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Thomas Bunce

Male - Bef 1683


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  • Name Thomas Bunce 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 3 Aug 1683  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I30466  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 

    Family Sarah,   d. Jan 1694, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Bunce,   d. 1711, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F18185  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He served in the Pequot War and held a variety of public offices. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford.

      "He was referred to as Ensign by 1650, undoubtedly of the train band. He was a chimney viewer in 1646, Constable in 1648, juror in 1649, selectman in 1653, 1661, 1665, rate and list maker in 1669. He was again chimney viewer in 1670, list maker 1671–1673 and was freed from training in September 1672, being than 60 years of age. He and his wife Sarah were original members of the Second Church 12 February 1670, the records of which mention that he had a sister Katherine Clark." [Timothy Lester Jacobs at the Founders of Hartford site]

  • Sources 
    1. [S4423] A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records compiled by Charles William Manwaring. Three volumes. Hartford, Connecticut: Peck & Co., 1904-06.

    2. [S2254] Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut by Lucius Barnes Barbour. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977., month, year, and place only.