About Edward Elmer
Edward Elmer, Cambridge, came in the "Lion," arriving September 16, 1632, with Talcott, Goodwin, Olmsted, and others; one of the original proprietors of Hartford; his home-lot, in 1639, was on the east side of Main Street, next north of John Talcott. Chosen chimney-viewer, 1651; removed to Northampton about 1656; went from there to Windsor, on the east side of the river; freed from watching and warding, March 5, 1667-8; killed by the Indians in King Philip's war, in 1676, leaving a widow,1 Mary, who married Thomas Catlin, of Hartford, as 2d wife. Inventory £471. 15. 3
i. John, born about 1646; married about 1669, Rosamond Ginivare, of Hartford, Mr. Eliezer Way's maid; died in Windsor, Deo. 21, 1711.
ii. Samuel, baptized Hartford, March 21, 1646-7; settled in East Windsor; married and had descendants,
iii. Elizabeth, baptized Hartford, July 15, 1649; died before her father,
iv. Edward, born 1654; married Rebecca ____ before March, 1685-6, of Windsor; of Northampton in 1729.
v. Joseph, born 1656, Northampton; died July, 1657.
vi. Mary, born Northampton, 1658; married Joseph Garrett, or Garrard, of Hartford, 1696, afterward of Glastonbury, 1729.
vii. Sarah, born 1664, in East Windsor; married Thomas Long, of Hartford. (q. v.).
SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), pages 237-238. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books