Rev. Roger Newton, Rev. (c.1607 - 1683)

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Birthplace: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, (present United Kingdom)
Death: Died in Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony, (present USA)
Occupation: Minister, Pastor, Farmington & Milford, Connecticut
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About Rev. Roger Newton, Rev.

Rev. Roger Newton immigrated to the American colonies and was in the senior class at Harvard College by 1640. He studied with the Rev. Thomas Hooker in Hartford, CT. and married Rev. Hooker's oldest daughter. Between founding the Farmington church and starting at the Milford church as its second pastor, Rev. Newton returned to England.

Rev. Newton's will, dated March 1863, mentioned eight children. The plaque shown here on his Geni.com website is on the Memorial Bridge over the Wepawaug River in Milford, Connecticut, commemorates Rev. Newton's life and ministry and mentions his wife, Mary Hooker Newton.

Click here to view Rev. Roger Newton's webpage at findagrave.com. -------------------- Birth: unknown, England Death: Jun. 7, 1683 Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA

Rev. Roger Newton immigrated to America and was in the Senior Class at Harvard College by 1640. He studied with Rev. Thomas Hooker in Hartford, Conn and married his oldest daughter, Mary Hooker in about 1644 at Hartford.

He founded the church at Farmington, Conn. and was their first minister, ordained October 13, 1652. He was in Farmington until 1657. He embarked for England, but came back to Boston during the passage. After his return, he went to Milford in the colony of Conn. and was installed in the Milford Church on August 22, 1660 as it's second pastor. After serving there for 23 years, he died in 1683. His will was dated March, 1683, mentioning eight children.

Pictured right is a plaque on the Memorial Bridge over the Wepawaug River in Milford, Conn.


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Spouse:
 Mary Hooker Newton (1624 - 1675)

Children:
 Susana Newton Burwell (____ - 1703)*
 Samuel Newton (1646 - 1708)*
 Roger Newton (1648 - 1690)*
 John Newton (1656 - 1699)*
 Ezekiel Newton (1660 - 1734)*
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Burial: Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA Plot: Buried in Rev. Peter Prudden's Garden


Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Sep 16, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 29847797

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Rev. Roger Newton's Timeline

1607
1607
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, (present United Kingdom)
1623
1623
Age 16
Whitestaunton, Somerset, England
1636
1636
Age 29
Dorchester, MA???
1644
1644
Age 37
Hartford, CT, USA
1645
1645
- present
Age 38
Farmington, CT, United States
1646
October 20, 1646
Age 39
Hartford, Hartford, CT, USA
1648
1648
Age 41
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
1654
September 20, 1654
Age 47
Farmington, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1656
June 1656
Age 49
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1659
December 19, 1659
Age 52
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA