Person:William Hilton (47)

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William Hilton
b.by abt 1591
d.28 June 1655-30 Jun 1656
  1. William Hilton1591 - 1655
  2. Edward Hilton1596 - bef 1670/71
  3. Richard Hilton1599 -
  1. Elizabeth Hilton1616 - 1616
  2. William Hilton1617 - 1675
  3. Mary Hilton1619 -
  4. John Hiltonabt 1624 -
m. by abt 1636
  1. Magdalene Hilton1636 -
  2. Mainwaring Hilton1646 -
  3. Agnes Hilton1647 -
  4. William Hiltonabt 1653 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] William Hilton
Gender Male
Birth[1] by abt 1591 Based on estimated date of marriage.
Emigration[1] 1621 Fortune
Residence[1] 1621 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1][2][3] 1624 "Piscataqua"
Residence[1] 1628 Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Marriage by abt 1636 to Frances Unknown
Other[1] 19 May 1642 Freeman
Residence[1] 1648 Kittery, York, Maine, United States
Residence[1] 1651 York, York, Maine, United States
Occupation[1] Kittery, York, Maine, United StatesTavern keeper and ferry operator
Death[1] 28 June 1655-30 Jun 1656

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References
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "William Hilton, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2004), 254ff.

    ORIGIN: London.
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: In his discussion of the controversy surrounding Rev. John Lyford [Pilgrim Migration, 309] and his followers, Hubbard noted that "the first occasion of quarrel with them was, the baptizing of Mr. Hilton's child, who was not joined to the church at Plymouth" [Hubbard, 93-94]; this event apparently took place in 1624.
    FREEMAN: 19 May 1642 [MBCR 2:292]. "Mr. W[illia]m Hilton" was among the residents of York who on 22 November 1652 subjected themselves to Massachusetts Bay government and took the freeman's oath [MBCR 4:1:129].
    DEATH: Between 28 Jun 1655 (when he was appointed to a committee [MPCR 2:38] and 30 June 1656 (by which date the widow had remarried [MPCR 2:47]).

  2. 2.0 2.1 "William Hilton (17)", in Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), 334ff.
  3. "The pioneers recognized two settlements, Upper and Lower, each taking in the settlers on both sides of the (Piscataqua) river.", Noyes, Sybil; Charles Thornton Libby; and Walter Goodwin Davis. Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire. (Portland, Maine: Southworth Press, 1928-1939), "Topography"