Jonathan Kilton

14 December 1691–9 April 1752 (Age 60)
Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Kilton was born on 14 December 1691, in Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Kelton, was 30 and his mother, Jane Pope Blake, was 33. He married Mary Bird on 4 February 1717, in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 9 April 1752, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Dorchester North Burying Ground, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Kilton
1691–1752
Mary Bird
1698–
Marriage: 4 February 1717
Thomas Kelton
1718–1772
Mary Kelton
1718–1744
Solomon Kelton
1723–1766
George Kelton
1727–1813
Jonathan Kelton
1730–1804
Abigail Kelton
1733–
Elijah Kelton
1735–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 February 1717
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named Kilton, probably the one in Somerset, from Old English cylfe ‘club-shaped hill’ + tūn ‘settlement’, ‘enclosure’. There are other places similarly named in Nottinghamshire and North Yorkshire (Cleveland), which probably have different etymologies.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jonathan Kilton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jonathan Kelton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Jonathan Kelton, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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