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George Colton
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Birth: 1620
Sutton Coldfield
Warwickshire, England
Death: Dec. 17, 1699
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Settled in Springfield, Mass., in 1644. Served as selectman for many years, and as Representative to the General Court in 1669, 1671, and 1677. He served as a quartermaster in the militia and was always called "Quartermaster George." He was a freeman of Springfield in 1665.
Wife 1 Deborah Gardner.
Wife 2 Lydia Wright.
George Colton resided at Hartford, Connecticut. Removed to Springfield, Massachusetts 1645. Service in the King Phillip's War. Wife Deborah d. 5 Sep 1689. He remarried 1 Mar 1692 Lydia Wright, "widow, successively, of Lawrence Bliss, John Norton and John Lamb; she d. Dec. 17, 1699." Children: Isaac b. 21 Nov 1646; Ephraim b. 9 Apr 1648; Mary b. 22 Sep 1649 married 30 Oct 1678 Samuel Barnard; Thomas b. 1 May 1651; Sarah b. 24 Feb 1652 married 30 Oct 1678 Samuel Graves; Deborah b. 25 Jan 1654 married 28 Dec 1676 Nathaniel Bliss; Hepzibah b. 7 Jan 1656; John b. 8 Apr 1659; and Benjamin b. 26 May 1661. George d. 13 Feb 1699. Will dated 2 Apr 1699 and probated 11 Jan 1699-1700. Leaves to four sons and threes daughters (Sarah deceased); to children of Sarah: Rebecca, Samuel and Joseph; and to John's daughter Abigail. Book: Pioneers of Massachusetts, by Charles Henry Pope, Pastor First Church, Charlestown, Boston, Compiler of the Dorchester Pope Family, the Cheney Genealogy, etc., Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.

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  Deborah Gardner Colton (____ - 1689)*
  Lydia Wright Colton (____ - 1699)*
  Isaac Colton (1646 - 1700)*
  Ephraim Colton (1648 - 1713)*
  Thomas Colton (1651 - 1728)*
  Sarah Colton Graves (1653 - 1689)*
  Hepzibah Colton Wells (1657 - 1697)*
  John Colton (1659 - 1727)*
*Calculated relationship
Plot: Body relocated in 1848 to Springfield Cemetery, Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
Created by: Alberta Daniels Withrow
Record added: Apr 10, 2001
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George Colton
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