Joseph Hand, Sr., (c.1637 - 1724) MP

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Birthplace: Ashford, Kent, England
Death: Died in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut
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About Joseph Hand, Sr.,

THE NEW-ENGLAND HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL REGISTER, 1901, VOLUME LV. BOSTON, PUBLISHED BY THE SOCIETY. 1901 JOSEPH HAND OF EAST GUILFORD (NOW MADISON), CONN., AND HIS DESCENDANTS. Compiled by RALPH D. SMYTH and communicated by BERNARD C. STEINEK.


1. JOSEPH HAND,1 son of John of East Hampton, Long Island, settled in the eastern part of the town of Guilford after 1660, and married Jane, daughter of Benjamin Wright, in 1664. She died December, 1724. He died January, 1724. He had four brothers : Shamgar, who settled in Cape May. N. J. ; Benjamin and John, Stephen of East Hampton. Joseph Hand seems to have been regarded as one of the substantial men of the town, and served on committees to run boundaries and lay out allotments of land to planters. He headed a petition to the General Court, in 1697, that East Guilford might be made a separate ecclesiastical parish. In 1720, he was sent to the General Court as a representative. On Oct. 27, 1671, Benjamin Wright gave his land at Hammonassett in the east end of Guilford to Joseph Hand and wife for life, and afterwards to their children, and on Dec. 12, 1671, Joseph Hand bought from Richard Hubball all his land in the same quarter. The children of Joseph and Jane (Wright) Hand were:

i. SARAH,* b. March 2, 1664-6; d. Aug. 1, 1751.

ii. JANE, b. Sept. 19, 16G8 ; d. Dec. 13, 1083. 2.

iii. JOSEPH, b. April 2, 1671 ; d. about 1C99. 3.

iv. BENJAMIN, b. Feb. 8, 1672-3; d. August, 1744. 4.

v. STEPHEN, b. Feb. 8, 1674-5; d. Aug. 14, 1755.

vi. ELIZABETH, b. March 12, 167G-7 ; m. April 5, 1705, Benjamin Wright of Killingworth, her cousin.

vii. SILENCE, b. March, 1678-9 ; m. 1st, Ephraim Wilcox of Middletown, Oct. 23, 1698, who d. Jan. 4, 1711; m. 2d, John Warner of Say- brook.

viii. ANN, b. July 10, 1683 ; m. Jonathan Wright of Wethersfleld.

ix. JANE, b. April 25, 1686; d. Oct. 27, 1747; m. Cornelius Dowd of Guilford, Feb. 4, 1707. He d. Aug. 14, 1727.

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~acwomack/web/hand/pafg03.htm#605

20. Joseph HAND (John , John ) was born 1638 in , Mass.. He died 1724 in East Guilford, CT.

Joseph married Jane WRIGHT, daughter of Benjamin WRIGHT and Jane MEIGS, on 1664 in Guilford, CT. Jane was born about 1644 in Guilford, CT. She died Dec 1724.

They had the following children:

+ 34 F i Sarah HAND

 35 F ii Jane HAND was born 19 Sep 1668 in Guilford, CT. She died 13 Dec 1683. 
 36 M iii Joseph HAND was born 02 Apr 1671 in Guilford, CT. He died about 1699. 
 37 M iv Benjamin HAND was born 08 Feb 1672/1673 in Guilford, CT. He died Aug 1744. 
 38 M v Stephen HAND was born 08 Feb 1672/1673 in Guilford, CT. He died 14 Aug 1755. 
 39 F vi Elizabeth HAND was born 12 Mar 1676/1677 in Guilford, CT. 
 40 F vii Silence HAND was born Mar 1678/1679 in Guilford, CT. 
 41 F viii Ann HAND was born 10 Jul 1683 in Guilford, CT. 
 42 F ix Jane HAND was born 25 Apr 1686 in Guilford, CT. She died 27 Oct 1747 

http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/gen/report/rr03/rr03_079.htm#P60237

4905. Joseph Hand. Born ca 1638 in Lynn, MA. Joseph died on 1 Jan 1725 in East Guiford, CT.

Joseph married Jane Wright, daughter of Benjamin Wright (ca 1610-29 Mar 1677) & Jane Meigs (ca 1617-16 Dec 1724). Born ca 1644. Jane died in Dec 1724 in East Guilford, CT.

Their children include:

14073 i.  Sarah Hand (2 Mar 1664-1 Oct 1751) 
14074 ii.  Jane Hand (Died young) (19 Sep 1668-3 Dec 1683) 
14075 iii.  Joseph Hand (2 Apr 1671-ca 1699) 
14076 iv.  Benjamin Hand (2 Feb 1673-10 Aug 1744) 
14077 v.  Stephen Hand (8 Feb 1675-14 Aug 1755) 
14078 vi.  Elizabeth Hand (12 Mar 1677-) 
14079 vii.  Silence Hand (12 Nov 1679-ca 1725) 
14080 viii.  Ann Hand (10 Jul 1683-) 
14081 ix.  Jane Hand (25 Apr 1686-27 Oct 1747) 
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Joseph Hand, Sr.,'s Timeline

1637
1637
Ashford, Kent, England
1664
1664
Age 27
Guilford, Connecticut
1666
March 2, 1666
Age 29
East Parish, Guilford, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut)
1668
September 19, 1668
Age 31
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
1671
April 2, 1671
Age 34
Guilford, Connecticut, United States
1672
February 8, 1672
Age 35
Guilford, Connecticut, United States
February 8, 1672
Age 35
Guilford, Connecticut, United States
1677
March 12, 1677
Age 40
Guilford, Connecticut
1679
November 12, 1679
Age 42
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut
1683
July 10, 1683
Age 46
Guilford, Connecticut, United States