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Joshua Bushnell

Birthplace: Guilford, CT, USA
Death: Died in Old Saybrook, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Bushnell and Rebecca Bushnell
Husband of Mary Bushnell; Mary Bushnell and Mary Bushnell
Father of Hannah Nettleton; Joshua Bushnell; Thankful Scone; Joshua Bushnell and Hannah Nettleton
Brother of Samuel Bushnell; Rebecca Hand; William Bushnell; Francis Bushnell; Stephen Bushnell and 6 others

Occupation: Deacon
Managed by: Private User
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About Joshua Bushnell

  • 26. Joshua, b. Guilford, Conn.? 6 May 1644, d. Saybrook, Conn. 10 Mar. 1710

m. Norwalk, Conn. May 1682, Mary Seamer, b. Sept. 1658, dau. of Thomas and Hannah (Marvin) Seamer, and gr-dau. of the emigrant Richard Seamer. Hannah Marvin was a sister of Mary who m. Richard (10) Bushnell (R-4). She m. 2nd, New London, Conn. July 1715 Dea. William Douglas (R-10), b. 1 Apr. 1645, d. 9 Mar. 1724/5, son of William and Ann (Mattle) Douglas.

Joshua Bushnell, called Dea. res. at Saybrook. We nave no data as to his activities. His will dated 12 Jan. 1709/10, proved 14 Mar. following, mentions wife Mary, Exec'x, son Joshua, and dau. Hannah to made equal with her sister Thankful. Wit. by Robert Chapman and Nathaniel Chapman. The inv. taken 6 Feb. 1709/10, by Robert and Nathaniel Chapman, mentions Joshua, ae. 19 last November, Thankful ae. 23, and Hannah ae. 16. Total of est. £274-5s-11d (R-12).

Children, 3, all b. Saybrook:

53. i. Thankful, b. 3 Jan. 1686, m. 24 Apr. 1707, Joseph Scone (R-4), Children, 6...

54*. ii. Joshua, b. 18 Nov. 1690,

55. iii. Hannah, b. 16 Nov. 1693, d. 27 Nov. 1753, m. 8 or 18 Feb. 1712/3, Joseph Nettleton of Killingsworth, Conn., son of John and Martha (Hull) Nettleton (R-4-11).

Children, 4, all b. Killingworth, (R-11)...

-- From the Bushnell Family Genealogy compiled by George Eleazer Bushnell, revised and maintained by Irving E. Bushnell Jr. at

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Joshua Bushnell's Timeline

May 6, 1644
Guilford, CT, USA
Age 35
January 3, 1686
Age 41
November 8, 1690
Age 46
November 8, 1690
Age 46
Middlesex, CT, USA
November 16, 1693
Age 49
Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Colony
March 10, 1710
Age 65
Old Saybrook, CT, USA
September 9, 1919
Age 65
September 9, 1919
Age 65