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American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA  Jotham  Moulton

  (b. 12 February 1742York, Maine, New England   d. May 1777York, Maine, USA )  

Jotham Moulton was born 12 February 1742 in York, Maine, New England. Jotham Moulton was the child of Jeremiah Moulton and Hannah Sayward and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Jeremiah Moulton and Hannah Ballard (maternal)  John Sayward and Mary Bane

He married  Joanna Tilden 11 January 1765 in York, Maine, New England .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Joanna Tilden  was born 30 November 1744 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA .  She died 19 January 1835 in Sanford, Maine, USA . 

Jotham Moulton died May 1777 in York, Maine, USA.

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Jotham Moulton married America/USA Joanna Tilden-- Date: 11 January 1765 Place: York, Maine, New England

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America/USA Jeremiah Moulton (b.7 March 1766, York, Maine, New England  d. 2 February 1849, Sanford, Maine, USA )

America/USA Jotham Moulton (b.15 January 1771, York, Maine, New England  d. 3 November 1857, Bucksport, Hancock, Maine, USA)

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12 February 1742
York, Maine, 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 -

News 1759 - First Female Novelist
America's First Female Novelist, Madam Wood (Sally Sayward Barrell) was born at York. resources/ state-history-timeline/ maine.html -

News 1761 - First Pile bridge
First Pile bridge in North America built at York. resources/ state-history-timeline/ maine.html -

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 Marriage / Partner
Jotham Moulton and Joanna Tilden 11 January 1765, York, Maine, 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...

1766 Birth of Child
Jeremiah Moulton was born 7 March 1766, York, Maine, USA

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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1771 Birth of Child
Jotham Moulton was born 15 January 1771, York, Maine, USA

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
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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
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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.
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USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
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USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
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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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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
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May 1777
York, Maine, USA

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Old York Cemetery York Village York County Maine, USA

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