Timothy Dalton, Reverend (c.1577 - 1661)

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Birthplace: Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
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Rev Timothy DALTON (1578 – 1662) Timothy Dalton was born about 1578 at Ipswich, England. He married Ruth LEET on 13 June 1615 at Gislingham, Suffolk, England.  Timothy founded a Church called the Church of Jesus Christ in Hampton, New Hampshire. Timothy had been a sizar  (One of a body of students in the universities of Cambridge, who, having passed a certain examination, are exempted from paying college fees and charges. A sizar corresponded to a servitor at Oxford. The sizar paid nothing for food and tuition, and very little for lodging. They formerly waited on the table at meals; but this is done away with. They were probably so called from being thus employed in distributing the size, or provisions.) at St. John’s College, Cambridge and the Rector of Wolverstone before he vanished from England and turned up in New Hampshire, in 1636 as so many Puritans were forced to do. Timothy’s will was proved 8 Apr 1662 in Hampton, New Hampshire.

Ruth Leet was born in England. Her parents were Robert LEET and Alice GRUNDY, Ruth died in 1665 in Hampton, New Hampshire. Ruth’s will was proved 8 Dec 1665.

Timothy and Ruth had no children of their own.

-------------------- Associate reverend. Uncertain of birthdate.

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  1. The Dalton and Batcheller Pedigree New England Historical and Genealogical Register, October 1873, pp. 364-369

Birth: 1577 Death: Dec. 28, 1661 Hampton Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA

Timothy Dalton was born in England and graduated at Cambridge in 1613. He came to New England about the year 1637, and was made freeman on 7 Sep 1637 in Dedham, Mass.

Hampton records dated 7 Jun 1639 indicate he was a 'teacher' of the church.

Timothy Dalton lived with his wife, Ruth, in their house lot on the southerly side of the Hampton meeting-house green, only a few rods from the meeting-house. The lot was eventually purchased by the town and was held and occupied as a parsonage until 1871.

A farm lying in the south part of town, near Salisbury, was granted to Mr. Dalton's son, Timothy Dalton, Jr.


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Spouse:
 Ruth Leete Dalton (1578 - 1666)*

Children:
 Timothy Dalton (1637 - 1649)*
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Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery Hampton Rockingham County New Hampshire, USA


Created by: Beensker Record added: Dec 12, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 102077771

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Reverend Timothy Dalton's Timeline

1577
1577
Ipswich, Suffolk, England
1590
1590
Age 13
England
1594
1594
Age 17
Woolverstone, Suffolk, England
1615
June 13, 1615
Age 38
Eye, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
1623
1623
Age 46
Woolverstone, Suffolk, England
1624
May, 1624
Age 47
Woolverstone, Suffolk, England
1637
1637
Age 60
1661
December 28, 1661
Age 84
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire
1999
October 29, 1999
Age 84
December 15, 1999
Age 84