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14 Mar 2008, Delia Youngs, firstname.lastname@example.org
I am hoping to identify the relationship between my WOODWORTH relative and Nathaniel RIDDER of the following land record:
Land records, Mansfield (Connecticut). Town Clerk
Book 19, p. 280
Date: 18 Nov 1822
From: Charles WOODWORTH of Mansfield, Windham Co., CT
To: Ira BARROWS of Mansfield
Money paid: $107
Notes: land set off to Charles WOODWORTH from the estate of Nathaniel RIDDER, Jr. on execution 9 Dec 1820
I have found Nathan RIDDER in the 1810 census for Mansfield. All help will be much appreciated. Thank you.
11 Mar 2008, Diana Dexter, DLDkansas@yahoo.com
Need exact death dates and grave location for Thomas DEXTER (1686 - aft 1762) and wife Mary/Mercy FISH Dexter (1693 - 1786). Need Marriage info for their son Elisha DEXTER & Lydia SMITH around 1757. Birth info for Elisha's son John born 1773
30 Jan 2008, Cindy Besser, email@example.com
I am looking for Solomon LAMPHERE's name that is said to be in the "Mansfield Town Records - Vol. 1." Stating that on "September 9, 1777. In open Freemans Meeting that several persons hereafter named took the Oath for Freemen of this State according to law passed at the General Assembly held at Hartford in May Last." I gave you the direct quote I have just in case. The Lamphere has multiple spellings, Lamphear, Lanphere,Lanfier etc. I wish to obtain a copy, so if you can direct me to where these record's are and what I need to ask for I would be greatly appreciative. Thank you in advance for your help.
23 July 2006, Floyd Dunn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for the source of James DUNN (b.1680). Children of James DUNN, William & Jennet
23 Apr 2006, Jean Bunch, email@example.com
Need the name of the father of Andrew J. CAMPBELL to connect to DAR patriot. He was b 1810 in Mansfield, Tolland Co. Ct. and md 1837 to Mary FREEMAN. He died 1901 in Rock Creek, Ohio, and she died 1901.
17 Feb 2006, M. Peterson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for information on the descendents of Ebenezer SNOW (b. 1734 in Mansfield) and Bridget ROYCE. Children include Ebenezer (b. 1755), Abraham (b. 1761) and Jonathan (b. circa 1763.
22 May 2005, Rand Costich, email@example.com
Seeking descendants of Isaac THOMPSON of Mansfield and Mary HIBBARD. Mary was born Windham, 9 Oct. 1739, daughter of Joshua and Ruth (BASS) HIBBARD. (Joshua4, Robert3, Robert2, Robert1 HIBBARD) Did they remove to Newport, Nova Scotia about the time that Shubael DIMOCK did? My 2G-grandfather was Robert Hibbard THOMPSON. His brother was Shubael Dimock THOMPSON. Is there a Mansfield connection?
20 Jun 2004, Emily Bell, firstname.lastname@example.org
Copy of marriage of Amos A. HARTSON and Artemisia FELLOWS March 29, 1842. Thank you very much for your assistance!
12 Dec 2003, Charles Allen Godfrey, email@example.com
Orlando Hallam GODFREY, b. abt 1821 Mansfield, Tolland Co., Connecticut, married Mardula THOMPSON Dec. 7th, 1845 in Mansfield. Two children, Charles Henry GODFREY, b. abt 1845, and Orlando Hallam GODFREY II, b. Jan. 1849 in Mansfield. I am searching for information to verify the births and marriage and to determine who the parents were of Orlando Hallam GODFREY. I am researching from Amsterdam, Netherlands. Any help is warmly appreciated.
02 Dec 2003, Rogers Finch, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann ARNOLD b. 27 Jun 1735 married Jesse BARKER Sr. at Mansfield ca 1759. Among their children were Jesse Jr. born 21 Apr 1761, Arnold, and Sylvanus. Was Ann ARNOLD the daughter of Robert ARNOLD and Mary SERGEANT who were married at Mansfield on 08 Feb 1716? What was the date of her marriage to Jesse BARKER Sr.? She was widowed in November 1778. Did she remarry in Mansfield? If so, to whom? Thank you in advance for your reply.
