Family of Mehitabel Baldwin (15796) & Benjamin Bunnell (26622)
29650. Abigail Bunnell. Born on 3 Dec 1726 in Milford, CT.69 At the age of 1, Abigail was baptized in First Congegational Church of Milford, on 19 Mar 1728.167 Abigail died in Milford, CT, on 12 Mar 1728; she was 1.59
29651. Mehitable Bunnell. Born on 20 Feb 1728 in Milford, CT.69 Mehitable was baptized in First Congegational Church of Milford, on 25 Feb 1728.167 Mehitable died in Milford, CT, on 22 Oct 1753; she was 25.69
29652. Mercy Bunnell. Born on 30 Aug 1729 in Milford, CT.69 Mercy was baptized in First Congegational Church of Milford, on 7 Sep 1729.167
On 16 Mar 1748 when Mercy was 18, she married Titus Tyler, son of Ebenezer Tyler (9 May 1684-1767) & Anna Wheaton (29 Jan 1697-ca 1749), in Congregational Society Woodbridge.59 Born on 16 Aug 1730. Titus died aft 1796.
29653. Benjamin Bunnell. Born on 7 Mar 1731 in Milford, CT.69 Benjamin was baptized in First Congegational Church of Milford, on 12 Mar 1731.167 Benjamin died in Derby, CT, on 5 Nov 1770; he was 39.141
Bunnell, Benjamin of Waterbury, late of Dervy, d. Nov. 5, 1770 Derby Vital Records Vol. TM 1 Page 48 Barbour Index cards.
The most recent compilation of the Bunnell Family provides the following information for Benjamin Bunnell. The Bunnell/Bonnell Family in America, second edition, Volume I revised and Volume 2; William Bunnell of Massachusetts Bay and New Haven Colonies, Compiled by William R. Austin, Heritage Books, 2007:167
Benjamin Bunnell 5 (Benjamin 4, Benjamin 4, Benjamin 4, William 1) was born 7 March 17 1731 at Milford, New Haven Co., CT. He was baptized 12 March 1731 in the Milford Congregational Church. He was married 10 October 1752 by Rev. Jonathan Lyman at Derby, New Haven, CT. to Ruth Smith, daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Smith. She was born about 1737.
Benjamin and Ruth were admitted to full communion in the Congregational church of Oxford, New Haven, Co. CT, on 5 April 1753. In June 1761 Benjamin advertised in the Connecticut Gazette offering a reward for the prehension of a runaway named Daniel Wording, aged about 35 years, who was apprenticed to him after he paided to save Wording from jail.
Benjamin and his family became members of Episcopal Church in the parish of Oxford when it was established in 1764 by the labors of Rev. Richard Mansfield. On 22 December 1766 Joseph Davis, of Derby, in the parish of Oxford, granted to the parishioners of the Church of England in Oxford, a meeting=house lot of about five acres “to have and to hold to the said Abel Gunn, Benjamin Bunnell, and to all the rest of the professors of the Church of England, in said Oxford.”
Benjamin died 5 November 1770 either at Waterbury (or Derby), New Haven County, Connecticut. His estate was probated in Waterbury in 1771. HIs widow Ruth served as administratrix, and she was appointed guardian of the children. Ruth appears in the 1800 census in Oxford, Connecticut, living alone. She died in Oxford at the of 72.
On 10 Oct 1752 when Benjamin was 21, he married Ruth Smith (35451) , daughter of Joseph Smith (21482) (ca 1696-26 Oct 1780) & Elizabeth [Smith] (ca 1707-25 Mar 1777), in Derby, CT.141 Benjamin Bunnel, Jr, m. Ruth Smith, both of Derby, married by Rev. Jonathan Lyman. Born say 1734. Ruth died in 1809 in Oxford, CT.59
Benjamin and Ruth were admitted to full communion in the Congregational Church of Oxford on 5 Apr 1753. They became members of the Episcopal Church in Oxford when it was established in 1764.167
Their children include:
29654. Abigail Bunnell. Born on 12 Jun 1734 in Milford, CT.69 Abigail was baptized in First Congegational Church Of Milford, on 16 Jun 1734.167
29655. Isaac Bunnell. Born on 12 Jun 1734 in Milford, CT.69 Isaac was baptized in First Congegational Church of Milford, on 16 Jun 1734.167 Isaac died in Oxford, CT, on 4 May 1808; he was 73.59,167 Buried in Oxford Cemetery. Was on the census for Derby, CT, in 1790. 1-1-2.
Isaac served during the Revolution as a private in Capt. Jesse Curtis’s company, Col. Noadiah Hooker’s regiment, serving from 5 Apr 1777 to 21 May 1777.167
ca 1757 Isaac married Ann Collins, daughter of Joseph Collins (ca 1690-16 Oct 1764) & Hannah Clark (21 Feb 1693-). Born on 26 Aug 1737 in New Haven, CT.60 Ann died in Oxford, CT, on 14 or 15 Jan 1822; she was 84.59 Buried in Oxford Cemetery.
Their children include:
29656. Luke Bunnell. Born on 20 Sep 1736.59 Luke was baptized in Derby, CT, on 3 Oct 1736.59 Luke died in Derby, CT, on 23 Oct 1756; he was 20.463 Luke died at Cannan, “in the Kings Service”.
Luke died in service in the French and Indian War in the 1756 campaign in the Seventh Compay, Capt. David Baldwin of Milford, First Regiment Maj. Gen. Phineas Lyman.
29657. Charles Bunnell. Born on 15 Sep 1738 in Derby, CT.59 Charles was baptized in First Congegational Church of Milford, on 15 Sep 1738.167 Charles died in New York, on 26 Jul 1758; he was 19.141
Charles was killed by the enemy between Fort Edward & Lake George.59
29658. Lois Bunnell. Born on 18 Sep 1740 in Derby, CT.59 Lois was baptized in First Congegational Church of Milford, on 14 Dec 1740. Lois died in Waterbury, CT, on 24 Feb 1813; she was 72.59
On 27 Aug 1769 when Lois was 28, she married Jeremiah Peck (38780) , son of Jeremiah Peck (38823) (20 Jan 1720/1-18 Mar 1786) & Frances Platt (26850) (23 Apr 1717-16 Oct 1794), in Waterbury, CT.350 Born on 4 Nov 1744 in Milford, CT. Jeremiah died in Waterbury, CT, on 10 Aug 1835; he was 90.
Jeremiah, of Waterbury, first married Jemima Scott, second Lois Bunnell.
Their children include:
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