General Jonathan Moulton -- The Man And The Legend
Hampton's 325th Anniversary, 1638 - 1963
by Stillman M. Hobbs
Fact has been so mingled with fancy concerning the life of General Jonathan Moulton that for years the fanciful tales were handed down from generation to generation and magnified...Read MORE...
GENERAL JONATHAN MOULTON.
The ancestors of General Jonathan Moulton were among the traditional fifty-six inhabitants from the County of Norfolk, England, who first settled in the town of Hampton — then Winnicumet — in the year 1638. The names of John Multon (sometimes "Moulton") and Thomas...Read MORE...
1749 Marriage / Partner
Jonathan Moulton and Abigail Smith 23 February 1749, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1749 Birth of Child
Josiah Moulton was born 11 December 1749, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1752 Birth of Child
Sarah Moulton was born 21 April 1752, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
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.
1754 Death of Child
Sarah Moulton died 9 January 1754, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1754 Birth of Child
Jonathan Moulton was born 6 May 1754, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
(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
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1758 Birth of Child
Abigail Moulton was born 17 October 1758, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1759 Death of Child
Abigail Moulton died 13 November 1759, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1760 Death of Child
Mary Moulton died 20 October 1760, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1761 Birth of Child
Benning Moulton was born 20 May 1761, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1763 Birth of Child
Anna "Nancy" Moulton was born 18 April 1763, Hampton, New Hampshire, 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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1766 Birth of Child
William Pitt Moulton was born 21 September 1766, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1770 Birth of Child
Jacob Smith Moulton was born 3 May 1770, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1772 Birth of Child
Joseph Moulton was born 14 April 1772, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed
historyorb.com - June 1, 1774
1775 Death of Spouse/Partner
Abigail Smith died 21 September 1775, Hampton, New Hampshire, 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
1776 Marriage / Partner
Jonathan Moulton and Sarah Emery 11 September 1776, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.
1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France
1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British
1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution
1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY
February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.
June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.
1779 Birth of Child
Sally Moulton was born 13 June 1779, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.
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1782 Birth of Child
Emery Moulton was born 21 May 1782, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1783 Birth of Child
John Washington Moulton was born 30 September 1783, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
28 September 1787
Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
1787 Birth of Child
Nathaniel Thayer Moulton was born 4 August 1787, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA
Pine Grove Cemetery Hampton Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA