Samuel Leighton

1756–3 December 1831 (Age 75)
Newington, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Leighton was born in 1756, in Newington, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Hatevil Nutter Leighton, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Trickey, was 44. He married Betty Frost about 1778, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 3 December 1831, in Perry, Washington, Maine, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Leighton
1756–1831
Betty Frost
1757–1843
Marriage: about 1778
Samuel Leighton
1779–1864
Lydia Leighton
1793–
John Leighton
1781–1850
Sally Leighton
1783–
Mark Leighton
1785–1868
George Leighton
1787–1818
Alice Leighton
1789–1793
Nancy Leighton
1791–1806

Spouse and Children

    Male1756–1831Male

    Betty Frost

    Female1757–1843Female

MARRIAGE
about 1778
Maine, United States
children

(8)

    Samuel Leighton

    Male1779–1864Male

    John Leighton

    Male1781–1850Male

    Sally Leighton

    Female1783–Female

    Mark Leighton

    Male1785–1868Male

    George Leighton

    Male1787–1818Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(16)

+11 More Children

World Events (7)

1758

Age 2

Historical Boundaries: 1758: York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1760: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States 1790: Washington, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Washington, Maine, United States
1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1790

Age 34

Historical Boundaries: 1790: Washington, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Washington, Maine, United States

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, as for example those in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Lancashire, and Shropshire, are named with Old English lēac ‘leek’ + tūn ‘settlement’. Compare Layton .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Samuel Leighton, "Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910"
  • Capt. John Frost Family Bible

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