Colonel Winthrop Hilton

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Winthrop Hilton

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Death: Died in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Place of Burial: Exeter, Rockingham, NH
Immediate Family:

Son of Edward Hilton Jr. and Ann Hilton
Husband of Ann Hilton
Father of Winthrop Hilton; judith hilton; ann hilton; deborah hilton; bridget hilton and 5 others
Brother of Sobriety Hilton; Jane Mattoon; Ann Ann Hilton, Yelton; Elizabeth Robinson; Mary Bradbury and 9 others

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About Colonel Winthrop Hilton

http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=847&terms=de

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sandies/reynolds/p000001o.htm#I11801

shot from ambush on own land

During the winter of 1704/5, Hilton led a force of 250 English and 20 Indians against the Abenaki settlement at Norridgewock (Narantsouak) on the Kennebec where the Jesuit Father Rale had built a church and mission. The heavy snow delayed Hilton’s force, and Father Rale and the Indians evacuated the village before they arrived. The New Englanders burned the abandoned wigwams and chapel.

In January, 1707 Colonel Winthrop Hilton surprised eighteen Indians at dawn and killed all but one while they were asleep. Once the firing began, the action probably lasted no longer than five minutes.

http://www.snowshoemen.com/node/27

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Colonel Winthrop Hilton's Timeline

1671
1671
Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
1691
1691
Age 20
1695
1695
Age 24
Newmarket, Rockingham, NH
1700
1700
Age 29
1700
Age 29
of Exeter, Rockingham, NH
1703
1703
Age 32
1708
1708
Age 37
Exeter, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States
1710
June 23, 1710
Age 39
Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
1710
Age 39
1943
April 24, 1943
Age 39