Sunday, May 20, 2012

Jonathan Holton, Revolutionary War. .

Jonathan Holton.

Birth: September 15, 1743, Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.
Death: November 19, 1821, Charlestown, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.
Son of Joshua Holton and Mary Stebbins.

Spouses: Hannah Olcott Holton (1747 - 1792.)
Nancy Walker Holton.
Nancy Pope Holton (1767 - 1803.)

Children: Bela Holton (1772 - 1857.)
David Holton (1781 - 1873.)

Burial: Forest Hill Cemetery, Charlestown, Sullivan County, New Hampshire.

Revolutionary War.

[R. 4-169] [ Jonathan Holton Bennington Soldier, 1778.]

To the Honourable Counsel and House of the General Assambly of the state of New Hampshire.

The Petition of Lieutenant Jonathan Holton of Westmorland In the County of Cheshire and State of New Hampshire Humbly sheweth that your Petitioner being a Lieutenant In Captain Carlton Company in Col. Nicholes Rigiment was in the Month of August last past in the Fight at Bennington Badly wouned.  A Ball striking his upper Lip and tearing it allmost off which Ball came out in his right Cheek and also was at the same time hit by a buck shot which Entered his Left Cheek and Lodged near his Right Eye by which wounds.  Your Petitioner is some disfigured and his speech some what Impaired and also your Petitioner by means of said wounds has all most lost seven months Labour.  Besides his cost to surgeons and some other necessary expences to obtain A Cure which he has not yet wholly obtained.  Your Petitioner therefore prays that the Honourable Court would Grant him his account, and also for his disfigurement and Great Pain make him such further Consideration as they in their wisdom shall think proper and Your Petitioner as in Duty Bound shall ever pray.
Westmorland May 8 : 1778.
Jonathan Holton Lieut.

Revolutionary War Pension.

State: New Hampshire.
County: Cheshire.
Name: Jonathan Holton.
Rank: Lieutenant.
Allowance: $80.
Sums received: $921.10.
Service: Colonel Joseph Cilley's Regiment.
Placed on roll: Not stated.
Commencement of pension: March 4, 1795.

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