Richard Linton
(Abt 1587-1665)


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Richard Linton

  • Born: Abt 1587, St Botolph Aldersgate, London, England
  • Marriage: Elisabeth
  • Died: 30 Jan 1665, Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts about age 78 689

bullet  General Notes:

Lancaster, MA: Vital Records to 1850. p. 12, Lists Richard Linton's death as 30, 1month, 1665 689

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Land Grant. 1551
Richard Linton "An Homeftall of Eight Acres by eftimation bouned the Eaft with the highway the Weft with Thomas Smith & Elliz Barron the North with Thomas Boyfon & the South with William Godfree in his Poffeffion."

~Watertown Records, p. 121

• Background Information. 1552
Richard Linton was of Medford, Mass., in 1630, Watertown in 1638 and one of the first settlers of Lancaster in 1643, where he died 30 Mar 1665. Inventory filed 20 Jun 1665.

The Lancaster inhabitants adopted a covenant on 28 Nov 1653. Among the signers were John Whitcomb, John Prescott, Richard Linton and Lawrence Waters.

~Tucker Genealogy, p. 53

• Background Information. 664
Richard Linton (Lynton), Watertown, juryman, Ben. Court, 28 Sep 1630. He removed to Lancaster; sold his house and lot (7) 1645, testified 6 Oct 1646, by his son-inlaw, Lawrence Waters. Deed of gift to daughter Ann, wife of Lawrence Waters, 18 Mar 1659; one to George Bennett and Lydia his wife my gr. ch. and their son, John 7 Nov 1652.

~ The Pioneers of Massachusetts (1620-1650), p. 287

• Immigration. 1550
Lyton, Richard - Probably from St. Botolph, Aldgate, London, Juror 28 Sep 1630, died 30 Nov 1665
Lyton, ______ - Wife of Richard
Lynton, Anna - Daughter of Richard
Lyton, Lydia - Daughter of Richard

~The Winthrop Fleet of 1630, "Appendix A Alphabetical LIst of Passengers," p.80

Richard married Elisabeth. (Elisabeth was born about 1590 in England.)


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