Category Archives: Revolutionary War

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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249th Anniversary of the marriage of William Lee and Eunice Hotchkiss

On 23 May 1770, in Guilford, Connecticut, William Lee and Eunice Hotchkiss were married.  These were my five times great grandparents.  Grandfather was a tanner by trade and he also served as a Private in the Revolutionary Army in Connecticut.  … Continue reading

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Big Day for 8 Times Great Grandmother Anphillis Angell Smith!

It was 9 May 1641 in Providence, Rhode Island, when Anphillis Angell was born to Thomas and Alice Ashton Angell.  Then, 22 years to the day later, in 1663. she married Edward Smith, the son of Christopher and Alice Smith.  … Continue reading

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Remembering a Patriot Ancestor

It was 224 years ago on 29 April 1795 in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, when my 5 times great grandfather, William Lee, passed away. He was born in 1741 in the same town in which he died, to Ebenezer and … Continue reading

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Happy 273rd, Grandfather Munn!

Noah Munn, Sr., my 5 times great grandfather, was born 17 April 1746 in Deerfield, Massachusetts to John and Mary Holton Munn.  Grandfather married Desire Hitchcock on 7 December 1769 in Brimfield, Massachusetts.  The two were the parents of eight:  … Continue reading

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Happy 269th Grandmother Munn!

Desire Hitchcock was born to Moses and Bethiah Hitchcock on 5 March 1750 in Brimfield, Massachusetts.  She married Noah Munn, Sr. on 7 December 1769, also in Brimfield.  Noah and Desire were my 5 times great grandparents.  Their children (8) … Continue reading

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Anniversary of 5 Times Great Grandparents.

It 256 years ago (1762) that my 5 times great grandparents, Nathaniel White, Jr. and Mehitable Morey were married in Norton, Massachusetts.  Grandmother Mehitable was born 26 April 1737 in Norton to Thomas and Lydia Hall Morey.  She died 3 … Continue reading

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