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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA -
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
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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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Sign in memory of the founders of Norwich - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Sign in memory of the founders of Norwich - Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Thanksgiving Barrel Burning, Norwich, Conn.
Painesville Telegraph
Painesville, Lake County, Ohio
Nov 29, 1888
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Thanksgiving Barrel Burning, Norwich, Conn.
Painesville Telegraph
Painesville, Lake County, Ohio
Nov 29, 1888
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Bird's Eye View from Laurel Hill, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Bird's Eye View from Laurel Hill, Norwich, Conn.
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Preston Bridge, Shetucket River, Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Preston Bridge, Shetucket River, Norwich, Conn.
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Norwich, Conn.
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Norwich, Conn.
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Great-grandson of Simon Huntington: Samuel Huntington, President of the Continental Congress, Signer of the Declaration of Independence - Old Burying Grounds, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Great-grandson of Simon Huntington: Samuel Huntington, President of the Continental Congress, Signer of the Declaration of Independence - Old Burying Grounds, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Plaque outside the home of Samuel Huntington, Washington Street, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Plaque outside the home of Samuel Huntington, Washington Street, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Home of Samuel Huntington, Washington Street, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Home of Samuel Huntington, Washington Street, Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Plaque in memory of Benedict Arnold family - Old Burying Grounds, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Plaque in memory of Benedict Arnold family - Old Burying Grounds, Norwich, New London, Connecticut.
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Home of Christopher Huntington, Washington Street, Norwich, New London, Connecticut -- Plaque on house says
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Home of Christopher Huntington, Washington Street, Norwich, New London, Connecticut -- Plaque on house says "Christopher Huntington 1720"
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Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Genealogy

Where is Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA?  Located in southeastern Connecticut, Norwich is a vibrant community with a beautiful harbor on the convergence of the Thames, Shetucket and Yantic Rivers. Norwich boasts outstanding cultural attractions including two museums and numerous festivals as well as an excellent education system. www.norwichct.org/



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News 1784 - Norwich Incorporated as a City
This was part of the area known as Mohegin. Several men from Saybrook began a settlement in 1659 and obtained a deed from Uncas, Sachem of the Mohegans. For several years the settlement was known as "the new township of Mohegan." It was also referred... Read MORE...



News 1792 - First turnpike road company, New London to Norwich, incorporated.
After the American Revolution, Connecticut granted franchises for the building of ‘toll’ roads or turnpikes, and in 1792 the first turnpike in Connecticut and in New England (the second in the country) linked Norwich and New London.

www.cthistory... Read MORE...



News 1795 - First insurance company incorporated as the Mutual Assurance Company of the City of Norwich.
...This great fire of 1793 quickened public opinion in regard to the benefits to be derived from insurance. Within twenty days after the catastrophe, the inhabitants were invited by a committee, consisting of Ebenezer Huntington, Joseph Perkins, Josh... Read MORE...



News 1796 - The Norwich Courier was founded by Thomas Hubbard, November 30, 1796
The original Norwich Courier was 18 x 11 inches in size, with four pages. February 12, 1817, Theophilus R. Martin joined with Mr. Hubbard in printing the paper and continued in it for two years. In 1822 Thomas Robinson and John Dunham bought out Mr. ... Read MORE...




1819 - Norwich  
Norwich, a wealthy commercial post town, and the semi-seat of justice of the county, is situated at the head of navigation, on the Thames or Pequot river, in north lat. 41 degrees 34' and west lon. 72 degrees 29'. It is 13 miles north of New-London, and 38 southeast of Hartford; bounded on the north by Franklin, on the east by the Shetucket and Thames rivers, which separate it from Lisbon and Preston, on the south by Montville, and on the west by Franklin and Bozrah. The township has an average length of 7 miles, with a medium breadth of about 3 miles, comprising an area of about 21 square miles...

