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HELP! Grave has been located flag female ancestor  Mary  BUSHNELL

  (b. 4 January 1654 Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony   d. 2 December 1745 Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Mary BUSHNELL was born 4 January 1654 in Old Saybrook, New Haven Colony . Mary 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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Mary  married  Thomas LEFFINGWELL 7 September 1672 in Norwich, Connecticut Colony .  The couple had (at least) 7 children. Thomas LEFFINGWELL  was born 27 August 1649 in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony).  Thomas died 5 Mar 1724 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville).  Thomas was the child of Thomas LEFFINGWELL and Mary WHITE.

Mary BUSHNELL died 2 December 1745 in Norwich, Crown Colony of Connecticut .

Grave inscription:
of an aged nursing
Mother of God's New
English Israel viz.: Mrs.
Mary Leffingwell, wife
of Ensign Thomas Leff-
ingwell, Gent* who died
December ye 2d A.D.,
1745, aged 91 years.

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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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Mary BUSHNELL married Grave has been locatedflag male ancestor Thomas LEFFINGWELL-- Date: 7 September 1672 Place: Norwich, Connecticut Colony
Thomas LEFFINGWELL was the child of Thomas LEFFINGWELL and Mary WHITE

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Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
birth1654 Birth
4 January 1654
Old Saybrook, Connecticut, USA (Saybrook Colony)
marriage1672 Marriage / Partner
Mary BUSHNELL and Thomas LEFFINGWELL 7 September 1672, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1674 Birth of Child
Thomas LEFFINGWELL was born 11 March 1674, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1676 Birth of Child
Elizabeth LEFFINGWELL was born November 1676, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
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1680 Birth of Child
Anne LEFFINGWELL was born 25 January 1680, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1682 Birth of Child
Mary LEFFINGWELL was born 11 March 1682, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1691 Birth of Child
Abigail LEFFINGWELL was born September 1691, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1693 Birth of Child
Benajah LEFFINGWELL was born 9 August 1693, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1695 Birth of Child
Hezekiah LEFFINWELL was born 18 November 1695, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1724 Death of Spouse/Partner
Thomas LEFFINGWELL died 5 Mar 1724, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1733 Death of Child
Thomas LEFFINGWELL died 18 June 1733, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
1737 Death of Child
Elizabeth LEFFINGWELL died 25 October 1737, Norwich, Connecticut, USA (Norwichtown) (Yantic) (Greeneville) (Occum) (Taftville)
Name: Mary Bushnell
Gender: Female
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Death Date: 31 Mar 1745
Death Place: Connecticut
Age: 91
Birth Date: 1654
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03747-2
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3357
Reference ID: 622

'Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934,' database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7JQ-Q9W : 9 February 2018), Mary Bushnell, 31 Mar 1745; citing Connecticut, reference 622; FHL microfilm 3,357. (Mormon Genealogy Records)
Mary BUSHNELL - Grave
Old Norwichtown Cemetery (Old Burying Ground) (Colonial Cemetery)
Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 1/22/2023 5:43:30 PM
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