Captain Joseph Sexton

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Captain Joseph Sexton, son of George Sexton and Katherine (…), was born at Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, 3 February 1666.1 He died at Enfield, Connecticut, 3 May 1742.1

Joseph married Hannah Wright, daughter of Lieutenant Abel Wright and Martha Kitcherell, at Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, 20 November 1690.2,3,1,4


Hannah Wright b. 28 Jul 1669, d. 26 Nov 1742
  • Gershom Sexton b. 1691, d. 3 May 1742
  • Hannah Sexton1 b. 18 May 1692
  • Joseph Sexton1 b. 21 Oct 1694, d. 10 Sep 1790
  • Mindwell Sexton1 b. 3 Feb 1696
  • Daniel Sexton1 b. 26 Nov 1700, d. 8 Oct 1792
  • Amos Sexton b. 1703
  • Ezekiel Sexton1 b. 28 Oct 1704
  • Charles Sexton+1,5 b. 27 Jan 1708, d. 16 Sep 1762
This person was last edited on18 Oct 2021


  1. [S329] Howard N. Saxton and James Saxton, "Some Descendants of George Sexton of Westfield, Massachusetts," The Nebraska and Midwest Genealogical Record 10 (1932): 3-6, 30-34, 46-49, 59-64; 11 (1933): 1-6, 17-24, 29-35, 43-51, at 46-47, further cited as Saxton and Saxton, "Descendants of George Sexton."
  2. [S905] Clifford L. Stott, Vital Records of Springfield, Massachusetts, to 1850, 4 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003), 1:25,2:1652,2:1685, further cited as Stott, Springfield Vital Records.
  3. [S126] Rev. Stephen Wright, "Genealogy of Lieut. Abel Wright, of Springfield, Mass.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 35 (Jan 1881): 74-82, further cited as Wright, "Lieut. Abel Wright of Springfield."
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1353, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S328] Francis Olcott Allen, The History of Enfield: Compiled from all the Public Records of the Town Known to Exist, Covering from the Beginning to 1850: Carefully Compared and Attested by the Town Clerk Together with the Graveyard Inscriptions and Those Hartford, Northampton and Springfield Records Which Refer to the People of Enfield (3 vols., Lancaster, Pennsylvania: Wickersham Printing, 1900), 2:1594, further cited as Allen, History of Enfield.