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1. David Douty COLTON, son of Isaac Watts COLTON and Abigail Reu Douty, was born on 17 Jul 1831 in Monson, Piscataquis Co., ME, died on 9 Oct 1878 in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA at age 47, and was buried in Mountain View Cem., Oakland, Alameda Co., CA.

General Notes: Qt. Geo. Colton book #1799. Went to Galesburg with his parents in 1837. Educated at Knox College in Galesburg. In Spring of 1850 went to CA goldfields, then to OR and back to Northern CA. Elected the Siskiyou Co., CA Sheriff in 1852. He was a Lawyer by profession, having grad. from a law school in Albany, NY. Commissioned as a Col. of Cavalry in CA Militia in Aug 1861. Prominent in the development & management of the railroad after the Civil War. He amassed a large fortune and built a house on Nob Hill in San Francisco, CA that would eventually be destroyed by the famous San Francisco earthquake in 1906. The town of Colton, CA was named for him. (See CFN. Vol. 3, Issue 1).
2. Newspaper article; 02 Feb 1859 - "Colton residence entered by burglars, large amount of silverware taken".
3. Established a "Prize for Excellence" which is the oldest existing student award given for debating at Knox College. He had been a member of the Gnothautii Society in college.
4. He owned 15,840 acres of land at Ione City, Amador Co., CA - 1879-1880 County directory.

Noted events in his life were:

death: CA certificate #1878D-719.

David married Ellen Mason White, daughter of Dr. Chauncey White and Maria S. Bronson, on 1 Mar 1851 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL. Ellen was born on 10 Jun 1836 in Syracuse, Onondaga Co., NY and died on 30 Nov 1892 in New York City, NY at age 56.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Helen COLTON was born on 2 Dec 1854 in Yreka, Siskiyou Co., CA.

         ii.  Carrie COLTON was born on 12 Jun 1856 in Yreka, Siskiyou Co., CA.


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2. Isaac Watts COLTON, son of Justin COLTON and Abigail Sill, was born on 22 Nov 1801 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA and died on 18 Nov 1875 in New York City, NY at age 73.

General Notes: 1. Qt. Geo. Colton & Desc. #940 (Flora E. C. Collett). He taught school in MD 4 years; after his marriage he was a merchant in Monson, ME. In 1837 went to Galesburg, Knox Co., IL and farmed. In 1861 joined his son, David Douty Colton, in San Francisco, CA & after 5 years went to NYC and lived there until his death.

Isaac married Abigail Reu Douty on 11 Jun 1830 in Sangerville, Piscataquis Co., ME. Abigail was born about 1809 of Monson, Hampden Co., MA and died on 30 Nov 1892 in New York City, NY about age 83.

Children from this marriage were:

1         i.  David Douty COLTON (born on 17 Jul 1831 in Monson, Piscataquis Co., ME - died on 9 Oct 1878 in San Francisco, San Francisco Co., CA)

         ii.  Angeia Sill COLTON was born on 23 Apr 1834 in Monson, Piscataquis Co., ME and died on 30 Aug 1841 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL at age 7.

        iii.  Martha A. W. Colton (unmd) was born on 30 Jan 1844 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL and died on 3 Nov 1892 in New York City, NY at age 48.


3. Abigail Reu Douty was born about 1809 of Monson, Hampden Co., MA and died on 30 Nov 1892 in New York City, NY about age 83.

Abigail married Isaac Watts COLTON on 11 Jun 1830 in Sangerville, Piscataquis Co., ME. Isaac was born on 22 Nov 1801 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA and died on 18 Nov 1875 in New York City, NY at age 73.
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4. Justin COLTON, son of Capt. Gad COLTON and Nancy COLTON, was born on 31 Jan 1774 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 12 Feb 1826 in Monson, Piscataquis Co., ME at age 52.

General Notes: 1. Qt. Geo. Colton & Desc; #458 (Florence I. W. Burgess).

