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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Joseph  MOULTON

  (b. 15 January 1738Brimfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. 6 February 1816Monson, Massachusetts, USA )  
Summary: Joseph MOULTON was born 15 January 1738 in Brimfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay. Joseph MOULTON was the child of Freeborn MOULTON and Rebekah WALKER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Robert MOULTON and Hannah GROVES

He married  Sarah FULLER 17 May 1759 in Brimfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Sarah FULLER  was born 10 September 1741 in Ashford, Connecticut, USA .  She died abt. 1768 in Monson, Massachusetts, USA . 

He married  (2) Hannah LEWIS .  The couple had (at least) 3 children.

He married  (3) Elizabeth SHERMAN .  The couple had (at least) 12 children.

Joseph MOULTON died 6 February 1816 in Monson, Massachusetts, USA.
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Did You Know?The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (statesymbolsusa.org)

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

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Joseph MOULTON married flag Sarah FULLER-- Date: 17 May 1759 Place: Brimfield, Province of Massachusetts Bay
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Name Sarah Fuller
Event Type Marriage
Marriage Date 17 May 1759
Marriage Place Brimfield, Massachusetts
Spouse Name Joseph Moulton
Household Members
Name Age
Sarah Fuller
Joseph Moulton

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988

Children:
flag Robert MOULTON (b.10 September 1760, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 5 November 1765, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

flag Hannah MOULTON (b.30 January 1763, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 2 November 1765, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay)

flag Nathaniel MOULTON (b.12 August 1765, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. , )

flag Robert MOULTON (b.8 June 1768, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. 23 June 1772, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay)


Joseph MOULTON married  Hannah LEWIS-- Place: 


Children:
 Sarah MOULTON (b.14 December 1770,   d. , )

flag Royal MOULTON (b.20 December 1772, Monson, Province of Massachusetts Bay  d. , )

 Lewis MOULTON (b.6 November 1774,   d. 20 January 1776, )


Joseph MOULTON married  Elizabeth SHERMAN-- Place: 


Children:
flag Joseph MOULTON (b.3 August 1776, Monson, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay  d. , )

flag Benjamin MOULTON (b.12 April 1778, Monson, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay  d. , )

 Mary MOULTON (b.5 April 1780,   d. , )

 Hannah MOULTON (b.13 March 1782,   d. 3 August 1782, )

 Clarissa MOULTON (b.6 January 1784,   d. , )

flag Israel MOULTON (b.18 February 1786, Monson, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay  d. , )

 Mary MOULTON (b.4 April 1788,   d. , )

 Elizabeth MOULTON (b.4 April 1788,   d. , )

flag Rufus MOULTON (b.21 June 1790, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

 Amanda MOULTON (b.22 March 1793,   d. , )

flag Abel MOULTON (b.5 March 1795, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )

flag Hiram MOULTON (b.23 December 1799, Monson, Massachusetts, USA  d. , )


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Birth
15 January 1738
Brimfield, Massachusetts, 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

www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ asia/ russia/ rutimeln.htm -

1759 Marriage / Partner
Joseph MOULTON and Sarah FULLER 17 May 1759, Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
1760 Birth of Child
Robert MOULTON was born 10 September 1760, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
1763 Birth of Child
Hannah MOULTON was born 30 January 1763, Monson, Massachusetts, 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 -

1765 Birth of Child
Nathaniel MOULTON was born 12 August 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, 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...


1765 Death of Child
Hannah MOULTON died 2 November 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
1765 Death of Child
Robert MOULTON died 5 November 1765, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
1768 Birth of Child
Robert MOULTON was born 8 June 1768, Monson, Massachusetts, 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...


1772 Death of Child
Robert MOULTON died 23 June 1772, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
1772 Birth of Child
Royal MOULTON was born 20 December 1772, Monson, Massachusetts, 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

historyorb.com - 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

historyorb.com - 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...


1776 Birth of Child
Joseph MOULTON was born 3 August 1776, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
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

1778 Birth of Child
Benjamin MOULTON was born 12 April 1778, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
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.

www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ 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...


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...


1786 Birth of Child
Israel MOULTON was born 18 February 1786, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
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...


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 Birth of Child
Rufus MOULTON was born 21 June 1790, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
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...


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...


USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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1795 Birth of Child
Abel MOULTON was born 5 March 1795, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


1799 Birth of Child
Hiram MOULTON was born 23 December 1799, Monson, Massachusetts, USA
World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland


USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and...Read MORE...


USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

historyorb.com - May 14, 1804

USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific
Nov. 7, 1805 - Camped opposite Pillar Rock, between Brookfield and Dahlia, Washington, west of Jim Crow Point. "Great joy in camp we are in view of the Ocian this great Pacific Ocean which we been so ...Read MORE...


World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
"The fourth Peace of Pressburg (also known as the Treaty of Pressburg; German: Preßburger Frieden;...Read MORE...


World History 1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.


World History 1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.


World History 1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.


Death
6 February 1816
Monson, Massachusetts, USA


Joseph is buried at: Moulton Hill Road Cemetery, Monson, Massachusetts
Moulton, Joseph – age 78 years – son of Capt. Freeborn and Rebekah (Walker) Moulton and husband of 1st wife Sarah (Fuller) Moulton and 2nd wife Hannah (Lewis) Moulton and 3rd wife Elizabeth (Sherman) Moulton – born in Monson on February 6, 1738 and died in Monson on January 15, 1816 – served in the French and Indian War and in the Amrican Revolution - buried in Row 19

Burials in Moulton Hill Road Cemetery, Monson, Massachusetts
www.monson-ma.gov
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