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American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA  Joseph  Moulton

  (b. 15 January 1738Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA   d. 6 February 1816Monson, Massachusetts, USA )  

Joseph Moulton was born 15 January 1738 in Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA. Joseph Moulton was the child of Freeborn Moulton and Rebekah Walker and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Robert Moulton and Hannah Grove

He married  Sarah Fuller 17 May 1759 in Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Sarah Fuller  was born 10 September 1741 in Ashford, Connecticut, USA .  She died abt. 1768 in Monson, Massachusetts, USA . 

He married  (2) Hannah Lewis .  The couple had (at least) 3 children.

He married  (3) Elizabeth Sherman .  The couple had (at least) 12 children.

Joseph Moulton died 6 February 1816 in Monson, Massachusetts, USA.

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Joseph Moulton married America/USA Sarah Fuller-- Date: 17 May 1759 Place: Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
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Name Sarah Fuller
Event Type Marriage
Marriage Date 17 May 1759
Marriage Place Brimfield, Massachusetts
Spouse Name Joseph Moulton
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Sarah Fuller
Joseph Moulton

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America/USA Robert Moulton (b.10 September 1760, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. 5 November 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA)

America/USA Hannah Moulton (b.30 January 1763, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. 2 November 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA)

America/USA Nathaniel Moulton (b.12 August 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

America/USA Robert Moulton (b.8 June 1768, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. 23 June 1772, Monson, Massachusetts, USA)

Joseph Moulton married  Hannah Lewis-- Place: 

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 Sarah Moulton (b.14 December 1770,   d. , )

America/USA Royal Moulton (b.20 December 1772, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

 Lewis Moulton (b.6 November 1774,   d. 20 January 1776, )

Joseph Moulton married  Elizabeth Sherman-- Place: 

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America/USA Joseph Moulton (b.3 August 1776, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

America/USA Benjamin Moulton (b.12 April 1778, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

 Mary Moulton (b.5 April 1780,   d. , )

 Hannah Moulton (b.13 March 1782,   d. 3 August 1782, )

 Clarissa Moulton (b.6 January 1784,   d. , )

America/USA Israel Moulton (b.18 February 1786, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

 Mary Moulton (b.4 April 1788,   d. , )

 Elizabeth Moulton (b.4 April 1788,   d. , )

America/USA Rufus Moulton (b.21 June 1790, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

 Amanda Moulton (b.22 March 1793,   d. , )

America/USA Abel Moulton (b.5 March 1795, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

America/USA Hiram Moulton (b.23 December 1799, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

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15 January 1738
Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
Those of our Readers in this and the neighboring Provinces, who may have had an Opportunity of observing, during the present Summer, and of the Effects of Lightning on Houses, Ships, Trees, &c. are...Read MORE...

World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

1759 Marriage / Partner
Joseph Moulton and Sarah Fuller 17 May 1759, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

1760 Birth of Child
Robert Moulton was born 10 September 1760, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

1763 Birth of Child
Hannah Moulton was born 30 January 1763, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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1765 Birth of Child
Nathaniel Moulton was born 12 August 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper, pamphlet, and other public and legal document had to have a Stamp, or British seal, on it. The Stamp, of ...Read MORE...

1765 Death of Child
Hannah Moulton died 2 November 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

1765 Death of Child
Robert Moulton died 5 November 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

1768 Birth of Child
Robert Moulton was born 8 June 1768, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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1772 Death of Child
Robert Moulton died 23 June 1772, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

1772 Birth of Child
Royal Moulton was born 20 December 1772, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea party. They were meant to punish the Massachusetts...Read MORE...

USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

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USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that met on September 5 to October 26, 1774 at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride

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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.

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USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion of his militia across the half-mile width of Lake Champlain to the base of the fort. As the sun...Read MORE...

USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening of the First Continental Congress. Many of the same 56 delegates who attended the first meeting...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.

