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Nathaniel Badger

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: February 7, 1752 (77)
Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. John Badger and Hannah Badger
Husband of Mary Badger and Mary Badger
Father of Samuel Badger, Sr.; Nathaniel Badger, Jr.; Daniel Lunt Badger; Enoch Badger; Mary Harris and 14 others
Brother of Hannah Annis; Mary Wyatt; Daniel Badger; Abigail Nicholson; Stephen Badger and 4 others
Half brother of Elizabeth Davis; John Badger; Sarah Wheeler and James Badger

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About Nathaniel Badger

Nathaniel Badger was one of the first settlers of Union, CT bought land in 1734 (the year the town was incorporated) from Samuel Wells of Hartford (probably a land speculator). The lot was 60 acres on the north side of Bushmeadow.

From: The History of Union, Conn., by Charles Hammond He was a very remarkable man. His biography is a marvelous story of experience as a soldier in the Revolu- tion, as a student in Yale College, as an ingenious, versatile mechanic, as a teacher, as a minister of Blandford, Mass., and then as a most useful pioneer missionary in the West. Two of Nathaniel Badger's sons, Samuel and Edmund, set- tled at Windham. Thomas, son of Edmund of Windham, (according to Weaver), was perhaps, the most talented man ever born in Windham. He settled as a lawyer in North Carolina, and was the father of Hon. George Edmund Badger, LL. D., of Raleigh, N. C, Senator in Congress from North Carolina, and Secretary of the Navy. Hon. Samuel Badger of Philadelphia, was the fifth son of Samuel, of Windham. Nathaniel Badger of Union, was also the ancestor through his son Enoch of Union, and afterwards of Coventry, Conn., of Rev. Milton Badger, D. D., of New York, long Secretary of the Home Missionary Society; also of Rev. Norman Badger. Enoch Badger was for many years town clerk, and his records are made in a beautiful hand. Nathaniel Badger bought land in Union, in 1734, of Samuel Wells of Hartford. He must have lived at Union, for he conveyed land to his son Henry, in a deed dated April 6, 1741, in which he is said to be of Union and he speaks of his love and fatherly affection for his son Henry. This land was a lot of sixty acres on the north side of Bush- meadow. Half of the saw-mill on Bushmeadow brook was conveyed by the same deed to his son Henry.


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Nathaniel Badger's Timeline

1675
January 16, 1675
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1694
January 3, 1694
Age 18
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1695
November 29, 1695
Age 20
Newbury Old Town, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1698
March 27, 1698
Age 23
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1700
April 18, 1700
Age 25
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1702
April 2, 1702
Age 27
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1705
September 8, 1705
Age 30
Newbury, Mass. U.S.
1710
August 14, 1710
Age 35
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1712
1712
Age 36
Newbury, Mass. U.S.