Mehitable Brewster

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Mehitable Brewster (Abel)

Birthplace: Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Benjamin Abell and Hannah Abell
Wife of William Brewster
Mother of Hannah Crandall; William Brewster; Elisha Brewster; Anne Brewster and Abel Brewster
Sister of Hannah Metcalf; Mary Tracy; Lydia Williams; Benjamin Abell; Experience Wood and 1 other

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About Mehitable Brewster

Petition for Divorce, Windham County, Connecticut:

"Mehitebel Brewster Petition 15 vs. William Brewster 1749

Petition for Divorce

To the Honorable Superior Court, Now Setting at Windham Within and for the County on the 3rd Tuesday of March 1748/9. The Petition of Mehitable Bruster of Windham in Sd County Who Humbly Shew to this Court [that] on the 13th of December 1716 She Your Petitioner Was Joyned In Mareage to one William Bruster of Labenan In Sd County With Whome Your Petitioner Lived In the Due Discharge of al the Duties of a Wife to him ye Sd William til Sum time In the Munth of March In the Year 1733: at Which Time he the Said William Without any Just Caus from Your Petitioner Given Willfuly Deserted and Left Your Petitioner With the Total Neglect of al Duties of a Husband Toward Your Petitioner Ever Since the Year 1733 Whereupon Your Petitioner pray that Your Honors Would Declare Sd Marriage of Sd William with Your Petitioner Void and that Your Petitioner be Single & unMarried as by Law You are Innabled to Do and Your Petitioner as Is Duty bound Shall Ever pray.

Dated in Windham March 20th 1748/9.

Mehitable Bruster"

Proof of Marriage submitted with Petition for Divorce:

"Lebanon June 13 1749

This may certify whomsoever it may concern that in the Church Book of the First Church in Lebanon in a page written by Mr. Samuel Welles under the Title in the top of the Page /Persons Married by me/ I find as follows. 1716 Decem 13th William Bruster Jun & Meh: Abel ------

Solomon Williams, Pastor of the First Church in Lebn."

Per Index to Divorce Records of Windham County (1726-1907), Part 1:

"William Brewster, Jr. & Mehitabel (Abel); 278."

Petition and Proof of Marriage microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990.

Title: Divorce papers, 1726-1907.

Authors: Connecticut. Superior Court (Windham County)

Microfilm of original records in the Connecticut State Library, Hartford.

Subject: Connecticut, Windham - Divorce records.

Film: Divorce papers Boulay-Burdick 1726-1907 - FHL US/CAN Film [1638586]


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Mehitable Brewster's Timeline

Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony
March 31, 1718
Age 29
Lebanon, New London, Ct
July 15, 1720
Age 31
of Norwich, New London, Connecticut
February 26, 1722
Age 33
of Norwich, New London, Connecticut
August 22, 1725
Age 36
of Norwich, New London, Connecticut
August 28, 1727
Age 38
of Norwich, New London, Connecticut
May 1, 1922
Age 233
December 19, 1923
Age 234