watson PELTON and Harriet Ellsworth KING); died on 5 Apr 1880 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN.

    Other Events:

    • Reference Number: 2670
    • _UID: 87596A26AE8E4123B789A1BCF492C4D0C72F


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Enoch Watson PELTON was born on 7 Feb 1813 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT (son of James PELTON and Sophia GAYLORD); died on 13 Feb 1901 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.

    Other Events:

    • Reference Number: 1388
    • _UID: 02D9741E10F241B184B2C2BBA62B9E24A748

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    He was a Farmer.

    Enoch married Harriet Ellsworth KING on 21 Apr 1856 in Hartford, Hartford, CT. Harriet was born on 6 Aug 1820 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 13 Oct 1897 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Harriet Ellsworth KING was born on 6 Aug 1820 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 13 Oct 1897 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.

    Other Events:

    • Reference Number: 2669
    • _UID: 1C0FDC0ECEDC48EA954E90B2E57E653D1B3E

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    Married:
    Reference Number:21202

    Children:
    1. 1. Bayard PELTON was born on 15 Apr 1858 in Hartford, Hartford, CT; died on 5 Apr 1880 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN.
    2. Elizabeth Gaylord PELTON was born on 16 Jan 1860 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 23 Apr 1936 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.
    3. Roderick King PELTON was born on 24 Jan 1862 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 15 Jun 1913 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.
    4. Oliver Newberry PELTON was born on 16 Jan 1865 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 31 Jan 1931 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  James PELTON was born on 20 Oct 1778 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT (son of Nathan PELTON and Ruth THOMPSON); died on 4 Feb 1870 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.

    Other Events:

    • Reference Number: 652
    • _UID: 909DF34D04F64B4480194D5FACAFCBAE0FD3

    James married Sophia GAYLORD on 7 Jul 1812 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT. Sophia was born on 22 Jul 1793 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 16 Nov 1824 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Sophia GAYLORD was born on 22 Jul 1793 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 16 Nov 1824 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT.

    Other Events:

    • Reference Number: 1385
    • _UID: 2FE42BEAEE054D1CA38AD48AC09255C97F96

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    Married:
    Reference Number:11265

    Children:
    1. 2. Enoch Watson PELTON was born on 7 Feb 1813 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 13 Feb 1901 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.
    2. Harriet Frances PELTON was born on 20 Oct 1814 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; and died.
    3. Henry Thompson PELTON was born on 4 Dec 1816 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; and died.
    4. James Bennett PELTON was born on 13 Dec 1819 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 7 Sep 1821.
    5. Martha Sophia PELTON was born on 20 Nov 1823 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; and died.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Nathan PELTON was born on 2 May 1738 (son of John PELTON and Elizabeth CHAMPION); died on 16 May 1813 in Windsor, Hartford, CT; was buried in May 1813 in Town Street Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford County, CT.

    Other Events:

    • Reference Number: 285
    • _UID: 289344DE908C46D1BF9344E7C5F895CAA9FC
    • Alt. Birth: 2 May 1738; Alt. Birth
    • Alt. Death: 16 May 1813; Alt. Death
    • Baptism: 13 Feb 1953