Justin married Abigail Sill in Apr 1799 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA. Abigail was born on 16 Jul 1776 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA and died on 28 May 1860 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL at age 83.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Chauncey Sill COLTON was born on 21 Sep 1800 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA, died on 27 Jul 1885 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL at age 84, and was buried in Hope Cem., Galesburg, Knox Co., IL.

2        ii.  Isaac Watts COLTON (born on 22 Nov 1801 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA - died on 18 Nov 1875 in New York City, NY)

        iii.  Mercy COLTON was born on 21 Feb 1808 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA and died on 8 Sep 1853 in Sangerville, Piscataquia Co., ME at age 45.

         iv.  Gad Dudley COLTON was born on 10 Jan 1816 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA, died on 6 Jun 1888 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL at age 72, and was buried in Hope Cem., Galesburg, Knox Co., IL.


5. Abigail Sill, daughter of Isaac Sill and Sarah Harvey, was born on 16 Jul 1776 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA and died on 28 May 1860 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL at age 83.

Abigail married Justin COLTON in Apr 1799 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA. Justin was born on 31 Jan 1774 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 12 Feb 1826 in Monson, Piscataquis Co., ME at age 52.
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8. Capt. Gad COLTON, son of Capt. Simon COLTON and Abigail Burt, was born on 12 Mar 1754 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 28 Dec 1831 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 77.

General Notes: 1. Qt. Geo. Colton & Desc; #203. He served in the Revolutionary War as a PVT. in Capt. Reuben Munn's Co., Col. David Leonard's Regt. from 01 Mar 1777-11 Apr 1777.
His Co. was detached to reinforce the army at Ticonderoga. The Roll was sworn to in Suffolk Co. - ref. "MA Soldiers of the American Revolution".
He & his wife, Nancy, were 1st cousins once removed.

Gad married Nancy COLTON on 21 Oct 1773 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA. Nancy was born on 26 May 1752 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 8 Nov 1814 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA at age 62.

Children from this marriage were:

4         i.  Justin COLTON (born on 31 Jan 1774 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 12 Feb 1826 in Monson, Piscataquis Co., ME)

         ii.  Stoddard COLTON was born on 12 May 1775 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA and died in Middleville, Herkimer Co., NY.

        iii.  Elizabeth COLTON was born on 15 Sep 1776 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 14 Dec 1777 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 1.

         iv.  Chauncey COLTON was born on 3 Jul 1778 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 18 Aug 1779 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 1.

          v.  Elizabeth COLTON was born on 3 Feb 1779 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 14 Sep 1779 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

         vi.  Nancy COLTON was born on 3 May 1780 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died in Oct 1781 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 1.

        vii.  Nancy COLTON (Twin) was born on 27 Feb 1783 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 25 Jun 1835 at age 52.

       viii.  Betsey COLTON (Twin) was born on 27 Feb 1783 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA and died on 25 Feb 1801 at age 17.

         ix.  Cynthia Colton was born on 3 Oct 1784 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

          x.  Celia Colton was born on 12 Oct 1786 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died in Apr 1848 in Wilbraham, Hampden Co., MA at age 61.

         xi.  Calvin COLTON was born on 14 Mar 1788 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

        xii.  Persis COLTON was born on 20 Sep 1789 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

       xiii.  Polly Mary COLTON was born on 15 May 1791 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 29 Mar 1861 at age 69.

        xiv.  Pamela (Permelia ?) COLTON was born on 5 Oct 1792 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died after 1835 in Monson, Piscataquis Co., ME.

         xv.  Sophronia Caroline COLTON was born on 1 Nov 1795 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

        xvi.  Rev. Chauncey COLTON was born on 31 Aug 1800 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 15 Apr 1876 in Jenkinstown, Montgomery Co., PA at age 75.

Gad next married Miriam (Bliss) Hale, daughter of Aaron Bliss and Miriam COLTON, on 13 Apr 1816. Miriam was born on 20 Jun 1758 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 8 Jul 1821 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 63.


