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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Richard  BUSHNELL

  (b. 10 September 1652 Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony   d. 27 August 1727 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Richard BUSHNELL was born 10 September 1652 in Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony . Richard 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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Richard  married  Elizabeth ADGATE 7 December 1672 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony .  The couple had (at least) 4 children. Elizabeth ADGATE  was born 10 October 1651 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony).  Elizabeth died abt. 1713 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Elizabeth was the child of Thomas ADGATE and Elizabeth? UNKNOWN.

Richard BUSHNELL died 27 August 1727 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .

Grave inscription:
27TH 1727 IN YE

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Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

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Richard BUSHNELL married flag female ancestor Elizabeth ADGATE-- Date: 7 December 1672 Place: Norwich, Connecticut Colony
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.

Elizabeth ADGATE was the child of Thomas ADGATE and Elizabeth? UNKNOWN

"Richard (1652-1727) & Elizabeth ADGATE (1651-); 7 Dec 1672; Norwich, CT {Williams (,16) 51, 70; Paine (,5) 150; Aspinwall Not. Rec. 219; Hyde-Dana 32; Marvin 303; Hyde 1:7; TAG 9:234; Brownell Anc. 80; Granberry 145, 188; Brainerd Anc. 9; Bushnell (1945) 58; Agard Anc. 2; Reg. 25:77, 53:211, 59:109}"

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Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1652 Birth
10 September 1652
Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony)
1672 Marriage / Partner
Richard BUSHNELL and Elizabeth ADGATE 7 December 1672, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1674 Birth of Child
Anne BUSHNELL was born 4 December 1674, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
Dec. 20, 1679. Given to Richard Bushnell a small piece of land upon ye little plains near the land of the Indians where the burring place is, upon a deep valley that goeth down to goodman Elderkin's.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
1679 Birth of Child
Caleb BUSHNELL was born 26 May 1679, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1681 Birth of Child
Benajah BUSHNELL was born 4 May 1681, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1685 Birth of Child
Elizabeth BUSHNELL was born 31 January 1685, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
No justice in the county was more popular than Richard Bushnell. Cases were brought before him from Windham, Plainficld, Canterbury, Killingly, Preston, North Groton, and North Stonington.

History of Norwich, Connecticut: From Its Possession by the Indians to the Year 1866 Author Frances Manwaring Caulkins Publisher By H.P. Haven, 1874
1725 Death of Child
Caleb BUSHNELL died 12 February 1725, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
Name: Richard Bushnell
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 27 Aug 1727
Death Place: Norwich
Age: 74
Birth Date: 1653
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03212-7
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-82R : 9 February 2018), Richard Bushnell, 27 Aug 1727; citing Norwich, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,099.
Richard BUSHNELL - Grave
Old Norwichtown Cemetery (Old Burying Ground) (Colonial Cemetery)
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 1/22/2023 5:42:54 PM
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