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Peter Prudden

Birthplace: Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Death: June 10, 1652 (2 weeks)
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA Plot: Rev. Peter Prudden's garden
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Peter Prudden and Joanna Prudden
Brother of Mary Walker; Elizabeth Burr; Samuel Prudden, Rev; Rev. John Prudden; Abigail Mary Hubbell (Prudden) and 7 others

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About Peter Prudden

  • 'Peter Prudden; a story of his life and New Haven and Milford, Conn. (1901)
  • Capt. and Mrs. Willett first resided in New York, and then removed to Rehoboth and Swansea, Mass., where he died in 1674. The record of the letter which received her again into the fellowship of Milford church shows that Mrs. Willett returned shortly after Capt. Willett's death to Milford.
  • Although past sixty years of age Mrs. Joanna Prudden Willett was again sought in marriage and became the wife of the Rev. John Bishop, for fifty years pastor in Stamford, Conn.* He was a few years her junior, a widower with several grown-up children, and with him she lived until her death. Neither the date of this marriage, nor of her death, nor of the place of her burial is known. In a letter from Rev. John Bishop to Increase Mather, written in 1681, he sends his "Greetings" and those of his wife, "who was Mrs. Willet, to good Mrs. Mather."
    • The following is a copy of
      • "Last Will of Joanna, wife of Rev. Peter Prudden."
    • The last will and testament of Mrs. Joanna Bishop, sometime Prudden, late of Milford, now of Stamford in the ....
    • * Rev. John Bishop walked all the way from Boston to Stamford with his Bible under his arm accompanying two men who had been sent to invite him to become pastor of the Stamford church. This Bible is still owned by his descendants. ....
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  • The children of Peter Prudden1 and Joanna Boyse1 -- daughter of Rev. John Boyse and Joana Boyse of Halifax,* England:
    • I. Joanna2, born August, 1640, married __ Chittenden.
    • II. Mary2, born Jan., 1641, married Zacheriah Walker as his first wife. ....
    • (1) III. Elizabeth2, born Feb., 1642, baptized 4th of March, 1643. Married, name unknown.
    • (2) IV. Samuel2, born Feb., 1643, died 1685; lived in Milford.+
    • V. John2, born Nov., 1645 in Milford, died Dec. 11, 1725, ....
    • VI. Abigail2, baptized Dec., 1647, married Joseph Walker of Stratford, Nov. 14, 1667. Married, second, Richard Hubbell, in 1688. ....
    • VII. Sarah2, born May 12, 1650, married Gideon Allen.
    • ' VIII. Peter2, born May 26, 1652, died June 10, 1652.
    • IX. Mildred2, born March, 1653, married Lieut. Sylvanus Baldwin, 20th of Sept., 1671, died Jan. 6, 1712. ......
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Peter Prudden's Timeline

May 26, 1652
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
May 30, 1652
Milford, New Haven, Ct
May 30, 1652
Milford, New Haven, CT
May 30, 1652
Milford, New Haven, Ct
June 10, 1652
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
June 10, 1652
Milford Cemetery Milford New Haven County Connecticut, USA Plot: Rev. Peter Prudden's garden

Birth: May, 1652
Connecticut, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1652
Connecticut, USA

He was not actually buried in Milford Cemetery, but rather in the garden of his father's home in Milford, Connecticut. There is no longer any marker for his burial plot.

Family links:
Peter Prudden (1601 - 1656)
Joanna Boyse Bishop (1616 - 1681)

Elizabeth Prudden Burr (1642 - 1685)*
Samuel Prudden (1644 - 1685)*
John Prudden (1645 - 1725)*
Abigail Prudden Hubbell (1648 - 1718)*
Sarah Prudden Allen (1650 - 1696)*
Peter Prudden (1652 - 1652)

*Calculated relationship

Milford Cemetery
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Rev. Peter Prudden's garden

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Created by: Diane Gravlee
Record added: Aug 30, 2009
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