Family of Rebecca Brown (5235) & Benjamin English
14059. Sarah English. Born on 5 Feb 1703/4 in New Haven, CT.60 Sarah died in New Haven, CT, on 3 Jun 1726; she was 22.60 Buried on 5 Jun 1726 in City Burial Ground, New Haven.59
Child of Stephen and Sarah (English) Bradley:
i. Stephen, b. 24 May 1726 at New Haven, d. there 8 Apr 1800, m. 1st 1745 Ann Prichard (b. 14 Feb 1724 at Waterbury), m. 2nd at New Haven 19 Jul 1767 Hannah Gorham (b. ca. 1733, d. 1 Oct 1803 at New Haven, dau. of Isaac & Hannah (Miles) Gorham, widow of Leonard Lewis).59
On 24 Jun 1725 when Sarah was 21, she married Stephen Bradley (24456) , son of Daniel Bradley (31321) (ca 1679-2 Nov 1723) & Sarah Bassett (10826) (3 Jun 1682-1771), in New Haven, CT.60 Born on 2 Jun 1702[/3] in New Haven, CT.60 Stephen died in New Haven, CT, on 12 Sep 1740; he was 37.60 Buried in City Burial Ground, New Haven.
Their children include:
14060. Benjamin English. Born on 8 Oct 1705 in New Haven, CT.60 Benjamin died in New Haven, CT, on 5 Jul 1779; he was 73.59
From State Records.6 ”Abigail English wife of Capt. Benjamin English of New Haven of lawfull age testifies and says that on the 5th day of July when the Brittish troops came to New Haven, Mr. Benjamin English aged about seventy four years was in his house alone. She saw a number of the Brittish troops at his well drinking water, that soon after she saw a soldier come out at the back door, sd English came to the back door with his hands on his breast and the blood running and he crying out, He has stabb'd me he has stabb’d me. She asked him why he stab'd him he answer'd, he could not tell, for he had humour'd them as much as Jay in his power, and he walked about two rods and fell down and instantly expired there appeared three wounds in his breast as if made with a bayonet, that she went into the house found blood in the great chair where he was wont to sit where she has the utmost reason to suppose he receiv'd his mortal wound.” (The deponent was his daughter-in-law.)
On 25 Sep 1735 when Benjamin was 29, he married Sarah Dayton (23084) , daughter of Isaac Dayton (9831) (ca 1684-30 Dec 1756) & Elizabeth Todd (14047) (12 Feb 1690/1-30 Mar 1752), in New Haven, CT.60 Born on 16 Jul 1716 in New Haven, CT.60 Sarah was baptized in First Congregational Society, New Haven, in 1716.59 Sarah died in New Haven, CT, on 29 Jul 1769; she was 53.59 Buried in Center St. Cem., Wallingford.190 Epitaph: “distinguished among her sex for extraordinary piety and usefulness, and her children rise up and call her blessed, her husband also and all that knew her”.
Their children include:
14061. Mary English. Born on 10 Feb 1707.190 Mary died in New Haven, CT, on 5 Nov 1713; she was 6.60
14062. Joseph English. Born on 29 Oct 1713 in New Haven, CT.60
Joseph settled in Derby, CT, and by 1773 in Albany County, NY, (Derby Land Records).
14063. Mary English. Born on 29 Dec 1715 in New Haven, CT.60 At the age of 20, Mary was baptized in First Congregational Society, New Haven, on 20 Jun 1736.59 Mary died on 29 Dec 1791; she was 76.59 She was baptized as an adult.
In 1740 Mary married Samuel Cunnabell.59 Born on 11 Apr 1710. Samuel died on 3 Dec 1769; he was 59.
14064. Clement English. Born on 24 Dec 1720 in New Haven, CT.60
On 26 Oct 1752 when Clement was 31, he married Ruth Wisebury, daughter of Anthony Wisebury & Tabitha Wooster (3 May 1701-), in Derby, CT.141
Children of Clement and Ruth (Wisebury) English, born at Derby:
i. Naomi, b. 28 Jun 1753;
ii. Ruth, b. 22 Oct 1754;
iii. Clement, b. 25 Jun 1756, m. Sarah, resided at Oxford, CT;
iv. Henry, b. 7 Dec 1757;
v. Benjamin, b. 24 Sep 1760, d. 20 Dec 1760;
vi. Benjamin, b. 28 Sep 1761, d. 17 Mar 1827 at Derby, m. Lois Smith (b. 20 Sep 1768 at Derby, d. there 4 Mar 1833, dau. of John & Abigail (Gunn) Smith), resided at Oxford;
vii. David, b. 25 Jun 1765, m. Jerusha, resided at Oxford; and
viii. Abraham, bp. 1 Nov 1767 at Derby, m. 1st Hannah Johnson (b. 12 Oct 1769 at Derby), m. 2nd Lucy Wooding (b. ca. 1784, d. 26 Apr 1860 at New Haven).59
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