Richard Beach (1611 - c.1691) MP

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Birthplace: St. Albans, Devon, England
Death: Died in New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
Occupation: minister
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About Richard Beach

Richard Beach

  • Born: Abt 1611
  • Married: Abt 1640 at New Haven, New Haven County, CT
  • Died: Abt 1691
  • Father: Thomas Beach
  • Mother: Joan Hill

WIFE

  • Name: Catherine Hull Cook
  • Born: 1616 at Stratford,

CHILDREN

  • 1. Name: Mary Beach
    • Born: Jun 1642 at New Haven, New Haven County, CT
  • 2. Name: Benjamine Beach
    • Born: Oct 1644 at New Haven, New Haven Colony, CT
    • Died: Apr 1713 at New Haven, New Haven Colony, CT
    • Wife: Mary Peacock
  • 3. Name: Azariah Beach
    • Born: 6 Jul 1646 at Wallingford, New Haven, Countynnecticut
    • Died: 1696 at New Haven, New Haven County, CT
    • Wife: Martha Ives
  • 4. Name: Mercy Beach
    • Born: 21 May 1648

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+ 2 i. Richard Beach was born 1611.

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One of the signers of "The Constitution for Church and State" adopted 4 Jun 1639 at Newman's Barn. In the New Haven Colony.

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He first appears in the records of New Haven Colony on 3-Apr-1639. He moved to Stratford, Connecticut, c.1660 where he kept an "ordinary" or tavern as of 1662. He purchased land in Wallingford, Connecticut, c.1670, but apparently never lived there. He finally moved to Elizabeth, New Jersey, c.1673 and is on record there as late as 1699/1700. The problem of his ancestry has NOT yet been solved, despite the wide credence given to various claims as to the English origins of the New Haven Beach family.

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Gen. Dict. says, Richard, New haven 1639, one of the signers of the original compact, m. 1640 the widow of Andrew Hull and had, in her right, there baptised, in 1642 Mary b. in June of that year, Benjamin b. Oct 1644, Azariah July 1646, and Mercy 1648; all three bapt 21 May 1648. Removed to New London 1667.

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=3162616&id=I03026 -------------------- John first married Mary Beach, daughter of Richard Beach (-ca 1691) & Katherine [Hull] (ca 1612-).

Born in Jun 1642 in New Haven, CT.51 Mary was baptized in First Congregational Society, New Haven, in 1642.51 Mary died bet 1685 and 1690.51

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Richard Beach's Timeline

1611
1611
St. Albans, Devon, England
1625
February 25, 1625
Age 14
abbey, St Albans, Hertgfordshire, England
February 25, 1625
Age 14
abbey, St Albans, Hertgfordshire, England
1640
1640
Age 29
St. Albans, Devon, England
1642
June 6, 1642
Age 31
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
1642
Age 31
1642
Age 31
1644
October 28, 1644
Age 33
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
1646
July 6, 1646
Age 35
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
1648
May 21, 1648
Age 37
New Haven, New Haven, CT