11 Sep 2003, Lynn Kelley, email@example.com
Seeking information about James KIDDER (b.1678/1679 in Billerica, Mass; married Mary ABBOTT) who lived and died (abt May 18, 1729) in Mansfield. Also, am seeking information about James and Mary (ABBOTT) KIDDER's son, Ephraim KIDDER, who was born 2/23/1715 or 1716 in Mansfield. Ephraim KIDDER married Freedom BARNARD of Coventry. Thanks for any info you can provide.
17 May 2003, Ken Matteson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for birth information and parents of Albert GILBERT (b. 1850-1890) death unknown. Child of Albert GILBERT and Etta May PRICE (b. 1887) was Mary Nason GILBERT b. April 23, 1911 in Mansfield, Tolland County,Connecticut. Also Leotta E. GILBERT b. 1905. Any help would be appreciated.
11 Apr 2003, Karlynn Gustafson, OSCLS59@comcast.net
Looking for parents of Elisha JOHNSON of Mansfield, who married Betsey SMITH in Ashford, Windham County, CT, November 27, 1826, by Rev. Philo Judson (per Barbour V.R.'s for Ashford). Elisha JOHNSON born circa 1805. Thank you!
8 Mar 2003, Pat Brown, SSC41@aol.com
Looking for information reguarding the parents of Isaac HOPKINS, born 1812, and his brother Edwin HOPKINS, born 1820, in Mansfield. They might have other siblings...not sure. They left the Mansfield area around 1825.
1 Mar 2003, Ron Morris, email@example.com
I am trying to obtain the marriage date of Hannah BALDWIN and Thomas RUSSELL, Hannah's parents Ebenezer BALDWIN and Ruth SWIFT were married in Mansfield on 12 Nov 1762. Their first child Thomas Baldwin RUSSELL was born in Westhampton, Suffolk, (Long Island) NY on 14 Feb 1789. I have not information as to where and when Thomas RUSSELL was born. He was a Minister in Westhampton and then became the first settled Minister in Bethel, Windsor, Vermont. And then he disappeared. Thank you for your help in the search.
9 Dec 2002, Mark Boyle, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for information on the parents of Andrew W. BARROWS b. ~4-20-1796 and died 8-5-1867. Married Polly CUMMINGS in Mansfield, CT prior to 1812 when their daughter Marietta was born (Jan 2, 1812). Additional children include my GRGRGR Grandfather John W BARROWS and his sister (also my GRGRGR Grandmother through another lineage) Mary Catherine BARROWS. Polly CUMMINGS was born ~8-1-1791 and died 2-15-1862. This site is a blessing!! Thank you for any and all information!!
23 Nov 2002, Kaye Ryder, email@example.com
Looking for information on the BALCH Family who resided in Mansfield between 1738-1800. I am specifically interested in any information re the family of John BALCH, b. 1759 in Mansfield, married Luce BOWEN, and daughter Anna BALCH b. 10/04/1787. I would like to know if any descendents of this family line are buried in a local Mansfield cemetery. Thank you for any consideration given this request.
10 Aug 2002, Hope Chamberlain, firstname.lastname@example.org
Searching for the parents of Ephraim CHAMBERLAIN/CHAMBERLIN & Marcy/Mercy CHAMBERLAIN/CHAMBERLIN. Census data indicates Ephraim was born abt. 1792 in Conn. Grave stone markings of two of his sons state they were born in Wellington, Tolland, Conn. Ephraim wed Betsy DIMMOCK, dau. of Jeduthan & Marcy/Mercy (CHAMBERLAIN) DIMMOCK. Family tradition is that Ephraim & Betsy (DIMMOCK) CHAMBERLAIN were first cousins - probably thru her mother.
