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Willington Church Records

 

"The Church at Willington, CT". The dates span from 1760 to 1804.
Records such as baptismal records, marriage records and the entrance of church members or their dismissal and where these people went are within these pages."
Submitted by Charlene Crosthwaite

 


Records of the Church at Willington, Connecticut Originally copied by Miss Mary Kingsbury Talcott of Hartford, Connecticut (Concluded from page 123)

Record of Baptisms

Abner, Son of Nathan Tuttle baptized,Sept. 1782
Molly, Daughter of Lieut. James Niles,Nov. 1782
Basset, Daughter of Sgt. Caleb Orcut, Feb. 1783
Timothy, Son of Nath. Fenton, May 1783
Eliezer, Son of Elizer Scripture, May 1783
Keziab, Daughter of Silas Glazier, June 1783
Calvin, Son of Tho. Chaffy, July 1783
Samuel, Son of Isaac Stiles, July 1783
Sarah, Daughter of Tho. Rice, Sept. 1783
Abner, Son of Thomas Taylor, March 1784
Rufus, Son of Joseph Rider, April 1786
Sarah, Daniel, Uriah, Ama, William, Mary, Sons &
Daughters of Ephraim Britt, May 1784
Billings, Son of Doct. Minor Grant, May 1784
Benj. Robinson, Son of Benj. Robinson, May 1784
Gordon, Son of Abel Huntington, May 1784
Bela, Samuel, Eli & Mary, Sons &
Daughters of Asa Church, July 1784
Althela, Daughter of Eleazer Crocker, Sept. 1786
Hanna, Cordial & Abner, Children of
Joseph Newcomb, Sept. 1784
Lois, Daughter of Dea. Sam Dunton, 1784
Anna, Daughter of Isaac Holt, Oct. 1784
Clarissa, Daughter of Zuryiah Jacobs, Sept. 1785
Leonard, Son of Joseph Newcomb, Baptized by the
Rev. Mr. Pond, Sept.18, 1791
Lilly, Daughter of John Hinkley, Baptized by the
Rev. Mr. Pond, Sept.18, 1791
Hiram, Son of Joseph Rider, Baptized by the
Rev. Mr. Willard, June 11, 1791
Joshua Holt, Son of James Niles, Baptized by the
Rev. Mr. Willard, June 11, 1791
Child (no name) of Isaac Stiles, Baptized by the
Rev. Mr. Willard, June 11, 1791
Walter, Son of Oliver Pearl, Baptized Nov.20, 1791
The family of George Sawen & Ruth his wife were baptized, July 22, 1792
Ralph, Son of Dea. Sam Dunton was Baptized, Dec.16, 1792
The family of Cap. Jedediah Amidown was Baptized, Jan. 1793


List of Names of those who were in Communion when Mr. Noble was ordained Pastor of the Church of Willington (Nov.28, 1759)


John Merick & George Savin Deacons & their Wives
Jonathan Abbe
Jonathan Abbe Jr.
Sam Abbe
Abigail Abbe
Elizabeth Abbe

Sherabiah Ballard
Lydia Ballard
Abener Barker (Deacon)
Zerviah Barker

Eleazar Chushman
Abigail Chushman
Sarah Chandler
Sarah Cumins
John Cumins
Elizabeth Cumins
Joseph Crocker
Anna Crocker
Hannah Crocker
Eleazer Crocker
Judah Crocker
Jonathan Case
Benjamin Crocker
Elizabeth Crocker

Francis Fenton
Anna Fenton
Francis Fenton Jr.
Sam Fenton
Lydia Fenton
Mary Foote
Sol. Fuller
Mary Fuller
Elisabeth Fuller
Esther Fuller
Lois Fuller

Abiel Holt
Sarah Holt
Mrs. Holt
Mary Holt
John Hinckley
Ezekiel Holt & wife
Edy Hatch
Moses Holmes
Nath. Holt
Abigal Holt
Ezekiel Holt

Caleb Johnson
John Johnson
Mary Johnson
Ruth Johnson
William Johnson Jr.
Ziporah Ingersol

