Friday, March 1, 2013

Thomas Pitkin

  • Name: Thomas Pitkin
  • Born: June 18, 1700 Bolton, Connecticut
  • Died: July 20, 1766 Bolton, Connecticut
  • Related through: Lynn Crookston

Captain Thomas Pitkin at the age of 21 was one of the incorporators of the town of Bolton in 1720 (Hollister's Connecticut, Vol. !, p. 388).  An act granting a patent for the town of Bolton by Thomas Pitkin and others.  He was commissioned Lieutenant of the militia company of Bolton in 1737; Captain in 1739; Justice of the Peace from 1751 to 1756.  He represented Bolton in the General Assembly in 1755 and 1756.  By his will he manumitted his three slaves.

Thanks to whoever put this history on