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Phineas PELTON

Male 1712 - 1799  (87 years)


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  • Name Phineas PELTON 
    Born 1712  Canterbury, Windham, Conn Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 24 May 1712  [1, 2
    Alt. Birth 
    • Canterbury, Windham County, CT
    Alt. Death 24 May 1799  [1, 2
    Alt. Death 
    • Chatham Twp, Middlesex County, CT
    Died 24 May 1799  Chatham, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Burial Abt 30 May 1799  [1, 2
    Alt. Burial 
    • Chatham Twp, Middlesex County, CT
    Military
    • Revoluntionary War
    Occupation
    • Farmer
    Reference Number 144 
    _UID 3C61DF4ED8674E29803F48C5FAB79B23BB49 
    Buried Chatham, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I144  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father John B. PELTON,   b. 9 Jan 1682, Dorchester, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1735, Essex, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Jemima JOHNSON,   b. 1 Jan 1678, Andover, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1754, Watertown, Middlesex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1703  Medford, Norfolk County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Reference Number:2720
    Alt. Marriage Alt. Marriage  [1, 2
    Family ID F41  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary MCKAY,   b. 1723, Middletown, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1749  (Age 26 years) 
    Married 22 May 1740 
    • Reference Number:3827
    Children 
     1. PELTON,   b. 1741,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Ithamar PELTON,   b. 1 May 1744, Chatham, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1806, Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Charles PELTON,   b. Abt 1747,   d. Abt 1753  (Age ~ 6 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary MCKAY,   b. 1723, Middletown, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1749  (Age 26 years),   b. 1720,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1751  Middletown, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:3843
    Children 
     1. Jesse PELTON,   b. 1752, Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Lucy PELTON,   b. 1755, Chatham, Middlesex Co, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1712 - Canterbury, Windham, Conn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1751 - Middletown, Middlesex, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 May 1799 - Chatham, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Chatham, CT Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
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      He was a Farmer. Phineas and his brother, Johnson, inherited from their f ather 400 acres called "The School Lot" and one-half of his dwelling. Phin eas added other land and the larger part was later lived on by his great-g randson, Moses F.[3108553.ged]

      [garygarbe60.ged]

      Ref: DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition, Part III (pages 2269-2270), Wa shing 1990.
      Phineas, CT, b. 1712 MA, d. May 24, 1799 CT, married Mary McKay, was list ed as a Soldier (no other military records of Phineas).

      Phineas served in the Militia under General Gates in 1777. He suffered fr om "numb Palsey" for 23 years before his death. Phineas and his brothe r, Johnson, inherited from their father, John Pelton (1682), 400 acres cal led school lot and one half the dwelling house thereon. The old homeste ad of John Pelton the 1st, of Saybrook, lies in what is now the Twp of Por tland.

      "Phinehas and his brother, Johnson, inherited from their father 400 acr es called The School Lot and one half of his dwelling. Phinehas added oth er land and the larger part was later lived on by his great-grandson, Mos es F. Pelton." Joyce Pelton Bowley web site 1999

      The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volu me 55 page 200:
      Mrs. Mary Pelton Cooper.
      DAR ID Number: 54462
      Born in Alexander, N. Y.
      Wife of W. Grant Cooper.
      Descendant of Ithamar Pelton and of Phineas Pelton.
      Daughter of Elias S. Pelton, Jr., and Katherine B. Boyle, his wife.
      Granddaughter of Elias S. Pelton and Anna M. Judd, his wife.
      Gr-granddaughter of Cale Pelton and Esther Crittenden, his wife.
      Gr-gr-granddaughter of Ithamar Pelton and Elizabeth Hall, his wife.
      Gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Phineas Pelton and Mary McKay, his wife.
      Ithamar Pelton (1744-1807) responded to the Lexington Alarm from Chatha m, Conn., where he was born. He died in Portland, Me.
      Also Nos. 4453, 28160.
      Phineas Pelton (1712-99) in 1777 served in the militia under General Gate s. He died in Chatham.
      Also No. 4453.

      1790 census has 2 Phinehas Peltons as heads of families:
      Chatham, Middlesex, CT household of 1 male over 16 and 1 female
      Saybrook, Middlesex, CT household of 1 male over 16 and 5 females

  • Sources 
    1. [S154] garygarbe60.ged.
      Date of Import: 19 Feb 2005

    2. [S58] 3108553.ged.
      Date of Import: 28 Jul 2005