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HELP! Ancestor is complete! immigrant flag male ancestor  Richard  BUSHNELL

  (b. 20 April 1623 Horsham, Sussex, England   d. 17 July 1660 Norwalk, New Haven Colony )  

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Richard BUSHNELL was born 20 April 1623 in Horsham, Sussex, England

Richard BUSHNELL was the child of Francis BUSHNELL   and   Ferris QUENELL

Richard was an immigrant to the United States, arriving by 1636.

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Richard  married  Mary MARVIN 11 October 1648 in Hartford, New Haven Colony .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Mary MARVIN  was born 15 December 1628 in Great Bentley, Tendring District, Essex, England.  Mary died 26 March 1713 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Mary was the child of Matthew MARVIN and Elizabeth UNKNOWN.

Richard BUSHNELL died 17 July 1660 in Norwalk, New Haven Colony .
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Richard BUSHNELL married Grave has been locatedAncestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor Mary MARVIN-- Date: 11 October 1648 Place: Hartford, New Haven Colony
Clemens, William Montgomery, American Marriage Records before 1699, (Pompton Lakes, NJ: Biblio Co., 1926.)

Mary MARVIN was the child of Matthew MARVIN and Elizabeth UNKNOWN

"Richard & Mary MARVIN, m/ 2 Thomas ADGATE; 11 Oct 1648; Hartford/ Saybrook/ Norwich, CT {Bushnell (1945) 38; Flagg Anc. 293; Boardman Anc. 261; Fairfield Fam. 1:405; Williams (,16) 69, 129; Adgate Anc. 2; Dawes-Gates 2:164, 578; Hyde-Dana 32; Thom Anc. Chart 71; Brownell Anc. 79, 141; Randall Anc. 399; Knapp Anc. 101, 104, 176; Granberry 145, 187, 269; Hale (1952) 714; Backus Anc. 100}" Source: 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.

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birth1623 Birth
20 April 1623
Horsham, Sussex, England

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The marriage of Richard Bushnell and Mary Marvin, Oct. 11, 1648, is recorded at Hartford. Mary Marvin was a daughter of Matthew Marvin, afterward of Norwalk. Richard Bushnell's name also appears in 1656, among the owners of home-lots in Norwalk, but he is not afterward found in the list of early settlers, and it is supposed that he became a resident of Saybrook, and there died about the year 1658. His relict appears in 1660, at Norwich, as the wife of Thomas Adgate. 'Her children were brought with her to the new settlement, and their births are found registered with those of the Adgate family.

' The names and ages of the children of Richard Bushnell deceased, who stand in relation unto the second wife of Thomas Adgate us their mother, are as followeth :

Joseph Bushnell was borne in May, Anno Dom 1651,

Richard ' ' ' ' Sept. ' ' 1652.

Mary ' ' ' ' Jan'y. ' ' 1654.

Marcie ' ' ' 'March ' ' 1657.

Mary Bushnell, the only daughter of this group that...

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
marriage1648 Marriage / Partner
Richard BUSHNELL and Mary MARVIN 11 October 1648, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1651 Birth of Child
Joseph BUSHNELL was born 2 May 1651, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony)
1652 Birth of Child
Richard BUSHNELL was born 10 September 1652, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony)
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1654 Birth of Child
Mary BUSHNELL was born 4 January 1654, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony)
1657 Birth of Child
Mercy BUSHNELL was born March 1657, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony)
'Bushnell, Richard, Norwalk. Invt. £212-08-08. Taken 17 July,
1660, by Matthew Marvin, Nathaniel Richards & Richard Olmsted. Will dated 1st December, 1659: In the name of God, Amen. I Richard Bushnell of Norwalk, being of perfect memory though weake in Body, do make this my last Will & Testament. I doe give and bequeath unto my dearly beloved wife Marcy Bushnell the 1-2 of whatsoever shall remain, & the other half I doe give and bequeath to my 4 children, allowing my 2 sones each of them £5 more than to my 2 daughters, & this I desire may be imployed for them until they shall bee of sufficient age or marryed, wch soever shall first come to passe. I request Matthew Marvin, sen., Nathaniel Richards & Richard Olmsted of Norwalk to be Over-seers.'

Witness: Alice Marvin,

Jas: Cornish.

Early Connecticut Probate Records
death1660 Death
17 July 1660
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA (Rowayton) (South Norwalk) (East Norwalk)
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