Peter Comstock (1701 - c.1742)

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Birthplace: New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in At Sea
Cause of death: Died at sea
Managed by: Steven Avery Kelley
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About Peter Comstock

He was b. March 4, 1701, at New London; bap. June 8, 1701, First Church of New London; d. at sea about 1742.

April 24, 1737. "a Child of Peter Comstock 's Baptized Ransford, & 1 of Daniels son Daniel. Baptized Daniel, the fathers are Brothers, the mothers that brot them are Sisters" (Hempstead's Diary, p. 319).

It has been said that Martha Avery m. 2d, Pelatiah Bliss, s. of Samuel and Anne (Elderkin) Bliss, b. Nov. 17, 1697, at Norwich, but we have not been able to find proof thereof. January 11, 1743, Martha Comstock was made administrator of the estate of Peter Comstock. March 21, 1753, the estate was divided among the widow, Martha; sons, Peter, Daniel, Ransford, and Thomas; daughters, Elizabeth and Jemima (New London Wills, E:92 & F:412).

Source: The Groton Avery Clan, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden), Vol. I, p. 193

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Peter Comstock's Timeline

March 4, 1701
New London, New London, Connecticut Colony
June 8, 1701
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Age 20
Connecticut Colony
Age 21
Connecticut Colony
March 6, 1737
Age 36
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States
June 3, 1739
Age 38
CT, United States
Age 40
At Sea