QUERIES FOR LYME CONNECTICUT

 

11-6-1996 -- Kaye Powell
I am searching for information on the Armstrong name in Lyme prior to 1786. Of special interest would be Martin Armstrong.

11-30-1996 -- Jamie
-- During my family research, I have come across the name of DeWolf/Dolph in one of my lines. Balthazar DeWolfI believe is the first of the family to come to America and if my info is correct he and the family are mainly in Lyme, Ct. If you are familiar with this family or know of how I can get more info on it I would greatly appreciate it.

1-26-97 -- Ronnie or Ronnie
PERKINS/ROGERS- I am looking for the family of DAVID (DANIEL) PERKINS who married EUNICE ROGERS in 1797 in LYME, CT. I have Eunice's family line and am willing to share. DAVID PERKINS has been found as DANIEL. May be the son of JONATHAN. David was born in the 1770s in CT. and died in Chenango Co., NY. in 1850. Any help with David's parents and birth info is appreciated. He does not appear to be of the John Perkins of MA. line or of the Edward Perkins of CT. line. Thanks!

2-16-97 -- Frances Bennett
Seeking information regarding the spouse of Anna Mather, reportedly of the Mather famliy of Lyme. Does anyone have a Mather genealogy that might show this information? We are trying to confirm that Anna Mather of Lyme married Ezekiel Billings of Stonington, CT, later of Colrain, MA. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

3-17-1997 -- Douglas V. Smith
Thomas PIER had three children recorded in Lyme: Sarah born 1678, Mary 1683, and Thomas 1689. Thomas Sr. paid taxes under Andros in 1688. Whence did he come, who was his wife, when and where did they die, and whatever became of the children? Are they related to other PIERs? Douglas V. Smith, Box 65, Sharon, VT 05065.

3-21-1997 -- Leonard Dannemann
David Reynolds b. abt 1761 Conn,enlisted Lyme Ct., Apr.1777 in Cont. army, British prisoner, marr. Columbia, ME. Rebecca Cox, lived Marion, ME. Died there 31 Mar 1832. War pension # W24738 need b/p & parents.

4-1997 -- Carolee Booth Hansen
Seek information on the MINER family of Lyme and New London areas. Ezra (aka Azariah) MINER, DOB abt. 5 Sept 1766 married Phebe BECKWITH, DOB 3 June 1770 of ?, CT. They moved to Lempster, NH before 1792 when their daughter Melinda was born. Ezra was a Baptist clergyman ordained in Lyme on ?. His parents were Ebenezer Miner and Betsey Rowley. Phebe's mother was Hannah Lewis and ?. Seek information on the MINER's, BECKWITH's, ROWLEY's and the LEWIS's.

4-1997 -- Deenacr@aol.com
Want wife and parents of Elias PALMER. He had a dau. Elizabeth b. 1756 m. in 1770 to John ADSIT b. 4 October 1751 Lyme, CT. She married 2nd William B. Sutherland.

4-2-1997 -- Ann Onstad
I am looking for the children of Abner BEEBE who married Elizabeth PRENTICE on Feb 4, 1775. They lived in Lyme. I don't know what church they got married at but that might be helpful to know in finding baptismal records. There are several people looking for these records. We are trying to connect Samuel Prentice BEEBE to these possible parents. Thanks!

5-8-1997 -- Dianne V. Miller
Seeking information on Stephen Moshier born in Lyme 1754. He served in the American Revolution. His wife was ----Cobb who died in April 1809. He collected a pension and died 30 Jan 1838 in Lebanon, CT. He had a son named Samuel. Would like to find his parents, first name of wife and the rest of his children. He had a second wife named Margaret ----- who died a pauper in Lebanon 20 Aug 1849.

5-1997 -- Roseanna Smith Renaud
Hugh Smith B. 1740 Lyme, CT Revolutionary War? Any info on this family? Thank you so.

5-1997 -- Allan F. Abrahamse
I am told members of the DE WOLFE family were early settlers in Lyme. Does anyone know the parents of Lucy DE WOLFE, who was born 17 Jan 1796, married Parley Holmes FLINT in 1815, and died in Gorham, Ontario Co., NY on 13 Mar 1836.

7-9-1997 -- Anne Hurst
Seeking information on Worth MACK and wife, Sarah BAGELY of Lyme, CT in early 1700's.

7-10-1997 -- E. Kenneth Beckwith
I am interested in additional information re Matthew Beckwith (1610-1682) and his son Joseph Beckwith (1653-1707) and his son Joseph Beckwith (1679-1761). Joseph and his son were in innkeepers in the Lyme/ New London area - how can I find more information?

7-14-1997 -- Audrey Peters
Looking for any and all descendants of Wolston and Hannah (BRIGGS) BROCKWAY of Lyme, Ct. Children were: Hannah m. Thomas CHAMPION, William m. Elizabeth WILTERTON, Wolston m. Margaret JONES, Mary m. Samuel MOTT, Bridget m. Jonathan BEEBE, Richard m. Rachel FOX and Elizabeth TIFFANY, Elizabeth m. Wlliam HARRIS, and Sarah m. Nathaniel BECKWITH.

8-10-1997 -- Dean Johnson
I am looking for the parents of Nathaniel Clark, he was born in Lyme in 1775. His wife's name was Mehitable Peck, she was born in Lyme September 22, 1783. Her parents were Matthew Peck and Polly Moore.

9-12-1997.-- Sheila W. Bankhead
I am looking for information on the family of Captain Ichabod(Icabod?) SMITH, who is, I believe, buried in Lyme. I have a death date of 1798 but no birth date. I have his wife's name as Zariah, b.1736, d. 1803. Children as Ichabod Jr. and Sally. Any information would be welcome.

9-1-1997 -- Lynda Ross
Am looking for ancestors and descendents from Lyme. My lines are Champion (back to Henryand Sara born around 1610), Balthazar and Alice De Wolf, and John and Mary Mott. Any help tracing these lines would be appreciated. Thank you.

11-22-1997 -- G. S. Kennedy
I am trying to trace the ancestors of Uriah CHURCH who was born in Hartford, Lyme County? CT. 2/20/1740. He married Deborah HUNGERFIELD (b. 10/14/1743). Uriah died 7/21/1826. My records show Uriah the son of John CHURCH and Sarah BECKLEY of New Haven. However there is a mistake in this record since John is shown as born 5/9/1636, indicating some missing generations. John CHURCH is listed as the son of Richard CHURCH born in London, 2/6/1610 and d. 12/16/1667 in Hadley CT. Any help in tracing the ancestors of Uriah CHURCH would be appreciated.

12-3-1997 -- Craig Dowd
SHIPMAN - searching for parentage/ancestry of Abner SHIPMAN, Sr., b. Lyme, CT 12 Jan 1759, m. (Lyme) 30 Oct 1779 Margery AVERY. Thanks.

12-21-1997 -- Kenneth H. Parker
Need any information about Peter LEVEE, called "the Frenchman" who lived in Lyme circa 1770-1800+. His wife was Martha -- (ELY? --or DEWOLFE?). Children were Gideon LEVEE m Lovey DANIELS, William LEVEE, Phebe LEVEE m. David DANIELS, Charles and Mary (no further information). His grandson, Nathan LEVEE m. Clarissa POWERS and named a child John Ely LEVEE.

12-22-1997 -- SSG Johnson
Looking for the children of GURDON CLARK AND SARAH LORD. Gurdon was born in 1749 in Lyme and was buried there in 1819. His wife Sarah was born in Lyme in 1750 and was buried there in 1777. Her parents were Reuben and Elizabeth Lord. Any information on these Clark children would be appreciated.

12-27-97 -- John Harrison
4th G-granfather Silas HARRISON was born in Lyme on 1 May 1755. By 1775 when he served in the Rev. war with Capt. Edward Mott (of Preston) he was living in Lebanon, CT. His wife was Sarah Brown. Raised several kids and moved to Madison County, NY about 1802. Looking for any info. on parents or other family.

1-7-1998 -- Paul W. Forquer
Brooks, Silas, born 1760, died 15 Jan 1849, Revolutionary War Soldier in Connecticut Line, Trying to find parents.

1-3-1998 -- Don Peters
Looking for any and all descendants of Wolston and Hannah (BRIGGS) BROCKWAY of Lyme, Ct. Children were: Hannah m. Thomas CHAMPION, William m. Elizabeth WILTERTON, Wolston m. Margaret JONES, Mary m. Samuel MOTT, Bridget m. Jonathan BEEBE, Richard m. Rachel FOX and Elizabeth TIFFANY, Elizabeth m. William HARRIS, and Sarah m. Nathaniel BECKWITH.

2-16-1998 -- John Peckham
Looking for information regarding Captain Gardiner Peckham, believed to be born in the Lyme Connecticut area around 1833, murdered on Long Island on or about 6 February 1906. 3 Children with wife Mary: John Lawrence, Asa, and Trulove H.

3-12-1998 -- Marilyn Ellsworth-Roman or Marilyn Ellsworth-Roman
I am looking for information on Lebbeus CHAPMAN who resided at Saybrook. He was the son of Nathaniel CHAPMAN and Mercy DENISON.  Lebbeus was born 21 Nov 1752 and died 16 Oct 1833. He was married twice. He had a son, Lebbeus Jr. from his first marriage. Lebbeus Jr. dw Brooklyn NY in 1857. From Lebbeus Sr.'s second marriage (wf was Jemima) he had Sally born abt 1804 and Sidney born abt 1806. I am particularly interested in Sally CHAPMAN. My 3X ggm was Sarah (Sally) CHAPMAN born (according to her tombstone) 25 June 1805 CT. She married John ELSWORTH who was from NY. Sally died 1897 at Milwaukee Wisc. Thank you for any information!

4-8-1998 -- Linda Berg Stafford
Would like to find the parents of Eunice ROGERS who m. Abijah MACK on 19 Sep 1773 probably in Lyme, CT. They had six children in Lyme before moving to New York where they had four more.

6-12-1998 -- Charles R. Alger
What I am wanting to know is the if all three wifes of Roger Alger is buried in the Old Meeting House Cemetery in Lyme, CT. Also if any other Algers were buried there. I would pay for the info. Please, do get back to me.

7-16-1998 -- Barbara Leonard Bishop
I am looking for any information about Jonathan Stewart Leonard, born 1740 at Lyme. Left for Nova Scotia with the "Planters" before 1770. Married Sarah Dodge in 1764, daughter of Josiah Dodge, an early Granville N.S. Grantee. Was engaged with British troops at the Battle for Louisbourg in 1758. We have no knowledge of his parents. Family tradition says he was of Welsh ancestry.

7-27-1998 -- Debra Balsam
I am looking for more information and documentation on John Lay who arrived in Lyme/Saybrook between 1630 & 1640. I am also interested in any of his descedants and their wives, John the drummer Lay, Edward Lay, Joseph Lay, Samuel Lay. Thank you.

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