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Anna (Wright) Hamilton (1707 - 1746)

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Anna (Ann) Hamilton formerly Wright
Born in Colchester, New London, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 3 Sep 1727 in Of N. Kingston, Washington,
Descendants descendants
Mother of
Died in Colchester, New London, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified 7 Feb 2020 | Created 7 Feb 2011 | Last significant change: 7 Feb 2020
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Ann Wright


Ann was born on August 3, 1707 at Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, a daughter of Joseph Wright and Mary Dudley.[1] Her family were among the first settlers at Colchester.

Marriage and Children

Ann married September 3, 1727 to David Hamilton, son of William Hamilton.[2] After Ann died, David Hamilton married, as his 2nd, to Sharon West.[2]

Children of Ann and David Hamilton;[2]

  1. Mary Hamilton; married her cousin, Samuel Hamilton
  2. Dudley Hamilton
  3. John Hamilton
  4. Anna Hamilton
  5. David Hamilton
  6. Joseph Hamilton
  7. Charles Hamilton
  8. Hulda Hamilton
  9. Lucy Hamilton
  10. Prudence Hamilton

Death and Legacy

Ann died on December 10, 1746 at Colchester, New London County, Connecticut.[2]

A duplicate profile reported the death date, November 29, 1745.[citation needed]


[1] [2]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Barbour, Lucius Barnes, Connecticut Vital Records to 1870. (Wethersfield 100, Guilford 73, Colchester, Pages 186-87) (Online Database accessed November 6, 2015:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.) From original typescripts, Lucius Barnes Barbour Collection, 1928.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Jenkins, Robert Edwin, Jenkins Family Book; Being a Partial Record of the Descendants of David Jenkins ... (Pages 156-57) [Chicago]: 1904, accessed November 6, 2015.

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