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flag  Nathan  HUNTINGTON

  (b. 30 October 1730Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 14 November 1794Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA )  
Age: 65
Summary: Nathan HUNTINGTON was born 30 October 1730 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Nathan HUNTINGTON was the child of Matthew HUNTINGTON and Lydia LEONARD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Christopher HUNTINGTON and Sarah ADGATE (maternal)  Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) and Lydia COOKE

He married  Amie BROWN (BROWNE) 26 August 1755 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Amie BROWN (BROWNE)  was born 4 October 1732 in Preston, Connecticut, USA .  She died 8 March 1796 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA .  She was the daughter of John BROWN (BROWNE) and Amie (Ame) FELLOWS.

Nathan HUNTINGTON died 14 November 1794 in Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA.
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Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Did You Know? America - Did you know? 1831 - William Lloyd Garrison begins publishing the Liberator, a weekly paper that advocates the complete abolition of slavery. He becomes one of the most famous figures in the abolitionist movement.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA - New London and Norwich
Picturesque America... Oliver Bell Bunce, William Cullen Bryant
New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1872-1874.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
New London and Norwich
Picturesque America......
Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Bird's Eye View from Laurel Hill, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Bird's Eye View from Laurel Hill, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Preston Bridge, Shetucket River, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Preston Bridge, Shetucket River, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, Connecticut, USA - Norwich Inn Equestrians
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Norwich Inn Equestrians

Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA -
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA - Old Mill at Shaftsbury, Vermont (1910)
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
Old Mill at Shaftsbury, Vermont (1910)
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA - Iron Kettle Motel
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA
Iron Kettle Motel

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Nathan HUNTINGTON married flag Amie BROWN (BROWNE)-- Date: 26 August 1755 Place: Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Amie BROWN (BROWNE) was the daughter of John BROWN (BROWNE) and Amie (Ame) FELLOWS

1755 HUNTINGTON Nathan Huntington of Norwich & Ame Brown of Preston were Married together August 26th 1755 Marriage

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online db. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913.

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Bride's Name: Ame Brown
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Marriage Date: 26 Aug 1755
Marriage Place: Griswold, New London, Connecticut
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M53431-1
Syst Origin: Connecticut-EASy
Source Film Number: 4374
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Collection: Connecticut Marriages, 1729-1867

flag Lucy HUNTINGTON (b.26 February 1756, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 31 August 1828, Ledyard, New York, USA )

flag Zeruiah (Jerusha) HUNTINGTON (b.24 September 1757, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 24 May 1804, Kingsbury, New York, USA)

American Revolutionary War Soldier flag Samuel HUNTINGTON (b.3 June 1759, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 7 December 1823, Greensboro, Vermont, USA )

flag Elizabeth HUNTINGTON (b.1761, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1761, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

flag John HUNTINGTON (b.8 October 1763, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1840, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

flag Henry HUNTINGTON (b.23 September 1765, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 19 August 1846, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

flag Elizabeth HUNTINGTON (b.28 May 1767, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 12 March 1848, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

flag Eunice HUNTINGTON (b.12 February 1769, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. November 1850, Rochester, New York, USA)

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Nathan HUNTINGTON - Center Shaftsbury Cemetery
Shaftsbury Center
Bennington County
Vermont, USA

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Center Shaftsbury Cemetery
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1730 - Norwich, Connecticut
1730 HUNTINGTON Nathan Huntington Son of Matthew and his wife Lydia was Born the 30th day of...Read MORE...

Nathan Huntington married Amy Brown, daughter of John Brown from Preston, Connecticut, on August...Read MORE...

News 1737 Flood (Norwich)
A thaw and freshet of unusual power and rapidity of action occurred Jan. 16, 1737. The Shetucket...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.