All of Ephraim & Betsy (DIMMOCK) CHAMBERLAIN children were born in Tolland:
- Maria, born 5 Aug 1813, wed Charles THOMPSON, 15 Oct 1837;
- Dimmick, born 11 June 1815, wed Elizabeth A. JOHNSON in Wellington or Mansfield, 13 Nov 1846
- Martha Ann, born 5 Mar 1817 - died 25 Oct 1848 in Wellington or Mansfield.
- Caroline, born 5 Mar 1819.
- Dwight, born 5 Nov 1822 in Wellington, wed Sally R. FERGUSON in Tolland, Conn., died 15 January 1870 in Plainfield, Waushara Co., Wisconsin.
- Rufus, born 5 Oct 1826, wed Mary A. ______ in Tolland abt. 1849
- John W., born 17 Dec 1839 in Mansfield, Conn., removed with his parents to Jackson Twp., Tioga Co., PA in 1850, wed Sylvia A. SMITH, 10 Oct 1858 in Plainfield, Waushara Co., Wisconsin.
Dates of marriage, births and some deaths are from our old CHAMBERLAIN family bible. Hoping to find parents or grandparents of Ephraim CHAMBERLAIN.
7 Aug 2002, Dorothy Roberts, email@example.com
I need to know if Ephraim PARKER was buried in Mansfield, CT. The date of death I have found is 21 April 1823. He married Deborah SARGENT in Mansfield 3 February 1757 and she died (Mansfield ?) 1833. I would appreciate any information you can send. Thank you very much.
1 Aug 2002, Nancy Frye, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for information on Daniel Davidson who was born in Mansfield Cy in 1721. He married Rachel -?-. Any information will be appreciated.
26 Jul 2002, Deb Hanna, email@example.com
Looking for connection between my Ebeneazer WILLIAMS, born 1729, Wethersfield sherriff, who was related to William WILLIAMS, signer of Declaration of Independence..all from Lebanon, CT, and the Rev. Eleazer WILLIAMS who was ordained Mansfield's pastor of the first church in 1710.
26 May 2002, Pattee Cook Carroll, firstname.lastname@example.org
I am looking for information on the parents of Nancy BACON, who was born in Mansfield in 1807. I do not know her parent's name. She married David Janes in Lima, Livingston, NY. He was the son of Benjamin Janes, born 1772 and Zebiah Huntington, born March 1774. They were married in 1797 in Mansfield. David and Nancy eventually moved to Homer, Calhoun Co., Michigan, and are buried there.
I know there was a large BACON family, but cannot establish Nancy's place in it without the name of her father or mother. Nancy and David are my great, great, great grandparents. Thank you very much for any help you can give me.
10 May 10 2002, Lea Hoard, email@example.com
I'm looking for information about David JACOBS who married Mary Ann OWEN in Mansfield in 1736 and their children, specifically Zuriel JACOBS born Dec 1739 in Mansfield. Thanks!
16 Feb 2002, Sharon Capezza, firstname.lastname@example.org
BRIGHAM, Elnathan - I am looking for information regarding the house(s) in which the Brigham family resided in Mansfield. I believe the land they owned in 1719 was along the Willimantic River, but wondered if there were any old maps to show the actual location of the house(s). I suspect the house at the intersection of Ripley Hill Road and Brigham Street may have been the original homestead. I'd also like to know which BRIGHAM founded the Willington Glass Factory. Thanks for any help you can supply!
29 Dec 2001, Deb Hanna Glantz, email@example.com
Would love to know the history, or some names of the PERKINS ..1800s or 1700s in Mansfield. (PERKINS CORNER) My PERKINS are from the Winsted area but I am just beginning to trace it back...so many lines and so little time! My great grandmother was Lucy PERKINS 1851-1938 and her father was Frederick PERKINS. 1825-1890. Can you give me a few names of PERKINS in this area, so that I may search and find a connection perhaps. I am already doing this with IVES and others...Thanks so much.
13 Nov 2001, Joan Pingry, firstname.lastname@example.org
PINGREE, Moses and spouse FULLER, Abijah. Their marriage is supposedly recorded in Mansfield in 1726. They had 9 children, some in Mansfield and some in Coventry. I am looking for the names of these children. Thanks for any direction to follow.
