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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Joseph  BUSHNELL

  (b. 2 May 1651 Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony   d. 23 December 1746 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Joseph BUSHNELL was born 2 May 1651 in Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony . Joseph BUSHNELL was the child of Richard BUSHNELL   and   Mary MARVIN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Francis BUSHNELL and Ferris QUENELL (maternal)  Matthew MARVIN and Elizabeth UNKNOWN

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Joseph  married  Mary LEFFINGWELL 28 November 1673 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony .  The couple had (at least) 11 children. Mary LEFFINGWELL  was born 10 December 1654 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony).  Mary died 31 March 1745 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Mary was the child of Thomas LEFFINGWELL and Mary WHITE.

Joseph BUSHNELL died 23 December 1746 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .

Grave inscription:
THE 23 A D 1746
A man of truth & Faithfulness
He long did perfect love profess

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Joseph BUSHNELL married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Mary LEFFINGWELL-- Date: 28 November 1673 Place: Norwich, Connecticut Colony
Mary LEFFINGWELL was the child of Thomas LEFFINGWELL and Mary WHITE

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Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
birth1651 Birth
2 May 1651
Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony)
marriage1673 Marriage / Partner
Joseph BUSHNELL and Mary LEFFINGWELL 28 November 1673, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1675 Birth of Child
Mary BUSHNELL was born 10 March 1675, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1677 Birth of Child
Joseph BUSHNELL was born 27 January 1677, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1679 Birth of Child
Jonathan BUSHNELL was born 7 October 1679, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1681 Birth of Child
David BUSHNELL was born 7 September 1681, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1682 Birth of Child
Deborah BUSHNELL was born 21 September 1682, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1684 Birth of Child
Hannah BUSHNELL was born 8 December 1684, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1686 Birth of Child
Nathaniel "Nathan" BUSHNELL was born 12 February 1686, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)

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1687 Birth of Child
Rebeckah BUSHNELL was born 7 March 1687, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1690 Birth of Child
Abigail BUSHNELL was born 21 July 1690, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1692 Birth of Child
Rachel BUSHNELL was born 27 October 1692, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1695 Birth of Child
Jerusha BUSHNELL was born 17 November 1695, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1735 Death of Child
Mary BUSHNELL died 11 September 1735, Haddam, Connecticut, USA (Higganum) (Tylerville)
1744 Death of Child
Jerusha BUSHNELL died 7 April 1744, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1745 Death of Spouse/Partner
Mary LEFFINGWELL died 31 March 1745, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
Name: Joseph Bushnell
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 23 Dec 1746
Death Place: Connecticut Usa
Age: 95
Birth Date: 1651
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03212-6
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3099
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'Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7CS-C53 : 9 February 2018), Joseph Bushnell, 23 Dec 1746; citing Connecticut Usa, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,099. (Mormon Genealogy Records)
Joseph BUSHNELL - Grave
Old Norwichtown Cemetery (Old Burying Ground) (Colonial Cemetery)
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 1/22/2023 5:42:24 PM
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