My 6x Great Grandmother, Bette Hurd, was born 26 September 1729 in Stratford, CT. She is the oldest of 5 children born to David and Susanna (Bostwick) Hurd. Bette married Joseph Bostwick 7 February 1751 in a service officiated by Rev Jeadiah Mills. They had 3 children: David 1752, Elnathan 1753, and Mary 1755. Now, researchers … More Was Bette Hurd Joseph’s Only Wife?
My 7x Great Grandmother, Rebekah Wheeler, was baptized 31 October 1698 in Stratford, CT. She is the daughter of Timothy and Rebekah (Turney). She is the 4th of 5 children. I haven’t been able to piece together her early life but was trying to figure out how she came to marrying a man in … More Rebekah Wheeler When Did She Die?
My 8x Great Grandmother, Abigail Walker was born 17 February 1671 in Stratford, CT. She was the 3rd of 6 children born to Joseph and Abigail (Prudden) Walker. Her parents were Puritans and she was baptized 25 February 1671. Her father was a weaver. At the age of 16, she married John Bostwick in 1687 … More Abigail Walker from Stratford
My 9 x Great Grandmother, Mary Brinsmead/Brinsmade was born 24 May 1640 in Charlestown, MA. She is the oldest child of John and Mary (Carter) Brinsmead. She was christened on 3 June 1640 at First Church in Charlestown. Her family moved to Stratford, CT after 1643 (birth of sibling in Charlestown) but before 1645 (birth … More Mary Brinsmead
This is the first of the series of posts researching the women who married into my ancestral line of the Bostwick family. Jane Whittell married Arthur Bostocke in Tarporley, Cheshire, England on 8 January 1627. The ceremony took place in St Helen’s Church where it is said her uncle, Robert Whittell was the Reverend and … More Jane Whittell is This the Right Information?
Having wrapped up a series of posts featuring my Bostwick line, I have decided to turn my attention to the women who married into this family. I will again concentrate on the family in America with the exceptions of the earliest wives as they may have been born in England but I won’t go further … More Women that Married into My Bostwick Line