Capt. James Talmadge (1689 - 1748)

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Birthplace: Branford, New Haven, CT, USA
Death: Died in New Haven, CT.
Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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About Capt. James Talmadge

BIRTH:

Arthur White Talmadge, The Talmadge, Tallmadge and Talmage genealogy: being the descendants of Thomas Talmadge of Lynn, Massachusetts, with an appendix including other families (N.p.: Higginson Book Co., 1909), pages 36, 44.

Capt James Talmadge Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Share Learn about upgrading this memorial... Birth: Jun. 11, 1689 Branford New Haven County Connecticut, USA Death: 1748 New Haven New Haven County Connecticut, USA

Capt. James Talmadge b. 11 JUN 1689 Branford, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: 22 JUL 1689 First Congregational Society, Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. 1748 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; buried: (place unknown); m.#1 Hannah Harrison; m.#2 Mercy Ailing [aka Mary Alling/Allen]

m.#1 01 JUL 1713 Branford, New Haven Co., CT; Hannah Harrison b. 28 JUL 1690 Bethany or New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. 16 FEB 1744 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; buried: Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.

NOTE: James was commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1734 and as a Captain in 1735. He commanded the only troop of cavalry in the Colony of Connecticut. He was elected to high offices in town and was on several occasions appointed to important commissions by the Colonial Legislature. He lived his life at New Haven. Hannah's father was a wealthy resident of Branford and a representative in the Colonial Legislature for 13 years. Two U. S. presidents would descend from her father's line. James married Mercy Ailing [aka Mary Alling/Allen] on June 22, 1747 and spent his last year with her before he died.

NOTE: Hannah (nee Harrison) and James Talmadge are my maternal great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandparents.

CHILDREN:

1) Abigail Talmadge b. 14 AUG 1714 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: 23 NOV 1718 First Congregational Society, Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. 16 MAR 1795 Waterbury, Fairfield Co., CT; m. 27 SEP 1739 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Theophilus Munson b. 25 JUN 1713 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. 13 DEC 1793 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Both buried: Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. FIVE CHILDREN: Ann Munson b. 14 JUL 1740 New Haven Co., CT; Philemon Munson b. 18 AUG 1741 New Haven Co., CT; Sybil Munson b. 09 NOV 1742 New Haven Co., CT; Hanna Munson b. 17 MAY 1744 CT; Theophilus Munson b. 04 JAN 1745/1746 Redding, Fairfield Co., CT.

2) James Talmadge/Tallmadge b. 10 FEB 1716 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: 23 NOV 1718 First Congregational Society, Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. Aft. 1761 (place unknown); m. 1741 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Martha Roberts b. Bet. 1714-1730 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; d. 1820 (place unknown). Burial places unknown. THIRTEEN CHILDREN: Daniel Talmadge b. 01 MAY 1742 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Col. James Talmadge b. 11 SEP 1743/1744 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Hannah Talmadge b. 19 SEP 1745 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Martha Talmadge b. 15 MAR 1747 Stanford, Duchess Co., NY; Josiah Talmadge b. 20 FEB 1749 Stanford, Duchess Co., NY; Elisha Talmadge b. 18 OCT 1750 Stanford, Duchess Co., NY; John Talmadge b. 30 MAY 1752 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Rebecca Talmadge b. 10 AUG 1754 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Sarah Talmadge b. 12 JUL 1755 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Joel Talmadge b. 25 NOV 1756 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Ezra Talmadge b. 31 MAR 1759 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Sybil Talmadge b. 11 or 22 MAY 1760 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT; Luther Talmadge b. 14 JAN 1762 Sharon, Litchfield Co., CT. NOTE: James was a farmer by occupation. The Sharon, CT records state that he married Martha Roberts on Sept. 20, 1741. He is supposed to have moved to Sharon when the town was founded in 1739. He moved to Stanford, Dutchess Co., NY in 1747. It is with James that the spelling of Tallmadge started to show up in this line. James was born Talmadge, but apparently changed the spelling [to Tallmadge] during his lifetime as he shows up [in records] under both spellings.

3) John Talmadge b. 25 MAY 1718 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: 23 NOV 1718 First Congregational Society, Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. 07 JAN 1770 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; buried: (place unknown).

4) Hannah Talmadge b. 07 FEB 1719 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: FEB 1719/1720 First Congregational Society, Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. 13 APR 1757 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; m. 15 JUN 1744 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; David Atwater Jr. b. 31 JUL 1651 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. 10 JAN 1735 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Both buried: Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. FOUR CHILDREN (All born New Haven, New Haven Co., CT): William Atwater Sr. b. 18 OCT 1746; Elisha Atwater b. 04 DEC 1747; Mary Atwater b. 03 MAR 1748/1749; Hannah Atwater b. 24 MAY 1750.

5) Ann Talmadge b. 12 JUN 1722 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: JUL 1722 First Congregational Society, Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. (date/place unknown); buried: (place unknown).

