Lt. Cornellius Hull, Sr.

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Cornelius Hull, Sr.

Birthdate: (67)
Birthplace: Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
Death: September 16, 1695 (67)
Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Place of Burial: Greenfield Hill, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of George Hull
Husband of Rebecca Theale
Father of Samuel Hull, Sr; Cornelius Hull; Rebecca Hull; Martha Stratton; Capt. Theophilus Hull and 1 other
Brother of Catherine Hull; Martha Hull; Elizabeth Gaylord; Joshua Hull and Naomi Hull
Half brother of Mary Pinney; Lt. Josiah Hull; Ebenezer Hull and Cornelius (2) Hull

Occupation: Farmer
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About Lt. Cornellius Hull, Sr.

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Cornelius HULL (George3, Thomas2, Richard1). Born bef 13 Apr 1628 in Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England. At the age of <1, Cornelius was baptized in Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England, on 13 Apr 1628. Cornelius died in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT, in Sep 1695; he was 67. Ca Nov 1653 when Cornelius was 25, he married Rebecca JONES. They had one child:

17 i. Cornelius (ca1655-1740)


Deputy. Lieut. in 1661. He was in Major Treat's Life Guards, and Feb 1676 Lt. Fairfield Co. Troop May 1676 (King Philip's War). For his services he received a colonial grant of 100 acres Oct. 1677. Will dated 16 Sep 1695 mentions sons Samuel, Theophilus and Cornelius; daus. Rebecca Hull, Sarah wife of Robert Silliman and Martha wife of Cornelius Stratton; grandchild George, son of Cornelius. Inv. 7 Oct 1695. Cornelius served as Deputy for Fairfield to the CT General Court 11 times 1657-1677. He was Lieutenant of Major Treat's Life Guard Feb 1676, and of the Fairfield County Troop the following May, serving in King Philip's War. For his services, he received a colonial grant of 100 acres, Oct 1677. Will dated 16 Sep 1695 names sons Samuel, Theophilus and Cornelius; daughters Rebecca Hull, Sarah wife of Robert Silliman, and Martha wife of Cornelius Stratton; grandchild George, son of Cornelius.


Came from UK - arrived in Boston Massachusettes-found on immigration list
Cornelius Hull (b. 1626, d. 1695) Cornelius Hull (son of George Hull and Thamzen (Thomasene) Michell) was born 1626 in of Windsor & Fairfield, and died 1695.He married Rebecca Jones on Nov 19, 16531590, daughter of John Jones, Rev. and Sarah.

Includes NotesNotes for Cornelius Hull:

When, in 1653, Cornelius Hull was married to the daughter of pastor Jones the town authorities of Fairfield immediately granted him a three acre town lot, to which his father added an adjoining or near by tract, containing 40 acres. Like his father he was a surveyor as well as husbandman, and early in his married life began adding to his landed estate, and was soon recognized as a man of substance and a prominent citizen. He was chosen deputy to the General Court in 1656, 1660, 1662 and 1667. In 1661 he was appointed Lieutenant for Fairfield County, and in 1675 was made Lieutenant of "The Hon. Major Treat's Life Guards," the "crack corps" of the Connecticut soldiery of that period. For service rendered in King Philip's war he was awarded a considerable tract of land. More About Cornelius Hull: Baptism: Apr 13, 16281590 Occupation: Deputy from Fairfield to the Connecticut Legislature. More About Cornelius Hull and Rebecca Jones: Marriage: Nov 19, 16531590 Children of Cornelius Hull and Rebecca Jones are: +Theophilus Hull, Capt., b. Abt. 1654, of Hull's Farm, Fairfield, CT1591, d. Jun 05, 1710, Fairfield, Fairfield, CT1591, 1592.

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Lt Cornelius Hull is the son of George Hull and Tomasen Mitchell. He married Rebecca Jones, dau of Rev John Jones and Sarah, 19 Nov 1653 Fairfield, Ct. Children are Cornelius (1655-1740), Samuel, Sarah, Rebecca, Martha, Theophilus.

In 1653, Cornelius Hull was married to the daughter of John Jones, the pastor John Jones and the town authorities of Fairfield immediately granted him a three acre town lot, to which hearafter added an adjoining or near tract, containing 40 acres. He was a surveyor as was his father. He was a husbandman, and early in his married life began adding to his estate. He was a man of substance and a prominent citizen. He was Deputy to the Geneal court in 1656, 1660, 1662, and 1667. He was appointed Lieutenant for Fairfield Co and in 1675 was made Lieutenant Connecticut soldiery of that period. For his service he received considerable land.

Such of his original estate as he had not conveyed to his children previous to his death was divided by his will as follows: To son Cornelius, 75 acres in three plots. To sons Cornelius and Theophilus, certain meadow lands. To son Cornelius, two additional tracts. To daughter Rebecca Hull, his home lot, house and barn. To daughter Sarah Silliman, 65 acres in two plots. To daughter Martha Stratton, 20 acres. To his grandson George, son of Cornelius, a certain farm. To his daughter Rebecca, his household goods. To his son Samuel, the gun he called his fowling piece. To his daughter Rebecca, one cow and a heifer. To his three sons Samuel, Cornelius, and Theophilus, the remainder of his estate to be divided equally among them. p20-21 2 Event: Will Proven 07 Oct 1695

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Lt. Cornellius Hull, Sr.'s Timeline

1628
April 6, 1628
Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
April 9, 1628
Crewkerne, Somerset, England
April 9, 1628
Crewkerne,Somerset,England
April 9, 1628
Crewkerne,Somerset,England
April 13, 1628
Crewkerne, Somersetshire, England
1653
1653
Age 24
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1654
1654
Age 25
Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1657
1657
Age 28
Fairfield, Connecticut
1660
1660
Age 31
Fairfield, Connecticut