Person Sheet

Name Ephraim Colton
Birth 9 Apr 1648, Longmeadow, Hampshire, Massachusetts302,296
Death 14 May 1713, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut303
Father Qrtrmstr. George Colton (-1699)
Mother Deborah Gardner (-1689)
1 Mary Drake
Birth Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Death 19 Oct 1681, Longmeadow, Hampshire, Massachusetts302,296
Father Job Drake (ca1623-1689)
Mother Mary Wolcott (ca1622-1689)
Marriage 17 Nov 1670, Longmeadow, Hampshire, Massachusetts302,296
Children: Ephraim (1672-1753)
Josiah (1674-)
Job (1677-)
Samuel (1679-1744)
2 Esther Marshfield302
Birth 6 Sep 1667302,296
Death 20 Jan 1714, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut304
Father Samuel Marshfield
Mother Catharine ???
Marriage 26 Mar 1685, Longmeadow, Hampshire, Massachusetts302,296
Children: Josiah (1685-)
Esther (1687-)
Benjamin (1690-1759)
Sarah (1692-1780)
Daniel (1694-)
Deborah (1697-1697)
Isaac (1698-1773)
Margaret (1701->1771)
Nathaniel (1703-)
Thomas (1705-1724)
Noah (Twin) (1707-)
Mary (Twin) (1707-)
Mary Ann (1710-)
Abigail (1714-1714)
Notes for Ephraim Colton
Colton300 has some details on his life. He moved from Longmeadow, MA, to Enfield, CT, about 1696. He died eight months before the birth of his last child.
Notes for Esther (Spouse 2)
She died one week after the death of her last child. Given the number of children in this family and the death of both parents so close to each other, there must have been a considerable problem in raising the family. The probate and guardianship records at Enfield should be checked. I also imagine that Colton has something to say about this.
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