Isaac Beecher (1623 - 1690) MP

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Birthplace: Of Kent, England
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Occupation: Freeman, Fence Viewer
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About Isaac Beecher

Probate Records, vol. 2, pp. 62-64. Isaac Beecher, b. 1623, d. 1690. Made Will Sep. 26, 1689, in which he mentions sons, John, Joseph and Isaac, and bequeaths to each certain parcels of land described, and to Samuel the sum of five pounds. Also, to Eleazur one acre of meadow at that place called Springfield. Also, four acres running across the road that leads to West Farms. Also, about five acres land in that field called Ford's Field. Also, make and constitute my son Joseph Beecher my sole and only executor, and give him the remainder of my whole estate, and require him to provide for my loving wife, Mary Beecher, during her life, well and comfortably, and after her decease to get all the aforesaid legacies performed. Signed Nov. 12, 1690, in Court. Inventory includes house-keeping goods, farming tolls, cattle, 7 tracts of land, amounting to 61 acres. Apprized 126 pounds.

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Had 3 wives, according to Reuben Beecher Hughes (page 6): ... was the only son having children and hence is the ancestor of all in this Beecher line. He was born in England, about 1623 and died in 1690. His will was dated Sept. 28, 1689, and the Christian name of his wife was Mary. He was the owner of 7 tracts of land totalling 61 acres. In 1685 his name appears in the New Haven List of Proprietors, and is also on the list of freemen in N H July 1, 1644.

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From Genealogy of a Branch of the Beecher Family, Reuben Hughes 1898 page 7:

Probate Records, vol.2, pp, 62 63 and 64. Isaac Beecher, b. 1623, d. 1690. Made Will Sept 26,1689, in which he mentions sons John, Joseph and Isaac, and bequeath to each certain parcels of land described, and to Samuel the sum of five pounds. Also, to Eleazur one acre of meadow at that place called Springfield. Also, four acres running across the road that leads to West Farms. Also, about five acres land in that field called Ford's Field. Also, make and constitute my son Joseph Beecher my sole and only executor, and give him the remainder of my whole estate, and require him to provide for my loving wife, Mary Beecher, during her life, well and comfortably, and after her decease to get all the aforesaid legacies performed. Signed Nov. 12, 1690, in Court. Inventory includes house-keeping goods, farming tools, cattle, 7 tracts of land, amounting to 61 acres. Apprized £126.

Genealogical Dictionary of New England Settlers: Volume 1, page 154:

"Beecher, or Beacher, Isaac, New Haven, had Isaac, b. 1650; Samuel, 1652; and Eleazer, 1655. Perhaps he had other ch. His mo. Hannah, a wid. in her will, 1657, ment. two ch., this Isaac, and William Potter, s. of her former h. in Eng. In 1685 Isaac sen. Isaac jun. and Eleazer were proprs.

-------------------- Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 162

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Isaac Beecher's Timeline

1623
1623
Of Kent, England
1638
April, 1638
Age 15
New Haven, Connecticut

"John Beecher's wife, Hannah and her children were to join John in the spring of 1638, but when their schooner landed, they received the tragic news of John's death."

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1643
1643
Age 20
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut
1645
December 5, 1645
Age 22
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1647
1647
Age 24
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1650
August 18, 1650
Age 27
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1652
October 17, 1652
Age 29
New Haven, New Haven, Conn.
1655
April 8, 1655
Age 32
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1690
November 12, 1690
Age 67
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
1930
July 8, 1930
Age 67