Elias Lee
Sarah Lee

Eunice Merrick
Anne Merrick
Deborah Merrick
Abigail Munro
Abigail Munro

Benj. Nye
Phebe Nye

Mrs. Orcut

Dinah Pearl
Joseph Persons
Dorathy Persons
Neh. Parker
Abigal Parker
Elizabeth Parker
Experience Parker
Robert Parker
John Pool
Zurviah Pearl

Mary Pool

Sam. Root
Mercy Root
Amos Richardson
Abigal Richardson
James Russel
Lucy Russel

David Stoel
Mary Stoel
Benj. Sibley
Priscilla Sibley
Hannah Scripture
John Scripture
Lydia Sanger
Esther Scripture
Samuel Stiles
Huldah Stiles

David Tuttle
Sarah Tuttle
Ruth Topliff

Hannah Walker
Josiah Whitney
Josiah Whitney Jr.
Benj. Whitney



Record of those admitted to full Communion in the Church of Willington (begun May 4, 1760)

Mary, the Wife of Abiel Holt Jr., was admitted to full Com. May 4, 1760
John Scripture was admitted to full Communion March 1, 1761
James Russel admitted to full Communion May 1761
Christian, the Wife of the Rev. Mr. Noble, admitted Aug. 1761
Nathan Holt & Mary his Wife admitted Nov.22, 1761
Wid. Esther Lee admitted Jan. 1, 1762
Solomon Fuller & Wife admitted May 1, 1762
Jesse Bldridge admitted May 1763
Abiel Holt Jr. admitted July 1, 1763
Wife of Jonathan Case, admitted April 14, 1765
Dorithy wife of Esq. Abner Barker admitted 1764
James Cummins admitted to full Communion 1763

Hannah wife of Nathan Root admitted etc June 30, 1763
Peter Whitney admitted Sept. 1765
Mercy wife of Peter Whitney admitted Sept. 1765
Darius Preston admitted to full Communion May 1766
Lucy Fuller admitted to full Corn. May 1766
Tho. Chaff~ & Hannah his Wife admitted to full Com. July 20, 1766
Benjamin Farley & Jean his Wife admitted to full Com. Aug.24, 1766
William Chaly of Ashford admitted & Com Sept. 1766
Anne wife of Wm Chafy admitted & Com Sept. 1766
Isaac Holt admitted to full Communion July 12, 1767
Sarah Wife of Isaac Holt admitted to full Com July 12, 1767
Josiah Root admitted to full Communion Sept. 6, 1767
Miraim wife of Josiah Root admitted April 3, 1768
Mary Root admitted Nov. 1767
Mi ile Wife of Micah Whitney admitted April 3, 1768
Susannah Wife of Joseph Barker admitted Nov. 1767
Sarah Wife of Sam Comins admitted May 15, 1768
Joseph Rider admitted to full Communion July 1768
Anne wife of David Hatch of Tolland admitted to Com. Dec. 4, 1768
Temperance Wife of Daniel Pool admitted Nov.13, 1770
Isaac Sawin & Mary his wife admitted April 1771
Abigail Wife of Lieut. Cushman admitted May 1771
Jesse Eldridge & Mary his wife admitted May 1771
Dorcas Wife of James Richardson admitted March 1772
Abiel Parker & Keziah his wife admitted Dec. 1773
Sam. Dunton and Lois his wife admitted Dec. 1773
Zurviah wife of Wm Tyler Oct. 1774
Oliver Pearl & Mercy his wife June 1775
Lucy wife of Asher Flint July 1775
Lucy wife of James Holt Aug. 1776
Esther Whitney admitted Sept. 1, 1776
James Matthews admitted Oct. 1776
Heman How & Mary his wife Nov. 1776
Capt. Joseph Parsons & Mary his wife Feb. 1777
Mary Sawin, admitted Feb. 1777
Sarah Farley Feb. 1777
Mitte Farley Feb. 1777
Barnard Case & Phebe his wife March 1777
Esther, Wife of Elezer Leson admitted July 1777
Isaac Stiles & Abigail his Wife July 1777
Tho Taylor & Experience his wife June 1778
Justus Hatch Jr. & Wife admitted July 1778
Stephen Rice admitted Sept. 1778
Prudence Taylor admitted April 1780
Sarah Glazier admitted April 1780
Eleazer Crocker admitted April 1780

