Category Archives: Botsford

Happy 474th, Grandfather Botsford!

It was 474 years ago, 6 October 1545, in Charlgrave, Bedsford, England, that my 11 times great grandfather, Richard Botsford was born to John and Agnes Botsford.  On 30 October 1569, he married Neyle also in Charlgrave.  The couple had … Continue reading

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Happy 379th Anniversary, Grandparents Botsford!

379 years ago, on 4 October 1640, in Milford, Connecticut, my 9 times great grandparents, Henry Botsford and Elizabeth Woolhead were married.  The actual date is not recorded, but, Elizabeth was admitted to the church in Milford on that date … Continue reading

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Happy 248th Birthday, Grandmother Botsford!

On 19 September 1771, 248 years ago, Esther Clark was born.   I have not been able to nail down her parents or the location of her birth.  I have confirmed through the Botsford Genealogy, The Line of Samuel, 1.1.3, volume … Continue reading

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Happy 375th Birthday, Grandmother Botsford!

Hannah Baldwin, my 8th great grandmother, was born 375 years ago on 16 August 1644 in Milford, Connecticut, to Timothy and Mary Welles Baldwin.   As mentioned earlier, Grandmother was the granddaughter of Gov. Thomas Welles of Connecticut, the subject of … Continue reading

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Happy 378th Birthday, Grandfather Botsford!

Elnathan Botsford, my 8th great grandfather, was born 14 August 1641 in Milford, Connecticut, to Henry and Elizabeth Woolhead Botsford.  Elnathan was the only son of Henry and Elizabeth , but there were 6 children in total.   Elnathan married Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Happy 349th Birthday, Grandfather Botsford!

Samuel Botsford, my 7 times great grandfather, was born on 30 July 1670, in Milford, Connecticut, to Elnathan and Hannah Baldwin Botsford.  He was baptized in the Milford Congregational Church on the next day.  In 1700, he married Hannah Camp, … Continue reading

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Shared birthday of two 4 times great grandfathers!!!

11 June marks the anniversary of the birth of two of my 4 times great grandfathers.  Simeon Botsford was born 11 June 1763 in Derby, New Haven, Connecticut to John and Dorcus Warren Botsford.   Laban Jenks was born 11 June … Continue reading

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