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HELP! flag male ancestor  Matthew  HUNTINGTON

  (b. 20 March 1721 New London, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. abt. 1758 Greenbush, Crown Colony of New York )  

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Matthew HUNTINGTON was born 20 March 1721 in New London, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Matthew HUNTINGTON was the child of Matthew HUNTINGTON   and   Mary MORGAN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Christopher HUNTINGTON and Sarah ADGATE

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Matthew  married  Elizabeth HEATH 26 January 1742 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 5 children. Elizabeth HEATH  was born 18 July 1724 in Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck). 

Matthew HUNTINGTON died abt. 1758 in Greenbush, Crown Colony of New York.
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1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
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January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

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Matthew HUNTINGTON married flag female ancestor Elizabeth HEATH-- Date: 26 January 1742 Place: Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Matthew (baptised March 26, 1721), married Elizabeth Heath, Jan. 26, 1741-2 in Preston, Connecticut -- died in French War of 1756-60. Children (all born in Mansfield, Connecticut): Asa, b. 9 Oct 1743; Jonas, b. 28 Mar 1746; Abel, b. 24 Dec 1748; Mary b. 26 Oct 1751; Jonas, b. 19 Aug 1754.

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birth1721 Birth
20 March 1721
New London, Connecticut, USA
1721 Baptism Preston, Connecticut First Congregational Church
1721 HUNTINGTON MARCH 26, MATTHEW, SON OF MATW HUNTINGTON. BAPTISM

PRESTON, CONNECTICUT, FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH RECORDS, 1698-1898. (ONLINE DATABASE. NEWENGLANDANCESTORS.ORG. NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 2009.) ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS: FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF PRESTON, CONNECTICUT, 1698-1898 : TOGETHER WITH STATISTICS OF THE CHURCH TAKEN FROM CHURCH RECORDS. PRESTON, CONN.: THE SOCIETY, 1900.
Biography
Matthew, born March 20, 1720-21, married, in 1742, Elizabeth Heath, of Preston, daughter of Richard Adams, of Massachusetts, and in 1745 removed to Mansfield, Conn. He was engaged in the French War of 1756-60; for which he enlisted a company of about sixty soldiers from Mansfield and vicinity, and started up with them for the seat of the war on Lake George. In attempting to take up the Hudson, a number of barges, the task proved more than a match for the strength of his company. One after another of his men gave out, and to supply the deficiency, as far as possible, he exerted himself all the more earnestly, aiding with his own muscular arms the tugging at the boats, until he succeeded in taking his entire charge over the last rapids in his way. But he had overtasked his mortal powers, and he fell suddenly, a victim to exertions which were deemed even in that day of prodigies, almost superhuman. He died at Greenbush. His widow subsequently married Capt. Peleg Heath. An old sword which ...Read MORE...


marriage1742 Marriage / Partner
Matthew HUNTINGTON and Elizabeth HEATH 26 January 1742, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1743 Birth of Child
Asa HUNTINGTON was born 9 October 1743, Mansfield, Connecticut, USA (Storrs)
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1746 Birth of Child
Jonas HUNTINGTON was born 28 March 1746, Mansfield, Connecticut, USA (Storrs)
1748 Birth of Child
Abel HUNTINGTON was born 24 December 1748, Mansfield, Connecticut, USA (Storrs)
1751 Death of Child
Jonas HUNTINGTON died 26 June 1751, Mansfield, Connecticut, USA (Storrs)
1751 Birth of Child
Mary HUNTINGTON was born 26 October 1751, Mansfield, Connecticut, USA (Storrs)
1754 Birth of Child
Jonas HUNTINGTON was born 19 August 1754, Mansfield, Connecticut, USA (Storrs)
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 8/30/2021 12:37:23 PM
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