John Scot admitted July 1780
(No Name) Wife of Capt. Heath March 1781
Abijah Sawin admitted Feb. 1782
Hannah Wife of Oliver Pen Feb. 1783
Rhoda, Wife of Joseph Newcomb Sept. 1784
Eunice, Wife of Sam Stoel July 1786
Ezra Homes & Reliance his wife Jan. 1787
Anna, Wife of John Hinkley May 1790
Widow Susannah Hinkley March 1792
Amasa Dunton admitted May 1792
Ruth Sawen, Andrew Holt, Marcy Taylor & Rebecca Orcutt were admitted June 10, 1792
Silas Glazier and Susannah his Wife admitted July 15, 1792
Arsah (??spelling) Fenton and Phebe Leonard
Kennedy were baptized and admitted July 22, 1792
Mary Bicknel admitted Sept. 1792
Deborah Davies admitted Oct.21, 1792
Capt. Jedidiah Amidown and his wife were admitted to the communion of The Church and baptized Oct.28, 1792
Timothy Pearl was admitted Feb. 1793

A Record of those who have owned the Covenant

Jacob Fuller own'~ the Cov. June 30, 1760
Aaron Fergo & Wife own'd the Cov. April 1761
David, Isaac & Sam Stoell with their Wives own'd the Cov. July 26, 1761
Levi Glazier & Mary his Wife own'd the Cov. Dec. 1762
Solomon Orcut & Mary his Wife own'd the Cov. Dec. 1762
Hannah, Wife of Darius Preston own'd the Cov. Oc.t 1762
Nathan Root and Hannah his Wife own'd the Cov. April 1, 1764
Nathan Jennings ~ Aug. 1764
Azariah Sanger & Elizabeth his Wife own'd Cov. May 1764
William Tyler & his Wife
Allice, Wife of Elezer Scripture own'd Cov. May 15, 1768
Zurviah, Wife of Obadiah Abbe Jr. own'd Cov. May 13, 1771
Sam Dunton & Lois his Wife own'd July 1771
Zoeth Eldridge & Eliza his wife Nov. 1771
Silas Glazier & Suse his wife owned Cov Aug. 1772
Nathan Tuttle & wife owned Cov. Dec. 1773
Jonathan Tuttle Jr. & wife owned Cov. Dec. 1773
Hannah Tyler owned Cov. May 1774
Caleb Orcut owned Cov. Sept. 1776
Sarah, Wife of Abel Huntinton Sept. 1776
Reuben Jenings & Triphena his Wife owned Cov. Oct. 17787
Ruth, Wife of Benjamin Robinson Nov. 1785

Zurviah Jacobs Sept. 1785
Ezra Sibley & Anna his Wife Nov. 1785
Elizabeth Utley admitted and baptized Feb. 4, 1793
Seth Vinton was admitted to the church June 23, 1793
Isaac Johnson was admitted July 7, 1793
Asa Stowel and his Wife was admitted April 12, 1793
Rhoda Rider admitted 1792
Tabatha Root admitted 1792
Esenath Waters admittedjuly 23, 1797
Phebe Cross & Anna Sawen admitted April 5, 1801


A Record of Marriages

Azariah Sanger was married to Elizabeth Abbe April 22, 1760
Jonathan Parker married to Betty Johnson July 24, 1760
Joseph Parsons Jr. was married to Mary Holt Nov.27, 1760
Josiah Lee was married to Esther Richardson March 2, 1761
Andrew Holt & Silvia Fenton were lawfully married Dec. 1, 1791
Roswell Price & Mary Nie were lawfully married March 1792
Nathaniel Crocker & Abigail Sawin were lawfully married April 19, 1792
Erastus Edwards & Jerusha Farley were lawfully married Nov.22, 1792
Josiah Root & Phebe Vinton were lawfully married March 7, 1793
Ensign Joseph Rider & Irenia (??spelling) Hinkley were lawfully married March 21, 1793
Amaza Dunton & Marcy Taylor were lawfull married April 9, 1793