A Gazetteer of the States of Connecticut and Rhode-Island: Written with Care and Impartiality, from Original and Authentic Materials : Consisting of Two Parts ... : with an Accurate and Improved Map of Each State
Authors John Chauncey Pease, John Milton Niles
Publisher W.S. Marsh, 1819



News 1861 - Norwich, Conn., April 14. - The excitement produced by the war news was never equalled here. All our people are read to uphold the Government, and hundreds are ready to enlist.
Date: April 15, 1861
Location: Pennsylvania
Paper: Philadelphia Inquirer
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News 1883 - A FAMOUS HOSTELRY BURNED. - THE BRASE BULL INN IN CONNECTICUT DESTROYED BY FIRE.
"NORWICH, Conn., Dec. 23 - The oldest house in Windham County, a large wood colored edifice of the "lean to" period, which greatly antedated the revolution, having been built in 1710, has been burned in Thompson the past week. It was famous old inn c... Read MORE...



News 1887 - NORWICH, Conn., March 16. - St. Patrick's Catholic Church was damaged to the extent of $10,000 by fire to-day.
The building cost $250,000, and is insured for $52,000. The fire was caused by a careless altar boy dropping a coal from the censer.

Dallas Morning News
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17 Mar 1887


News 1888 - NO END OF FUN. How the Norwich, Conn., Boys Celebrate Thanksgiving.
They Go About the Town Gathering Barrels, and Then After the Turkey is Eaten What a Thanksgiving Bonfire They Have.

ROAST turkey and fixin's!

Phew!

Take a run around New England and ask all the boys you meet what they think of it. Whisper Th... Read MORE...



News 1889 - A SACRIFICE TO MAMMON. Coroner Park's Idea of New Freight Cars Should be Constricted.
"NORWICH, Conn., July 2. - Coroner Park has filed another unique verdict in the case of John Pender of New London, a brakeman, who met his death by falling from a car one night last week. After reciting with much particularity the known and supposed ... Read MORE...




1901 - Thanksgiving Barrel Burning. Custom Peculiar to Norwich, Ct genealogybank.com 
Thanksgiving Barrel Burning. Custom Peculiar to Norwich, Ct Its Origin a Matter of Speculation - How the Boys Jubilate
Date: November 24, 1901
Location: Massachusetts
Paper: Springfield Republican
Article type: News Article



News 1913 - BOAT TRAIN WRECKED.
One Woman Badly Injured in Accident Near Norwich.

Special to The New York Times.

NEW LONDON, Conn., Sept. 13. - Central Vermont train running from Brattleboro to New London to connect with a boat for New York, was derailed near Norwich, at 9 o'... Read MORE...



News 1967 - March 5 - WEDN TV channel 53 in Norwich, CT (PBS) begins broadcasting

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Ancestors Who Were Born and/or Died Here




Adgate
female Abigail Adgate (Aug 1661, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 23 Sep 1710 , )
female Elizabeth Adgate (10 OCT 1651, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1713, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Hannah Adgate (6 Oct 1653, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Rebecca Adgate (1 June 1666, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 28 Nov 1748 , Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA)
female Sarah Adgate (Jan 1663, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Feb 1705, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Thomas Adgate (Mar 1669/70, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 10 Dec 1760, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Thomas Adgate (1620, , England - 21 JUL 1707, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Barker
male Calvin Barker (25 Oct 1768, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Mary Barker (13 Oct 1771, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )

Burnham
Asa W Burnham (28 Aug 1753, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1 Jan 1846, Aurora, Cayuga, New York, USA)
male Benjamin Burnham (21 Dec 1696, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA - 15 Oct 1737, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Daniel Burnham (21 Mar 1717, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1798, )
male Eleazer Burnham (5 Sept 1678, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA - 1743, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham (12 Mar 1722, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - Jan 1766, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Elizabeth Burnham (19 Oct 1711, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 14 Apr 1730, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male James Burnham (1687, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA - 22 May 1757, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Joshua Burnham (10 May 1756, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 12 Jan 1761, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Joshua Burnham (9 Apr 1762, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Lydia Burnham (1 Sep 1709, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Mary Burnham (16 Oct 1714, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1789, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Samuel Burnham (10 Dec 1764, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Sarah Burnham (8 Aug 1720, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )

Burris
female Susan Gail Burris (11 Mar 1964, Connecticut - 3 Feb 1985, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Bushnell
male Joseph Bushnell (2 May 1651, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 23 DEC 1746, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Mary Bushnell (4 Jan 1654, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 2 Dec 1745, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Richard Bushnell (10 Sept 1652, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 27 AUG 1727, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Cooke
female Mary Cooke (abt. 1675, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 4 May 1766, Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Obed Cooke (1 Feb 1681, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 7 Apr 1755, Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Richard Cooke (abt. 1638, England? or Connecticut? - 1695, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Huntington
Amos Huntington (4 Sept 1739, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 2 JUL 1822, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA)
female Amy (Anne) Huntington (5 Aug 1746, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Ann Huntington (25 Oct 1675, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Christopher Huntington (1 Nov 1660, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 24 Apr 1735, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Christopher Huntington (12 Sept 1686, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 11 Feb 1759, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Christopher Huntington (25 July 1624, Norwich, Norfolk, England - 1691, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Elias Huntington (2 Sept 1749, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Elizabeth Huntington (28 May 1767, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 12 Mar 1848, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA)
female Elizabeth Huntington (14 Nov 1734, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA)
female Elizabeth Huntington (6 May 1712, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 20 May 1776, Franklin, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Eunice Huntington (12 Feb 1769, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1850 Nov, Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA)
male Henry Huntington (23 Sept 1765, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 19 Aug 1846, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA)
male Hezekiah Huntington (16 Dec 1696, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 10 Feb 1773, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Isaac Huntington (5 Feb 1688, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 23 Feb 1764, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Jabez Huntington (26 Feb 1691, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 26 Sept 1752, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA)
male Jeremiah Huntington (20 Dec 1715, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 18 Jun 1794, Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, USA)
female John Huntington (8 Oct 1763, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1840, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA)
male John Huntington (14 Nov 1709, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male John Huntington (15 Mar 1666, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - aft. 1691, )
female Judith Huntington (10 Sept 1707, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Lucy Huntington (26 Feb 1756, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 31 Aug 1828, Aurora, Cayuga, New York, USA)
female Lydia Huntington (25 Apr 1728, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 6 May 1764, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Lydia (Lydyah) Huntington (Aug 1672, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 16 Mar 1727, )
male Mary Huntington (17 July 1723, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 6 May 1745, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Matthew Huntington (16 Apr 1694, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1756, Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Nathan Huntington (30 Oct 1730, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 14 Nov 1794, Shaftsbury, Bennington, Vermont, USA)
female Ruth Huntington (28 Nov 1682, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1 Sept 1725, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA)
female Ruth Huntington (Apr 1658, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 14 Feb 1683, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Samuel Huntington (3 Jun 1759, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 7 Dec 1823, Greensborough, Orleans, Vermont, USA)
male Samuel Huntington (14 Mar 1736, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Sarah Huntington (5 Jan 1699, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Sarah Huntington (25 May 1743, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Simon Huntington (6 Jul 1629, Norwich, Norfolk, England - 28 Jun 1706, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Susannah Huntington (Aug 1668, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 6 Mar 1727 , Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Thomas Huntington (18 Mar 1664, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 7 NOV 1732, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA)
female Zeruiah Huntington (24 Sept 1757, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )

Lathrop
female Elizabeth Lathrop (1 Nov 1679, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 5 Oct 1708, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Lawton
female Gladys Elizabeth Lawton (7 Dec 1907, Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA - 4 August 1972, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Leffingwell
male Nathaniel Leffingwell (abt. 16 FEB 1684, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - abt. Jan 1709, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Nathaniel Leffingwell (27 Jan 1708, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 10 Oct 1734, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Leonard
female Elizabeth Leonard (1683, Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA - 25 Sept 1746, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Lydia Leonard (22 Sep 1707, Preston, New London, Connecticut, USA - possibly June 6, 1777, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Marvin
female Mary Marvin (15 Dec 1628, , England - 26 MAR 1713, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Morgan
female Mary Morgan (abt. 1698, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 20 Mar 1721, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Norman
male James Norman (1678, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA - 18 June 1743, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Joshua Norman (1726, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
female Mary Norman (1729, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 9 June 1811, )

