Voluntown Marriages

Voluntown named May, 1708.
This township was granted by the Court of Connecticut to the volunteers who served in the Narragansett war.
The Congregational Church was organized (first as a Presbyterian Church), October 15, 1723.
Rev. Samuel Dorrance, pastor, 1723/1770.
The following are the marriages.

NameSpouseDateNotes
Francis DeanEsther DeanOct. 20, 1729


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Robert DixonElizabeth HoustonJan. 29, 1730


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Mathew ReaMargaret NivenMarch 19, 1730

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Benjamin ParkeMary ChurchDec. 29, 1730


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John KassonMary DorranceOct. 14, 1731


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Peter MillerIsabella LockerDec. 28, 1731


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John GordonJennet CarrMarch 30, 1732

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Jonathan RhodesMartha StanburyJune 5, 1732


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Alexander StewartJennet RogersNov., 1732


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James ParkeJane McDowellNov., 1732

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David HopkinEsther WilsonAug. 27, 1734


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Philip EllsworthElizabeth GordonDec., 1734


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John MontgomeryMary GordonApril, 1735


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Benjamin GallupTheody ParkeMay 22, 1735


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Joseph ParkeSarah JamisonMay 27, 1735


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Samuel GordonElizabeth CarrNov. 20, 1735


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Thomas StewartAnne RogersJan. 29, 1736


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Daniel MillerJennet McCurdy1736

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Richard Keigwin?? DowningAug., 1736


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Robert ThompsonMary TaylorDec. 16, 1736


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Robert CampbellMary TrumbullJan., 1737

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James WilsonMartha HopkinFeb. 10, 1737


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Thomas Kasson Alice Gibson Jan. 7, 1741


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William McNeil Jane Henry 1741


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William Kinne Hannah Gallup April, 1741


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Samuel Torrance Jemima Parke July, 1741


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John London Agnes Campbell June, 1741


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John Dixon Jennet Kennedy Aug. 7, 1741


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Gain Miller Mary Hunter 1741


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Samuel Dorrance Nancy Alexander



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Moses Barnet Mrs. Safford Nov. 11, 1742


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John Wylie Sarah Campbell 1742


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Robert Hunter Jean Wylie ??

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John Rhodes Dorothy Gallup 1744


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Mr. Billings Ruth Lawrence ??


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Archibald Kasson Jane Dixon June 15, 1744


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William Jackson Jennet Dixon Dec. 26, 1744


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James Trumbull J. ?? Kennedy ??


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Samuel Kasson Eleanor Dixon Jan. 22, 1745


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Thomas Converse Esther Wilson April 10, 1746


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Robert Orr Mary Martin Aug. 11, 1746


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John Hineman Elizabeth Parke May 12, 1747


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Obadiah Rhodes Mary Stanbury June 4, 1747


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Benjamin Cady Mary Nichols Jan. 12, 1748


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Samuel Dorrance Margaret Trumbull Oct., 1748


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George Gordon Jenet Gibson Dec., 1748


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James Campbell Dinah McMain May, 1749


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Abijah Cady Alice Miles June, 1749


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Mr. Strowbridge Jane Gordon Oct., 1749


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Barnet Dixon Mary Bellow Feb., 1750


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Mr. Cole Mary Young Dec., 1749

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Mingo Gallup Sarah Babcock Feb. 28, 1750


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James Sweet Mary Nichols March 1, 1750


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Matthew Patrick Isabella Stranahan April 20, 1750

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Abner Ames Rachel Mansfield Oct. 14, 1755


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John Dixon, Jr. Jane Gordon Jan. 5, 1758


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George Dorrance Mary Wilson Jan. 25, 1758


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Robert Dixon Sarusana Dorrance Jan. 26, 1758

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John Dorrance Nancy Dixon 1759


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Daniel Gordon Jennet Hineman ??


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Joseph Alexander Sarah Dorrance ??


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Robert Patrick Mary Phillips ??


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Amariah Parke Hannah Mansfield 1759 (?)


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David Kennedy Mary Campbell ??


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John Phillips Sarah Dixon ??


