When Joseph Wilmot was born on 28 May 1706, in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Wilmot Sr, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Clark, was 34. He married Abiah Sherman on 18 March 1730, in New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died in 1768, in Woodbridge, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 62.
English: from the Middle English personal name Will(i)mot(t), a hypocoristic form of Willelm (see William ). Compare the Old French personal name Guillemot. This surname has been established in Ireland (Kerry) since 1614.
Walloon: from a pet form of the personal name William . Compare Wilmont .
History: Benjamin Wilmot and his wife, with their 6-year-old son William, emigrated from England to New Haven, CT, in or before 1640.