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Hampton, New Hampshire, USA - Band Stand and Big Boar's Head, from Casino, Hampton Beach, N.H.
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Band Stand and Big Boar's Head, from Casino, Hampton Beach, N.H.

Hampton, New Hampshire, USA - Looking North from Hampton River, Hampton, N.H.
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Looking North from Hampton River, Hampton, N.H.


Hampton, New Hampshire, USA - The Casino, Hampton Beach, N.H.
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Hampton, New Hampshire, USA - Lamie's Tavern, Lafayette Road, Hampton, N.H.
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American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA  Jonathan  Moulton

  (b. 30 June 1726Hampton, New Hampshire, New England   d. 28 September 1787Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire )  

Jonathan Moulton was born 30 June 1726 in Hampton, New Hampshire, New England. Jonathan Moulton was the child of Jacob Moulton and Sarah Smith and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John Moulton and Lydia Taylor

He married  Abigail Smith 23 February 1749 in Hampton, New Hampshire, New England .  The couple had (at least) 11 children. Abigail Smith  was born 28 April 1728 in Hampton, New Hampshire, USA .  She died 21 September 1775 in Hampton, New Hampshire, USA . 

He married  (2) Sarah Emery 11 September 1776 in Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Sarah Emery  was born 31 December 1740 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 24 October 1817 in Hampton, New Hampshire, USA . 

Jonathan Moulton died 28 September 1787 in Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire.

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Jonathan Moulton married America/USA Abigail Smith-- Date: 23 February 1749 Place: Hampton, New Hampshire, New England 

Jonathan MOULTON
Father: Jacob Moulton
Spouse: Abigail SMITH

MARRIAGE: 2/ 23/ 1749.

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America/USA Josiah Moulton (b.11 December 1749, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. 1 September 1796, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA)

America/USA Sarah Moulton (b.21 April 1752, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. 9 January 1754, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England)

America/USA Jonathan Moulton (b.6 May 1754, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. , )

America/USA Abigail Moulton (b.17 October 1758, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. 13 November 1759, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England)

America/USA Mary Moulton (b., Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. 20 October 1760, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England)

America/USA Benning Moulton (b.20 May 1761, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. 23 December 1834, Center Harbor, New Hampshire, USA)

America/USA Anna "Nancy" Moulton (b.18 April 1763, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. 5 June 1830, Moultonboro, New Hampshire, USA)

America/USA William Pitt Moulton (b.21 September 1766, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. , )

America/USA Elizabeth Moulton (b.abt. 27 March 1768, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. , )

America/USA Jacob Smith Moulton (b.3 May 1770, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. 26 February 1843, Chichester, New Hampshire, USA)

America/USA Joseph Moulton (b.14 April 1772, Hampton, New Hampshire, New England  d. , )

Jonathan Moulton married America/USA Sarah Emery-- Date: 11 September 1776 Place: Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire 

Col Jonathan MOULTON
Spouse: Sarah Emery

MARRIAGE: 9/ 11/ 1776.

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America/USA Sally Moulton (b.13 June 1779, Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 2 January 1835, )

America/USA Emery Moulton (b.21 May 1782, Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 1850, Lynn, Massachusetts, USA)

America/USA John Washington Moulton (b.30 September 1783, Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 24 January 1821, )

America/USA Nathaniel Thayer Moulton (b.4 August 1787, Hampton, Crown Colony of New Hampshire  d. 6 December 1870, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA)

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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...


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

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.

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

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 -

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

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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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...

1766 Birth of Child
William Pitt Moulton was born 21 September 1766, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

On the 15th of March, 1769, town-meeting day, occurred the most destructive fire with which the town had ever been visited. The following account of it is taken from the Boston Chronicle of March 20, ...Read MORE...

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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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

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 - June 1, 1774

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 -

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...

1775 Death of Spouse/Partner
Abigail Smith died 21 September 1775, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

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

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

America the Story of Us: Declaration of Independence
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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be the “United States” of America. This replaced the term “United Colonies,” which had been in general...Read MORE...

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 -

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

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.

World History 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

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...

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

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...

28 September 1787
Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

1787 Birth of Child
Nathaniel Thayer Moulton was born 4 August 1787, Hampton, New Hampshire, USA

Research Death
Pine Grove Cemetery Hampton Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA

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