Joseph Middlebrook, of Fairfield (1610 - 1686) MP

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Birthplace: Wharley, Cranfield, Beds, Eng
Death: Died in Fairfield, Fairfield County, Dominion of New England (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
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About Joseph Middlebrook, of Fairfield

Joseph Middlebrook came from Concord with the Rev. John Jones in 1644, & settled at Pequonnock, where he was granted a home-lot from the town of 2$ acres, bounded n. w. by the home-lot of James Evarts ; n. e. Benjamin Turney's & George Starkey's, s. e. Peter Johnson's, & s. w. by the highway.

He m. at Concord a d. of William Bateman of that place, & after her death, Mary widow of Benjamin Turney of Pequonnock.

He died about 1686, in which year his will was probated on the 22 Nov., leaving Joseph & d. Phebe, w. of Samuel Wilson, his only heirs.

He was one of the land dividend holders of F., & left a good estate.

Some of the Middlebrook family settled at Long Hill or Trumbull, Ct. & were prominent as good soldiers in the Revolution. Dr. Middlebrook's well known Almanac was for many years found in most every household in the county of Fairfield, & had a large circulation throughout the country.

Sources

  1. The History of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, from the Settlement of the Town in 1639 to 1818: 1639-1700 (Google eBook) Elizabeth Hubbell Godfrey Schenck.  The author, 1889 - Fairfield (Conn.).  Page 395 "Middlebrook"
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Joseph Middlebrook, of Fairfield's Timeline

1609
February 18, 1609
Wharley, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
February 18, 1609
Wharley, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, England
1609
England, United Kingdom
1610
February 18, 1610
Wharley, Cranfield, Beds, Eng
1648
1648
Age 37
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1649
1649
Age 38
CT, USA
1656
1656
Age 45
Fairfield, Fairfield , Connecticut
1656
Age 45
Probably Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1686
November 22, 1686
Age 76
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Dominion of New England (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
1999
April 1, 1999
Age 76