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Richard Higginbotham

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Birthplace: Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elizabeth Cooper (Munson)
Father of Rebecca Weed and Hannah Higginbotham

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About Richard Higginbotham

The descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle, who came from old to New England in 1635, and settled in New Haven in 1639, with numerous biographical notes and sketches : also, some account of the descendants of John Tuttle, of Ipswich; and Henry Tuthill, of Hingham, Mass. (1883) http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n699/mode/2up http://www.archive.org/stream/descendantsofwil01tutt#page/n699/mode/2up 6. Joseph Tuttle, bap. in New Haven, Nov. 22, 1649; m. May 2, 1667, Hanna, dau. of Capt. Thomas Munson.* b. June 11, 1648. ........................

  • Thomas Munson came in the Elizabeth to Boston in 1634; rem. to Hartford and was of the Hartford Contingent under Capt. Mason at the destruction of the Pequot Fort. (See Hartford in the Olden Times); rem. to New Haven, 1642; offered one-third of an unclaimed allotment in the Governor's Wuarter on conditions that he never complied with, namely, that he would build a house thereon and devote himself to making wheels and ploughs for the good of the colony. In 1669 he was a commissioner with Samuel Bishop and three others, to meet five commisioners from Branford, to establish boundaries. In 1675 he commanded the New Haven troops who, at Norrituck, defended the plantation against the Indians. His military rank was Capt. He was representative in the General Assembly 24 sessions from 1666 to 1683; d. 1685; inv. (english pound)270. An agreement for distribution, signed June in, 1685, by Samuel Munson, Richard Higginbottom and Joseph Tuttle; movable divided between Elizabeth Higginbottom and Hannah Tuttle. His s. Samuel m. Martha, dau. of Wm. Bradley of Guilford. His dau. ELIZABETH m. RICHARD HIGGINBOTTOM.

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Richard Higginbotham's Timeline

1654
1654
Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1663
1663
Age 9
1680
1680
Age 26
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
1686
1686
Age 32
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
1731
November 22, 1731
Age 77
Stamford, Fairfield County, Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)