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Martin Mortonson (Marttinen), Jr.

Swedish: Mårten Mårtensson (Marttinen), d.y., Finnish: Martti Martinpoika Marttinen, Jr.
Birthplace: Calcon Hook, New Sweden
Death: December 21, 1718 (74-75)
Calcon Hook, Chester County, Pennsylvania
Immediate Family:

Son of Martti Marttinen and Margaret Eskilsson
Husband of Margaret Mortonson
Father of Catharina Savoy; Morton Morton; Lars Morton; Andrew Morton; John Morton, Sr. and 5 others
Brother of Lars Mårtensson; Anna Gustafsson; Mathias Mårtenson Morton and Andrew Martensson
Half brother of Brigitta Mårtensson; Laurence Mortonson; Anna Mortonson and Andrew Mortonson

Managed by: Gene Daniell
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About Martin Mortonson, Jr.

Mårten Mårtensson, Jr., born in Sweden c. 1645, married c. 1672 Margaret Bärtilsdotter, daughter of the Finn Bärtil Eskilsson, and established his residence at Calcon Hook, Lower Darby Township, where he died in 1718. They had nine children:

   * Catharina Morton, born 1673, married Peter Boon c. 1693. They moved to Boughttown in Upper Penn's Neck, Salem County NJ, in 1705. After his death, she married John Savoy. Three sons by first marriage.
   * Morton Morton, born 17 June 1675. Died unmarried and without issue, 1700.
   * Lars Morton, born 5 Oct. 1678, married Brigitta (parents not identified) and died in Calcon Hook in 1713. Two children.
   * Andrew Morton, born 8 Sept. 1681, married Anna Van Culen c. 1704 and owned plantations at Ammansland and Raccoon Creek. Died in NJ after 1741. Four children.
   * John Morton, born I June 1683, married Mary, daughter of John Archer, c. 1724. Died in Ammansland 1725 on plantation he had been given by his uncle, John Bärtilsson. One
     posthumous child, John Morton, the signer of the Declaration of Independence, who was raised by his English stepfather, John Sketchley.
   * Jacob Morton, born 24 May 1686, died unmarried and without issue in 1701.
   * Margaret Morton, born 27 March 1688, married George Van Culen of Ammansland by 1705. Still living in 1753. Nine children.
   * Matthias Morton, born 8 Sept. 1690, married Brigitta Johnson, died in 1736 in Ammansland. His widow moved to New Castle County, where she married [2] Peter Peterson Smith, Jr., and [3] Thomas Elliott. Four Morton children.
   * David Morton, born 20 Feb. 1695, married first cousin Helena Justis c. 1718, died Calcon Hook in 1738. His widow moved to New Castle County where she married Israel Peterson. Three children.


John Morton oli Johann Juho Marttinen. Hänen isoisänsä Martti Marttinen oli saapunut Amerikkaan vuonna 1654 ja pojanpoika syntyi vuonna 1724, pari kuukautta isänsä kuoleman jälkeen.

John Morton...:

  • Syntymäpaikka lienee Ruotsi/Suomi eikä New Sweden. Muutti vanhempiensa mukana Amerikkaan 8-vuotiaana.
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Martin Mortonson, Jr.'s Timeline

Calcon Hook, New Sweden
June 17, 1675
October 5, 1678
Chester, Pennsylvania
September 8, 1681
Chester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
June 1, 1683
Sharon Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States
May 24, 1686
March 27, 1688
Sharon Hill, Chester County, Pennsylvania