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Ithamar PELTON

Male 1740 - 1826  (85 years)


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  • Name Ithamar PELTON 
    Born 22 Nov 1740 
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth 22 Nov 1740  [1, 2
    • Saybrook Twp, Middelsex County, CT
    Alt. Death 16 Mar 1826  [1, 2
    Alt. Death 
    • Middleford, Hampshire County, MA
    Military
    • Revoluntionary War
    Occupation
    • builder
    Reference Number 286 
    _UID 7649DB606B4D4288BB2781AFCA71682455F9 
    Died 16 Mar 1826  Middlefield, Hampshire, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Abt 20 Mar 1826  Middleford, Hampshire County, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I284  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father John PELTON,   b. 29 Feb 1708, Canterbury, Windham, Conn. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1786, Saybrook, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth CHAMPION,   b. 15 Mar 1710, Lyme, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1755, Saybrook, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 9 Dec 1731  Saybrook, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:3768
    Alt. Marriage 9 Dec 1731  [1, 2
    Alt. Marriage 
    • Saybrook Manor, Middlesex County, CT
    Family ID F69  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Asenath PRATT,   b. 1743, Middletown, Middlesex, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1825, Middlefield, Hampshire, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 1764 
    • Reference Number:5974
    Children 
     1. Tabor PELTON,   b. 8 May 1765, East Windsor, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1826, Perrysburg, Cattaraugus, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Ezra PELTON,   b. 21 Aug 1767, Chatham, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1838, Middlefield, Hampshire, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Anna PELTON,   b. 4 Apr 1770, Middlefield, Hampshire, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ithamar Jr PELTON,   b. 14 Aug 1772, East Windsor, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1861, Litchfield, Medina, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     5. Asahel PELTON,   b. 3 Aug 1774, East Windsor, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1857, Austerlitz, Columbia, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Hezekiah PELTON,   b. 21 Feb 1777, East Windsor, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1853, Franklin, Delaware, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Joel PELTON,   b. 19 Aug 1779, East Windsor, Hartford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1865, Coeymans Hollow, Albany, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     8. John PELTON,   b. 3 Jul 1782,   d. 7 Jun 1794  (Age 11 years)
     9. Cyprian PELTON,   b. 31 Dec 1785, Middlefield, Hampshire, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1821, Utica, Oneida, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1826 - Middlefield, Hampshire, CT Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Abt 20 Mar 1826 - Middleford, Hampshire County, MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [combined.ged]


      He was a Mechanic and a Builder. He served in the Military 1776.[3108553. ged]

      [garygarbe60.ged]

      Ref: DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition, Part III (pages 2269-2270), Wa shing 1990.
      Ithamar, CT, b. November 22, 1740 CT, d. March 16, 1826 MA, married (1) As enath Pratt, was a Private

      Ithamar was a fine mechanic and famous builder of his time. It is said th at me may have built 13 churches, including the Congregational church of E ssex, CT. He and his brother, Nathan, served in the "French War" under Ge n. Amherst. He may have also served in the war of the revolution as he w as at the burning of New London, CT.

      The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Volu me 28 page 234:

      Mrs. Martha Pelton Hatfield.
      DAR ID Number: 27639
      Born in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
      Wife of Charles Hatfield.
      Descendant of Ithamar Pelton, of Connecticut.
      Daughter of Alonzo Pelton (1816-91) and Emeline Adelia Tainter, his wif
      Granddaughter of Ezra Pelton (1767-1838) and Chloe Wright, his wife.
      Gr.-granddaughter of Ithamar Pelton and Asenath Pratt, his wife.
      Ithamar Pelton, (1740-1826), was a minute man at the Lexington Alarm
      from Chatham. He was born in Saybrook, Conn.

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

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