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Birthplace: Guilford Center, CT, USA
Death: Died in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States
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About Hannah Meigs (Willard)

Hannah (Willard) Meigs, wife of Janna Meigs, Esq., was the daughter of Josiah and Hannah (Hosmer) Willard.

Source: The New Haven Colony Historical Society, Inscriptions on Tombstones in Madison, Papers of the New Haven Colony Historical Society, Vol. VI, (New Haven, Connecticut, The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., 1900), Page 408

Inscription reads........ "In Memory of Mrs. Hannah Meigs Relict of ye late Worshipfull Janna Meigs Esqr who Departed this Life Jan 4th 1749/50 Aged 76."


 

Burial:

Hammonasset Cemetery

Madison

New Haven County

Connecticut, USA

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87. Hannah WILLARD (Josiah , Simon , Richard , Symon , Richard , William ) was born in 1674 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut. She died on Jan 4 1749. She was buried about Jan 1749.

Hannah married Janna MEIGS son of John MEIGS Jr. and Sarah WILCOXSON on May 18 1698 in Guilford, New Haven, Ct. Janna was born on Dec 27 1672 in , , , Connecticut. He died on Jun 5 1739 in Hammonassett, Madison, Connecticut. He was buried about Jun 1739.

They had the following children:

 190 M i Janna MEIGS was born on Apr 17 1699 in , , , Connecticut. He died on Feb 12 1772. He was buried about Feb 1772.  

+ 191 M ii Josiah MEIGS

 192 M iii Jehiel MEIGS was born on Jun 11 1703 in , , , Connecticut. He died on Mar 23 1780. He was buried about Mar 1780.  
 193 F iv Hannah MEIGS was born on Aug 13 1705 in , , , Connecticut. She died on May 20 1727.  
 194 M v Return MEIGS was born on Mar 16 1708 in , , , Connecticut. He died on Jun 22 1782. He was buried about Jun 1782.  
 195 F vi Hester MEIGS was born on Dec 19 1709 in , , , Connecticut.  
 196 F vii Silence MEIGS Twin was born on Jan 5 1712 in , , , Connecticut. She died on Jan 9 1712. She was buried about Jan 1712.  
 197 F viii Submit MEIGS Twin was born on Jan 5 1712 in , , , Connecticut. She died on Jan 16 1712. She was buried about Jan 1712.  
 198 M ix Timothy MEIGS was born on Sep 19 1713 in , , , Connecticut. He died on Sep 14 1751. He was buried about Sep 1751.  
 199 F x Eunice MEIGS was born on Oct 19 1715 in , , , Connecticut.  

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JOSIAH, Wethersfield, oldest s. of major Simon, m. at Concord, 20 Mar. 1657, Hannah, d. of Thomas Hosmer of Hartford, had Samuel, b. 1 Sept. 1658; and Josiah, 13 Mar. 1660; both at Hartford, where he was then sch.-master, and so was after empl. at W. where he prob. had Dorothy; Simon; Stephen; Thomas; John; and Hannah; was freem. 1665, bec. a trader, and d. 1674, when his est. was insolv.

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  1. ID: I10402
  2. Name: Hannah Willard 1
  3. Sex: F
  4. Birth: 1674

Father: Josiah Willard b: ABT. 1635 in Concord, Middlesex, MA

Mother: Hannah Hosmer b: ABT. 1639 in Hartford, Hartford, CT

Sources:

  1. Title: WILLARD GENEALOGY, SEQUEL TO WILLARD MEMOIR
     Author: Materials gathered by Joseph Willard and Charles Wilkes Walker, Edited and completed by Charles Henry Pope
     Publication: Printed for the Willard Family Assn., Boston, MA, 1915, Murray and Emery, Kendall Sq., Cambridge, MA, Digital Edition 2001 by Richard Bingham, Oceanport, NJ
     Repository:
     Media: Electronic 

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IV) Lieutenant Janna Meigs , of the Pe-East Ardsley, West Riding, Yorkshire, Eng- December 21, 1672 , died December 5, 1739 , and married, May 18, 1698 , Hannah Willard , of Wethersfield, Connecticut , born 1674 , died January 4, 1750 . He was the first magistrate of East Guilford , and deputy in 1716-26 . Children, born in East Guilford : Janna , August 17, 1694 ; Joseph , May 14, 1697 ; Jehiel , mentioned below; Hannah , August 13, 1703 ; Return , March 16, 1708 ; Hester , December 19, 1709 ; Silence and Submit (twins), January 5, 1712 , died January, 1712 ; Timothy , September 19, 1713 ; Eunice , October 19, 1715 .

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JANNA MEIGS, b. at East Guilford, Conn., 27th Dec. 1762; d. 5th June, 1739. Deputy Governor of the Colony. Member of the Connecticut Legislature, 1716, '17, '18 and 1726. Justice of the Peace of New Haven Colony annually from 1722 to 1733, inclusive. Captain of the Guilford train band and of a company in Queen Anne's Wars. m. 18th May, 1698, Hannah WILLARD, b. 1674, d. 4th Jan. 1749, dau. of Josiah and Hannah (HOSMER) WILLARD and granddau. of Major Simon WILLARD.

I. JANNA, b. 17th Apr. 1699; d. 12th Feb. 1772.

II. Josiah, Captain, b. 14th May, 1701; d. 26th Dec. 1774; m. 14th June, 1727, Mary HAND.

III. Jehiel, Captain, b. 11th June, 1703; d. 23d Mar. 1780; m. 27th Sept. 1736, Lucy BARTLETT.

IV. Hannah, b. 13th Aug. 1705; d. 20th May, 1727.

V. Return, of Middletown, Conn., b. 16th Mar. 1708; d. 22d June, 1782. In 1745, Lieutenant of 2d Co. in the 6th Conn. Regt. In 1747, Representative to General Assembly. m. 1st Feb. 1732-3, Elizabeth HAMLIN, dau. of Jabez HAMLIN.

1. Elisha, b. 15th Jan. 1734; d. 10th Oct. 1736.

2. Janna, b. 29th Sept. 1735; d. 4th Oct. 1736.

3. Elizabeth, b. 15th July, 1737; d. 16th Apr. 1740.

4. Elisha, b. 4th Oct. 1739; d. 22d Dec. 1739.

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Hannah Meigs's Timeline

1698
May 18, 1698
Guilford Center, CT, USA
May 18, 1698
Guilford, New Haven, Connitucut, United States
1699
April 17, 1699
1701
May 14, 1701
Age 2
Guilford, CT, USA
1703
June 11, 1703
Age 5
1705
August 13, 1705
Age 7
1708
March 16, 1708
Age 9
Middletown,Middlesex,Connecticut,USA
1709
June 19, 1709
Age 11
Guilford, New Haven Co., Conn.
1712
January 5, 1712
Age 13
January 5, 1712
Age 13