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Ann Eliza Sears

Female 1825 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Ann Eliza Sears was born on 7 Oct 1825 (daughter of Elisha Sears and Esther Southmayd Hendley).

    Ann married Ebenezer Arnold on 13 Apr 1846 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. Ebenezer (son of Ebenezer Arnold and Persis Hubbard) was born on 5 Jul 1792 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. George Sumner Arnold was born on 16 Apr 1846 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut; died on 7 Nov 1888.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Elisha Sears was born on 26 Jan 1801 (son of Stephen Sears and Phoebe Knowles); died on 29 Apr 1877.

    Elisha married Esther Southmayd Hendley on 28 Nov 1822. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Esther Southmayd Hendley (daughter of Henry Hendley and Esther Miller).

    Notes:

    Born on an August 4, year unknown.

    Children:
    1. 1. Ann Eliza Sears was born on 7 Oct 1825.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Stephen Sears was born on 11 Dec 1768 (son of Stephen Sayre and Mary Chapman); died on 16 Nov 1807.

    Stephen married Phoebe Knowles. Phoebe was born about 1775; died in Mar 1807. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Phoebe Knowles was born about 1775; died in Mar 1807.
    Children:
    1. 2. Elisha Sears was born on 26 Jan 1801; died on 29 Apr 1877.

  3. 6.  Henry Hendley was born on 18 Jan 1770 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; died in 1807 in At sea.

    Notes:

    "[C]ame to Middletown in 1791. He was a tanner by trade and worked for Samuel Frothingham during the summer and followed the sea in the winter. He was lost at sea in 1807. He formed one of the crew of the brig Marlboro, of Glastonbury, Wadsworth, master. On her passage from St. Croix to Middletown, she foundered at sea and all on board perished." [History of Middlesex County, Connecticut, citation details below.]

    Said by some to have been a son of William Hendley of the Boston Tea Party.

    Henry married Esther Miller on 27 Dec 1795. Esther (daughter of Joshua Miller and Anna Starr) was born before 29 Aug 1775. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Esther Miller was born before 29 Aug 1775 (daughter of Joshua Miller and Anna Starr).

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 Aug 1775, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut

    Children:
    1. 3. Esther Southmayd Hendley


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Stephen Sayre was born on 28 Feb 1725 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut (son of Nathan Sayre and Mary).

    Stephen married Mary Chapman on 10 Jul 1766. Mary was born in in of East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary Chapman was born in in of East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 4. Stephen Sears was born on 11 Dec 1768; died on 16 Nov 1807.

  3. 14.  Joshua Miller was born on 3 Feb 1741 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut (son of Stephen Miller and Anna Goodrich); died on 22 Apr 1810 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried in Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 3 Feb 1742, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut

    Joshua married Anna Starr on 14 Jun 1764 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. Anna (daughter of Capt. Daniel Starr and Esther Southmayd) was born on 14 Nov 1743 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; died on 3 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 15.  Anna Starr was born on 14 Nov 1743 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut (daughter of Capt. Daniel Starr and Esther Southmayd); died on 3 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut; was buried on 6 Mar 1777 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Buried: Old Farm Hill Cemetery, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: Bef 6 Mar 1777
    • Alternate death: 14 Mar 1777, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Loath though we are to contradict Jacobus, her gravestone reads, in very clearly-carved letters:

    In Memory of
    Mrs Anna,
    Wife of Mr
    Joshua Miller
    who died March 14th
    DA. 1777 in the
    34th Year of Her Age
    Death conquers all

    Children:
    1. 7. Esther Miller was born before 29 Aug 1775.