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America/USA  Miriam  Tracy

  (b. 1648Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony   d. 9 July 1732Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

Miriam Tracy was born 1648 in Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony. Miriam Tracy was the child of Thomas Tracy and Mary UNKNOWN (Conway) (Lock) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William Tracy and Mary Conway

She married  Thomas Waterman November 1668 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Thomas Waterman  was born 30 November 1644 in Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA .  He died 19 June 1708 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  He was the son of Robert Waterman and Elizabeth Bourne (Bourn).

Miriam Tracy died 9 July 1732 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut.

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Miriam Tracy, the only daughter of Lieut. Thomas Tracy and his first wife, m. Lieut. Thomas Waterman one of the original proprietors of Norwich, son of Robert Waterman and Elizabeth Bourn of Marshfield. She had by him eight children, seven of whom married and had families.

From: Hyde Genealogy


Title Hyde genealogy: or, the descendants, in the female as well as in the male lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich, with their places of residence, and dates of births, marriages, &c., and other particulars of them and their families and ancestry, Volume 2, Part 2
Hyde Genealogy: Or, the Descendants, in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich, with Their Places of Residence, and Dates of Births, Marriages, &c., and Other Particulars of Them and Their Families and Ancestry, Reuben Hyde Walworth
Author Reuben Hyde Walworth
Publisher Higginson Book Co., 1864
Original from the University of Wisconsin - Madison
Digitized Jan 9, 2008
Length 1446 pages

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Miriam Tracy married America/USA Thomas Waterman-- Date: November 1668 Place: Norwich, Connecticut Colony
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. CD-ROM. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001. 

Thomas Waterman was the son of Robert Waterman and Elizabeth Bourne (Bourn)

"Thomas (1644-1708) & Miriam TRACY (1648-); Nov 1668; Norwich, CT {McCormick-Hamilton 739; Granberry 335, 342; Backus Anc. 176; Reg. 23:204, 472; Hyde-Dana 40; LBDF&P 4:131; Waterman (1939) 21, 695; Snow-Estes 2:147; Thomas: Marshfield 40; Salem 1:426; Beckwith Gen. 13; Windsor CT 2:262; Cary Anc. 42; Wethersfield 2:709; Upton 161; Williams (,16) 163; Tracy (1900) 24; Waterman (1939) 2; Avery Anc. (1925) 80}"

1668 WATERMAN The maryage of Thomas Waterman with miriam Tracey was in Novemb Anno Doni 1668 Marriage

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society of colonial wars in the state of Connecticut, 1913.

Updated: 12/10/2014 9:22:02 AM

America/USA Thomas Waterman (b.September 1670, Norwich, Connecticut Colony  d. 31 December 1755, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

America/USA John Waterman (b.March 1672, Norwich, Connecticut Colony  d. 1744, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

America/USA Elizabeth Waterman (b.August 1675, Norwich, Connecticut Colony  d. 25 June 1751, Windham, Crown Colony of Connecticut )

America/USA Miriam Waterman (b.April 1678, Norwich, Connecticut Colony  d. 22 September 1760, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

America/USA Martha Waterman (b.6 December 1680, Norwich, Connecticut Colony  d. 18 March 1753, Lyme, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

America/USA Lydia Waterman (b.7 August 1683, Norwich, Connecticut Colony  d. 22 December 1738, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

America/USA Joseph Waterman (b.15 January 1686, Norwich, Connecticut Colony  d. 28 October 1778, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

America/USA Anna Waterman (b.April 1689, Norwich, Connecticut, Dominion of New England  d. 21 December 1751, Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

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Invention 1656 - The pendulum clock is invented (Christiaan Huygens, Netherlands)
"In 1656 Dutch mathematician, astronomer, physicist and horologist Christiaan Huygens invented the pendulum clock in 1656 and patented it in 1657. This technology reduced the loss of time by clocks...Read MORE...

Invention 1666 - Isaac Newton discovers gravity
"...According to the well-known story, it was on seeing an apple fall in his orchard at some time during 1665 or 1666 that Newton conceived that the same force governed the motion of the Moon and the ...Read MORE...

1668 Marriage / Partner
Miriam Tracy and Thomas Waterman November 1668, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1670 Birth of Child
Thomas Waterman was born September 1670, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1672 Birth of Child
John Waterman was born March 1672, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

USA 1675 - King Philip's War takes place between Native Americans and New England colonists
In colonial New England, King Philip's War begins when a band of Wampanoag warriors raid the border settlement of Swansee, Massachusetts, and massacre the English colonists there.

In the early...

1675 Birth of Child
Elizabeth Waterman was born August 1675, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1678 Birth of Child
Miriam Waterman was born April 1678, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1680 Birth of Child
Martha Waterman was born 6 December 1680, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1683 Birth of Child
Lydia Waterman was born 7 August 1683, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1686 Birth of Child
Joseph Waterman was born 15 January 1686, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

World History 1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.

1689 Birth of Child
Anna Waterman was born April 1689, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

USA 1692 - March 1 - Salem Witch Trials

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Invention 1698 - The steam engine is invented (Thomas Savery, England)
"Thomas Savery was an English inventor credited with making important advancements and discoveries in the development of the steam engine. He was born in 1650 at Shilston and belonged to a well known ...Read MORE...

USA 1704 - February 29 - French forces from Quebec and Native American forces under the command of Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville attacked the village of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
February 29, 1704 - Queen Anne's War - Deerfield Massacre - Major Jean-Baptiste de Rouville and his four brothers attack and burn an English settlement at Salmon Falls in the Connecticut River valley ...Read MORE...

USA 1706 - Benjamin Franklin born January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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1708 Death of Spouse/Partner
Thomas Waterman died 19 June 1708, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

News Norwich justice
The penalties at this time (first half of 18th century) were :

For drunkenness, a fine, (5s. to 10s.,) or to sit in the stocks a couple of hours.

Not attending public worship when there was...

News 1720 Flood
Sept. 4, 1720. " The flood raised Norwich river to a prodigious height; stacks of hay floated down ; it carried away the bridge by the meeting house and much fence." [Hempstead's Diary.]
History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874 -

News 1722 - Clever Indian in Norwich
An Indian being found drunk, was brought before Mr. Justice Bushnell, and sentenced according to the statute, namely, to pay a fine of ten shillings, or receive ten lashes on his naked body. The...Read MORE...

News In the freshet of February, 1727, four of the town bridges were swept away, and among them was this which crossed the Shetucket.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874 -

News 1729 Norwich town common established
In 1729, the proprietors agree, vote, and grant, "that the Plain in the Town Platt, called the meeting house, plain, with all the contents and extent of it," as it now lyeth, shall be and remain, to...Read MORE...

News 1729 Flood (Norwich)
The Boston News-Letter notices an extraordinary flood of the Shetucket at Norwich, 28th of February, 1729. The warehouses at the Landing were much injured, but the newspaper adds the compensatory...Read MORE...

News 1730 - Norwich Rattlesnakes
1730. Voted, that whosoever shall kill a rattlesnake within this township at any time within one year ensuing, except in the three summer months, and produce one joint of the bone and its toil shall...Read MORE...

9 July 1732
Norwich, Connecticut, USA

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Buried at:
Mason Cemetery (Founder's Cemetery) (Post Gager Burial Ground)
Lee Avenue

Norwich, Connecticut, USA

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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