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Gershom Bunnell

Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Elizabethtown, NJ, United States
Death: Died in Danbury, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. Benjamin Bunnell and Hannah Bunnell
Husband of Margaret Bunnell
Father of Margot Bunnell; Hannah Bunnell; Rebecca Bunnell; Gershom Bunnell; Joseph Bunnell and 10 others
Brother of Rebecca Bostwick; Hannah Barnum; Benjamin Bunnell; Solomon Bunnell and Isaac Bunnell
Half brother of Keziah Hawley

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About Gershom Bunnell

Born at Elizabethtown, NJ, or at New Milford, CT.

Jan. 1, 1728 married Margaret Johnson, in Stratford, CT.

Oct. 22, 1738 G. and M. admitted to communion at the Redding Congregational Church; G. recommended by Reverend Whittelsey, M. by Reverend Gold.

""Gershom, son of Sergeant Benjamin (2) Bunnell, was born at New Milford, May 1, 1708. He married, at Stratford, Fairfield Co.,January 17, 1728-29, Margaret Johnson. Their descendants lived inDanbury and other towns in Fairfield county." William Richard Cutter, *New England Families*, NY 1913, p 1783. LSD file lists bithplace as New Haven, NH Co., CT

Lived 50y 2m 8d "5th child & 3rd son. The first appearance of the name Gershom in the BUNNELL line. There is no indication that the name had been used in the families of any of his ancestors in either the paternal or maternal lines." Bef. 1713: Returned with his parents to New Haven, CT. from NJ and in 1714 moved with his parents to New Milford, CT. After he married, he moved a number of times, first to Milford, CT.. The Stratford, CT records show the births of the first 4 children. The first 6 are recorded at Milford, and the next five were baptized at Redding, CT. He had 13 children. Alice Ament Davidson Gedge home page

Lived 50y 2m 8d"

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Gershom Bunnell's Timeline

May 1, 1707
Elizabethtown, NJ, United States
June 2, 1729
Age 22
Stratford, CT, USA
June 15, 1729
Age 22
Milford, CT, USA
Age 21
December 28, 1730
Age 23
Milford, CT, USA
Age 24
Milford, CT, USA
December 3, 1733
Age 26
Milford, CT, USA
Age 27
Milford, CT, USA
Age 29