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Nathaniel Foote, II

Birthplace: Shalford, Essex, England
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Foote "the Settler" and Elizabeth Welles
Husband of Elizabeth Gull
Father of Nathaniel Foote, III; Samuel Foote; Daniel Foote, of Wethersfield and Elizabeth Belding
Brother of Elizabeth Churchill; Mary Tracy; Lieut. Robert Foote; Frances Barnard; Sarah Judson and 1 other

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About Nathaniel Foote, II

3. NATHANIEL FOOTE, b. abt. 1620; m. 1646, Elizabeth, dau. of Lieut. Samuel Smith; res., Wethersfield, Ct., and Hadley, Mass.' He d. 1655. She m, 2nd, William Gull, Wethersfield, and Hatfield, Mass. She had four ch., Mary, Anna, Esther, Marcy.

  • 9. i. NATHANIEL, b. Jan. 10, 1647; m. Margaret Bliss.
  • 10. ii. SAMUEL, b. May 1, 1649; m. Mary Merrick.
  • 11. iii. DANIEL, b. 1652; m. Sarah ; 2nd, Mary .
  • 12. iv. ELIZABETH, b. 1654; m. Nov. 10, 1670, Daniel, son of William Belden, of Wethersfield, Ct. He was b. Nov. 20, 1648; d. Aug. 14, 1732, in Deerfield, Mass. She was killed by Indians Sept. 16, 1696. Ch. : (1) William, b. 1671. (2) Eichard, b. 1672. (3) Elizabeth, b. Oct. 8, 1673; taken captive by Indians, Sept. 16, 1696.* (4) Nathaniel, b. June 26, 1675; d. Aug. 21, 1714. (5) Mary, b. Nov. 17, 1677. (6) Daniel, b. Sept. 1, 1680; slain by Indians, Sept. 16, 1696. (7) Sarah, b. Mar. 15, 1682. (8) Esther, b. Sept. 29, 1683; taken captive by Indians, Sept. 16, 1696. (9) Abigail, b. 1686. (10) Samuel, b. Hatfield, Mass., Apr. 10, 1687; wounded by Indians, Sept. 16, 1696.
  • (11) John, b. Deerfield, Mass.; d. June, 25, 1689. (12) Abigail, b. Aug. 18, 1690; wounded by Indians, Sept. 16, 1696.' (13) John, b. Feb. 28, 1693; slain by Indians, Sept. 16, 1696. (14)Thankful, b. Dee. 21, 1695; slain by Indians, Sept. 16, 1696.

The following was taken from the Hatfield Town Records:

"Elizabeth, wife to Daniel Beldenye head of the family, together with Daniel Belden, John Belden and Thankful Belden, their chidren, were all of them slaine by the enemie September 16, 1696."

Sept. 16, 1696. The Indians came along from up Green Eiver to the town, and assaulted Mr, Daniel Belden 's house; took Mr. Belden, his son Nathaniel and daughter Esther captive, killed his wife and three children, and wounded Samuel \ Abigail, but they recovered, altho' Samuel had a hatchet stuck in his head, so-iiC of his brains came out at his wound. Samuel was born Apr. 10, 1687. 'rom Mather's Magnalia: The Indians making an Assault upon Deerfield, in this Present War, they . a Hatchet some Inches into the Skull of a Boy there, even so deep that Boy felt the force of a Wrench used by 'em to get it out. There he lay a ong while Weltering in his Blood; they found him, they Dress 'd him; considerable Quantities of his Brain came out from time to time when they opened the Wound; yet the Lad recovered, and is now a Living Monument of the Power and Goodness of God."

Foote family : comprising the genealogy and history of Nathaniel Foote, of Wethersfield, Conn., and his descendants; also a partial record of descendants of Pasco Foote of Salem, Mass., Richard Foote of Stafford County, Va., and John Foote of New York City (1907) Vol. 1 pg. 27-28


Nathaniel Foote. Born ca 1619 in Colchester, Essex. Nathaniel was baptized in St James, Colchester, Essex, on 5 Mar 1619/20. Nathaniel died in 1655 in Wethersfield, CT.

  • Son of Nathaniel & Elizabeth Deming

he lived in Wethersfield and Hadley, Mass. In 1646, he married Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Lt. Samuel Smith. She married 2nd to William Gull.

Their children:

  • 1. Nathaniel b. Jan. 10, 1647, d. Jan. 12, 1703
  • 2. Samuel b. 1649, m. Mary Merrick
  • 3. Daniel b. 1652, m. (1) Sarah, (2) Mary


Family links:

 Nathaniel Foote (1593 - 1644)
 Elizabeth Deming Foote Welles (1600 - 1683)

 Elizabeth Smith Foote Gull (1626 - ____)*

 Nathaniel Foote (1647 - 1703)*
 Elizabeth Foote Belden (1654 - 1696)*
  • Calculated relationship

Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial

Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Feb 01, 2011 Find A Grave Memorial# 65050886


Notes for NATHANIEL FOOTE: CHRISTENING: 5 MAR 1620, St. James, Colchester, Essex,England

   Colchester - In 1864, Charles M. Taintor described the first settlers of Colchester in the Preface of the Extracts From The Records of Colchester as: "a body of men of the highest respectability, and of the first families from different parts of the country..." The group was indeed a company of distinguished families, many members the descendants of New England's first colonial leaders. These prominent men were led to Colchester in 1698 by Quarter Master Nathaniel Foote, also from an important Colonial family. Foote was a leader in the early Connecticut militia and the grandson of a founder of Wethersfield. The Foote's celebrated reputation attracted many members of New England's leading families to the new plantation "at or near the place Called Jermiah's farme upon the Rode to Newlondon."

Posted by Walter Ashworth • Nathaniel Foote was my 7th Great Uncle


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Nathaniel Foote, II's Timeline

March 5, 1620
Shalford, Essex, England
March 5, 1620
Shalford, Essex, England
March 5, 1620
St James,Colchester,Essex,England
March 5, 1620
St James, Colchester, Essex, England
March 5, 1620
St James, Colchester, Essex, England
March 5, 1620
Shalford, Essex, England, United Kingdom
January 10, 1647
Age 26
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
May 1, 1649
Age 29
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Age 31
Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony