Flavia/4 Colton

F, #65291, (13 August 1741 - 6 April 1763)
Father*Capt. Simon/3 Colton1 b. 26 Oct 1709, d. 29 May 1796
Mother*Abigail/5 Burt1 b. 18 May 1714, d. 3 May 1760
Last Edited:9 Feb 2016

Child with Samuel/4 Colton:

  • ch1/5 Colton1 b. 1 Feb 1760, d. 5 Feb 1760
Findagrave.com, memorial #42374317. Photo by Mark Maxwell.
Flavia/4 Colton, born 13 Aug 1741 at Springfield, Massachusetts1, there married, as his 1st wife, 26 Dec 1759, her 2nd cousin Samuel/4 Colton Jr., son of Samuel/3 Colton and Margaret/3 Bliss.1 She died at Springfield 6 Apr 1763, a. 21.1 Her husband married (2), 1765, Lucy/4s Colton (also 2nd cousin to him)1, and died 5 Nov 1784 (g.s.), a. 57.1 Flavia is buried with Samuel and Lucy in Longmeadow Cemetery, Longmeadow, Massachusetts.1

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S27] Thomas B. Warren, "Springfield Families," 182, Samuel (31.) Colton.

Abigail/5 Burt

F, #65292, (18 May 1714 - 3 May 1760)
Father*Capt. John/4 Burt1 b. 29 Mar 1687, d. 19 Sep 1770
Mother*Abigail Rix1 b. s 1689, d. 17 Feb 1726/27
Last Edited:5 Aug 2017

Children with Capt. Simon/3 Colton:

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Abigail/5 Burt was born 18 May 1714 at Springfield, Massachusetts2, where she married, as his 1st wife, 5 Feb 1735/36, Capt. Simon/3 Colton, son of John/2 Colton and Joanna/4 Wolcott.2 There she died 3 May 1760, a. 45.2 He married (2), 1761, Rebecca Hale (no further issue), and died 29 May 1796, a. 86.2 All three are buried together in Longmeadow Cemetery, Longmeadow, Massachusetts.3

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S27] Thomas B. Warren, "Springfield Families," 105-106, John (13.) Burt Jr.
  2. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 179, Simon (18.) Colton.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #14629346, #14629351, #14629363.
  4. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 182, Samuel (31.) Colton.
  5. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 185, Gad (47.) Colton.

Capt. Simon/3 Colton

M, #65293, (26 October 1709 - 29 May 1796)
Father*John/2 Colton1 b. 18 Apr 1659, d. 3 Feb 1727
Mother*Joanna/4 Wolcott1 b. 30 Jun 1668, d. 10 Jan 1755
Appears on charts:Descendants of Henry/1 Burt
Custom index:French and Indian War
Last Edited:10 Feb 2016

Children with Abigail/5 Burt:

Findagrave.com, memorial #14629346. Photo by Mark Maxwell.
Capt. Simon/3 Colton, born 26 Oct 17092,3, married (1), 5 Feb 1735/36 at Springfield, Massachusetts, Abigail/5 Burt, daughter of Capt. John/4 Burt and Abigail Rix.1 She died at Springfield 3 May 1760, a. 451, and he married (2), 15 Jan 1761, Rebecca Hale, daughter of Thomas Hale and Experience/3 Burt.1 A veteran of the French and Indian War, Simon died 29 May 1796 (g.s.), a. 861, and his widow 21 Jul 1803, a. 86.1 He is buried with both wives in Longmeadow Cemetery4, where his gravestone is inscribed, The longest life that heaven can lend, | To mortal man must have an end; | and quickly it is past and gone: | How soon are eighty glasses run. | A span a bubble or a sigh. | Then be prepar'd O man to die.5

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S27] Thomas B. Warren, "Springfield Families," 179, Simon (18.) Colton.
  2. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 179, Simon (18.) Colton: 1709.
  3. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #14629346: 26 Oct 1709, Longmeadow.
  4. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorials #14629346, #14629351, #14629363.
  5. [S148] Findagrave.com, memorial #14629346.
  6. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 182, Samuel (31.) Colton.
  7. [S27] Warren, "Springfield Families," 185, Gad (47.) Colton.