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Eleazur Beecher, Sr.

Also Known As: "Eleazer Beecher"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: West Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac Beecher and Mary Beecher
Husband of Phebe Beecher and Phebe Beecher
Father of Hannah Clark (Beecher); Nathaniel Beecher; Ebenezer Beecher, Jr.; Thankful Beecher; Obedience Beecher and 4 others
Brother of John Beecher; Joseph Beecher; Isaac Beecher and Samuel Beecher

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About Eleazur Beecher, Sr.

Eleazur located early in West Haven, Connecticut

Will: 3 Jan., 1723

He bought and exchanged with Benjamin Bunnell, July 2, 1684, ten acres of land in part of West Haven, called West Side Farms, on west side of Main Street, near corner of Union Street. Bounded on the east by William Prindle, on the west by Peter Mallory Jr., and north by Elm Street, and south by Main Street, in quantity ten acres more or less. New Haven Land Records, Vol.1, p. 248...Here he built the house in which he lived and died. Six children, subsequent to this date, were born here. He afterwards sold six acres to the rear, lying on Elm Street. The house was a familiar land-mark, and well remembered by its ancient appearance, being of olden style, and having a large stone chimney in the center. The house was removed in 1896, the place having been purchased for the site of the present Catholic Church parsonage.

WILL: Probate Records, vol. 5, page 283.

At a Court of Probate held in New Haven, MOnday, April 4, 1726. Present Judge Watham Maher, Joseph Whiting, Clerk. Nathaniel Beecher nominated exatr. of the last Will and testament of Eleazur Beecher, late of Newhaven, deceased, exhibited the said instruments in Court and approved for record, and said exutr. accepted trust committed to him before this Court. Will. In the name of God Amen. The third day of January, 1723. I, Eleazur Beecher, of New Haven, &c., disposes of his property in the following manner and form. Imprimis. After just debts and funeral expenses are fully paid and satified out of my movable estate. I give and bequeath to Phebe, my dearly beloved wife, all my movable estate of what kind or sort sorever.

 Item. I give and bequeath unto the child of my daughter Obedience, deceased, five shillings. I give and bequeath unto the three children of my son Eleazur, deceased, forty shillings spiece. I give and bequeath unto my son Steven Beecher five shillings. I give and bequeath unto my my daughter Hannah Clark five shillings. Having already given to my son Nathaniel forty acres of fifth Division Land by deed in consideration of his granting and confirming about seventy acres of land at Pilgrims Harbor to my son Isaac Beecher. I esteem that in full of said Isaac Beecher's portion, and therefore he shall not demand nor receive any more of my estate.
 I give and bequeath unto my son Nathaniel Beecher all my real estate, whether housing, lands or meadows, both divided and undivided lands, to him, his heirs and assigns forever; he, the said Nathaniel Beecher, to take care of and afford suitable maintainance to my beloved wife Phebe, so long as she lives or bears my name; and also take into his care and keeping my son Ebenezer Beecher, who I desire may always live with Nathaniel so long as he lives. I having given Nathaniel the more estate that he may carefully look after that impotent child. And my will is that if Ebenezer shall survive Nathaniel, Nathaniel's estate shall be at the charge of Ebenezer's maintainance, as the Judge of Probate in this county shall direct. Furthermore, I do constitute and appoint my sd. son Nathaniel Beecher the sole executor of this my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof, I have set my hand and seal in Newhaven the day and year above mentioned.
 Witnesses appeared in Court of Probate April 4, 1726, and made oath to signatures of the above Instrument.
  Nathaniel Beecher, exutr. of Will, exhibited inventory of sd. estate in Court, which was approved for record.
 Among articles mentioned besides the usual household goods, are two cows, farming tools, and several parcels of land, amounting to fifty-one aces. Thw whole apprized at 147 pounds 10 shillings 4d.
                            Nathaniel Beecher, Executr.

Joseph Whiting, Clerk.

                               John Smith & Samuel Candee..
                                     Appizers

Probate Records, vol 5, page 324.


