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Thomas Adgate - THE CONNECTICUT NUTMEGGER.  GLASTONBURY, CT: CONNECTICUT SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS, 1970-.  (ONLINE DA
Thomas Adgate

THE CONNECTICUT NUTMEGGER. GLASTONBURY, CT: CONNECTICUT SOCIETY OF GENEALOGISTS, 1970-. (ONLINE DATABASE. NEWENGLANDANCESTORS.ORG. NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 2009.)



Thomas Adgate - Grave of Thomas Adgate - Old Burying Grounds, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
Thomas Adgate

Grave of Thomas Adgate - Old Burying Grounds, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
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Thomas Adgate

Monument - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, New London, Connecticut -- The thirty-five original proprietors of Norwich, Connecticut were:

Thomas Adgate

Richard Edgerton

Maj. John Mason

Robert Allyn

John Elderkin

Dr. John Olmstead

Stephen Backus

Rev. James Fitch

John Pease

Lieut.William Backus

John Gager

John Post

John Baldwin

Stephen Gifford

Josiah Reed

Thomas Bingham

Francis Griswold

John Reynolds

John Birchard

Thomas Howard

Jonathan Royce

Morgan Bowers

Christopher Huntington

Nehemiah Smith

Thomas Bliss

Simon Huntington

John Tracy

John Bradford

Samuel Hyde

Lieut. Thomas Tracy

Hugh Calkins

William Hyde

Ens. Thomas Waterman

John Calkins

Lieut. Thomas Leffingwell
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Thomas Adgate - Monument - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
Thomas Adgate

Monument - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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Thomas Adgate - Sign in memory of the founders of Norwich - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, N
Thomas Adgate

Sign in memory of the founders of Norwich - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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immigrant England  Thomas  Adgate

  (b. 1620, England   d. 21 July 1707Norwich, Connecticut, USA )  

Thomas Adgate was born 1620 in , England . Thomas Adgate was the child of

Thomas was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1650.

He married  Elizabeth? UNKNOWN abt 1650 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Elizabeth? UNKNOWN  was born abt. 1624 .  She died 1655 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA . 

He married  (2) Mary Marvin 1660 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Mary Marvin  was born 15 December 1628 in , England .  She died 26 March 1713 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of Matthew Marvin and Elizabeth UNKNOWN.

Thomas Adgate died 21 July 1707 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA.


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Thomas Adgate married  Elizabeth? UNKNOWN-- Date: abt 1650 Place: Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA
"Thomas (1620?, 1621-1707) & 1/ wf _____ _____; by 1651; Saybrook, CT/ Norwich, CT {Brainerd Anc. 8; Adgate Anc. 2; Plymouth (Davis) 176; Coxe Anc. 27, 35; Reg. 4:19; Paine (,5) 150-151; Williams (,16) 51; Granberry 144}"
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700

III. Adgate. No other Adgate except Thomas is found among the original settlers of New England, and his name has not been traced until it appears at Say- brook. From whence he came, or when, and whether alone or with wife and children, are alike unknown. It is seldom that any name appears so isolated and untraceable. The following record, with a registry of lands, and his name, as present at a town meeting in 1655, are the chief memorials of him at Saybrook.

Children of Thomas Adgat.
Elizabeth born tho 10th of October, Anno 1651.
Hanna born tho 6th of October, Anno 1653.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession... Frances Manwaring Caulkins, 1874
Updated: 12/9/2014 3:22:08 PM


Children:
America/USA Elizabeth Adgate (b.10 October 1651, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA  d. 1713, Norwich, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA Hannah Adgate (b.6 October 1653, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA  d. 18 September 1695, Norwich, Connecticut, USA)



Thomas Adgate married immigrant England Mary Marvin-- Date: 1660 Place: Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA
Mary Marvin was the daughter of Matthew Marvin and Elizabeth UNKNOWN


"Thomas (1620?, 1621-1707) & 2/ wf Mary (MARVIN) [BUSHNELL] (1628-1713), w Richard; ca 1660; Saybrook, CT/ Norwich, CT {Hale (1952) 649, 714; Brainerd Anc. 8; Adgate Anc. 2; Randall Anc. 399; Knapp Anc. 104; Thom Anc. Chart 71; Granberry 145, 188; Reg. 16:251, 53:209; Dawes-Gates 2:578; Waterman (1939) 678, 700; Bushnell (1945) 34; Boardman Anc. 261; Brewster 48; Coxe Anc. (1915) 106; Fairfield Fam. 1:403; Sv. 1:318; Fairfield Prob. 35; Flagg Anc. 293; Huntington 78; Leffingwell 32; Paine (,5) 147, 150; Williams (,16) 51, 69, 129; Marvin 303; TAG 5:230}"
Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700


Children of Thomas Adgat.
Elizabeth born tho 10th of October, Anno 1651.
Hanna born tho 6th of October, Anno 1653.