6) Dorothy Talmadge b. 23 JAN 1724 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. (date/place unknown); m. 16 DEC 1747 Waterbury, New Haven, Co., CT; Stephen Hopkins b. 12 JUN 1721 Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT; d. Abt. 1796 Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT. Burial places unknown. FIVE CHILDREN (All born Waterbury, New Haven Co., CT): Samuel Hopkins b. 21 NOV 1748; Lemuel Hopkins b. 19 JUN 1750; Stephen Hopkins b. 22 APR 1754; Hannah Hopkins b. 23 SEP 1757; Esther Hopkins b. 29 AUG 1761.

7) Rev. Benjamin Talmadge b. 31 DEC 1725 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: 02 JAN 1725/1726 First Congregational Society, Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. 05 FEB 1787 Rye, Westchester Co., NY; m.#1 16 MAY 1750 Rye, Westchester Co., NY; Susannah Smith b. 05 OCT 1729 White Plains, Westchester Co., NY; d. 21 APR 1768 Setauket, Suffolk Co., NY. Burial places unknown. FIVE CHILDREN: William Talmadge b. 09 JUN 1752 Setauket, Suffolk Co., NY; Benjamin Talmadge b. 25 FEB 1754 Setauket, Suffolk Co., NY; Samuel Talmadge b. 23 NOV 1755 Brookhaven, Suffolk Co., NY; John Talmadge b. 19 SEP 1757 Brookhaven, Suffolk Co., NY; Isaac Talmadge b. 25 FEB 1762 Setauket, Suffolk Co., NY. m.#2 03 JAN 1770 (place unknown); Zipporah Strong b. Abt. 1730 (place unknown); d. (date/place unknown); buried: (place unknown).

8) Timothy Talmadge b. 02 FEB Bet. 1728-1730 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. Aft. 1790 (place unknown); m. Bef. 1753 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Martha Thompson b. Abt. 1733 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; Christened: 05 NOV 1733 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. (date/place unknown). Burial places unknown. SIX CHILDREN (All born New Haven, New Haven Co., CT): Mary Talmadge b. 25 JAN 1753; Martha Talmadge b. 17 MAR 1754; James Talmadge b. 10 OCT 1756; David Talmadge b. Bet. 1757-1764; Susan Talmadge b. 1765; Isaac Talmadge b. 25 DEC 1772.

m.#2 05 JUL 1744 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; widow Mercy "Mary" (nee Mix) Alling b. Abt. 1692 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. Abt. 1762 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; buried: Center Church on the Green, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.

CHILDREN: No Known Issue.

PARENTS: Abigail Bishop b. 30 OCT 1658 Branford, New Haven Co., CT; d. 24 OCT 1710 Branford, New Haven Co., CT; m. 18 NOV 1686 New Haven Co., CT; John Talmadge b. 11 SEP 1654 New Haven Co., CT; d. APR 1690 CT. Burial places unknown. NOTE: John is in Bradley's list of New Haven Colony proprietors of 1685.

SIBLING: Ann/Anne Talmadge b. 15 AUG 1687 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. 23 MAY 1688 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; buried: Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.

MATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Mary Lamberton b. Abt. 1630 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. 26 NOV 1664 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; m. Abt. 1654 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; James Bishop b. Abt. 1630 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; d. (date/place unknown). Burial places unknown.

PATERNAL GRANDPARENTS: Sarah Nash b. Abt. 1632 Hartford, Bedfordshire Co., England; Emigrated: 1640 from England to (place unknown) with her parents and siblings; d. Aft. 1683 New Haven, New Haven Co., CT; m. Abt. 1647 New Haven Co., CT; Robert Talmadge b. 1622 Wherwell, Hampshire Co., England; Emigrated: 1630 from England to Lynn, Essex Co., MA with his parents and siblings; d. 03 OCT 1662 New Haven Co., CT. Burial places unknown.


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Parents:
 John Talmadge (1654 - 1690)
 Abigail Bishop Maltbie (1658 - 1710)

Spouses:
 Hannah Harrison Talmadge (1690 - 1744)
 Mercy Mix Talmadge (1691 - 1762)

Children:
 Abigail Tallmadge Munson (1714 - 1795)*
 James Talmadge (1716 - 1761)*
 John Talmadge (1718 - 1770)*
 Hannah Talmadge Atwater (1719 - 1757)*
 Ann Talmadge (1722 - ____)*
 Benjamin Talmadge (1723 - 1788)*
 Dorothy Talmadge Hopkins (1724 - 1761)*
 Timothy Talmadge (1729 - ____)*

Sibling:
 Ann Talmadge (1687 - 1688)**
 James Talmadge (1689 - 1748)
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Burial: Unknown



      
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Capt. James Talmadge's Timeline

1689
June 11, 1689
Branford, New Haven, CT, USA
1713
July 1, 1713
Age 24
New Haven, CT, USA
1714
August 14, 1714
Age 25
1716
February 10, 1716
Age 26
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1718
May 25, 1718
Age 28
1720
February 7, 1720
Age 30
New Haven, CT, USA
1722
June 12, 1722
Age 33
New Haven, CT, USA
1724
January 23, 1724
Age 34
1725
December 31, 1725
Age 36
New Haven, New Haven, CT, USA
1730
February 2, 1730
Age 40
New Haven, CT, USA