1755 Marriage / Partner
Nathan HUNTINGTON and Amie BROWN (BROWNE) 26 August 1755, Preston, Connecticut, 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 -

1756 Birth of Child
Lucy HUNTINGTON was born 26 February 1756, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1757 Birth of Child
Zeruiah (Jerusha) HUNTINGTON was born 24 September 1757, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1759 Birth of Child
Samuel HUNTINGTON was born 3 June 1759, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1763 Birth of Child
John HUNTINGTON was born 8 October 1763, Norwich, Connecticut, 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.
World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -

News 1764 - Leffingwell's Bridge completed (Norwich)
June 20, 1764. " Leffingwell's Bridge over Shetacket river at Norwich Landing it completed. It is...Read MORE...

1765 Birth of Child
Henry HUNTINGTON was born 23 September 1765, Norwich, Connecticut, 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...

News 1767 - 240 Acadians leave Norwich for Quebec
Norwich, as well as other towns in Connecticut, was taxed with the support of a certain number of...Read MORE...

1767 Birth of Child
Elizabeth HUNTINGTON was born 28 May 1767, Norwich, Connecticut, USA
1769 Birth of Child
Eunice HUNTINGTON was born 12 February 1769, Norwich, Connecticut, 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...

News In 1773, the first Newspaper was established in Norwich.
The proprietors and printers were Alexander Robertson, James Robertson, and John Trumbull, under...Read MORE...

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...

USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and...Read MORE...

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 ...Read MORE...

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

February 6, 1778

"He owned land at Preston, which he sold and removed to Shaftsbury, Vt., in 1779."
Author: Cole, Ernest Byron
Description: The descendants of James Cole of Plymouth 1633 : also a record of the families of Lieutenant Thomas Burnham of Ipswich, 1635, Lieutenant Edward Winship of Cambridge, 1635, and Simon Huntington of Norwich, England, 1635 : with a complete record of the Cole, Coole, and Cowle families of America in the Revolution. The Burnham, Huntington and Winship Families Family records Index Revolutionary records Other Cole Families in America First Generation Historical Contents Front matter Title page. New York: Grafton Press, 1908.

Nathan served as Town Treasurer for Shaftsbury, Vermont around 1779.
History of the Town of Shaftsbury

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

June 1, 1779

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

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...Read MORE...

News 1784 - Norwich Incorporated as a City
This was part of the area known as Mohegin. Several men from Saybrook began a settlement in 1659...Read MORE...

News 1784 Flood (Norwich)
Jan. 8, 1784, was distinguished by a yet greater and more sweeping freshet, which affected both the ...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 ...Read MORE...

Huntington, Nathan
Petition from Shaftsbury and Sunderland that Bennington and Manchester keep...Read MORE...

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the...Read MORE...

News 1789 Flood (Norwich)
The year 1789 was marked by a June freshet. For two days, the 10th and 11th of the month, the rains ...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 ...Read MORE...

1790 Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont
1.  Free white males of 16 years upward, including heads of families

2.  Free white males under...

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...Read MORE...

News 1791 - Population of Shaftsbury, Vermont - 1,999

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849 -

"Nathan and Amos Huntington, two brothers from Norwich, Connecticut, were early settlers in...Read MORE...

USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect
The Bill of Rights is the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, confirming the fundamental rights of American citizens. The First Amendment guarantees freedom of religion, speech, and the...Read MORE...

News 1792 - First turnpike road company, New London to Norwich, incorporated.
After the American Revolution, Connecticut granted franchises for the building of ‘toll’ roads or...Read MORE...

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

"Huntington Mr. Nathan, d. November 14, 1794, in 65th y., buried Shaftsbury Center Cemetery (near...Read MORE...

name: Nathan Huntington
event: Death
event date: 14 Nov 1794
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Nathan is buried at: Shaftsbury Center Cemetery

(near Baptist church)
Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA

Mr. NATHAN, d. Nov. 14, 1794, in 65th y.

HUNTINGTON, Nathan Center Cem Shaftsbury Vermont 62 Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots, Vol.2, p. —Serial: 12556; Volume: 7

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