Perkins
male Jabez Perkins (15 May 1677, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA - 15 JAN 1742, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Rudd
female Abigail Rudd (2 Feb 1688, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Jonathan Rudd (18 Mar 1681, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - abt. 1712, )
male Jonathan Rudd (1654, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 19 AUG 1689, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Mary Rudd (15 Oct 1686, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 21 Oct 1734, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Mercy (Mary) Rudd (8 Oct 1679, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Nathaniel Rudd (22 May 1684, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )

Stevens
female Judith Stevens (22 Dec 1670, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )

Theinert
Walter Frederic Theinert (15 Jun 1895, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, USA - 4 Mar 1955, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Tracy
male Captain John Tracy (1642, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA - 16 Aug 1702, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Daniel Tracy (1652, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 29 JUN 1728, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Miriam Tracy (1648, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 1742, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Samuel Tracy (1654, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1693, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Solomon Tracy (1651, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 9 JUL 1732, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Thomas Tracy (7 Nov 1610, , England - 7 Nov 1685, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

UNKNOWN
female Elizabeth? UNKNOWN (abt. 1624, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA - 1655, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Waterman
female Anna Waterman (Apr 1689, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 21 DEC 1751, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male David Bassett Waterman (9 Sep 1725, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 26 Sep 1809, Salisbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA)
male Ebenezer Waterman (2 Feb 1714, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Eleazer Waterman (22 Jun 1704, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1784, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Elizabeth Waterman (Aug 1675, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 25 Jun 1751, Windham, Windham, Connecticut, USA)
female Elizabeth Waterman (5 Oct 1702, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 5 Jan 1751/52, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Elizabeth Waterman (28 Aug 1730, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1 Sep 1765, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Hannah Waterman (28 Sep 1708, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 15 Aug 1759, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male John Waterman (Mar 1672, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 1744, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male John Waterman (8 Jun 1706, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 23 Apr 1730, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Joseph Waterman (15 Jan 1686, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 28 OCT 1778, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Lydia Waterman (7 Aug 1683, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 22 Dec 1738, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Martha Waterman (6 Dec 1680, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 18 MAR 1753, Lyme, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Mary Waterman (12 Oct 1722, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 13 Nov 1736, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
female Miriam Waterman (Apr 1678, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 22 Sept 1760, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Peter Waterman (31 Aug 1717, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Samuel Waterman (27 Sep 1712, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - , )
male Thomas Waterman (Sept 1670, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 31 Dec 1755, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male Thomas Waterman (30 Nov 1644, Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA - 19 June 1708, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
male William Waterman (20 Jul 1710, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA - 7 Nov 1789, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Wheeler
female Elizabeth Wheeler (31 Dec 1699, Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA - 3 Oct 1725, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)

Woodward
female Judith Woodward (Mar 1682, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA - 15 May 1720, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA)
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here





1668
Thomas Waterman (30 Nov 1644 - 19 June 1708) & Miriam Tracy (1648 - 1742)
married Nov 1668


1669
Richard Cooke (abt. 1638 - 1695) & Grace UNKNOWN ( - abt. 1700)
married 1669


1672
Richard Bushnell (10 Sept 1652 - 27 AUG 1727) & Elizabeth Adgate (10 OCT 1651 - 1713)
married 7 DEC 1672


1675
Samuel Lathrop (bef. 1660 - ) & Hannah Adgate (6 Oct 1653 - )
married NOV 1675


1681
Christopher Huntington (1 Nov 1660 - 24 Apr 1735) & Sarah Adgate (Jan 1663 - Feb 1705)
married 20 May 1681


1683
Daniel Tracy (1652 - 29 JUN 1728) & Abigail Adgate (Aug 1661 - 23 Sep 1710 )
married 19 Sep 1683


1701
John Waterman (Mar 1672 - 1744) & Elizabeth Lathrop (1 Nov 1679 - 5 Oct 1708)
married 5 Nov 1701


1706
Christopher Huntington (1 Nov 1660 - 24 Apr 1735) & Judith Stevens (22 Dec 1670 - )
married Oct 1706


1707
Nathaniel Leffingwell (abt. 16 FEB 1684 - abt. Jan 1709) & Mary Rudd (15 Oct 1686 - 21 Oct 1734)
married 19 JUN 1707


