Giles Smith (1603 - 1669) MP

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Birthplace: Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Christoph Alfred von Gleichen
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About Giles Smith

Giles Smith was born in 1604 and died 1669. his name is on the Hartford Ct. Founders Monument. All Descents from then to to now are entitled to membership in the "FOUNDERS OF HARTFORD"

Married

  1. Mary Wheeler in 1623. Mary was born about 1604 in Bedfordshire, England. She died after 1664 in CT .
  2. Eunice, widow of Jonathan Porter.

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Biographical Summary:

Giles Smith, an inhabitant who received land "by the courtesie of the town;" his home-lot in 1639 was on Main St., on the corner of what is now Charter Oak St., a small lot cut off from the square occupied by George Wyllys. He sold 20 acres to Thomas Hosmer, March 6, 1642; Philip Davis bought his land and tenement. He was one of the earliest settlers at New London, but removed from there to Fairfield, where he was in 1651; died there, 1669; he left it second wife, Eunice, not the mother of his children, who had been widow of Jonathan Porter, of Huntington, Long Island.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 259. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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Giles Smith's Timeline

1603
1603
Suffolk, England
1622
1622
Age 19
Probably England, (Present UK)
1623
1623
Age 20
Essex, England
1634
1634
Age 31
<Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut>
1636
1636
Age 33
Fairfield,Fairfield,Connecticut,USA
1637
1637
Age 34
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut
1640
1640
Age 37
Hartford, Hartford, Conn
1641
1641
Age 38
Hartford, Hartford, Conn
1644
October 22, 1644
Age 41
Springfield, Middlesex County (Present Hampden County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
1649
March 25, 1649
Age 46
Hartford, Hartford, Conn