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(Congregational Church organized June 30, 1779.)
Benjamin Gallup of Plainfield Martha Gallup of Voluntown Dec. 6, 1781

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William Green of Warrick, R.I. Susannah Dorrance of Voluntown Jan. 14, 1782


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Robert Dixon of Groton Sarah Wylie Jan. 15, 1782


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Stephen Spaulding of Plainfield Sarah Keigwin May 23, 1782


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Jonas Brown of Stonington Lucy Fish June 13, 1782


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John Curtis of Canterbury Nancy Dorrance July 4, 1782


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Manassah Bliss of Pomfret Lydia Griffith Dec. 19, 1782


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Nathaniel Gallup Rachel Smith Jan. 30, 1783 both of Voluntown
John Cole of Partridgefield Eunice Cole of Voluntown June 19, 1783


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Daniel Wylie Elizabeth Gardner Oct. 9, 1783


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Stephen Allen of W. Greenwich, R.I. Sarah Rhodes Feb. 12, 1784


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William Wilkinson Lydia Cady March 11, 1784

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John Green Mehitabel Tuckerman March 18, 1784

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Jared Lillie of Windham Susanna Tuckerman March 18, 1784


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Joseph Huston Elizabeth Campbell April 1, 1784


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Anthony Rhodes Rehebiah Budlong April 15, 1784


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John Cogswell of Preston Hannah Gallup May 13, 1784

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John Briggs Mary Hall of Plainfield May 27, 1784


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Amos Lawrence of Providence, R. I. Phebe Babcock Dec. 5, 1784


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Obed Spaulding of Killingly Margaret Eames Dec. 30, 1784


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James Knox Nancy Morse Jan. 20, 1785


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William Bennet Sarah Knox Jan. 20, 1785


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John Larkham Desire Morgan Feb. 6, 1785

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Philemon Eaton of Ashford Sarah Frink Feb. 10, 1785

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Hugh Kennedy of Cliftonpark Sarah Thornton Feb. 24, 1785

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Benadam Gallup Elizabeth Dorrance March 31, 1785


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Edward Hammond Phebe Whiting Aug. 4, 1785


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Lazarus Cory of Coventry Mary Montgomery Dec. 1, 1785


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H. Ledlie Dunlap of Plainfield Cynthia Campbell Dec. 22, 1785


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Edward Merriss of Exeter, R.I. Mary Sheffield Jan. 8, 1786


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Nathan Gallup Zeruiah Gallup Jan. 19, 1786


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Increase Blair of Worcester Huldah Campbell Feb. 9, 1786


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Andrew Colegrove Martha Larkin Feb. 19, 1786


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William Bardsley Elizabeth Lathrop March 23, 1786


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John Stanton of Stonington Elizabeth Fish April 13, 1786


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Reuben Thayer of Thompson Hannah Herd April 20, 1786


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Archibald Campbell Molly Wylie May 4, 1786

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Capt. Benjamin Horton of Barrington Aleanor Green June 4, 1786


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Nathaniel Gallup, Jr. Kesiah Kinne Sept. 7, 1786

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Benjamin Brewster of Windham Susanna Green Sept. 28, 1786

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Capt. John Stewart Susanna Briggs Oct. 5, 1786


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Nehemiah Hill Mercy Knight Oct. 12, 1786


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Jonathan King Margaret Knox Oct. 19, 1786


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Elisha Tucker Elizabeth Keigwin Oct. 29, 1786


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Burden Potter of Johnston Deborah Avery Nov. 23, 1786


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Patrick Campbell .Martha Babcock Dec. 7, 1786


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Levi Kinne of Plainfield Hannah Gallup Jan. 7, 1787


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Vose Palmer of Plainfield Celinda Stewart Jan. 12, 1787


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Robert Harris of Preston Lucretia Kennedy Feb. 15, 1787

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Rufus Mulkin of Preston Hannah Partelow March 14, 1787


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Asahel Partelow Mary Kennedy March 15, 1787


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Nathan Dow Agnes Gordon Sept. 16, 1787


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Henry Dow of Plainfield Rebecca Dow Dec. 6, 1787


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John Huston Jennet Douglass Feb. 14, 1788


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William Douglass Ruth Wilkinson March 13, 1788


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James Douglass Sarah Rouse March 16, 1788


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Joseph Campbell, Jr. Anna Whipple of Plainfield March 30, 1788


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Isaac Gallup, Jr. Mary Dean April 24, 1788


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James Alexander Mary Babcock May 8, 1788

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Joseph Tillinghast of West Greenwich Sarah Gorton Sept. 14, 1788


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George Warren Mary Moreland Sept. 21, 1788 (transient persons),
Benjamin Clark of Plainfield Bridget Palmer Oct. 2, 1788


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Seth L. Cutler, said to be of Mansfield Sabrana Jencks of Ellington Nov. 27, 1788


