William Leighton

about 1625–September 1666 (Age 41)
Kittery, York, Maine, United States

The Life of William

William Leighton was born about 1625, in Kittery, York, Maine, United States as the son of William Leighton. He married Katherine Frost in June 1656, in Kittery, Province of Maine, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in September 1666, in his hometown, at the age of 41.

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William Leighton
Katherine Frost
Marriage: June 1656
William Leighton
Elizabeth Leighton
Mary Leighton
Katherine Leighton
John Leighton

Spouse and Children

June 1656
Kittery, Province of Maine, British Colonial America


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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called. Most, as for example those in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Cheshire, Lancashire, and Shropshire, are named with Old English lēac ‘leek’ + tūn ‘settlement’. Compare Layton .

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

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  • Leighton in entry for John Leighton, "Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910"

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