On the Fly-Leaf of Church Record

The Rev. Gideon Noble & Christian Cadwell were married together and had issue:
Sarah born Sept. 5,1761
Gideon, born Aug. 3, 1763
Solomon, born July 1, 1765
Christian born Oct.24, 1767
Joanna born Oct. 8, 1769
Charlotte born Aug.19, 1771
Matthew born Nov.21, 1773
Mark born Sept. 2, 1775
Horatio born Nov.20, 1777
Electa born Dec.28, 1780; she died Feb.22, 1786
Electa born May 15, 1787

Joanna Noble my Mother died Nov. 1, 1763, aged 63 years
Matthew Noble my Father died Aug. 8, 1771, aged 70. Left issue:

Bethiah born April 20, 1721; died 1787

Joanna born Dec. 3, 1722
Constantine born Oct. 8, 1725
Gideon born March 6, 1728
Rhoda born Aug.28, 1730; died Sept. 1731
Rhoda born Aug.28, 1732; died March 1777
Matthew born July 27, 1736
Paul born I suppose 1738


Baptisms

Walter, son of Oliver Pearl baptized Nov.20, 1791
The family of George Sawen and Ruth his Wife baptized July 22, 1792
The family of George and Deborah Davies were baptized May 24, 1793
A son of Dr. Miner Grant and Eunice his wife was baptized by the name of Clark June 7, 1793
Two children of Mr. Asa Stowel were baptized by the name of Phebe and David July 14, 1793
A child of the Rev. Abishai Alden and Elizabeth his wife was baptized by the name of Almira Aug.11, 1793
Almira, the daughter of Isaac Stiles and his wife was baptized Sept. 8, 1793
John, a son of John Hickley and his wife baptized Sept.29, 1793
Joseph a child of George and Deborah Davies baptized Feb.16, 1794
Hannah, daughter of Olover Pearl & Hannah his Wife, baptized June 29, 1794
The family of Timothy Pearl was baptized by the names of Elijah Crocker, Louis, Cloe & Anna July 27,1794
A child of Ensign Joseph Rider was baptized by the name of Anna Aug.31, 1794
A child of Joseph Newcomb was baptized by the name of Grace Aug.31, 1794
A child of Amaza Dunton and Marcy his wife by the name of Lois was baptized Sept.28, 1794
A child of Deac. Samuel Dunton was baptized by the name of Lodisa Oct. 5, 1794
A child of Joseph Curtis and Rhoda his wife was baptized by the name of Ransom Oct. 19, 1794
A child of the Rev. Abishai Alden and Elisabeth his wife was baptized by the name of Dolly Coffin April 5, 1795
A child of George Davies and Deborah his Wife was baptized by the name of Strickling May24, 1795
A daughter of Dr. Miner Grant and Eunice his Wife was baptized by the Rev. Mr. Weld by the name of Lucinda June 28, 1795
A daughter of Isaac Stiles was baptized by the name of Abigail July 5, 1795
A child of Seth Vinton was baptized by the name of Joseph Aug. 2, 1795
A son of Joseph Newcomb was baptized by the name of Walter Nov.15, 1795
A child of John Hinkley was baptized by the Rev. Mr. Willard by the name of Susannah Aug.12, 1796
A child of Amasa Dunton and Mercy his Wife by the name of Mirilla was baptized Sept. 26, 1796

