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Gregory Wolterton

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Death: July 14, 1674 (81)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard A. Wolterton and Mary Wolterton
Husband of Bennet Stanley; Jane Wolterton and Susanna Shephard
Father of Elizabeth Gregory Brockway
Brother of Sarah Waller; Stephen Wolterton and Violet Wolterton

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About Gregory Wolterton

Gregory Wolterton (Wilterton), Hartford, 1639; on original proprietor; his home-lot in 1639 was on the south bank of the Little River, on the highway now Elm St. He was chosen townsman, 1639, 1646, 1651, 1666; constable, 1643, 1654; fence-viewer, 1650. He signed the agreement to move to Hadley in 1659, but did not go. He was a tanner. He married (1) Susanna, who died in 1662, age 75; (2) Benet, widow of Thomas Stanley, who died in Jan., 1663-4; (3) Jane, widow of Nathaniel Ward, and previously wife of John Hopkins. He died 1674; will dated July 14; inventory August 6, £585. 16. He left no children, and names a large number of people in his will, — wife Jane; James Wolterton, of Ipswich, old England, son of Matthew, brother of Gregory; land in Hartford to John Shepard, son of Edward, of Cambridge; Dorothy, Hannah, and Sarah, daughters of Thomas Lord, deceased; and others, not of Hartford.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 270. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books


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Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Age 75
Norwich, New London County, Conn, United States
July 14, 1674
Age 81
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony