Capt Joseph Saxton


Capt Joseph Saxton

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 18 Jul 1715 (aged 59)
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Stonington, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 27012704 View Source
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"[Nathaniel Chesebrough] d. Nov. 22, 1678, and July 15, 1680, his widow, Mrs. Hannah Denison Chesebrough, m. Capt. Joseph Saxton, of Stonington, Conn. He was thirteen years younger than his wife. He was b. in Boston, Mass., May 9, 1656, and was the third son of Thomas Saxton, of Boston, and his 2d wife, Ann (Copp) Atwood. He settled in Stonington, and was largely engaged in the West India trade, by which he became very wealthy.


29 MARY, bapt. Sept. 4, 1681, m. Benjamin Miner (No. 53), that family; m. 2d, Joseph Page, March 5, 1713; she d. Oct. 17, 1750.

30 JERUSHA, bapt. Dec. 2, 1683, m. Nehemiah Palmer (No. . 24), Palmer family.

31 MERCY, bapt. May 30, 1686, m. Isaac Bailey of Roxbury, Mass., June 4, 1702; m. 2d, William Dewey of Lebanon, Conn."

History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut: From Its First Settlement in 1649 to 1900, by Richard Anson Wheeler (published 1900), page 293.

Hannah (Denison) Chesebrough Saxton was the daughter of George Denison and his first wife, Bridget (Thompson) Denison.

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Here lyeth / intered ye body of / Capt,n Joseph Saxton / who depart,d this life / in ye 60[th] year of his / age July ye 18th 1715.


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