Joseph Wilmot

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Wilmot was born on 28 May 1706, in Newhaven Towne, 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.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wilmot
1706–1768
Abiah Sherman
1707–1794
Marriage: 18 March 1730
Martha or Patty Wilmot
1712–1796
Sarah Wilmot
1731–after 1765
Hannah Wilmot
1744–
Joseph Willmott
1733–

Sources (12)

  • Joseph Willmott, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Willmott, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Joseph in entry for Joseph Willmott, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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Name Meaning

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.

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

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