At Norwich the same children are recorded with those of subsequent birth, as follows : Elizabeth, born in October, 1651 ; Hannah in October, 1653; Abigail in August, 1661; Sarah in January, 1663; Rebecca in June, 1666; Thomas in March, 1669-70. No day of the month is given. The death of the first wife, and his marriage with the second, are not registered. From incidental circumstances it is evident that the second wife was Mary, daughter of Matthew Marvin and widow of Richard Bushnell, and it is probable that the marriage took place about the time of the removal to Norwich. The five daughters married respectively, Richard Bushnell, Samuel Lothrop, Daniel Tracy, Christopher Huntington, and Joseph Huntington, all proprietors of Norwich, of the first or second generation. Thomas Adgate was a deacon of Mr. Fitch's church, but at what period chosen to that office is not known. He was older than his pastor, and perhaps his coeval in office. It is probable that he exercised the functions for at least half a century. His will, dated May 22, 1704, commences, "I Thomas Adgit, being in the 84th year of my age," &c. He died July 21, 1707. Mrs. Mary Adgate, his relict, died March 29, 1713.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession... Frances Manwaring Caulkins, 1874

Updated: 12/9/2014 3:24:33 PM


Children:
America/USA Abigail Adgate (b.August 1661, Norwich, Connecticut, USA  d. 3 September 1711 , Norwich, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA Sarah Adgate (b.January 1663, Norwich, Connecticut, USA  d. February 1705, Norwich, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA Rebecca Adgate (b.1 June 1666, Norwich, Connecticut, USA  d. 28 November 1748 , Windham, Connecticut, USA )

America/USA Thomas Adgate (b.16 March 1669, Norwich, Connecticut, USA  d. 10 December 1760, Norwich, Connecticut, USA)



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Thomas Adgate first appeared in Saybook, Connecticut around 1650. According to some sources (for example, Caulkins, "History of Norwich", p.155) he may have been the only immigrant to New England named Adgate. So it's possible that most, if not all, of the Adgates in America are his...Read MORE...


Thomas Adgate
"Nothing is know of Thomas Adgate previous to his arrival in Saybrook. The name of his first wife, and the date of her death, are unknown. The births of two daughters are recorded at Saybrook, Elizabeth (b. 1651), and Hannah (b. 1653). Between 1658 and 1660, Thomas Adgate married Mary (Marvin)...Read MORE...


England 1621 - Thirty Years War began (Protestants against Catholics)

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England 1625 - King James I died; son Charles I crowned

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England 1642-1645 - 1641 - English Civil War began; 1645 - Civil War ended, Charles I defeated

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England 1649 - King Charles I tried for levying war; found guilty and was executed; son Charles II declared himself King

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1651 Birth of Child
Elizabeth Adgate was born 10 October 1651, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA

1653 Birth of Child
Hannah Adgate was born 6 October 1653, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA

1661 Birth of Child
Abigail Adgate was born August 1661, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

In 1662 (Norwich, CT), Thomas Tracy, Thomas Adgate and Francis Griswold were chosen, with the townsmen, to try all cases to the value of 40s. These formed a Court of Commission.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
Added: 12/9/2014 3:16:10 PM - Beckie  Updated: 12/10/2014 9:56:24 AM - Beckie

1663 Birth of Child
Sarah Adgate was born January 1663, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1666 Birth of Child
Rebecca Adgate was born 1 June 1666, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

1669 Birth of Child
Thomas Adgate was born 16 March 1669, 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.

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USA 1692 - March 1 - Salem Witch Trials

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1695 Death of Child
Hannah Adgate died 18 September 1695, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

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...


1705 Death of Child
Sarah Adgate died February 1705, Norwich, Connecticut, USA

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

January 17, 1706

1707 - Norwich, Connecticut
1707 ADGATE Thomas Adgate, Deceased July 1707: of Thomas Adgate Death

Vital Records of Norwich Connecticut, 1659-1848. (Online database. NewEnglandAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2007.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. Hartford, Society...Read MORE...



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Old Norwichtown Cemetery (Old Burying Ground) (Colonial Cemetery)
Old Cemetery Lane

Norwich, Connecticut, USA



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