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Robert Rumsey

Male - Bef 1712


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  • Name Robert Rumsey  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 20 Nov 1712  Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • will proved
    Notes 
    • He m. Rachel Frost, dau. of Daniel.
      He recorded a homelot, by grant from the town of Fairfield, 9 Feb 1669 [1669/70].
      He conveyed land, 28 Nov. 1710, to his son Robert, and in default of heirs, to his son Benjamin.
      Will 28 Nov 1710, proved 20 Nov 1712; wife Rachel; sons Benjamin, Isaac, Daniel, Robert; three daus. Rachel Hide, Abigail
      Osborn, Elizabeth Barlow ; gr. dau. Hannah Rumsey; gr. s. Isaac Rumsey.
      Adm'n on undivided estate granted, 5 Apr. 1756, to John Andrews. On 19 Apr. 1756, a part of Robert's estate which was intestate was ordered divided among the seven heirs (or their representatives), Benjamin, Isaac, Daniel, Robert, Rachel, Abigail, Elizabeth. [1]
    Person ID I40411  Mindrum
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2017 

    Family Rachel Frost,   b. Bef 1650 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Rumsey,   b. Abt 1667, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1732, Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
     2. Rachel Rumsey,   b. 6 Oct 1671, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1738, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Isaac Rumsey,   d. Dec
     4. Daniel Rumsey,   d. Dec
     5. Abigail Rumsey,   b. Abt 1680, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1724, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     6. Robert Rumsey,   d. Dec
     7. Elizabeth Rumsey,   b. Abt 1686, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1752, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F27541  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:510.

    2. [S8566] Josephine C. Frost, (Frederick H. Hitchcock, New York, 1912), p. 391.