17 May 2001, Joe Simmons, email@example.com
Looking for Jonathan SIMMONS b Oct 1793/1794, went to Canada, m ~1819, based on date of firstborn dau Eliza Ann b 1820.
12 May 2001, Richard Husband, firstname.lastname@example.org
If anyone has any information concerning the genealogy (children, wife, ancestors) of a Robert TURNER of Mansfield who was a grantee of Norwich, Vermont under a charter of the town written at meetings held at the Waterman Inn, Mansfield, in the late 1700s, I would appreciate it. I suspect that Robert may have been the brother, or father, of a David TURNER, born about 1744, and/or a Nathan TURNER, born about the same time, both of whom ended up, along with Robert, in Norwich, Vermont in the late 1700s
FLETCHER / WING
23 Sep 2000, Jim Fletcher, email@example.com
Looking for location of Old Welch Burying Ground. John FLETCHER and Rachael (WING) FLETCHER are buried there. John died June 29, 1777, and Rachael died April 20, 1778. I am also looking for any information on their son, Nathan FLETCHER, born May 29, 1742.
15 Sep 2000, Mary Parker Braxton, Mabraxton@aol.com
Looking for information about Theoda PARKER. Believe she was born in Mansfield around 1791. Believe her parents were James and Hannah PARKER. She died in Paris, NY in 1810. Any info concerning this family will be most welcome. Thanks.
29 Mar 2000, K. Kidder, KSKidder@tallysys.com
Looking for vital records and ancestry of Abraham SNOW (b. circa 1704-1708, poss. Mansfield, CT) m. Abigail FENTON on 8 May 1729 in Mansfield, CT. Children include Abraham Jr., Robert, Ebenezer, Ann, & Francis. Thank you for your assistance!
23 Mar 2000, M. Fotin, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for info (birth, burial, etc.?) of John CLARK and Elizabeth PARKER, m. Nov. 11, 1747 and Daniel CLARK and Mehitable SLATE, m. Oct. 19, 1780 in Mansfield, CT. Thank you.
10 Feb 2000, Robert Worthington, email@example.com
I am searching for the parents' names of Orrin S. WORTHINGTON who was born 28 Jul 1792 supposedly in Tolland Cnty, married 1816 to Suanna WHITEMORE of Mansfield, CT, and died 1882. Thank you for your time.
8 Feb 2000, Steve HALL, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for information on the parents or ancestors of Mary LINNELL, born abt 1724, married James HALL 1743, died 1776, all in Mansfield.
30 Jan 2000, Charlotte Gurley Mattern, email@example.com
Researching 1st marriage of SAMUEL GURLEY and SARAH WARD June 16, 1742 in Mansfield, Connecticut. Any suggestions on where to find this information would be helpful as there is misinformation as to his first wife's name. Charlotte.
3 Jan 2000, Norman Jennings, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for marriage info for Hannah BALCH married on 11-24-1785 to Seth GINNINGS (JENNINGS). Thanks so much!
11 Dec 1999, Elizabeth Pope, ElizPope1@aol.com
Seeking death date, parents of Charles B. HAWKINS, b. ca 1818 in Rhode Island. Listed in 1900 Mansfield census with wife, Ruth STONE, and daughter Mary, son Clarence. Charles and Ruth married in Coventry, RI, moved to Amboy, NY in the 1860s, to Mansfield in the 1870s, Southborough, MA by 1880, then back to Mansfield. Are they buried there? Many thanks.
16 Nov 1999, Ronette Stewart, Blachette@aol.com
I am looking for any information on the children of Thomas HANKS b. 9-25-1786 in Mansfield, CT. Thomas married Susan POWERS. Please e-mail me with any information. Thank you so much.