9. Nancy COLTON, daughter of Isaac Cornet COLTON and Mercy COLTON, was born on 26 May 1752 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 8 Nov 1814 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA at age 62.

General Notes: Qt. Geo. Colton book #224s. She & her husband, Gad, were 1st cousins once removed.

Nancy married Capt. Gad COLTON on 21 Oct 1773 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA. Gad was born on 12 Mar 1754 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 28 Dec 1831 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 77.

10. Isaac Sill .

Isaac married Sarah Harvey.

The child from this marriage was:

5         i.  Abigail Sill (born on 16 Jul 1776 in Springfield, Luzerne Co., PA - died on 28 May 1860 in Galesburg, Knox Co., IL)


11. Sarah Harvey .

Sarah married Isaac Sill.
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16. Capt. Simon COLTON, son of John COLTON and Joanna Wolcott, was born in 1709 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 29 May 1796 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 87.

General Notes: 1. Long Meadow Gen, pp550, 590-651.
2. Qt. Geo. Colton & Desc; #64. In the muster rolls allowed, in the alarm after the surrender of Ft. William Henry, Aug 1757, Capt. Simon Colton & his Co. received pay.

Simon married Abigail Burt on 5 Feb 1736. Abigail was born on 18 May 1714 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 May 1760 at age 45.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Abigail COLTON was born on 15 Jan 1737 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 26 Jan 1737 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

         ii.  Mary COLTON was born on 18 Dec 1737 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 29 Jul 1800 at age 62.

        iii.  Abigail COLTON was born on 2 Dec 1739 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 30 Jun 1743 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 3.

         iv.  Flavia COLTON was born on 31 Aug 1741 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 6 Apr 1763 at age 21.

          v.  Lt. Festus COLTON was born on 31 Mar 1743 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 14 Jan 1788 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 44.

         vi.  Celia COLTON was born on 25 May 1745 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 13 Oct 1746 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 1.

        vii.  George COLTON was born on 23 Jun 1747 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 9 Jul 1812 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA at age 65.

       viii.  Celia COLTON was born on 22 Nov 1749 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 6 Apr 1807 at age 57.

         ix.  ? COLTON (stillborn) was born on 28 Aug 1752 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 28 Aug 1752.

8         x.  Capt. Gad COLTON (born on 12 Mar 1754 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 28 Dec 1831 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA)

         xi.  Maj. Luther COLTON was born on 15 Nov 1756 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 14 Oct 1803 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 46.

        xii.  Calvin COLTON was born on 16 Nov 1758 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 22 Dec 1758 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

Simon next married Rebecca Hale, daughter of Thomas Hale and Experience Burt, on 15 Jan 1761. Rebecca was born on 21 Feb 1717 and died on 21 Jul 1803 at age 86.


17. Abigail Burt, daughter of John Burt and Abigail Rix, was born on 18 May 1714 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 May 1760 at age 45.

General Notes: She was from Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Abigail married Capt. Simon COLTON on 5 Feb 1736. Simon was born in 1709 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 29 May 1796 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 87.

18. Isaac Cornet COLTON, son of Capt. George COLTON and Mary "Mercy" Hitchcock, was born on 9 Aug 1720 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 20 Aug 1800 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 80.

General Notes: 1. N.E.H.R., vol 33, pp204. Led a wandering life for 20 years. Died a pauper.
2. Stebbins Gen. (Esther L. B. Warner)
3. Qt. Geo. Colton book #71. He first settled in Longmeadow, MA but in 1755 he moved to Brimfield, MA. He soon returned to Springfield, MA and was appointed the keeper at the Springfield, MA prison, an office he held for some time.
He had served in the Revolutionary War as a PVT in Capt. Palmer's Co., and as a Capt. under Col. Daniel Brewer's MA Regt. 24 Apr-01 Aug 1775.
In the NH state records, depositions were made by an Isaac Colton about certain counterfeiters of Spanish pieces. In the summer of 1767 he went to the province of NH to demand a sum of money due him from a Joshua Howe, and there he received information in regards to persons and processes which he communicated to the authorities (supposedly about the counterfeiting).