USA 1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

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1776 Birth of Child
Joseph Moulton was born 3 August 1776, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole army crossed the Delaware River, which was frozen in places, on Christmas night, 1776, from...Read MORE...

USA 1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British

USA 1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution

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USA 1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY

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USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. Then they needed approval from the states.

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USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The winter was particularly harsh, and the army was short on food, clothing, and supplies. But they...Read MORE...

World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.

1778 Birth of Child
Benjamin Moulton was born 12 April 1778, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.

USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered. articles/ ushistory/ revolutionarywartimeline.htm -

USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the British. That day came on October 19, 1781, when the British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered...Read MORE...

Invention 1784 - The bifocal lens is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
"While living in Paris, Franklin hated having to change constantly from reading glasses to distance glasses. He directed an optician to cut two pairs of lenses horizontally in half and mount them in...Read MORE...

Invention 1784 - The oil lamp is invented (Aimé Argand, Switzerland)
"Argand burner, first scientifically constructed oil lamp, patented in 1784 in England by a Swiss, Aimé Argand. The first basic change in lamps in thousands of years, it applied a principle that was...Read MORE...

USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up in Paris. Under the terms of the treaty, the United States was granted territory as far west as the ...Read MORE...

1786 Birth of Child
Israel Moulton was born 18 February 1786, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation. The United ...Read MORE...

U.S. Presidents 1789 - April 30 - George Washington (1732–1799) became 1st President of the United States
On April 30, 1789, in a deep, low voice, George Washington gave his first speech as president of the United States. This speech is now known as the first presidential inaugural address. He spoke to a ...Read MORE...

USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
In its very first session, the United States Congress had a lot of decisions to make. One important topic the first representatives and senators needed to address was establishing the U.S. military....Read MORE...

1790 Birth of Child
Rufus Moulton was born 21 June 1790, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the permanent capital of the United States.

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USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

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USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ nytimeln.htm -

Invention 1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
"In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a simple machine that influenced the history of the United States. He invented a cotton gin that was popular in the South. The South became the cotton producing part...Read MORE...

1795 Birth of Child
Abel Moulton was born 5 March 1795, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy

U.S. Presidents 1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
The presidential election was the first contested election in the United States. When the final tabulation of votes arrived at the senate, ironically it was Adams who opened the envelope as he was...Read MORE...

World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered

1799 Birth of Child
Hiram Moulton was born 23 December 1799, Monson, Massachusetts, USA

Invention 1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the invention of the first battery in 1800 by Alessandro Volta. This battery gave the world its first...Read MORE...

World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

U.S. Presidents 1801 - March 4 - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) becomes 3rd President of the United States
On February 17, 1801, Thomas Jefferson was elected president of the United States, but there was more to it than beating his opponent. When Thomas Jefferson ran for president, he beat his opponent,...Read MORE...

USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and homesteaders eagerly moved west to start a new life in the plains, hills and mountains west of the...Read MORE...

USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

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World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

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U.S. Presidents 1809 - March 4 - James Madison (1751-1836) becomes 4th President of the United States
In 1809, Madison succeeded Jefferson as president, defeating Charles C. Pinckney. His wife, Dolley Payne Todd, whom he married in 1794, brought a new social sparkle to the executive mansion. In the...Read MORE...

World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.

World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.

World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.

6 February 1816
Monson, Massachusetts, USA

Moulton Hill Road Cemetery, Monson, Massachusetts
Moulton, Joseph – age 78 years – son of Capt. Freeborn and Rebekah (Walker) Moulton and husband of 1st wife Sarah (Fuller) Moulton and 2nd wife Hannah (Lewis) Moulton and 3rd wife Elizabeth (Sherman) Moulton – born in Monson on February 6, 1738 and died in Monson on January 15, 1816 – served in the French and Indian War and in the Amrican Revolution - buried in Row 19

Burials in Moulton Hill Road Cemetery, Monson, Massachusetts

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