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Joseph Mygatt

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Husband of Ann Mygatt
Father of Jacob Mygatt

Occupation: seller or "strong liquors by retail", arrived in Boston 1633 on Griffin
Managed by: Linda Sue
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About Joseph Mygatt

Biographical Summary:

Joseph Mygatt came in the "Griffin," in 1633, with Cotton and Hooker; settled in Cambridge; freeman, Massachusetts, May 6, 1635; one of the original proprietors of Hartford; his home-lot in 1639 was near the junction of what are now Washington and Lafayette Streets. He was townsman 1642, 1647, 1652, 1660, and held other offices, deputy, 1658; also deacon of the First Church; he was licensed to "sell strong liquors by retail," May, 1656. His wife's name was Ann; she was born about 1602, aged about 65 in October 1667, and her husband testified in Oct., 1666, that he was age 70, so born about 1596. He died December 7,1680; inventory £368.11. 6. His widow died in 1686.


i. Jacob, born 1633; married about 1654 or 1655, Sarah, daughter of William Whiting, of Hartford; the time of his death is unknown; his wife married (2) John King, of Northampton; died about 1704. His only son, Joseph, married Sarah, daughter of Lieutenant Robert Webster, 15 Nov., 1677; they had 9 children, and after that time the name is frequently met with on the Hartford records,

ii. Mary, born 1637; married September 20,1 1657, John Deming, Jun., of Wethersfield.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), pages 252-253. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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Joseph Mygatt's Timeline

May 10, 1633
Age 37
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut
Age 42
Hartford, Connecticut
December 7, 1680
Age 84
Hartford, Connecticut, USA