Isaac married Elizabeth Cooley, daughter of Daniel Cooley II and Jemima Clark, on 23 Nov 1741 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA. Elizabeth was born on 28 Jul 1714 in Enfield, Hartford Co., CT and died on 30 Jul 1742 at age 28.

The child from this marriage was:

          i.  Elijah COLTON was born on 22 Jul 1742 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA and died on 10 Aug 1742 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA.

Isaac next married Mercy COLTON on 19 Nov 1745 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Mercy was born on 22 Sep 1730 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 4 Oct 1760 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 30.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Elijah COLTON was born on 20 Aug 1746 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 7 Sep 1746 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA.

         ii.  Mercy COLTON was born on 9 Jun 1748 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

        iii.  Elizabeth COLTON was born on 8 Jul 1750 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 11 Nov 1760 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA at age 10.

9        iv.  Nancy COLTON (born on 26 May 1752 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA - died on 8 Nov 1814 in Monson, Hampden Co., MA)

          v.  Temperance COLTON was born on 11 Feb 1754 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 27 Mar 1823 at age 69.

         vi.  Mary COLTON was born on 7 Jan 1756 in Brimfield, Hampden Co., MA.

        vii.  Jonathan COLTON was born on 28 Feb 1758 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died in Champion, Jefferson Co., NY.

       viii.  Anna (Amy?) COLTON was born on 2 May 1760 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

Isaac next married Mrs. Elizabeth Sears . in 1762.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Elizabeth COLTON was born on 2 Apr 1763 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

         ii.  James COLTON was born on 25 Jan 1765 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

        iii.  Elijah COLTON was born in 1767 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.


19. Mercy COLTON, daughter of Lt. John COLTON and Mercy Stebbins, was born on 22 Sep 1730 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 4 Oct 1760 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 30.

General Notes: 1. Stebbins Gen. (Esther L. B. Warner)
2. Qt. Geo. Colton book #189s.

Mercy married Isaac Cornet COLTON on 19 Nov 1745 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Isaac was born on 9 Aug 1720 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 20 Aug 1800 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 80.
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32. John COLTON, son of Qtr. George COLTON and Deborah Gardner, was born on 8 Apr 1659 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 Feb 1727 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 67.

General Notes: 1. Griswold Fam, 50 27-9.
2. Long meadow Gen, 531, 48, 50.
3. Qt. Geo. Colton book #9.

John married Abigail Parsons, daughter of Joseph Parsons and Mary Bliss, on 19 Feb 1684 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Abigail was born on 3 Sep 1666 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 27 Jun 1689 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 22.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Abigail COLTON was born on 4 Jan 1685 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

         ii.  Mary COLTON was born on 1 May 1689 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 16 Jan 1690 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

John next married Joanna Wolcott on 2 Sep 1690 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Joanna was born on 30 Jun 1668 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT and died on 10 Jan 1755 at age 86.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Sarah COLTON was born on 6 Sep 1692 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

         ii.  Martha COLTON was born on 4 Jan 1694 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 11 May 1754 at age 60.

        iii.  Joanna COLTON was born about 1695 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 21 May 1765 about age 70.

         iv.  Lt. John COLTON was born on 9 May 1697 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 5 Jan 1766 at age 68.

          v.  Mary COLTON was born in 1699 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 15 Jan 1737 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 38.

         vi.  George COLTON was born on 27 May 1702 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 15 Feb 1725 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 22.

        vii.  Eunice COLTON was born on 22 Feb 1705 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA, died on 30 Mar 1778 in Bolton, Tolland Co., MA at age 73, and was buried in Old Burying Ground, West Springfield, MA.

       viii.  Simon COLTON (Twin) was born on 26 Oct 1707 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 26 Oct 1707 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

         ix.  Roger COLTON (Twin) was born on 26 Oct 1707 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 26 Oct 1707 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

16        x.  Capt. Simon COLTON (born in 1709 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 29 May 1796 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA)


33. Joanna Wolcott, daughter of Simon Wolcott and Martha Pitkin, was born on 30 Jun 1668 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT and died on 10 Jan 1755 at age 86.