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Nehemiah Potter Phebe Babcock Nov. 27, 1788 both of Plainfield
Elijah Gates of Preston Anna Palmer Dec. 4, 1788


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Ephraim Keigwin of Preston Eunice Kennedy Jan. 1, 1789


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John Smith of Saratoga Lydia Sheffield Feb. 24, 1789


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Benjamin Colgrove Sarah Larkam March 1, 1789

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Preserved Pierce Dorcas Pierce March 1, 1789


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Jesse Matteson of West Greenwich Hannah Dow March 26, 1789


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James Gibson, Jr., of Coventry Elizabeth Thompson April 9, 1789


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Josiah Montgomery Ruth Bennet April 10, 1789


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Squire Hide Hannah Montgomery April 22, 1789


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Peter Burlingame Elizabeth Montgomery April 23, 1789


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Thomas Dixson Phebe Smith May 3, 1789


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Elisha Whipple of Plainfield Lydia Hutchinson May 3, 1789


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Col. Nathaniel Brown of Foster, R. I. Mrs. Mary Rhodes May 30, 1789


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William Stone Mercy Bailey July 16, 1789


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Moses Campbell, Jr. Phebe Stewart Sept. 10, 1789


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Levi Phillips of Preston Abigail Kinne Nov. 19, 1789


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William Green Rhodes Rebekah Kennedy Dec. 6, 1789


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Samuel Douglass, Jr. Catharine Hall Dec. 24, 1789


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James Campbell of Kinderhook Elisabeth Wylie Jan. 14, 1790


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Stephen Stacy Sarah Williams Feb. 4, 1790


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Alexander Dorrance of Hampton Rebekah Dixon March 18, 1790


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Job Bly Olive Rathbun of W. Greenwich, R.I. April 8, 1790


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Roswell Palmer Sarah Campbell April 8, 1790


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Jesse Wheaton Elisabeth Dixson May 5, 1790


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Abraham Allis of West Greenwich Polly Bowdish Aug. 2, 1790


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William Gallup, Jr. Almy Gallup Sept. 2, 1790


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Benjamin Morse Phebe Hall Sept. 2, 1790


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Hansom Perkins Huldah Montgomery Sept. 19, 1790


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Levi Cole Hannah Kinne Nov. 25, 1790


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Allen Campbell Mary Gordon Feb. 24, 1791

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Joseph Douglass Mary Campbell Aug. 11, 1791


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Nicholas Rhodes Sarah Adams Aug. 21, 1791


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William Barber of Mason, N. H. Mary Campbell Sept. 11, 1791


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James Knight of Plainfield Polly Herd Sept. 25, 1791


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Ambrose Coats of Stonington Lucy Partelow Oct. 2, 1791


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Robert Gordon Nancy Dixon Oct. 20, 1791


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Douglass Woodworth of Norwich Charlotte Dorrance Oct. 20, 1791


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John Dixson, Jr. Mary Matteson Oct. 30, 1791


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William Dixson Mary Kinyon Dec. 1, 1791


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Amos Wells of Charlton Mary Campbell Dec. 8, 1791


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Ayer Phillips, Jr., of Plainfield Anna Keigwin Dec. 22, 1791


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Adam Kasson, Jr., of Coventry, R. I. Margaret Gallup Dec. 29, 1791

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Moses Little of Patridgefield Anna Stoyell Feb. 2, 1792


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John Adams Jerusha Cooper Feb. 16, 1792 both of Killingly
Colonel Vaughn Anna Matteson  Feb. 16, 1792 both of Voluntown
Job Pope of Plainfield Sarah Denison Feb. 23, 1792


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Peter Parker of West Greenwich, R.I. Mary Bly March 4, 1792


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Alexander Campbell, Jr. Salome Frink March 29, 1792


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Stephen Stacy Lucy Avery April 19, 1792


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Archibald Gordon Ann Mercy Green May 6, 1792


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Moses Gibson of Coventry, R. I. Esther Montgomery June 7, 1792


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Daniel Phillips of Plainfield Olive Keigwin Aug. 16, 1792

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Alexander Campbell Polly Frink Sept, 3, 1792


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Elisha Brown Thankful Colgrove Oct. 11, 1792


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Thomas Gordon Elisabeth Stewart Dec. 23, 1792


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Oliver Perkins, Jr. Anna Kennedy Dec. 24, 1792


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Charles Campbell Phebe Gorton Dec. 24, 1792


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William Popple Rachel Frink March 24, 1793


