Rev. Benjamin HOYT

Male 1718 - 1779  (60 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Rev. Benjamin HOYT was born 13 Jun 1718, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (son of Benjamin HOYT and Elizabeth JAGGER); died 1779, Union, Essex County, New Jersey.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: A chaplain in Washington's army at Morristown.

    Notes:

    Name:
    E-Mail dtd 07-10-2011 from John Simon states:

    Description: Pastor of Connecticut Farms Church Benjamin Hoit and his son (not identified which one) are topic of a letter sent to George Washington in 1778 by the Presbyterian Rev. James Caldwell of Elizabethtown. Caldwell actually replaced B. Hoit as pastor of Connecticut Farms Church. he writes about possibility of Benjamin Hoit's son being a Loyalist.

    Letter of George Washington to James Caldwell, June 13, 1778

    The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745-1799. john C. Fitzpatrick, Editor.
    (Note 9: Chaplain of the Third New Jersey Regiment; Deputy Quartermaster General. He was killed by a sentry at Elizabethport, N.J. in November, 1781.)
    June 13, 1778
    Sir: Having received information to day, that a Letter had been found by you in an Office in the Commissary of forage's department, written by a Mr. Hoit who acted in that line, implying if not expressing in a direct and positive manner, that Colo. Biddle, 10 the Head of the department and the writer were both in the service of the Enemy or were disposed to favour their interest, I am urgently to request that you will repair, as soon as possible, to Head Quarters and use every means in your power to bring with you the said Holt and Mr. Benjamin Hoit.
    (Note 10: Col. Clement Biddle, Commissary General of Forage of the Continental Army. He was quartermaster general of Pennsylvania from September, 1781, to the chose of the war.) his Father with any other persons and papers which can give information on the subject. With this request I trust you will readily comply, as both public and private justice demand that an inquiry be made. The reluctance of the Hoits to appear in the matter, cannot or should not excuse their attendance; For if the suggestion was rue it should be known, and if without foundation it also should, to prevent injuery to Colo. Biddles character, which as far as it has come to my knowledge stands fair and unsullied. I am, etc. 11
    (Note 11: The draft is in the writing of Robert Hanson Harrison.)

    Benjamin married Ann SMITH 08 Apr 1756, Dutch Church, New York City. Ann was born Abt 1739; died 1806. [Group Sheet]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Benjamin HOYT was born 09 Dec 1671, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (son of Benjamin HOYT and Hannah WEED); died Between 1744 and 1747, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Death: Bef 28 Sep 1744, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA

    Benjamin married Elizabeth JAGGER 10 Jun 1697, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. Elizabeth (daughter of Jeremiah JAGGER and Sarah FERRIS) was born Abt 1679, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Aft 1747, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth JAGGER was born Abt 1679, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Jeremiah JAGGER and Sarah FERRIS); died Aft 1747, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. Deborah HOYT was born 09 Aug 1698, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Oct 1768, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Hannah HOYT was born 08 Sep 1716, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Elizabeth HOYT was born 26 Sep 1710, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 31 Jul 1712, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Jeremiah HOYT was born Between 1705 and 1709, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 03 Feb 1789, Salem, Westchester County, New York.
    5. Jagger HOYT was born 21 Dec 1714, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Between Jun and Jul 1747, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Ebenezer HOYT was born 01 Oct 1712, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Between 20 and 25 Aug 1785, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Abraham HOYT was born 16 Jun 1704, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 16 Mar 1788, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; was buried , North Street Cemetery, Stamford, Connecticut.
    8. Benjamin HOYT was born 24 Apr 1700, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died , young.
    9. 1. Benjamin HOYT was born 13 Jun 1718, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 1779, Union, Essex County, New Jersey.
    10. Jonas HOYT was born 08 May 1720, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Between 22 Oct and 21 Nov 1807.
    11. David HOYT was born 23 Jun 1702, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 15 Mar 1761, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Benjamin HOYT was born 02 Feb 1643/44, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA (son of Simon HOYT and Susannah SMITH); died 26 Jan 1735/36, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Benjamin married Hannah WEED 05 Jan 1670, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. Hannah (daughter of Jonas WEED and Mary ?) was born Abt 1650, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 09 Nov 1711, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Hannah WEED was born Abt 1650, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Jonas WEED and Mary ?); died 09 Nov 1711, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. 2. Benjamin HOYT was born 09 Dec 1671, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Between 1744 and 1747, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Mary HOYT was born 20 Sep 1673, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Between 24 Feb 1748 and 1749, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Jonas HOYT was born Abt 1682, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 03 Dec 1711, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Simon HOYT was born 14 May 1677, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died , young.
    5. Samuel HOYT was born Abt 1679, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 1766, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Hannah HOYT was born 03 Jun 1676, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Aft 1719, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

