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Deacon Benjamin Colt

Male 1698 - 1754  (56 years)


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  • Name Deacon Benjamin Colt  [1
    Born 1698  [2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth Abt 1699  [3
    Died 4 Oct 1754  [2, 3
    Person ID I22353  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 

    Father Capt. John Colt,   b. Abt 1661, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1751, Lyme, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years) 
    Mother Sarah Lord,   b. Bef 1659, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 9 Sep 1718  (Age < 59 years) 
    Married Bef Jan 1688  [4, 5
    Family ID F13496  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Miriam Harris 
    Married 26 May 1724  [2, 3
    Children 
    +1. Temperance Colt,   b. 28 Feb 1738,   d. 1799, Derby, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F13495  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Benjamin Colt (1698-1754) = Miriam Harris
      Benjamin Colt = Lucretia Ely
      Christopher Colt = Sarah Caldwell
      Samuel Colt (1814-1862), inventor of the Colt revolver

      TWK is a second cousin, five times removed, to Samuel Colt.

  • Sources 
    1. [S543] Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Lord, an Original Proprietor and Founder of Hartford, Conn., in 1636 by Kenneth Lord. New York, 1946.

    2. [S2748] The Descendants [By the Female Branches] of Joseph Loomis, Who Came from Braintree, England, in the Year 1638, and Settled in Windsor, Connecticut, in 1639, Volume I, by Elias Loomis. New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor, 1880.

    3. [S719] Hyde Genealogy; or the Descendants, in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines, from William Hyde of Norwich by Rueben H. Walworth. Albany, New York: J. Munsell, 1864.

    4. [S756] Early New England Families Study Project: Accounts of New England Families from 1641 to 1700 by Alicia Crane Williams. Online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society.

    5. [S1651] Gale Ion Harris, "John1 Colt of Hartford and Windsor, Connecticut: Review and Reconciliation." The American Genealogist 80:81, Apr 2005.