16 Oct 1999, Pete Smith, email@example.com
I am seeking the name of the father & mother of William SCOTT, b 1781 in Somers, CT, married Keturah SAWYER 1806 @ Windham, and d 20 June 1851 in Mansfield, CT. His father took the name of SCOTT after deserting the British army, according to family lore. His father married 3 times - Catherine McGEE, Mary CHAMBERLAIN, & Wealthy RENNES - so I don't know his mother's name for sure. Would like to get the father's first name, mother's name & any additional verification of this family lore.
13 Oct 1999, Roger Tansey, RTansey959@aol.com
Seeking to verify marriage and ancestry of Deacon Timothy and Hannah METCALF. Deacon Timothy born in 1709 in Dedham, MA. Hannah, born 2 May 1712 in Falmouth, MA. They married in 1745 in Mansfield. They were in Mansfield at least until 1755, when Jabez, their last child was born. Do not know location or dates of death. Would certainly appreciate more info! Thanks..
27 Aug 1999, Marlene Valentine, firstname.lastname@example.org
Searching for parents of Hiram ARNOLD and his wife Ascenath BROWN.
Anna, b. 1778, m. John LEWIS.
Elizabeth, b.?, m. --- SLOAN.
John, b. 1795, m. Lucinda DEWEY.
Robert,b. 1798 m. Paulina WILBOR.
Hiram and Ascenath born probably in the mid 1700s (!740-50).
21 Jun 1999, CJ Coppersmith, CpprsmthCJ@aol.com
I am seeking information on the parents and ancestors of Julia Esther FRENCH, born August 6, 1812, in Mansfield, CT. Spouse was Aaron AYLSWORTH of Erie, NY. Thank you for any help you can provide!
4 Jun 1999, Margaret, Veekmom@aol.com
Alexandra REED, nee SCOTT, born 5th Sept 1892 in England, died March 1982, residence at time of death, Mansfield or Storrs Mansfield, Tolland, CT. What I am looking for, can anyone send me the names of the newspapers in the area at the time of her death, would like to see if I can get an obituary for her. Thank you for any help that you can give in this matter.
10 Apr 1999, Ron Cross, email@example.com
I am interested in the descendants of Zebulon CROSS and Sarah HARTSHORN, m 3 Dec 1761, in Mansfield, Tolland, Conneticut. My ancestor, one Zebulon CROSS was born abt 1769 and married Keziah (surname unknown). The LDS on-line records list this Zebulon from Mansfield as the closest marriage date to have fathered my ancestor. I wonder if Zebulon and Mary may have had him as a son based on marriage date. My ancestor Zebulon has at least three children: Holdy or Huldy abt 1796, Asa abt 1798 and Sarah 1803-06 (all born in the US). The family appears in Ontario Canada by 1816 when my ggggrandfather, Elias is born, and appear on a census for Brighton Ontario in 1851. It's here that Zebulon lists his age as 82, born in the US (and the approx b date of 1769 from that info). Hoping someone knows of this family and the connection I'm looking for.
9 Apr 1999, Jerry Van Wert, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking info on descendents of Ellsworth HANKS b.7/8/1815 in Mansfield, son of Horatio HANKS and Jerusha FREEMAN. Thanks for your help.
8 Apr 1999, Joan Hunt, Westhunter@aol.com
Looking for name and location of a Mansfield Cemetery where Nehemiah PIERCE, who died circa 1783 in Mansfield, might possibly be buried. Thank you.
20 Mar 1999, Brett McNally, email@example.com
MCNALLY, William Valentine born October 25, 1860 - Mansfield Conn. I am looking for any information regarding my great-grandfather who died in Hudson Quebec Canada in 1922.
7 Mar 1999, Bernie Braman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for any info I can get on Bradley BRAMAN, b. abt 1806, m. Rhoda BARROWS, b. Aug 1808. Children were: Giles, Nelson, Dwight, Dennis and Ann. Any info you can provide on this union is greatly appreciated. They are my gg-grandparents, and I'm really trying to find their ancestors. Thank you for your help.
