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Abraham GOODWIN

Abraham GOODWIN[1]

Male 1699 - 1771  (~ 71 years)

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  • Name Abraham GOODWIN  [1
    Christened 30 Jul 1699  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Burial West Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reference Number 300 
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    _FSFTID LZ2R-MW7 
    _UID 91BAA27EECC7504EBD26FBC977B0B02C66EC 
    Died 6 Jan 1771  Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried West Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I6415  John Whittelsey (1623-1704) Descendants
    Last Modified 15 Aug 2014 

    Father Nathaniel GOODWIN,   b. 1669, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1747, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Mehetable PORTER,   b. 15 Sep 1673, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1726, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1687  Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary BIRD,   b. 1711, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1788, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 13 Apr 1726  Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Nathaniel GOODWIN,   b. 31 Oct 1727, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1777, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Married: 1x2. Thomas GOODWIN,   b. 30 Jun 1729, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1807, South Farms, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Married: 1x3. Charles GOODWIN,   b. 5 May 1731, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1787, New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     4. Phineas GOODWIN,   b. 8 Jun 1733, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Fort William Henry, Warren, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married: 1x5. Ozias GOODWIN,   b. 27 Nov 1735, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1788, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Married: 1x6. Jesse GOODWIN,   b. 3 Sep 1737, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1805, Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Married: 1x7. Mary GOODWIN,   b. 3 Apr 1740, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1792, Catharine, Chemung, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     8. Ruth GOODWIN,   b. 5 Apr 1743, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Jul 1806  (Age > 63 years)
    Family ID F2209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Jul 1699 - Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - West Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1726 - Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jan 1771 - Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - West Street, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the fe first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottmentts o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottments of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the fe first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottmentts o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottments o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the fe first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottmentts o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottments o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the fe first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottmentts o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the fe first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottmentts o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the fe first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottmentts o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

      -- MERGED NOTE ------------

      The General Court of Connecticut, at its session held in May, 1719, granted permission for a settlement to be made at Bantam,prescribed the bounds thereof, and incorporated it as a town by the name of Litchfield. Abraham Goodwin was one of the fe first settlers of the new town, and by a deed dated March 17,1723-24,recieved from his father"for naturall love and parentall affection I have affection I have and do bear towards my son Abraham Goodwin of the town of Litchfield,...my lottmentts o of land in the town of Litchfield; viz. one parcel of land being an homelott containing in quanity of fifteen acres be the samed more or less,bounded East on undivided land, West on a highway, North with the land of Josiah Walker, South with the land of John Bird, with all other allotments in said town, that are already laid out or shall hereafter be laid out, by vertue of and upon my right within said township, only I do reserve and provide one halfe of the use and enjoyment to myself and Mehetable my wife during our natural lives."

      The home lot mentioned above was located on the east side of South Street. Abraham became one of the prominent men of the town,being chosen Lister (now called Assessor) for two years from 1727; Grand Juror in 1781; Constable for two years,from 1742;Selectman in 1747, 1748, and 1749;and in 1736 was appointed Ensign of the Train Band. In 1754 he conveyed to each of his sons,Nathaniel, Thomas, and Charles, a farm of fifty acres, beside leaving considerable estate at his death.

      He died January 6,1771, and was buried in the graveyard on West Street, where his gravestone is still to be seen.

  • Sources 
    1. [S114] Pedigree Resource File CD 72.