Andrew Bacon (c.1600 - 1664)

‹ Back to Bacon surname

Is your surname Bacon?

Research the Bacon family

Andrew Bacon's Geni Profile

Records for Andrew Bacon

4,357,896 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Birthplace: unknown
Death: Died in Hadley, Hampshire, Ma, USA
Managed by: Scott David Hibbard
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Andrew Bacon

Biographical Summary:

Andrew Bacon was an original proprietor of Hartford, and in the distribution of 1639-40, received a lot on the east side of Main St., immediately south of the Little River. He was chosen townsman, 1641, 1658, deputy, 1642-1656. In 1642 he, with Captain John Mason and Mr. Clark, was appointed by the General Court to prepare carriages for the pieces (guns) that came from Piscataqua. In 1643 he, with Mr. Talcott, was appointed to take a record of the debts of the country. He was also a committee, with Mr. Webster, for Hartford, to join the magistrates in pressing men in each town for service, in 1654. He was exempted from training, watching, and warding, May, 1656. He was a committee, with Mr. Steele and Mr. Boosy, "to provide at Hartford for the comely meeting of the Commissioners of the United Colonies." In 1658 a complaint was preferred in the General Court against him, Gov. Webster, and others, who were about to withdraw from the church, and from Hartford. He signed the contract to remove to Hadley, in 1659; freeman, Massachusetts, March 26, 1661. He married in 1661, Elizabeth, widow of Timothy Stanley, of Hartford; probably a second wife. He died in Hadley, October 4, 1664, without children. His widow returned to Hartford to live with her son, Caleb Stanley; died February 23, 1679, aged about seventy-six.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 229. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

view all

Andrew Bacon's Timeline

1600
1600
unknown
1661
1661
Age 61
Hartford, Hartford, Conneticut
1664
October 4, 1664
Age 64
Hadley, Hampshire, Ma, USA
????
Hartford, Hartford, Ct, USA