William Holton

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William Holton, son of Edward Holton and Constance Adkinson, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Nayland, Suffolk, England, 20 October 1610.1 He died at Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, 12 August 1691.1

William married Mary (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), before 1636.2,3,4


Mary (…) d. 16 Nov 1691
  • Mary Holton3 b. say 1636
  • Sarah Holton5 b. say 1638
  • John Holton5 b. say 1641, d. 14 Apr 1712
  • Ruth Holton+3,6 b. say 1644, d. aft. 30 Dec 1710
  • Samuel Holton3 b. 1 Nov 1646, d. 14 Jul 1730
  • Rachel Holton3 b. say 1649, d. aft. 15 Apr 1707
  • William Holton5 b. say 1651, d. bef. 7 Jan 1711/12
  • Thomas Holton3 b. say 1653, d. 14 Mar 1676
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  1. [S934] Richard K. Evans, The Ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales: For Twelve Generations(Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007), 215, further cited as Evans, The Ancestry of Diana, Princess of Wales.
  2. [S1968] Joan A. Hunter, "William1 Holton of Hartford, Connecticut, and Northampton, Massachusetts: With Discussion of His Prior History and Probable English Origin," The Genealogist 25 (Spring 2011): 3-28, at 25, further cited as Hunter, "William Holton of Hartford and Northampton."
  3. [S16] Mary L. Holman, Ancestry of Colonel John Harrington Stevens and His Wife Francis Helen Miller(Concord, New Hampshire: Rumsford Press, 1948), 390-391, further cited as Holman, Stevens-Miller Genealogy.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 784, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S16] Holman, Stevens-Miller Genealogy, 383-389.
  6. [S230] F. Phelps Leach, Lawrence Leach of Salem, Massachusetts and Some of His Descendants, 2 vols. (St. Albans, Vermont: Messenger Press, 1924-1925), 2:12, further cited as Leach Descendants.