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    He was a Farmer and a Ship smith. Of light complexion and hair, broad sho ulders with short neck and legs and of great strength. Once he shoulder m oved an anchor to show he was as strong as an ox and the pressure split h is cowhide shoes.
    "Nathan was a sturdy scion from a sturdy puritan stock, both in mind a nd in body, and was honored in Church and in State. He ruled his house s ternly, as the following anecdotes, told by his great-granddaughter, Mr s. Emily P. Miller, whose father and mother were both grandchildren of Nat han, will shoe: "one evening his children, or grandchildren, had for visit ors their cousins Phelps, and making more noise in their fun than the o ld gentleman thought proper, he left his bed and severely reprimanded the m. On another occasion a dance being in progress in the neighborhoo d, he suspected that a son and daughter had gone there. He went ot see a nd finding them took them home for the night, or so he thought. They havi ng inherited a fair share of their father's spirit, after all was quiet re turned to the dance and saw it out." he attended church with utmost regula rity, regardless of wind or weather, and from Saturday night to Sunday nig ht, the New England Sabbath, scarcely allowed a word above a whisper in h is house. he was not a favorite with the young, but was always a thouroug hly reliable man. His light complexion with light hair and stocky statu re where characteristics of the early New England Peltons.
    At the beginning of the campaign of 1759, of the "Old French War" Nathan a nd his brother Ithamar were members of Captain Peleg Redfield's Company. ( 1st Lt. George Nettleton; 2d Abraham Pyler; Ensign, Edward Shipman), who j oined the forces of General Amherst, and served through the campaign, In 1 760, Captain Redfield again served with his company.
    The family Bible of Nathan was in the possession of hes grandson, Enoch Pe lton of South Windsor, CT in 1892. it is said that in early live, Natha n, in Middletown, CT, was connected in business with John Harper, a m an of Scotch-Irish descent, who had married Miriam Thompson, daughter of J ames Thompson of Windsor, CT, another Scotchman, That Miriam's sister Rut h, while visiting her, met Mr. Pelton who afterward married her. The y, in time, removed to Windsor, where they became permanent residents, whi le John Harper went to New York State, bought 250 acres of land and found ed Harpersfield in Delaware county. He was an associate of Sir William Jo hnson and Jos. Brant. In the Revolutionary War, Colonel John Harper, comm anding at Fort Schoharie, was warned by Brant of coming danger in ti me to save the lives of himself and family, even though his house was burn ed and the village destroyed. (See Jay Goulds History Delaware Co., and al so Stiles' History of Windsor, CT)"[3108553.ged]

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    Ref: DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition, Part III (pages 2269-2270), Wa shing 1990.
    Nathan, CT, b. May 2, 1738 CT, d. May 16, 1813 CT, married (1) Ruth Thomps on (2) Mrs Mary Waters, was in Civil Service and Patriotic Service.

    Note: First Pelton to come to East Windsor, CT. now South Windsor, CT
    "Three of Nathaniel Pelton's daughters married Phelpses' The Pelton and Ph elps families disagreed in politics, and on the engagement of Mr. Pelton 's third daughter to a Phelps, he is reported as saying, "Well I have a li ttle yellow dog. If I knew there were any more Phelpses around I would t ie her up."

    Military:
    Revoluntionary War

    Occupation:
    Shipsmith

    Alt. Birth:
    Saybrook Twp, Middelsex County, CT

    Alt. Death:
    East Windsor, Hartford County, CT

    Nathan married Ruth THOMPSON on 23 Nov 1763 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT. Ruth was born on 1 Jun 1740 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 21 Jun 1789 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Ruth THOMPSON was born on 1 Jun 1740 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 21 Jun 1789 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT.

    Other Events:

    • Reference Number: 643
    • _UID: B109CB950FC1436692AFD20A0F658947F4B0

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    Married:
    Reference Number:5936

    Children:
    1. Nathan Jr PELTON was born on 16 Oct 1764 in Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT; died on 7 Jun 1856 in West Leyden, Lewis, NY.
    2. Elizabeth PELTON was born on 20 Aug 1766 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 30 Jun 1809 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT.
    3. Ruth PELTON was born on 19 Sep 1768 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 9 Apr 1850 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT.
    4. Enoch PELTON was born on 7 Aug 1770 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died in 1829 in Alexandria, Fairfax, VA.
    5. John PELTON was born on 29 Jul 1772 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 31 Mar 1864 in Pittsford, Monroe, NY.
    6. Lucy PELTON was born on 7 Nov 1774 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 13 Oct 1863 in Rutin, Lewis, NY.
    7. James PELTON was born on 9 Aug 1776 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 19 Jul 1778 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT.
    8. 4. James PELTON was born on 20 Oct 1778 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 4 Feb 1870 in South Windsor, Hartford, CT.
    9. Sarah PELTON was born on 12 Oct 1780 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 27 Aug 1869 in Gerry, Chautauqua, NY.
    10. Joseph PELTON was born on 30 Jun 1782 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT; died on 11 Apr 1787 in East Windsor, Hartford, CT.