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  (b. 16 April 1694 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. Preston, Connecticut, USA )  

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Matthew HUNTINGTON was born 16 April 1694 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut . Matthew HUNTINGTON was the child of Christopher HUNTINGTON   and   Sarah ADGATE and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Christopher HUNTINGTON and Ruth ROCKWELL (maternal)  Thomas ADGATE and Mary MARVIN

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Matthew  married  Mary MORGAN 3 December 1719 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Mary MORGAN  was born abt. 1698 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA.  Mary died 20 March 1721 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville). 

Matthew  married  (2) Elizabeth WHEELER 12 December 1721 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Elizabeth WHEELER  was born 31 December 1699 in Milford, Connecticut, USA.  Elizabeth died 3 October 1725 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Elizabeth was the child of Ephraim WHEELER and Elizabeth SPAULDING.

Matthew  married  (3) Lydia LEONARD 17 May 1726 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Lydia LEONARD  was born 22 September 1707 in Preston, Connecticut, USA.  Lydia died possibly June 6, 1777 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Lydia was the child of Samuel LEONARD (LEONARDSON) and Lydia COOKE. Matthew Huntington, born in Norwich, April 16, 1694. He married for his first wife, September 3, 1719, Mary Morgan, who died March 20, 1720-1, the birthday of his first child. He married for his second wife, December 12, 1721, Elizabeth Wheeler, who after becoming the mother of one child, died October 3, 1725. He married, the third time, May 17, 1726, Lydia Leonard. Receiving from his father his portion from that part of his estate which lies in what is now the town of Preston, he built upon it and lived, and, it is believed, died upon it, though the date of his death has not been found.

The Huntington family in America

Did You Know?America - Did you know? The first program NBC broadcast was a cartoon of Felix The Cat!
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

  • 1694
    'Matthew Huntington, b. Apr. 16, 1694 at Norwich, m. there on May 17, 1726, as his 3rd wife, Lydia Leonard, b. Sept. 22, 1707, daughter of Samuel (Samuel, Solomon) and Lydia (Cooke) Leonard. She was the daughter of Richard Cooke of Stonington, Ct. They lived and died in Preston, Ct. They had 5 children, 4 of whom (or their families) settled in Shaftsbury, Vt. in its early days.'
    The Bottum (Longbottom) Family Album. An Historical and Biographical Genealogy of the Descendants of Daniel (-1732) and Elizabeth (Lamb) Longbottom of Norwich, Connecticut. Rebekah D. Oliver. (1970)
  • 1694 Birth
    16 April 1694
    Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
  • Matthew HUNTINGTON
    Title Vital records of Norwich, 1659-1848, Volume 1
    Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848, General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.). Connecticut
    Authors Norwich (Conn.), General Society of Colonial Wars (U.S.). Connecticut
    Publisher Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913
  • 1719 Marriage / Partner
    Matthew HUNTINGTON and Mary MORGAN 3 December 1719, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
  • 1721 Marriage / Partner
    Matthew HUNTINGTON and Elizabeth WHEELER 12 December 1721, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
  • 1721 Birth of Child
    Matthew HUNTINGTON was born 20 March 1721, New London, Connecticut, USA
  • 1723 Birth of Child
    Mary HUNTINGTON was born 17 July 1723, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
  • 1726 Marriage / Partner
    Matthew HUNTINGTON and Lydia LEONARD 17 May 1726, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)

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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 9/1/2021 1:50:54 PM

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