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Hezekiah Huntington (1728 - 1807)

Major Hezekiah Huntington
Born in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Colonymap
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Husband of — married 28 Nov 1754 in Windham, Windham, Ctmap
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Died at age 78 in Windham, Windham, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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1776 Project
Major Hezekiah Huntington served with 21st Regiment, Connecticut Militia during the American Revolution.
Daughters of the American Revolution
Hezekiah Huntington is a DAR Patriot Ancestor, A060650.

Hezekiah Huntington was born 3 October 1728 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, to parents David Huntington and Mary Mason. He married Submit Murdock in Windham on 28 November 1754. The Barbour Collection recites his marriage with the prefix of "Maj[or]." At this time, a record of him as a major has not been located. However, during the American Revolution, he was in fact a major (see below). [1]

The Record of Connecticut Men in the Military and Naval Service During the War of the Revolution, 1775-1783 recites "Major Hezekiah Huntington [Windham] prom[oted] from Capt[ain] Oct[ober] [17]77." (of the Fifth Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Army.[2] Also, he was named as Major Hezekiah Huntington in Colonel Canfield's Militia Regiment at West Point in September of 1781.[3]

Major Hezekiah Huntington passed away on 17 September 1807 Find A Grave: Memorial #119102358 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA. Hezekiah is buried at Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA. [4]


  1. "Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870" (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928. Volume: Windham, page 133.
  2. The Record of Connecticut Men in the Military and Naval Service During the War of the Revolution, 1775-1783
  3. Johnston, Henry Phelps, of the Connecticut Adjutant-General's Office; Record of service of Connecticut men in the I. War of the Revolution, II. War of 1812, III. Mexican War (Hartford, Adjutant-General's Office, 1889), page 581. Available at Internet Archive:
  4. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 11 March 2022), memorial page for Maj Hezekiah Huntington (3 Oct 1728–17 Sep 1807), Find A Grave: Memorial #119102358, citing Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Butterfly~Kisses (contributor 46994799) .

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