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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Jotham  MOULTON

  (b. 12 February 1742York, Maine, New England   d. May 1777York, Massachusetts (District of Maine) )  

Summary: 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 (Springvale) . 

Jotham MOULTON died May 1777 in York, Massachusetts (District of Maine).
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Did You Know?The name Maine is probably a practical nautical term which refers to the region being a mainland (separate from the many surrounding islands). Reference to the area as 'Maine' in writing first appeared in 1622. (

Prior to 1685 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New England
1776 - 1820 - Massachusetts (District of Maine)
March 15, 1820 - Maine becomes 23rd U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin is published. It becomes one of the most influential works to stir anti-slavery sentiments.
York, Maine, USA - Old Jail. York, Me.
York, Maine, USA
Old Jail. York, Me.
York, Maine, USA - The Square, looking South - York Beach, Maine
York, Maine, USA
The Square, looking South - York Beach, Maine
York, Maine, USA - York Village, Me., Village Street.
York, Maine, USA
York Village, Me., Village Street.

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Jotham MOULTON married flag Joanna TILDEN-- Date: 11 January 1765 Place: York, Maine, New England

flag Jeremiah MOULTON (b.7 March 1766, York, Maine, New England  d. 2 February 1849, Sanford, Maine, USA )

flag 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

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.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

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,...Read MORE...

1766 Birth of Child
Jeremiah MOULTON was born 7 March 1766, York, Maine, USA
USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre
Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs...Read MORE...

1771 Birth of Child
Jotham MOULTON was born 15 January 1771, York, Maine, USA
USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party
Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, American colonists calling themselves the Sons of Liberty and disguised as Mohawk Native Americans boarded three British ships (the Dartmouth, the Eleanor,...Read MORE...

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...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 ...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride
In 1774 and the Spring of 1775 Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on April 19, 1775, kicked off the American Revolutionary War (1775-83). Tensions had been building for many years between residents of the 13 American...Read MORE...

USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston - April 20, 1775

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 ...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 ...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...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 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence
TRENTON, July 8.

The declaration of Independence was this day proclaimed here, together with the new constitution of late, established, and the resolve of the Provincial Congress for continuing...Read MORE...

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...Read MORE...

USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole...Read MORE...

May 1777
York, Maine, USA

Jotham is buried at: Old York Cemetery York Village York County Maine, USA
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