1708
Eleazer Burnham (5 Sept 1678 - 1743) & Lydia Waterman (7 Aug 1683 - 22 Dec 1738)
married 20 NOV 1708


1709
John Waterman (Mar 1672 - 1744) & Judith Woodward (Mar 1682 - 15 May 1720)
married 22 Sep 1709


1712
James Norman (1678 - 18 June 1743) & Mary Rudd (15 Oct 1686 - 21 Oct 1734)
married 1712


1719
Matthew Huntington (16 Apr 1694 - 1756) & Mary Morgan (abt. 1698 - 20 Mar 1721)
married 3 Dec 1719


1721
Matthew Huntington (16 Apr 1694 - 1756) & Elizabeth Wheeler (31 Dec 1699 - 3 Oct 1725)
married 12 Dec 1721
John Waterman (Mar 1672 - 1744) & Elizabeth Bassett (15 Jul 1694 - )
married 10 Apr 1721


1726
Matthew Huntington (16 Apr 1694 - 1756) & Lydia Leonard (22 Sep 1707 - possibly June 6, 1777)
married 17 May 1726


1752
Eleazer (Eleazar) Burnham (12 Mar 1722 - Jan 1766) & Mary Norman (1729 - 9 June 1811)
married 2 Nov 1752


1767
Ephraim Barker (bef. 1752 - ) & Mary Norman (1729 - 9 June 1811)
married 21 Dec 1767
 



Cemeteries in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA


Norwich Town Burying Ground

Mason Cemetery

Old Burying Ground



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Great-grandfather of Benedict Arnold
In tracing my family, I discovered that I am a direct descendant of Thomas Waterman (one of the founders of Norwich, CT) and his wife, Miriam Tracy. Their daughter, Lydia, married Eleazer Burnham. Lydia and Eleazer had a son, Eleazer, who married Mary Norman. Their son, Asa Burnham, was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He married Lucy Huntington. Asa and Lucy had a daughter, Charlotte Maria Burnham. She married Sherman Smith. Their daughter, Caroline Smith, married George W. Salisbury (who fought in the Civil War). Caroline and George had a daughter, Charlotte, who married George W. Feige. Their son, Willard, was my great-grandfather.

To make a long story short, when I began reading about Thomas Waterman, I found it interesting how he was one of the original purchasers of Norwich. I traveled to Norwich to Founder's Cemetery, Post Gager Burial Ground, to view the founder's monument. It was only after quite a bit of research that I discovered that he was the great-grandfather of the famous Benedict Arnold.

While my path took me through time following the "footsteps" of Thomas' daughter, Lydia, the path through Lydia's brother, John, was much more publicized. John's first marriage was to Elizabeth Lathrop. Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel Lathrop and Hannah Adgate. (Hannah's father, Thomas Adgate, is also one of my direct ancestors). John Waterman and Elizabeth Lathrop had several children. In 1733, their daughter, Hannah, married Benedict Arnold. Their son, Benedict Arnold, Jr., was the famous traitor.

It appears that none of the parents or grandparents were alive at the time of the treason in September of 1780; however, my ancestor, Asa W. Burnham (cousin of Benedict Arnold) was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He was 27 years old at the time of the treason. His cousin, Benedict, was about 40. I noticed that Asa was living in Connecticut in 1779 and in Shaftsbury, Vermont in 1781. Hmm… Coincidence? Or was there another reason for the move?

Asa Burnham was buried with military honors in 1846 in Oak Glen Cemetery, Aurora, NY. Benedict Arnold died 14 Jun 1801 in London, Middlesex, England. His youngest son, William Fitch Arnold, went on to become a captain in the British Army.


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