I have a Joseph Hamlin, born September 30, 1784 in Middletown CT. He married in 1809 to Catherine West in Charlestown, NH. Catherine was the dau. of Capt. Samuel Sprague West, and Phebe Carlton. After marriage Joseph Hamlin, and wife Catherine move to the state of New York.
Joseph was the son of William, and Lucy(Kirby) Hamlin. You can find his lineage at; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctsmfsd/Russell.html
The Society of Middletown First Settlers Descendants