Bennett Tritton



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Bennett Tritton
Born: bap 30 Jul 1609 Ashford, Kent, England

Married: 3 Aug 1630 Ashford, Kent, England

Died: 5 Jan 1664/5 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut    


Daniel Tritton


Alice Goldhatch


Thomas Stanley

Gregory Wilterton


1 Thomas bap. Sept. 18, 1631; bur. March 29, 1632.

 2. Mary bap. Feb. 2, 1633/4 Ashford, Kent, Eng.; d. Sept. 13, 1688 Windsor, Conn.; m. ca. 1650 John Porter Jr. of Windsor, Conn.

3. Sarah  m. 1662 John Wadsworth of Farmington. d. 12 Sep 1717

4. Hannah  b. 2 Jun 1635 d. Dec. 18, 1708; m. ca. 1659 Samuel Porter 1626-1689, son of John of Hadley

5. Nathaniel b. 1638; d. Nov. 14, 1712; m. June 2, 1659 Sarah Bossey, dau. James of Wethersfield, Ct. An assistant of the Colony; Judge of County Court. A man of wealth and influence.

After the death of Thomas Stanley, his widow married  Gregory Wilterton of Harford.  They resided in Hadley until her death in January 1664-5, the estate amounting to 315 10s. 6.
In Bennett Wilterton/Wolterton's will, dated Nov. 1, 1664, she left bequests to son Samuel Porter and daughter Hannah and their children, and John and Mary Porter and their children.


The will of Bennet Wilterton was dated 1 Nov 1664 and proved 28 March 1665. Hampshire MA Probate Records LDS 879184

November 1st 1664 The last will of Bennet Wilterton
It is my will for to give & bequeath to my son Nathaniel Stanley after the death of my husband Gregory Wolterson my house & barn & homelot & all my ground at Hadley -------  I give to my son Samuel Porter after the death of my hsuband. ---Tenn pounds to my daughter Mary & children, tenn pound to my daughters children, tenn pounds Hannah's children & for ye money I have lent to my son John Porter which is twenty six pounds. -----I give to my daughter Mary & children equally for twenty pouns that I lent to John Wadsworth.  ----- for twenty six pounds I lent to my son Samuel Porter I do give of that I shall leave of it in his hand I give to my daughter Hanna's children & for my land at Farmington I give to my daughter Wadsworth. Only my will is to my son Wadsworth shall give to my cozen Ruth Moore the wife of Isaac Moore twenty shillings. I give to Russel Patton forty shillings.---  My cousin John Downes forty shillings to Timothy Stanly ye son of John Standly -----Debts yet were owing to my husband Standley and are behind for the rest of my things are mine to dispose of I leave it to my loving husband Gregory Woltertonf to dispose of.  ----as he I make my executor of this my last will also I give to James Bebo one gun and a sword and forty shillings  -----I give Isaac Stanley the son of my sister Bacon ten shillings,  to Lois Stanley then Bennet Wolterton.    Gregory Wolerton above named made oath before the court that this is the will of Bennet his wife and that he was present.

She had land and a house in Hadley, and land in Farmington. The real estate she left to her son and son-in-law, after the decease of her husband, who was named executor. Bequests were made to son Nathaniel Standley, son [son-in-law] Samuel Porter, daughter Mary's children, daughter ____ children, Hannah's children, son John Porter, daughter _____ Wadsworth (out of this son Wadsworth is to pay 20s to cousin Ruth Moore, wife of Isaac Moore) (A John Wadworth is refered to earlier, owing her money). Also she left money to Mr. Russell Pastor, cousin John Downes, Timothy Standly (son of John Standly), Isaac Standly (son of her sister Bacon) and Lois Standly. The rest of her things are given to her husband Gregory Wolterton to dispose. James Bebe was left a gun and sword and 40s.[3]