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Thomas Barnum

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Barnum and Hannah Barnum (Hurd)
Husband of Sarah Barnum
Father of Thomas Barnum; Ephraim Barnum; Ebenezer Barnum; Joshua Barnum; Sarah Barnum and 3 others
Brother of Abigail Barnum; Francis Barnum; Sarah Pickett; Esther Barnum; Abigail Barnum and 7 others
Half brother of Francis Barnum; Sarah Barnum and Abigail Stevens (Barnum)

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About Thomas Barnum

According to Connecticut Genealogy, Vol. II, pp 442-443, Thomas Barnum, son of Thomas, was born July 9, 1663 in Fairfield, Connecticut and removed to Danbury with his father's family. Other sources show him born at Norwalk on 9 July 1663; died at Danbury in 1731. The will of Thomas Barnum of Danbury was dated 17 Dec 1730 and proved 27 Dec 1730. The will shows sons Thomas (the eldest), Ephraim, Ebenezer, Joshua (4th and youngest); wife Sarah; daughters Sarah Hoyt and Esther Judd; grandson John Wilkes (his mother Susannah had a portion in her lifetime); youngest daughter Mary Barnum. Thomas left an estate valued at £190, 5s, 2p. (That amount is equal to about $45,500 in 2005 dollars).

Connecticut Genealogy shows his children as: Thomas; Sarah m. (perhaps Joshua) Hoyt; Ephraim m. Mehitabel; Susannah m. Wilkes; Ebenezer m. (by 1717) Abigail Skeels, daughter of john of Woodbury; Esther m. Judd; Joshua; Mary.

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Thomas Barnum's Timeline

1663
July 9, 1663
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1696
1696
Age 32
Danbury, CT
1710
June 10, 1710
Age 46
Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1712
1712
Age 48
1714
1714
Age 50
1730
December 17, 1730
Age 67
Danbury, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
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