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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Timothy Simonton
Mary S Merril
Marriage: 1 November 1823
Amanda M. Simonton
Francis Simonton
Frances Simonton
Mary A. Simonton
Amanda A. Simonton
Amandell Simonton
Emeline M. Simonton
Timothy Simonton
Mary A. Simonton
Elizabeth H. Simonton

Spouse and Children

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


    Amanda M. Simonton


    Frances Simonton


    Mary A. Simonton


    Amanda A. Simonton


    Amandell Simonton


+5 More Children

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+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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