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Comfort Wilcox

Male 1757 - 1839  (81 years)


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  • Name Comfort Wilcox 
    Born 17 Feb 1757  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 6 Mar 1757  Cromwell, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 15 Feb 1839  Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried East Lempster Cemetery, Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I27540  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP
    Last Modified 1 May 2020 

    Father John Wilcox,   b. 1 Aug 1712, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1795, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Hannah Wilcox,   b. 24 Dec 1718, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1807, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 6 Jul 1738  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F16448  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Patty Banks,   b. 4 Aug 1784, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1839, Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 12 May 1803  Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Children 
    +1. John Banks Wilcox,   b. 21 Jun 1805, Lempster, Sullivan, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1886, South Haven, Van Buren, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 1 May 2020 
    Family ID F16446  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Revolutionary War soldier. Two months in Capt. Blake's company, Col. Wadsworth's regiment, Connecticut militia. Six months in Capt. Churchill's company, Col. Sage's regiment, stationed at Governor's Island until the British took New York City; thereafter in Harlem and New Rochelle until discharged. Enlisted 1779 in Capt. Alley's company, Col. Sage's regiment, where he served three weeks at New Haven doing guard duty when it was supposed that the English were about to land.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3900] Orion J. Wilcox and Emma Janette Fellows: Their Ancestors and Descendants by Fred D. Clark. Privately published, 2004.

    2. [S3964] Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850, on familysearch.org.

    3. [S4063] Bushnell Family Genealogy: Ancestry and Posterity of Francis Bushnell (1580-1646) of Horsham, England and Guilford, Connecticut by George Eleazar Bushnell. Nashville, Tennessee; dated 1945, but clearly, from internal evidence, published no earlier than 1948., date only.

    4. [S4071] Find a Grave page for Comfort Wilcox.

    5. [S2230] Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870, on americanancestors.org. In print as The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Vols. 1-55, ed. Lorraine Cook White. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1994-2002.

    6. [S4064] Find a Grave page for Hannah Wilcox Wilcox., year only.

    7. [S4072] Find a Grave page for Patty Banks Wilcox., year and place only.