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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Daniel  TRACY

  (b. abt. 1652 Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony   d. 29 June 1728 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  
Cause of Death: died in bridge collapse

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Daniel TRACY was born abt. 1652 in Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony . Daniel TRACY was the child of Thomas TRACY   and   Mary UNKNOWN (CONWAY) (LOCK) and the grandchild of: (paternal)  William TRACY and Mary CONWAY

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Daniel  married  Abigail ADGATE 19 September 1683 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Abigail ADGATE  was born August 1661 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Abigail died 3 September 1711 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Abigail was the child of Thomas ADGATE and Mary MARVIN.

Daniel  married  (2) Hannah BACKUS 4 March 1712 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 2 children. Hannah BACKUS  was born abt. 1676 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Hannah died 25 February 1752 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Hannah was the child of William BACKUS and Elizabeth PRATT.

Daniel TRACY died 29 June 1728 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .
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Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
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Daniel TRACY married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Abigail ADGATE-- Date: 19 September 1683 Place: Norwich, Connecticut Colony
Abigail ADGATE was the child of Thomas ADGATE and Mary MARVIN

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Daniel TRACY married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Hannah BACKUS-- Date: 4 March 1712 Place: Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Hannah BACKUS was the child of William BACKUS and Elizabeth PRATT

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Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
marriage1683 Marriage / Partner
Daniel TRACY and Abigail ADGATE 19 September 1683, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1688 Birth of Child
Daniel TRACY was born 7 December 1688, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1711 Death of Spouse/Partner
Abigail ADGATE died 3 September 1711 , Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
marriage1712 Marriage / Partner
Daniel TRACY and Hannah BACKUS 4 March 1712, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
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1712 Birth of Child
Elizabeth TRACY was born 10 February 1712, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1714 Birth of Child
Samuel TRACY was born 12 March 1714, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1715 Death of Child
Elizabeth TRACY died 16 April 1715, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1720 Death of Child
Samuel TRACY died 1 July 1720, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1728 Death
In the freshet of February, 1727, four of the town bridges were swept away, and among them was this which crossed the Shetucket.

The rebuilding of this bridge in 1728 was marked by a mournful casualty. It was the 28th of June. A large party of the inhabitants had assembled to assist in raising the bridge, which was 20 feet high and about 250 feet in length. Just as they were putting together the upper work, a principal piece of timber which lay in the foundation of this upper work, being spliced, gave way at the joint, and falling, tripped up the dependent frame, which with its own weight careened and overset, breaking down the pillars on which it rested. One hundred feet of the bridge fell, with forty men on it. The water was very low, and the people were precipitated upon the rocks in all directions. No one escaped without bruises and contusions ; twenty were severely wounded, and two killed. These two were Jonathan Gale of Canterbury, nineteen years of age, the only son of a...Read MORE...

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: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 4/3/2017 4:19:11 PM
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