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Ezekiel LEIGHTON

Ezekiel LEIGHTON

Male 1748 - 1821  (73 years)

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  • Name Ezekiel LEIGHTON 
    Born 14 May 1748 
    • Ezekill Lighton
      Massachusetts Births and Christenings
      Name Ezekill Lighton
      Gender Male
      Birth Date 14 May 1748
      Birthplace ROWLEY,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS
      Father's Name Jonathan Lighton
      "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZKG-YFM : accessed 14 January 2016), Ezekill Lighton, 14 May 1748; citing ROWLEY,ESSEX,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0496782 IT 1-2.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1790  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ezekiel Leighton
      in the 1790 United States Federal Census
      Name: Ezekiel Leighton
      [Cyriel Leighton]
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): New Castle, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 4 [Samuel, Joseph, Jonathan, ?]
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 2 [Ezekiel, ?]
      Free White Persons - Females: 2
      Number of Household Members: 8
      Year: 1790; Census Place: New Castle, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M637; Roll: 2; Page: 260; Image: 151; Family History Library Film: 0568142
    Residence 1800  Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ezikiel Laiton
      in the 1800 United States Federal Census
      Name: Ezikiel Laiton
      Home in 1800 (City, County, State): New Castle, Lincoln, Maine
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 1 [?]
      Free White Persons - Males -10 thru 15: 1 [Jonathan]
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 2 [Samuel, Joseph]
      Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1 [Ezekiel]
      Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
      Number of All Other Free Persons: 1
      Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
      Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
      Number of Household Members: 8
      Year: 1800; Census Place: New Castle, Lincoln, Maine; Series: M32; Roll: 6; Page: 547; Image: 416; Family History Library Film: 218676
    Died 11 Jul 1821 
    Buried Sheepscot Cemetery, Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ezekiel Laiten
      in the U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
      Name: Ezekiel Laiten
      Death Date: 11 Jul 1821
      Cemetery: Sheepscot Cemetery
      Burial or Cremation Place: Newcastle, Lincoln County, Maine, USA
      ae 73
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=35609687&ref=acom
    Person ID I47066  4 February 2018
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2016 

    Father Jonathan LEIGHTON,   b. 19 Oct 1715,   d. 15 Aug 1772  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary BOYNTON,   b. 25 Apr 1719,   d. 4 Jun 1798  (Age 79 years) 
    _MARI 6 Apr 1739  Newbury, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jonathan Leighton
      mentioned in the record of Jonathan Leighton and Mary Boynton
      Name Jonathan Leighton
      Spouse's Name Mary Boynton
      Event Date 06 Apr 1739
      Event Place Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts
      "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHNZ-GXM : accessed 14 January 2016), Jonathan Leighton and Mary Boynton, 06 Apr 1739; citing reference 94; FHL microfilm 886,203.
    Married 25 Apr 1739  Rowley, Essex, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jonathan Leighton
      mentioned in the record of Jonathan Leighton and Mary Boynton
      Name Jonathan Leighton
      Spouse's Name Mary Boynton
      Event Date 25 Apr 1739
      Event Place Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts
      "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FC35-9BS : accessed 14 January 2016), Jonathan Leighton and Mary Boynton, 25 Apr 1739; citing reference 2:LQT16V; FHL microfilm 761,321.
    Family ID F14285  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann MCNEAR,   b. [1746],   d. 6 Jul 1823 
    Children 
     1. Samuel LEIGHTON,   b. 7 May 1779,   d. 6 Nov 1858, Newcastle, Lincoln, ME Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Joseph LEIGHTON,   b. 11 Apr 1781
     3. Jonathan LEIGHTON,   b. 18 Apr 1786
    Family ID F14287  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The town register : Damariscotta, Newcastle, Bristol, Bremen, Muscongus Island, 1906 (1906)
      Author: Mitchell, Harry Edward, 1877- comp. [from old catalog]
      Publisher: Brunswick, Me. : H. E. Mitchell co.
      p 133
      Michael Thomas, Samuel Getchell and Benj. Cheney settled on the Damariscotta side about 1719. The Tappan lots, located on the western side, between Mill [Canasixet or Sheepscot] and Dyer rivers, settled between 1736 and 1775, were purchased by Robert Hodge, Geo. Boulton, Daniel Anderson, Benj. and Thomas Woodbridge, John Hopkins, Christopher Woodbridge,

      Samuel Johnson,

      Abernethy Cargill, Henry Cargill. Dyer's Neck was settled by Jos. Tarr, Ezekiel, Samuel, Jonathan, Richard and Moses Laiten, Jesse Cooper, John Harley, Robert Harley, Wm. Simpson and Waters. Other Tappan lots were sold, 1735 to 1739, to John Ballantine, Samuel McLain, James Kennedy, James Campbell, James Clark, David Given, David Cargill, Jas. Bowlls, Wm. McLelland, Wm. Hopkins,
      Solomon Hopkins, Wm. Kennedy, Samuel Kennedy, John Cunningham, Wm. Rose, Robert Cochran, Peter Patterson, and James Forrester. David Cargill settled in 1730. Rev. C. Tappan the proprietor came here in 1733. Capt, John McNear, Capt. Alex Nickels, Enoch Perkins, Samuel Waters, David Murray, Major John Farley (a distinguished public official), Chas. Glidden and Joseph Glidden, Sr., Wm. Blackstone and Samuel Perkins were among the leading men of Newcastle during the eighteenth century. Wm. Hopkins, David Given, James Clark, John Cunningham Jr., David Hopkins, Wm. Cuningham and Wm. Hodge filled town offices in 1755.
    • The historic genealogy of the Lowells of America from 1639 to 1899
      by Lowell, Delmar R. (Delmar Rial), 1844-1912
      Published 1899
      p 10
      Mary Boynton b 25 April 1719 d Newcastle, Sheepscot, Me 4 June 1798 m 25 April 1739 Jonathan Leighton of Rowley, Mass b 19 October 1715 d Newcastle, Sheepscot 15 August 1772
      They emigrated to the Sheepscot farms about 1740 to what is called the "neck", which poved a fine tract of land.

      Their son Ezekiel Leighton b 1747 d 11 July 1821 age 73 years m Anne McNear b 1745 d 6 July 1823 age 77 years daughter of Capt John McNeir