General Notes: 1. IGI, 1992. She was a sister to Roger Wolcott, who was a Governor of CT.

Joanna married John COLTON on 2 Sep 1690 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. John was born on 8 Apr 1659 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 Feb 1727 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 67.

34. John Burt .

John married Abigail Rix.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  John Burt was born on 13 Apr 1712 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 14 Sep 1794 at age 82.

17       ii.  Abigail Burt (born on 18 May 1714 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 3 May 1760)


35. Abigail Rix .

Abigail married John Burt.

36. Capt. George COLTON, son of Isaac COLTON and Mary Cooper, was born on 16 Jun 1677 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 6 Aug 1760 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 83.

General Notes: 1. Qt. Geo. Colton & Desc; #13. Received a land grant of 120 acres on 31 Dec 1701 for providing nails of all sorts to build the meeting house at Brimfield, Hampden Co., MA. Along with Maj. John Pynchon, James Warringer, David Morgan & Joseph Stebbins they laid out the first town of Brimfield, MA.
2. N.E.H.R., vol 33, pp204

George married Mary "Mercy" Hitchcock on 3 Feb 1704 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Mary was born on 1 Feb 1681 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 18 Sep 1774 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 93.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Timothy COLTON was born on 10 Feb 1706 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 27 May 1787 in New Grantham, Sullivan Co., NH at age 81.

         ii.  George COLTON was born on 27 Jan 1708 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 9 Mar 1784 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 76.

        iii.  Mary COLTON was born in Nov 1710 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died in Jan 1792 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 81.

         iv.  Sarah COLTON was born on 22 Feb 1713 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 17 Aug 1763 at age 50.

          v.  Rebecca COLTON was born on 26 Oct 1715 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

         vi.  Elizabeth COLTON was born on 5 Apr 1718 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

18      vii.  Isaac Cornet COLTON (born on 9 Aug 1720 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA - died on 20 Aug 1800 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA)

       viii.  Miriam COLTON was born on 28 Feb 1723 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died in 1755 at age 32.

         ix.  Rev. Jonathan COLTON was born on 11 Mar 1726 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 7 May 1752 at Sea at age 26.


37. Mary "Mercy" Hitchcock, daughter of Luke Hitchcock and Sarah Ruth Burt, was born on 1 Feb 1681 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 18 Sep 1774 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 93.

General Notes: 1. In the Book, Luke Hitchcock and Desc., Mary is identified as "Mercy".

Mary married Capt. George COLTON on 3 Feb 1704 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. George was born on 16 Jun 1677 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 6 Aug 1760 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 83.

38. Lt. John COLTON, son of John COLTON and Joanna Wolcott, was born on 9 May 1697 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 5 Jan 1766 at age 68.

General Notes: 1. Long Meadow Gen, pp550, 590-651.
2. 1st Century of History of Springfield, pp 550.
3. Stebbins Genealogy pp 143.
4. Qt. Geo. Colton book #58

John married Mercy Stebbins on 22 Dec 1726 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Mercy was born on 19 Jun 1705 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA and died on 4 Aug 1780 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 75.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Mercy COLTON was born on 13 Feb 1728 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 4 Mar 1728 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

         ii.  John COLTON was born on 21 Feb 1729 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 25 Jan 1813 in West Fairlee, Orange Co., VT at age 83. Ancestral File Number: KWLV-S1.

