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John Comstock

John Comstock

Male Abt 1627 - Abt 1680  (~ 53 years)

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  • Name John Comstock 
    Born Abt 1624/1627  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 1680  Lyme, NEW LONDON, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • BIOGRAPHY: (From World Family Tree, Vol. 5) Listed as one of the first settlers of Lyme, CT per Lyme VR.

      Came to this country when about 10 years old accompanying his parents. He is first mentioned as an apprentice of Henry Russell of Weymouth, this being in 1639. He appears in 1645 as a proprietor of Lyme, Conn, then known as East Saybrook. He remained there the rest of his life. He married in Lyme about 1660-61 to Abigail (surname lost) who married a second time on Jan 18, 1680/81 to Moses Huntley of Lyme. Comstock was appointed one of the committee of six to divide the town of Saybrook, setting off the town in 1665/66.

      Estate settled June 4, 1681,
      Ref 6 says born about 1624.

      Reference:
      1.Ludington-Saltus Record, DeForest, 1925
      2.Gen Dict of First Settlers of NE, Savage
      3.Hist and Gen of Comstock Family, Comstock, 1949
      4.Vital Records, Lyme, Conn
      5.NE Marriages prior to 1700; Torrey
      6.Comstock Genealogy, John Adams Comstock 1949
      7.Comstock Genealogy, Cyrus Comstock 1907

      BIOGRAPHY: (From World Family Tree, Vol. 5) Listed as one of the first settlers of Lyme, CT per Lyme VR.

      Came to this country when about 10 years old accompanying his parents. He is first mentioned as an apprentice of Henry Russell of Weymouth, this being in 1639. He appears in 1645 as a proprietor of Lyme, Conn, then known as East Saybrook. He remained there the rest of his life. He married in Lyme about 1660-61 to Abigail (surname lost) who married a second time on Jan 18, 1680/81 to Moses Huntley of Lyme. Comstock was appointed one of the committee of six to divide the town of Saybrook, setting off the town in 1665/66.

      Estate settled June 4, 1681,
      Ref 6 says born about 1624.

      Reference:
      1.Ludington-Saltus Record, DeForest, 1925
      2.Gen Dict of First Settlers of NE, Savage
      3.Hist and Gen of Comstock Family, Comstock, 1949
      4.Vital Records, Lyme, Conn
      5.NE Marriages prior to 1700; Torrey
      6.Comstock Genealogy, John Adams Comstock 1949
      7.Comstock Genealogy, Cyrus Comstock 1907
    Person ID I489  Lythgoe-Donaldson
    Last Modified 5 Oct 1999 

    Father William Comstock,   b. Abt 1595, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1693, NEW LONDON, NEW LONDON, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 98 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Daniel,   b. 8 Jan 1608, Culmstock, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1682, NEW LONDON, NEW LONDON, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 1622/1623 
    Family ID F219  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Chappell,   b. 1 Sep 1644, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1685/1739  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1660  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Comstock,   b. 9 Jan 1668/1669, Lyme, NEW LONDON, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1727/1728, Lyme, NEW LONDON, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     2. Abigail Comstock,   b. 12 Apr 1662,   d. 1685/1756  (Age 93 years)
     3. Elizabeth Comstock,   b. 9 Jun 1665,   d. Abt 1693  (Age 27 years)
     4. Christian Comstock,   b. 11 Dec 1671,   d. 1685/1765  (Age 93 years)
     5. Hannah Comstock,   b. 22 Feb 1672/1673,   d. 1687/1767  (Age 93 years)
     6. John Comstock,   b. 30 Sep 1676,   d. Abt 1748  (Age 71 years)
     7. Samuel Comstock,   b. 6 Jul 1678,   d. Abt 1744  (Age 65 years)
    Family ID F218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1624/1627 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Sep 1660 - Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 1680 - Lyme, NEW LONDON, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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