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About Alice Fitch

Alice Bradford

  • dau. of Lt. Gov. William Bradford and Alice Richards.
  • Born in 1659 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.
  • Died on 15 March 1745/6 in Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, 86 or 87 years old.

Family

From http://www.pcez.com/~bigshoe/du/Mix/palmer.html#2515

Married first Rev. William Adams, son of William Adams (son of William Adams) and Elizabeth Stacey, on 29 March 1680 in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts when twenty or 21 years old (Rev. William was 29 years old).

Rev. William Adams b. on 27 May 1650 in Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts; d. on 17 Aug. 1685 in Dedham, 35 years old; m. (1) Mary Manning, dau. of William Manning (son of William Manning and Susanna _____) and Dorothy _____, on 15 Oct. 1674 in Dedham when 24 years old (Mary was about 22 years old); issue Mary Adams (1675–d. inf.), Rev. Eliphalet Adams (1677–) and William Adams (1679–d. y.).

Married second Maj. James Fitch, son of James Fitch and Abigail Whitefield (dau. of Rev. Henry Whitefield), on 8 May 1687 in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut when 27 or 28 years old (Maj. James was 37 years old).

Maj. James Fitch b. on 2 Aug. 1649 in Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut; d. on 10 Nov. 1727 in Canterbury, 78 years old; m. (1) Elizabeth Mason in Jan. 1676/7 in Norwich when 27 years old; issue: James Fitch, James Fitch, Jedediah Fitch and Samuel Fitch.

From https://minerdescent.com/2010/07/24/james-fitch/

James Fitch’s second wife Alice Bradford was born 27 Mar 1661 in Plymouth, Mass. Her parents were William Bradford and Alice Richards. William and Alice lived on the north side of Jones River in Stony Brook, Kingston, in the Plymouth Colony. William Bradford Plymouth Solider (Wiki) was Major Commander-in-chief of the Plymouth forces in the Great Swamp Fight in 1675 where he was severely wounded. He was active in politics. Alice died 10 Mar. 1745/46 Canterbury, Windham, CT

Children of James and Alice Bradford

  • v. Abigail Fitch b: 22 Feb 1686/87 in Norwich, CT; d. 19 May 1759 in Windham, CT; m. John Dyer , Sr., Colonel b: 9 Apr 1692 in Weymouth, Mass.
  • vi. Ebenezer Fitch , Sr. b: 10 Jan 1689/90 in Norwich, CT; d. 20 Nov 1724 in Windsor, CT; m. 1712 to Bridget Brown b: 7 Jul 1685. Bridget was previously married to John Perry , Captain and Samuel Hall b: Abt. 1678
  • vii. Daniel Fitch , Sr. b: Feb 1692/93; d. 1752; m. 1719 to Anna Cook b: 1695
  • viii. John Fitch , Captain b: 1695; d. 1782
  • ix. Lucy Fitch b: ABT 1698; m. Henry Cleveland b: 22 DEC 1699 in Chelmsford, Mass. Henry’s uncle, Aaron Cleveland, is the 4th great grandfather of President Grover Cleveland.
  • x. Jerusha Fitch b: 19 Feb 1698/99 in Canterbury, CT; d. 1780 in Windsor, CT; m. 1718 to Daniel Bissell , Jr. b: 31 Oct 1694 in Windsor, Conn.
  • xi. Theophilus Fitch , Sr. b: 1701 in Norwich, CT; d. 20 Jul 1751 in Canterbury, CT; m. 15 Dec 1731 to Mary Huntington b: 4 Aug 1707 in Windham, CT; m2. 2 Oct 1734 to Grace Prentice b: Jan 1705/06 in Newton, Mass.
  • xii. Jabez Fitch , Sr., Colonel b: 30 Jun 1702 in Canterbury, CT; d. 31 Jan 1784; m1. 29 May 1722 to Lydia Gale b: 9 Jul 1699 in Watertown, Mass.; m2. 14 Jan 1754 Elizabeth Darby b: Abt. 1706; m3. 1782 Rebecca Ensworth b: Abt. 1706

Mayflower descendant - her grandfather was William Bradford. -tcd

(f/g) Alice "Abee" Bradford Fitch Birth: Mar. 27, 1661 Plymouth Plymouth County Massachusetts, USA Death: Mar. 15, 1744 Canterbury Windham County Connecticut, USA

~MY BRADFORD FAMILY~ Alice Bradford was the daughter of MAJOR WILLIAM(Jr.) & Alice (Richards) Bradford. She married first, Rev. William Adams on 27 MAR 1680 in Norfolk, Dedham Co., Mass., and second, Major James Fitch on 8 MAY 1687.


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Parents:

  • William Bradford (1624 - 1703)
  • Alice Richards Bradford (1627 - 1671)
Spouses:
  • James Fitch (1647 - 1727)
  • William Adams (1650 - 1685)

Children:

  • Elizabeth Adams Niles (1681 - 1766)*
  • Abiel Adams Chauncey (1685 - 1758)*
  • Abigail Fitch Dyer (1686 - 1759)*
  • Ebenezer Fitch (1689 - 1724)*

Siblings:

  • John Bradford (1653 - 1736)*
  • William Bradford (1654 - 1687)*
  • Thomas Bradford (1658 - 1731)*
  • Mercy Bradford Steele (1660 - 1720)*
  • Alice Bradford Fitch (1661 - 1744)
  • Hannah Bradford Ripley (1662 - 1738)*
  • Melatiah Bradford Steele (1664 - 1739)*
  • Samuel Bradford (1667 - 1714)*
  • Sarah Bradford Baker (1671 - 1705)*
  • Joseph Bradford (1675 - 1746)**
  • Israel Bradford (1678 - 1760)**
  • Ephraim Bradford (1685 - 1746)**
  • David Kingston Bradford (1690 - 1730)**
  • Calculated relationship
    • Half-sibling

Inscription:

Gravestone Inscription:

In Memory of Mrs. Abee Fitch Daughter to Honb'l Wm. Bradford Esq'r Lieu't Go'vr Of ye Colony of New plymouth Relict of ye Honor'bl James Fitch Esq'r Late of Canterbury. A person of Rare qualities & Excellent Indowments. An Example of Virtue & Patrn of piety. She after an exemplary Life Fell Asleep March ye 15 AD (broken) 84 years of age.


Burial: Cleaveland Cemetery Canterbury Windham County Connecticut, USA Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Aug 14, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 20947775 -tcd

References

GEDCOM Note

birth year approximate. Married 1) William Adams 2) James Fitch

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Alice Fitch's Timeline

1661
March 27, 1661
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1681
February 23, 1681
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1682
April 3, 1682
Dedham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1683
December 17, 1683
Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
1685
December 15, 1685
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
1688
February 22, 1688
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut, United States
1690
January 10, 1690
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
1693
February 20, 1693
Norwich, New London Co., Conn.