26 Feb 1999, Kelley LaSalle, email@example.com
Looking for info on Julienne BOUSQUET BARRETT who died in Mansfield 24 Feb 1906. (Born 1834). Husband was Joseph BARRETT. Children were Napoleon and Phoebe. Would like to know where she is buried, and if there were other BARRETTs in that area. Would like to correspond with anyone else researching the BARRETTs or the BOUSQUET name.
10 Feb 1999, Dave Farmer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking information on Elisha PARKER (m. Loady/Lody --?-- 13 Feb 1726/27 in Mansfield, CT), his ancestors, and descendants. He bought land in Mansfield in 1720 and the following children were born there:
Deborah b. 1 Nov 1727
John b. 9 Feb 1728/29
Eliab b. 2 Feb. 1731/32
Elisha PARKER came from Barnstable, MA, and his father, said to be Joseph PARKER, died in Mansfield 25 Aug 1741. John and Eliab PARKER moved to Waterbury, CT, by the 1750's and were on opposite sides in the Revolutionary War. Would like to exchange further information on this family or learn more of their Mansfield history.
PROULX / PRUE
5 Feb 1999, Roberta Gagne, email@example.com
Would appreciate any information on Pierre PROULX/Peter PRUE who died in Mansfield 26 Oct 1899 at 59 years old. I think he lived in the Eagleville section and his wife's maiden name may have been Marceline GIGUERE. He had a son Louis J. PROULX who died in Mansfield 3 July 1935. I'm especially trying to trace Pierre's parents. Pierre was my great-great grandfather. I can't find anything on Pierre's wife. Pierre was on the 1880 Mansfield census. I appreciate any assistance you can give me. Thanks.
31 Jan 1999, Claudia Garner, firstname.lastname@example.org
I am seeking information on my 5th great grandfather, Lemuel ROYCE, born in Mansfield, CT, in about 1749. He lived and died in NH. From the history books from Langdon, NH, I learned that he was sometimes referred to as Samuel RICE, ROYS, etc. His parentage was not known. Thanks for anything you might be able to add to this.
16 Jan 1999, Gwen Stuart, email@example.com
Would appreciate any information as to parents, sibs, etc. of Solomon WELCH, b. 16 June 1758. He enlisted in the Revolutionary War in 1777 while living in Mansfield. Anything of the nature of his service would also be appreciated. Have information on descendants to share. Thank you.
10 Jan 1999, Don OTT, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking information on Capt. James HALL who lived in Mansfield, CT, during the time when his son Corporal Peter HALL was born 1 Aug 1755. Capt. James HALL was married to Mary LAMB. James was born 20 Apr 1720 and Mary was born ca 1722. Any information appreciated.
30 Dec 1998, Dee Owens, email@example.com
Andrew CAMPBELL m. Ruth STEBBINS 1738-1797, Zuriel CAMPBELL m. Lydia BARROWS, 1742-1811.
27 Sep 98, Charlie McCabe, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking husband of Ann ASPINWALL, dau of Peter and Rebecca (STORRS) ASPINWALL. Ann b. Mansfield, CT, 26 Oct 1748. Husband was ? MURFEY or MURPHY. Had child, Capt. John MURFEY, b. 1775/76, possibly in Newport, RI. Thanks.
9 Sep 1998, Jackie Towner, email@example.com
Martha POTTER and James TRUMBULL were married in Mansfield 17 Sep 1801. I am looking for information about Martha's parents.
DIMOCK / DIMMOCK
16 July 1998, Elaine Merrell, firstname.lastname@example.org
This is my most elusive ancestor to date. Can anyone help me with the parentage for Sarah Maria DIMOCK/DIMMOCK?
Sarah Maria DIMMOCK born 4 or 24 Oct 1828. She married Enoch C. COLEMAN in Mansfield 26 Jan 1851, "both of Mansfield," by Nahum TAITON. On the marriage certificate it says that she was born in Willington. Willington has no record of her. Sarah died in Brookfield, Mass., 20 Apr 1886. On her death certificate it just states only that her parents were Mr. & Mrs. DIMMOCK. I find her in 1850 living with Gardner and Julia REYNOLDS in the Eagle Section of Mansfield.
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