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Eleazur Beecher, bought and exchanged with Benjamin Bunnell, July 2 1684, ten acres of land in that part of West Haven, called West Side Farms, on west side of Main street, near corner of Union Street. Bounded on the east by William Prindle, on the west by Peter Mallory, Jr., and north by Elm street, and south by Main street, in quanity ten acres more or less. New Haven Land Records, Vol 1, p, 248.

Here he built the house in which he live and died. Six children, subsequent to this date, were born here. He afterwards sold six acres of the rear, lying on Elm street., The house was a familiar land-mark, and well remembered by its ancient appearance, being of olden style, and having a large stone chimney in the center. The house was removed in 1896, the place having been purchased for the site of the present Catholic Church parsonage.

Will Of Eleazur Beecher b. 1655. Probate Records, Vol 5 page 283. At a Court of Probate held in Newhaven, Monday, April 4, 1726. Present Judge Warham Mather, Joseph Whiting, Clerk. Nathaniel Beecher nominated exutr. of the last Will and testament of Eleazur Beecher, late of Newhaven, deceased, exhibited the said instrument in Court and approved for record, and said exutr. accepted trust commited to him before this Court. Will. In the name of God Amen.

The third day of January, 1723. I, Eleazur Beecher, of Newhaven, &c., disposes of his property in the following manner and form. Imprimis. Afters just debts and funeral expenses are fully paid and satisfied out of my movable estate. I give and bequeath to Phebe, my dearly beloved wife, all my movable estate of what kind or sort soever.

Item., I give and bequeath unto the child of my daughter Obedience, deceased, five shillings. I give and bequeath unto the three children of my son Eleazur, deceased, forty shillings apiece. I give and bequeath unto my son Steven Beecher five shillings. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Hannah Clark five shillings. Having already given to my son Nathaniel forty acres of fifth Division Land by deed in consideration of his granting and confirming about seventy acres of land at Pilgrims Harbor to my son Isaac Beecher. I esteem that in full of said Isaac Beecher's portion, and therefore he shall not demand nor receive any more of my estate.

I give and bequeath unto my son Nathaniel Beecher all my real estate whether housing, lands or meadows, both divided and undivided lands, to him, his heirs and assigns for ever; he, the said Nathaniel Beecher, to take care of and afford suitable maintainance to my beloved wife Phebe, so long as she lives or bears my name; and also to take into his care and keeping my son Ebenezer Beecher, who I desire may always live with Nathaniel so long as he lives. I having given Nathaniel the more estate that he may carefully look after that impotent child. And my will is that if Ebenezer shall survive Nathaniel, Nathaniel's estate shall be at the charge of Ebenezer's maintainance, as the Judge of Probate in this county shall direct. Furthermore, I do constitute and appoint my sd. son Nathaniel Beecher the sole exector of this my last Will and Testament.

In witness whereof, I have set my hand and seal in Newhaven the day and year mentioned.

Witnesses appeared in Court of Probate April 4 1726, and made oath to signatures of the above Instrument.

Nathaniel Beecher, exutr. of Will, exhibited inventory of sd. estate in Court, which was approved for record.

Among articles mentioned besides the usual household goods, are two cows, farming tools, and several parcels of land, amounting to fifty-one acres.. The whole apprized at £147. 10s. 4d.

NATHANIEL BEECHER Executr.

JOSEPH WHITING, Clerk.

JOHN SMITH

SAMUEL CANDEE Apprizers

Probate Records, Vol 5, page 324

As listed in book by Reuben Beecher Hughes, 1898

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Eleazur Beecher, Sr.'s Timeline

1655
April 8, 1655
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1677
November 5, 1677
Age 22
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1679
June 23, 1679
Age 24
New Haven, New Haven, CT, USA
1681
January 24, 1681
Age 25
New Haven, New Haven, Conn.
1682
December 25, 1682
Age 27
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1689
March 18, 1689
Age 33
New Haven, New Haven, Conn.
1690
December 30, 1690
Age 35
New Haven, New Haven, Conn.
December 30, 1690
Age 35
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
1692
1692
Age 36
West Haven, New Haven, Ct
1695
May 18, 1695
Age 40
West Haven, West Haven, Conn.