Timothy Simonton

6 January 1799–
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Timothy

When Timothy Simonton was born on 6 January 1799, in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States, his father, Thomas Simonton Sr, was 36 and his mother, Mary Alden, was 32. He married Mary S Merril on 1 November 1823, in Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Simonton
1799–
Mary S Merril
1802–
Marriage: 1 November 1823
Amanda M. Simonton
1825–1827
Francis Simonton
–1837
Frances Simonton
1827–1837
Mary A. Simonton
1829–1837
Amanda A. Simonton
1831–
Amandell Simonton
1831–
Emeline M. Simonton
1833–
Timothy Simonton
1835–1836
Mary A. Simonton
1837–1839
Elizabeth H. Simonton
1839–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 November 1823
Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
children

(10)

    Amanda M. Simonton

    Female1825–1827Female

    Frances Simonton

    Female1827–1837Female

    Mary A. Simonton

    Female1829–1837Female

    Amanda A. Simonton

    Female1831–Female

    Amandell Simonton

    Male1831–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 5

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 31

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Simington ( see Symington ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Timothy Simenter, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Timothy Simonton in entry for Emeline M Simonton, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Timothy Simonton in entry for Emeline M Simonton, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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