Eleazer Jewett, Sr. (c.1673 - 1748)

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Birthplace: Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Norwich, New London, Connecticut
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About Eleazer Jewett, Sr.

ELEAZER was born in Ipswich, Essex, MA and moved to Connecticut. He settled in Norwich, New London, CT. On Dec. 5, 1698, he purchased 75 acres of land near the Shetucket River. He was one of sixteen persons on the roll of accepted inhabitants, characterized as farmers, who settled in the area around the crotch of the Shetucket and Quinebaug Rivers. The area was called Lisbon.

MARY (ARMSTRONG) LAMB was the widow of Ebenezer Lamb, whom she married May 6, 1690. On May 29, 1683, Ann Lamb of New London bought from Henry Stevens of Stonington the four years unexpired time of service of her son, Ebenezer Lamb, witnessed by John Fish and Thomas Lamb (Stonington Records). He died July 21, 1694. She then married ELEAZER on Apr. 1, 1700. All of their children were born in Norwich, CT. She died on Nov. 16, 1715.


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Eleazer Jewett, Sr.'s Timeline

November 23, 1673
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts
April 1, 1700
Age 26
Norwich, New London, Connecticut
September 22, 1704
Age 30
Norwich, CT, USA
August 30, 1707
Age 33
Norwich, New London, Connecticut
June 25, 1710
Age 36
September 3, 1717
Age 43
Norwich, New London, Connecticut
Age 74
Norwich, New London, Connecticut