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David Lawrence Morven Wilkinson April 21, 1793


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Samuel Boardman of Preston Nancy Wylie Aug. 22, 1793


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James Dorrance of Foster, R. I. Mehitabel Green Oct. 14, 1793


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Joseph Hill Sarah Budlong Dec. 29, 1793


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Robert Douglass Jane Hall Feb. 6, 1794


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Douglass Park of Plainfield Olive Douglass April 24, 1794


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Stephen Colgrove Elisabeth Partelow June 12, 1794


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Jareph Kasson of Granby Margaret Wylie of Sterling Oct 9, 1794

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(The town of Sterling was set from Voluntown about the time of above date.)
Thomas Burlingame Sarah Montgomery Oct. 16, 1794 both of Sterling
Jeremiah Kinne of Plainfield Martha Dow of Sterling Oct. 30, 1794


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Ebenezer Dow, Jr., of Sterling Anna Stewart of Voluntown Nov. 30, 1794


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Gideon Waters of Glastenbury Thankful Wells of Voluntown Dec. 25, 1794


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Asa Brown of Stonington Lucy Dow of Sterling Jan. 15, 1795


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George Alexander Taylor of Plainfield Hannah Matteson of Sterling Feb. 19, 1795


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Zachariah Frink, Jr., of Voluntown Mary Frink of Sterling Oct. 22, 1795


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Porter Thayer Rosanna Hall Dec. 24, 1795


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Mumford Kinyon of Charlestown, R. I. Hannah Wage of Voluntown Jan. 12, 1796


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Soloman Place of Coventry, R. I. Martha Heard of Sterling Feb. 7, 1796

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Joseph Gallup Hannah Smith April 7, 1796 both of Sterling
Lot Larkham Elizabeth Kennedy April 28, 1796 both of Voluntown
William Almy Mary Olney  Sept. 15, 1796 both of Sterling
Jedediah Bailey of Groton Mercy Stone of Sterling Oct. 30, 1796

Alexander Dorrance of Foster Elisabeth Frink of Voluntown Nov. 10, 1796

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Russel Stevens Margaret Frink Nov. 17, 1796 both of Voluntown,
Elias Keigwin Rebekah Rhodes Jan. 3, 1797 both of Voluntown,
John Park Barbara Wylie Jan. 12, 1797 both of Voluntown,
Dorrance Knox Nancy Bennet of Sterling Jan. 30, 1797


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Lieut. Nicholas Keigwin Mary Gordon Feb. 2, 1797 both of Voluntown,
Joseph Mot Mary Vaughn Feb. 2, 1797 both of Voluntown,
Nathan Rice of Coventry, R. I. Sarah Hoxsie of Voluntown Feb. 2, 1797


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John McNeil of Sterling Polly Dixon of Voluntown Sept. 10, 1797

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Samuel Herrick of Plainfield Betsey Dewyer of Sterling March 25, 1798


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Lieut. William Briggs of Voluntown Hannah Stephens of Sterling May 3, 1798


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George Babcock of Pittsfield Sarah Briggs of Voluntown June 21, 1798


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Warden Johnson of Coventry, R. I. Phebe Knox of Sterling June 28, 1798


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Ebenezer Sweet of Greenwich Elizabeth Avery of Sterling Nov. 25, 1798


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Capt. Thomas Gordon Sarah Susanna Dixon Dec. 2, 1798 both of Sterling
Thomas Cole of Fairfield, N.Y. Sally Brown of Sterling Jan. 24, 1799


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Samuel Millet of New York Rachael Douglass of Sterling Feb. 7, 1799

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Daniel Dow Susanna Douglass March 28, 1799 both of Sterling
John Kinyon, Jr. Susanna Thurston April 14, 1799 both of Sterling
Archibald Gordon of Sterling Mrs. Sally Wylie of Voluntown June 23, 1799


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Jonathan Bitgood Hannah Stanton July 4, 1799 both of Voluntown
Samuel Robbins, 3d Phebe Wage July 16, 1799 both of Voluntown
Hezekiah Brown Elisabeth Cole July 21, 1799 both of Sterling
Caleb Perkins of Sterling Sally Alexander of Voluntown July 25, 1799


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Allen Shurden of W. Greenwich, R. I. Dorcas Button of Sterling Dec. 15, 1799


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James Potter Olive Wilson, both of Sterling Feb. 10, 1800


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Transcribed & Contributed by aFoFG (bz)
Source: Early Connecticut Marriages as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800, edited by Frederic W. Bailey  1896

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