19      iii.  Mercy COLTON (born on 22 Sep 1730 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA - died on 4 Oct 1760 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA)

         iv.  Solomon COLTON was born on 8 Jan 1733 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 17 Oct 1821 at age 88.

          v.  George COLTON was born on 7 Jan 1736 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 18 May 1737 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 1.

         vi.  Joanna COLTON was born on 4 Oct 1739 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA, was christened on 7 Oct 1739 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA, and died on 10 Sep 1788 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA at age 48.

        vii.  Lucy COLTON was born on 24 Jun 1742 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 27 Dec 1799 at age 57.


39. Mercy Stebbins, daughter of Samuel Wright Stebbins and Abigail Brooks, was born on 19 Jun 1705 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA and died on 4 Aug 1780 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 75.

General Notes: She was the widow of Lt. John Colton (#58).

Mercy married Lt. John COLTON on 22 Dec 1726 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. John was born on 9 May 1697 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 5 Jan 1766 at age 68.

Mercy next married William COLTON, son of Capt. Thomas COLTON and Hannah Bliss, on 7 Jun 1768. William was born on 7 Jul 1694 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 4 Dec 1770 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 76.


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64. Qtr. George COLTON was born on 16 Jun 1615 in Warick, Sutton, Coldfield, England and died on 17 Dec 1699 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 84.

General Notes: 1. Qtr. Geo. Colton & His Desc; #1. He came from Sutton Coldfield, England (abt. 8 miles from Birmingham, England). Supposedly the very first Colton to arrive in America; supposedly landed at Salem, MA abt. 1640.
2. sub. by Villa D. Lamb, Rt. 2, Box 1777, Mesa, Ariz. He was one of the founders of Longmeadow, MA and served in many capacities.
3. See the 1st issue of the Colton Family newsletter for complete story.

George married Deborah Gardner in 1644. Deborah was born about 1624 of Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 15 Sep 1689 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA about age 65.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Isaac COLTON was born on 21 Nov 1646 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 Sep 1700 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 53. Ancestral File Number: 9XZ6-PN.

         ii.  Ephraim COLTON was born on 9 Apr 1648 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 14 May 1713 in Enfield, Hartford Co., CT at age 65.

        iii.  Mary COLTON was born on 22 Sep 1649 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 4 Mar 1709 in Hadley, Hampshire Co., MA at age 59.

         iv.  Capt. Thomas COLTON was born on 1 May 1651 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 30 Sep 1728 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 77.

          v.  Sarah COLTON was born on 24 Feb 1653 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 11 Jul 1689 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 36.

         vi.  Deborah COLTON was born on 25 Jan 1655 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 26 Nov 1733 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 78.

        vii.  Hepzibah COLTON was born on 7 Jan 1657 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 27 Aug 1697 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 40.

32     viii.  John COLTON (born on 8 Apr 1659 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 3 Feb 1727 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA)

         ix.  Benjamin COLTON was born on 26 May 1661 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

George next married Lydia Wright, daughter of Dea. Samuel Wright and Margaret ?, on 1 Mar 1692 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA. Lydia was born on 15 Sep 1644 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 13 Feb 1699 at age 54.


65. Deborah Gardner, daughter of John Gardner and Mary ?, was born about 1624 of Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 15 Sep 1689 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA about age 65.

General Notes: She was from Hartford, Hartford Co., CT.

Deborah married Qtr. George COLTON in 1644. George was born on 16 Jun 1615 in Warick, Sutton, Coldfield, England and died on 17 Dec 1699 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 84.

66. Simon Wolcott .

Simon married Martha Pitkin.

The child from this marriage was:

33        i.  Joanna Wolcott (born on 30 Jun 1668 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT - died on 10 Jan 1755)


67. Martha Pitkin .

Martha married Simon Wolcott.

72. Isaac COLTON, son of Qtr. George COLTON and Deborah Gardner, was born on 21 Nov 1646 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 Sep 1700 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 53. Ancestral File Number: 9XZ6-PN.

General Notes: 1. Marr & Sealing: From IGI, 1988.
2. Qtr. Geo. Colton & Desc; #2.

