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Elizabeth Higginbotham (Munson)

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: New Haven, New Haven Colony
Death: December 18, 1706 (64)
Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. Thomas Munson and Joanna Munson
Wife of Timothy Cooper and Richard Higginbotham
Mother of Sarah Woodruff; Mary Ward; Esther Cooper; Elizabeth Cooper; John Cooper and 4 others
Sister of Mary Anne Stebbins (Munson); Ensign Samuel Munson; Hannah Tuttle and Samuel Munson, I

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About Elizabeth 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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Elizabeth Higginbotham's Timeline

December 7, 1642
New Haven, New Haven Colony
March 17, 1666
Age 23
Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Age 24
Springfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
January 21, 1672
Age 29
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
Age 30
Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey, USA
Age 32
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
Age 37
Stamford, Fairfield, CT
Age 43
Stamford, Fairfield, CT