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Balthazar DeWolff (de Wolfe)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Sagan, Selesia, Germany
Death: Died in Lyme, New London County, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Joseph de Wolfe and Elizabeth de Wolfe
Husband of Alice de Wolfe
Father of Edward DeWolfe; Stephen de Wolfe; Susanna de Wolfe; Joseph de Wolfe; Simon DeWolfe and 9 others

Occupation: Emigrated to Lyme, CT; Connecticut Volunteers, King Phillip's War, Scrivener, Attorney, Horsebreeder & Tavern Keeper
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About Balthazar DeWolff

Name

Church of England. Parish Church of Ketton 
Titles
Bishop's transcripts,1561-1842 
NAME: ALICE (De Wolf) (#185)
Torrey, Clarence A.: New England Marriages Prior to 1700 p. 218
Marriage 1 Balthazar DE WOLF b: 1621
* Married: 1645 in Connecticut
Children
1. Edward Nathan DE WOLF b: 1646 in Guilford, Connecticut
2. Stephen DE WOLF b: 1650 in Guildford, Connecticut
3. Simon DE WOLF b: 1650 in Guilford, Connecticut
4. Hannah DE WOLF b: 1652 in Middletown, Connecticut
5. Marah DE WOLF b: 20 OCT 1656 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut
6. Child DE WOLF b: 1661 in East Saybrook, New London, Connecticut
7. Susanna DE WOLF b: 22 DEC 1664 in Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut
8. Alice DE WOLF b: ABT. 1666 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut
9. Joseph DE WOLF b: APR 1668 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut
10. Peter DE WOLF b: ABT. 1670 in Lyme, New London, Connecticut

Balthazar DeWOLFF was born in 1620 in Sagan, Selesia. He died in 1696 in Lyme, New London Co., CT. He was a Scrivener, Attorney, Horse Breeder & Tavern Keeper. He was elected as Town Committeeman.

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From http://www.parsonstech.com/genealogy/trees/bwagner/d222.htm

The first record of Balthazar is at Wethersfield, CT in 1656-64. In 1668 he and his three sons, Edward, Simon and Stephen are recorded as members of the training band at Lyme. There is also a record that one Nicholas Jennings was indicted for witchcraft in "causing the death of the wife of Regnold Marvin and a child of Balthasar de Wolf."

He owned property in Lyme & Saybrook very early in the history of the colony.The first mention of his name is found in the records of 'A Perticular Court In Hartford, Conn.' [5Mar] 1656. He was in Weathersfield, CT (probably on a temporary visit) and was arrested: among the 'names of those presented for smoaking in the streets contra to law' appears the name of 'Balthasar de Woolfe'. The court fined him ... and as tradition has it ... he paid his fine, lit his pipe, & went out ! He was also a member of the local militia.

He lived in Wethersfield, CT in 1664, & then moved to Lyme, New London, CT in 1668. He became a member of the town train band in 1678 (along with sons Edward, Simon & Stephen).

He was married to Alice PECK in 1645 in Guilford, CT. Alice PECK was born in 1625 in England. She died in 1689 in Lyme, New London Co., CT.


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Balthazar DeWolff's Timeline

1621
1621
Sagan, Selesia, Germany
1646
1646
Age 25
New Haven, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
1646
Age 25
Lyme, New London, Ct
1648
1648
Age 27
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1650
1650
Age 29
Weatherfield, Hartford, Connecticut
1652
1652
Age 31
1652
Age 31
Middleton, Middlesex, Connecticut
1653
1653
Age 32
Lyme, New London, Ct
1654
December 22, 1654
Age 33
Lyme, Connecticut Colony