A son of the Rev. Abishai Alden and Elizabeth his Wife was baptized by the name of Augustus Feb. 6, 1797
A child of Seth Vinton was baptized by the name of Zenas June 12, 1797
A daughter of George and Deborah Davies was baptized by the name of Polly June 25, 1797
A child of Mr. Joseph Rider was baptized by the name of Sally July 2, 1797
The family of Mr. Zenas Waters and his wife Esenath were baptized by the names of Dudley, Polly & Lora Aug.30, 1791
A son of Joseph Curtis and Rhoda his wife baptized by the name of Horrace Feb. 4, 1798
A son of Olover Pearl baptized by the Rev. Mr. Storrs by the name of Cyrus May 20, 1798
A son of Joseph Newcomb and his Wife baptized by the name of Hope June 3, 1798
A son of Timothy Pearl was baptized by the name of Austin Sept.22, 1798
A daughter of Ens. Joseph Rider and Iranna (??spelling) his Wife was baptized by the name of Riene (??spelling) March 17, 1799
A daughter of John Hinckley and his Wife was baptized by the name of Anna June 17, 1799
A daughter of Seth Vinton and Dorcas his Wife was baptized by the name of Ruth June 30, 1799
A daughter of George and Deborah Davies was baptized by the name of Kezire July 6, 1799
A daughter of of Joshua Preston and Sarah his Wife was baptized by the name of Florinda July 6, 1799
A daughter of the Rev. Abishai Alden and his wife Elizabeth was baptized by the name of Sophrona Oct. 6, 1799
A daughter of Isaac Stiles and his Wife was baptized by the name of Almira June 29, 1800
A son of Phebe Cross baptized by the name of Shubel April 26, 1801
A daughter of Elijah Sawe and Ama baptized by the name of Elizabeth June 7, 1801
A daughter of John Hinckley baptized by the name of Mary Oct.11, 1801
A daughter of Rev. Abishai Alden and his Wife was baptized by the name of Betsy P (illegible) May 9, 1802
A daughter of Seth Vinton was baptized by the name of Dorcas June 20, 1802
A daughter of Mr. Seth Vinton and Polly his Wife was baptized by the Rev. William Storrs by the name of Lydia May 20, 1804
A son of Mr. Joshua Preston and Sally his Wife was baptized by the Rev. Enoch Pond by the name of Austin July 8, 1804


Recommendations

Nov.15, 1792 Elizabeth, the wife of the Rev. Abishai Alden was recommeded from the Church of Christ in Merrimac to the Church of Christ in this place.
Dec.10, 1799 Sarah, the wife of Joshua Preston was recommended from the Church of Christ of Hampton to the Church of Christ in this place. Test. Abishai Alden Pastor

June 20, 1802 The Widow Lois Steel was recommended from the Church of Christ in Tolland to the Church of Christ in this place. Test. Abishai Alden, Pastor
June 20, 1802 Azariah Sanger and his wife were recommended from the Church of Christ in Ellington to the Church of Christ in this place. Test. Abishai Alden, Pastor

Dismissions

Mrs. Fuller, the wife of Mr. Daniel Fuller dismissed and recommended to the Church of Eastberry (??spelling)
Mr. Thomas Rice and Thankfull his wife dismissed and recommended to the Church of Christ in Cambridge, State of New York
Prudence Taylor dismissed and recommended to the Church of Christ in Sos (??spelling)
The Widow Love Orcutt dismissed and recommended to the Church of Christ in Randolph
Mrs. Sary Flint dismissed and recommended to the Church of Christ in Westford
Mr. Church and his wife dismissed and recommended to the Church of Christ in (illegible)
Mr. Heman Howes and his wife dismissed and recommended to the Church of Christ in Cambridge, State of New York
Eleazer Crocker dismissed and recommended from this Church to the Church of Christ in Cambridge, State of New York
Asenath Waters dismissed and recommended to the 2nd Church of Christ in Windham
Rhoda the wife of Joseph Curtis dismissed and recommended from this Church to the Church of Christ in Cambridge, State of New York
Arnaza Dunton and his wife dismissed and recommended from this Church to the 3rd Church in Cambridge, State of New York
Ruth Sawen dismissed and recommended to the Church in Cambridge, State of New York
Deborah Davis dismissed and recommended to the Church in Granvile, State of New York
Robert Scott dismissed and recommended from this Church to the Church of Christ in Tolland
Asa Stowel and his wife Judith dismissed and recommended from this Church to Norwich, Vermont
Isaac Johnson dismissed and recommended from this Church to the Church in Hadley
August 15, 1803 The Rev. Abishai Alden and Elizabeth his Wife Dismissed from this Church and recommended to the Church in Montville.


Records End Here.

The above church records for Willington, CT were taken from pages 215-222 published in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register dated July 1913.
 

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