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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 - 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.

connecticuthistory.org/ towns-page/ suffield/
1749 - After being found to lie within the boundaries of the Connecticut Charter, Suffield was subsequently annexed to CT in 1749.

connecticuthistory.org/ 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.

connecticuthistory.org/ 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...

1906
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


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

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

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

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

Crouss
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rising
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)

Younglove
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


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

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

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

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