Abt 1667 - 1732 (~ 65 years)
||Benjamin Rumsey  |
||Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut 
||3 Nov 1732
||Westport, Fairfield, Connecticut 
- Born about 1667, d. at Westport, 3 Nov. 1732 ae. 65 (g. s.) ; was called Sergt. at bapt. of child 1709.
He tn. (1) Hannah Morehouse, dau. of Samuel, who was called dec'd in 1698 when he receipted for her portion.
He tn. (2) by 1696, Mary Hide, dau. of John, b. 26 July 1672. He m. (3) Susannah, widow of Nathaniel Burr, Jr., and dau. of Sergt Joseph Lockwood.
He m. (4) abt. 1726, Rebecca, widow of John Allyn, and dau. of Richard Blackleach; she tn. (3) John Curtis, of Stratford.
Adm'n granted, 5 Dec. 1732, to Rebecca and Benjamin Rumsey.
Benjamin Rumsey, James Dickson and Hannah his wife, John Davice and Ann his wife, Lewis Macdonald and Sarah his wife, Salathiel Denmore and Ruth his wife, and Rebecca Rumsey (guardian to Abigail Rumsey), all of Fairfield, and all (except Rebecca) children of Benjamin Rumsey dec'd, made agreement 30 Dec. 1734. James Dickson, formerly of Fairfield, now living in Courtlandt, Westchester County, N. Y., conveyed with wife Hannah, 1740; and on 3 Oct. 1747 James Dickerson and wife Hannah of "Sciners Farm," Westchester County, conveyed to Ralph Isaacs of Norwalk, right to land from sister Abigail Rumsey of Stratford.
Child [by first wife] :
Hannah, b. [say 1693] ; in. (rec. Norwalk) 8 Dec. 1709, James Dickson.
Children [by second wife}, bapt. at Fairfield:
Joseph, bapt. 2 Nov. 1701, d. in 1726; adm'n granted, 7 Feb. 1725/6, to father Benjamin. Distribution, 22 Nov. 1726, to James Dixon in right of wife Hannah, John Davis in right of wife Ann, Sarah Rumsey, Ralph Isaacs in right of wife Mary, Benjamin Rumsey and Ruth Rumsey.
Ann, bapt. 2 Nov. 1701, d. at Westport, 28 Feb. 1746; m. John Davis.
Sarah, bapt. 2 Nov. 1701; m. Lewis MacDonald, of Fairfield.
Mary, bapt. 30 Oct. 1703; in. (rec. Norwalk) 7 Mar. 1725/6, Ralph Isaacs.
Benjamin, b. abt. 25 May 1707, d. at Westport, 12 Nov. 1781; Lt.; m. in 1729, Isabel Couch, dau. of Simon, b. 17 Sept. 1708, d. 7 Nov. 1754.
Ruth, bapt 1 Aug. 1709; m. Salathiel Denmore.
Child [by fourth wife]
Abigail, b. prob. after 1726, d. at Stratford by 1747. 
||10 Mar 2017 |
||Mary Hide, b. 26 Jul 1672 |
||by 1696 
||14 Mar 2017 |
- [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:511.
- [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), pp. I:511-512.
- [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930).