Person Sheet


Name Deborah Colton49,72
Birth 25 Feb 1708, Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts53,73
Death 8 Jan 1800, Brimfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts74,53
Father Lt. Ephraim Colton (1672-1753)
Mother Mary Noble (1680-)
Spouses:
1 Dea. Joseph Hoar75,49,72,51
Birth 5 Dec 1708, Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts76,77,53
Death 7 Nov 1797, Brimfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts66,53,78
Burial Brimfield Center Cemetery, Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts78
Occupation Farmer, church deacon
Father Capt. Leonard Hoar (1682-1771)
Mother Esther Hubbard (1685-)
Marriage 10 May 1736, Springfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts57,79
Children: Lucy (1737-)
Deborah (1739-1739)
Joseph Jr. (1740-1816)
Esther (1742-1818)
Deborah (1744-1840)
Samuel (1746-1828)
Notes for Joseph (Spouse 1)
One of the original proprietors of Brimfield, Hampden Co., MA, along with his father. A member of the Committee of Correspondence for Brimfield in the Revolutionary War.

His gravestone is inscribed75:
"Sacred to the Memory of Deacon Joseph Hoar, who died November 7th, 1797, in the 89th year of his age.
"Refrain, my friends, dry up your tears,
I must lie here till Christ appears."

The Corbin Collection has the same, except for the last two lines of verse. The grave is in the Old Part of the Brimfield Center Cemetery, row 16, plat 167.78 They also note in their "Footstones and miscellaneous discarded ones" category:

"Deacon Joseph Hoar, 1797"
Notes for Joseph & Deborah (Family)
Storrs73 has the marriage happening on 19 May 1736.
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