Dea. Andrew Leffingwell

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Dea. Andrew Leffingwell

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Birthplace: Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
Death: September 27, 1803 (78)
Leffingwelltown, New London, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Old Leffingwell Cemetery, Bozrah, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Leffingwell and Hannah Leffingwell
Husband of Mercy Leffingwell and Mary Leffingwell
Father of Elisha Leffingwell; Rhoda Bill; Andrew Leffingwell; Eunice Avery; Annis Leffingwell and 3 others
Brother of Caleb Leffingwell; Samuel Leffingwell, Jr.; Hannah Leffingwell; Ann Vibber; Mary Carpenter Nobles and 4 others

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About Dea. Andrew Leffingwell

DAR Ancestor #: A204746 Service: CONNECTICUT Rank: CIVIL SERVICE Service Source: CTSDAR, NON-MILITARY SERVICE IN THE REV, 1774-1784, VOL 2, P 63; EXTRACTS FROM NORWICH REV RECS 1774-1784, P 66 - COPY DATA FILE Service Description: 1) COLLECTOR OF CLOTHING, NORWICH 1781

Deacon at the First Baptist Church in Norwich, Connecticut. The Leffingwell Baptist Church in Bozrah, Connecticut may be named after him.

In his will, dated July 7, 1803, he makes bequests to his wife Mercy, to his "daught, Eunice Avery," his daughters Rhoda Bill, Mercy Post, and "Annice," and to his sons Gurdon and Elisha. He married Mercy Willet, born April 5, 1726. Her will is dated July 29, 1805, when she was in her 82d year, and her estate was appraised in 1808. The present writer (A. L.) visited their graves in the old cemetery at Leffingwell in the summer of 1895.


THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 320

Origins

  • “Leffingwell record : a genealogy of the descendants of Lieut. Thomas Leffingwell, one of the founders of Norwich, Conn.” Albert Leffingwell and Charles Wesley Leffingwell, 1897 Page 50. Archive.Org Samuel Leffingwell, son of Nathaniel Leffingwell & Mary Smith, b June 1692, d unknown. Married Hannah Gifford, daughter of Samuel Gifford and Mary Calkins. 10 children.
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Dea. Andrew Leffingwell's Timeline

1724
December 12, 1724
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
1749
September 1, 1749
Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut
1751
June 14, 1751
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA
1755
June 20, 1755
Connecticut, USA
1757
February 22, 1757
Norwich, New London County, Connecticut
1760
August 14, 1760
Connecticut, USA
1762
September 11, 1762
Connecticut, USA
1764
May 9, 1764
Connecticut, USA
1768
May 28, 1768
Montville, CT, United States
1803
September 27, 1803
Age 78
Leffingwelltown, New London, Connecticut