Timothy Simonton

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

The Life Summary 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

  • Marriage
    1 November 1823Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Maine, United States
  • Children


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    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.

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    Sources (31)

    • Timothy Simonton in entry for Mary A. Simonton, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
    • Timothy Simonton in entry for Mary Simonton, "Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910"
    • Timothy Simenter, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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