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Nathaniel Otis

Male 1690 - 1771  (81 years)


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  • Name Nathaniel Otis 
    Born 30 January 1689/90  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 April 1771  Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From William A. Otis’s Memoir of the Otis Family:
      Nathaniel moved from Scituate to New London County, CT, where they were received to the communion of the church 19 Nov 1722. He was appointed on a committee 7 Jan 1721 to act in the ‘prudential affairs’ of the parish, and was chosed clerk of the parish 31 Jan 1722, and also for the two following years. In 1724 he removed about eitht miles north of the old county road, to the town of Colchester, on land which hsi father purchased of Capt. Samuel Gilbert. On this land Nathaniel erected a house which has been the residence of five successive generations. On 29 May 1756 he received a commission signed by Gov. Talcott, appointing him ‘Cornet of the troop in the County of Hartford.’ He also held numerous offices in the town. [3]
    Person ID I1301  Schirado
    Last Modified 29 September 2011 

    Father Hon. Joseph Otis,   b. 1665, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 June 1754, Montville, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Thomas,   b. 6 November 1670, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 January 1755, Montville, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 20 November 1688  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • “Joseph Otis and Dorothy Thomas were Married the 20^th day of November 1688. by Mr Thomas Mighell Minester”
    Family ID F19  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Hannah Thatcher,   b. 9 October 1690, Yarmouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1780, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Children 
     1. Lydia Otis,   b. 24 January 1716[/7], Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 January 1807, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Hannah Otis,   b. 29 February 1717/8, Scituate, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 June 1752
     3. Dorothy Otis,   b. 16 April 1721,   d. 20 November 1794, Lebanon, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Desire Otis,   b. 20 May 1723, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 April 1801, East Haddam, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Nathaniel Otis,   b. 20 August 1725, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 January 1740  (Age 14 years)
    +6. John Otis,   b. 1 April 1728, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 October 1804, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Delight Otis,   b. 16 March 1730, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 July 1740, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
     8. Mercy Otis,   b. 3 July 1734, Colchester, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F921  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] The Vital Records of Marshfield, Mass.

    2. [S5] (NEHGS, Boston, 1909).

    3. [S4] William A. Otis, (Winnetka, Ill, 1924).


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