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Suffield, Connecticut, USA

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Where is Suffield, Connecticut, USA? 

Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Originally known as Southfield—pronounced "Suffield", on May 20, 1674, the committee for the settling of the town petitioned:

"...that the name of the place may be Suffield, it being the southernmost town that either at present is, or like to be in that Countrey, and neere adjoining to the south border of our Patent in those parts."

The petition was granted by the Massachusetts Bay court on June 3, 1674. Suffield was incorporated as a town in March 1682.wikipedia

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Suffield, Connecticut, USA - Library
Suffield, Connecticut, USA

Suffield, Connecticut, USA - Main Street and Suffield Centre, Suffield, Conn. (1913)
Suffield, Connecticut, USA

Main Street and Suffield Centre, Suffield, Conn. (1913)
Suffield, Connecticut, USA - Barnett's Block, Suffield, Conn.
Suffield, Connecticut, USA

Barnett's Block, Suffield, Conn.

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1670 - Originally called Southfield, Suffield, CT was settled as a township of Massachusetts in 1670. towns-page/ suffield/
1749 - After being found to lie within the boundaries of the Connecticut Charter, Suffield was subsequently annexed to CT in 1749. towns-page/ suffield/
1819 - Suffield
Suffield is a post town, delightfully situated upon the west side of Connecticut river, 17 miles...Read MORE...

By the 1830s, the Connecticut Valley Broadleaf tobacco plant had been developed and Suffield's factories began producing 14 million cigars annually. towns-page/ suffield/
1895 - Suffield
Always a conservative town was Suffield, and is now for that matter. So much so that its people...Read MORE...

Suffield, a banking post-village in Suffield township (town), Hartford co., Conn., on the New York, ...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 58 ancestors who were born in Suffield, Connecticut, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here

   John ADAMS (1751, - 15 September 1776, Suffield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

immigrant flag   Edward ALLYN (abt. 1638, , Scotland (United Kingdom) - 22 November 1696, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

   James BARLO (1722, - 3 January 1778, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

flag   John BURBANK (abt. 1640, Rowley, Massachusetts, USA - 1 June 1709, Suffield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

flag    Carol A CROUSS (28 March 1963, Stafford, Connecticut, USA (Stafford Springs) - 16 January 2012, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)
World War II Soldier flag   Leslie Nelson CROUSS (18 April 1922, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA - 22 April 2004, Suffield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

flag   Sarah HALL (8 April 1665, Windsor, Connecticut, USA - 11 October 1698, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

   Samuel KENT (1699, - 28 October 1772, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

flag   Sarah KIMBALL (abt. 1635, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA - 12 June 1690, Suffield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

   Joseph KING (1710, - 4 June 1772, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

flag   Sarah KINSMAN (abt. 1640, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - 17 January 1710, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

   Asaph LEAVITT (1693, - 14 April 1774, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

immigrant flag   Susannah MERRILL (12 December 1638, Lawford Tendring District Essex, England - 16 October 1690, Suffield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

flag   John MIGHILL (1634, Newbury, Massachusetts, USA - 1702, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

   Philip NELSON (1748, - 18 September 1776, Suffield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

flag   Edward Francis O'CONNOR ( Mar 10, 1928, Enfield, Connecticut, USA (Thompsonville) - DEC 8, 2003, Suffield, Connecticut, USA) gravestone

flag   Hannah PHELPS (2 February 1669, East Windsor, Connecticut, USA - 27 November 1732, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

   Stephen REMINGTON (1702, - 22 June 1775, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

immigrant flag   James RISING (abt. 1617, , England (United Kingdom) - 11 September 1688, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)
flag   John RISING (14 April 1660, Salem, Massachusetts, USA - 11 December 1719, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

flag   James YOUNGLOVE (6 October 1671, Hadley, Massachusetts, USA - 21 October 1723, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)
flag   John YOUNGLOVE (abt. 1640, Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA - 3 June 1690, Suffield, Connecticut, USA)

Ancestors Who Were Married Here

John RISING (14 April 1660 - 11 December 1719) & Sarah HALL (8 April 1665 - 11 October 1698)
married 27 November 1684

Thomas MIGHILL (1666 - 13 November 1743) & Abigail CLAFLIN (19 March 1676 - )
married 12 December 1700

James YOUNGLOVE (6 October 1671 - 21 October 1723) & Hannah PHELPS (2 February 1669 - 27 November 1732)
married 6 October 1701

Cemeteries in Suffield, Connecticut, USA

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