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Robert Rumsey

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  • Name Robert Rumsey  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec  
    Notes 
    • He m. Ann Bastard, dau. of Joseph. She renewed her Covenant with Fairfield Church, 27 Feb. 1708/9.
      Robert Rumsey in right of wife Ann made agreement, 3 Nov. 1714, with Thomas Hill son of Capt. Thomas Hill dec'd concerning division of all lands that formerly belonged to Lt. Ezbon Wakeman dec'd, and Mr. Joseph Bastard and Capt. Thomas Hill died possessed of. With wife Ann "only daughter of Joseph Bastard", he conveyed 6 Feb. 1716/7 to Capt. Joseph Wakeman. (Fairfield Deeds.)
      Children, bapt. at Fairfield :
      William, bapt. 27 Feb. 1708/9, d. at Westport, 3 Jan. 1748 [1748/9] in 41 yr. (g. s.). Adm'n granted, 12 Jan. 1748/9, to Joseph Rumsey and Cornelius Hull. Distribution 1764 to heirs of Joseph Rumsey dec'd, Nathan Rumsey, Abigail wife of Cornelius Hull, Eliza-wife of Joseph Jennings, Jr., Ann wife of Benjamin Jennings, Rachel wife of Charles Lewis, Hannah wife of Seth Hull, heirs of Daniel Rumsey deed, and John Rumsey.
      Abigail, bapt. 4 Mar. 1710/1, d. at Greenfield, 7 June 1776 ae. 66 (g. s.) ; m. 24 Aug. 1731, Cornelius Hull.
      Elizabeth, bapt. 13 Sept. 1713, d. at Sharon, 19 Dee. 1785 in 73 yr. (g. s.) ; m. (1) Zechariah Bostwick, Jr.; m. (2) 30 Aug. 1744, Joseph Jennings, Jr.
      Rachel, bapt. 15 Apr. 1716, living 1765; m. Charles Lewis.
      Joseph, bapt. 28 Sept. 1718, d. at Redding, 26 Nov. 1760 ae. 40; will 27 Dec. 1754, proved 3 Dec. 1760; m. 16 Aug. 1738, Sarah Bartram, dau. of John, b. 14 May 1719; she m. (2) at Redding, 20 Sept. 1768, Hezekiah Bullriey.
      Ann, bapt. 8 Oct. 1721; rn. Benjamin Jennings.
      Daniel, bapt. 22 Dec. 1723, d. at Redding, 7 Feb. 1761 ae. 37. Inv. presented 20 Apr. 1761.
      John, m. 19 Mar. 1752 [probably error for 1750], Esther Jones. Hannah, bapt. 31 Mar. 1728; tn. 24 Dec. 1747, Seth Hull. Nathan, bapt. 19 Apr. 1730. [2]
    Person ID I40517  Mindrum
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2017 

    Father Robert Rumsey,   d. Bef 20 Nov 1712, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Rachel Frost,   b. Bef 1650 
    Family ID F27541  Group Sheet

    Family Ann Bastard,   d. Dec  
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F27609  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:512.

    2. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), pp. I:512-513.