Isaac married Mary Cooper on 30 Jun 1670 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA. Mary was born on 15 May 1651 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 30 Aug 1742 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 91.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Mary COLTON was born on 30 Mar 1671 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA.

         ii.  Sarah COLTON was born on 11 Jun 1673 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 9 Jul 1689 at age 16.

36      iii.  Capt. George COLTON (born on 16 Jun 1677 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 6 Aug 1760 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA)

         iv.  Rebecca COLTON was born on 20 Jun 1681 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 20 Jun 1770 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 89.

          v.  Deborah COLTON was born on 26 Jul 1684 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA. Ancestral File Number: F6LG-DP.

         vi.  Unnamed COLTON was born on 1 Aug 1687 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 1 Aug 1687.

        vii.  Hannah COLTON was born on 8 Aug 1688 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 15 Sep 1739 in MA at age 51.

       viii.  Joseph COLTON was born on 20 Apr 1693 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died in West Springfield, Hampden Co., MA.

         ix.  Benjamin COLTON was born on 18 Jun 1695 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 6 May 1770 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA at age 74. Ancestral File Number: BF90-3N.


73. Mary Cooper, daughter of Thomas Cooper and Mary Slye, was born on 15 May 1651 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 30 Aug 1742 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 91.

General Notes: 1. As she and others were going to a meeting 26 Mar 1676 they were attacked by Indians. She was badly wounded and left for dead but she did recover.
2. After her husband's death she became Edward Stebbins 2nd wife.
3. She died at the home of her son, George Colton.

Mary married Isaac COLTON on 30 Jun 1670 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA. Isaac was born on 21 Nov 1646 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 Sep 1700 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 53.

Mary next married Edward Stebbins on 18 Oct 1701 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA. Edward died on 31 Oct 1712.


74. Luke Hitchcock .

Luke married Sarah Ruth Burt.

Children from this marriage were:

          i.  Mary Hitchcock was born in 1672 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 18 Sep 1774 at age 102.

37       ii.  Mary "Mercy" Hitchcock (born on 1 Feb 1681 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA - died on 18 Sep 1774 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA)

        iii.  Luke Hitchcock was born on 13 Jul 1691 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA and died on 6 Apr 1752 in Granville, Hampden Co., MA at age 60.


75. Sarah Ruth Burt .

Sarah married Luke Hitchcock.

76. John COLTON, son of Qtr. George COLTON and Deborah Gardner, was born on 8 Apr 1659 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 3 Feb 1727 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 67.
(Duplicate. See Below)

77. Joanna Wolcott, daughter of Simon Wolcott and Martha Pitkin, was born on 30 Jun 1668 in Windsor, Hartford Co., CT and died on 10 Jan 1755 at age 86.
(Duplicate. See Below)

78. Samuel Wright Stebbins .

Samuel married Abigail Brooks.

The child from this marriage was:

39        i.  Mercy Stebbins (born on 19 Jun 1705 in Springfield, Hampden Co, MA - died on 4 Aug 1780 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA)


79. Abigail Brooks .

Abigail married Samuel Wright Stebbins.
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130. John Gardner .

John married Mary ?.

The child from this marriage was:

65        i.  Deborah Gardner (born about 1624 of Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 15 Sep 1689 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA)


131. Mary ? .

Mary married John Gardner.

144. Qtr. George COLTON was born on 16 Jun 1615 in Warick, Sutton, Coldfield, England and died on 17 Dec 1699 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA at age 84.
(Duplicate. See Below)

145. Deborah Gardner, daughter of John Gardner and Mary ?, was born about 1624 of Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA and died on 15 Sep 1689 in Springfield, Hampden Co., MA about age 65.
(Duplicate. See Below)

146. Thomas Cooper .

Thomas married Mary Slye.

The child from this marriage was:

73        i.  Mary Cooper (born on 15 May 1651 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA - died on 30 Aug 1742 in Longmeadow, Hampden Co., MA)


147. Mary Slye .

Mary married Thomas Cooper.


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