  3. 6.  Jeremiah JAGGER was born Abt 1646, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (son of Jeremiah JAGGER and Elizabeth ?); died 1690, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Jeremiah married Sarah FERRIS Abt 1676, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. Sarah (daughter of Peter FERRIS and Elizabeth REYNOLDS) was born Abt 1655, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Bef 1690, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Sarah FERRIS was born Abt 1655, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Peter FERRIS and Elizabeth REYNOLDS); died Bef 1690, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. 3. Elizabeth JAGGER was born Abt 1679, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Aft 1747, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Sarah Webster JAGGER was born Abt 1677; died 1760, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Mary JAGGER was born Abt 1683, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Abt 1748, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Jeremiah JAGGER was born Abt 1685, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Oct 1706, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Simon HOYT was born Abt 1593, West Hatch, Co Somerset, England; died 01 Sep 1657, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Son of John Hoyt and Ruth
    • Occupation: Planter
    • Birth: 20 Jan 1590, Upway, Dorchester, co. Dorset, England
    • Immigration: 1629, Ship "Lyons Whelp"
    • Fact: 18 May 1631, Freeman

    Notes:

    "The Hoyt and Haight Families in America": It appears, therefore, that Simon Hoyt landed in Salem in 1628 or 1629, perhaps by the ABIGAIL or the GEORGE, and very soon, in 1628 or 1629, probably the latter year, went to Charlestown as one of its first settlers. He could not have remained there more than a year or two, however, if he was one of the first settlers of Dorchester, in 1630. ....
    It seems that Simon Hoyt left a widow named Susanna, who married a Bates, and died before Feb. 1674. From the fact that a Smith at Scituate is called his brother, it appears that either Simon, or a sister of his, married a Smith. It is probable that Simon had two wives, and that Walter, Nicholas, and John were the sons of the first wife, as will appear from the following agreement, found on the Stamford records: "Witnes these presents an agreement made & concluded between vs viz; Moses Hoyt, Joshua Hoyt, Samuell Hoyt, Benjamin Hoyt, Thomas Lyon, Samuel Flinch,Samuel Firman conserving yye distribution of ye Estate of our deceased mother Susana Bates, ye contents followeth
    That Moses hoyt receive of Joshua Hoyt ye Just sum of four pounds, thirteen shillings & sixpence which ye said Joshua doth agree to pay. & Samuel Hoyt to have ye beding in his hands & ye horse & wels is in his hands. Benjamin Hoyt to have ye ten pounds left in his hands by our mother Susana afresaid. Thomas Lyon & Samuel Flinch to have ye horses & mares young and old running in ye woods of norwake equally between us, & twenty shillings to each of vs, paid by our brother Joshua Hoyt which ye said Joshua agrees unto.
    Samuel Firman to have ye horses & mares runing in fairfeeld limits, & twenty shillings more paid by our brother Joshua Hoyt unto me. The Residue of ye Estate of our forsaid mother remaining in ye hands of our brother Joshua Hoyt being four pounds thirteen shillings & six pence, which ye said Joshua to hae as his pie in ye distribution of ye forsaid Estate mutually agreed unto. -- The distribution as above of ye Estate of our mother Amongst us to our mutuall satisfaction, in consideration whereof we the above named doe hereby Joyntly & severally release, discharge & aquit our borther Joshua Hoyt, & one another from all & any further demands of any right, title or interest in ye Estate aforesaid, & from all & any trouble or molestation in & about ye same.
    Joyntly desiring ye this our agreement may be comited to publique record for the further establishment of ye same, further more it is agreed by us fore-named ye if ye shall arise any Just debts due fro our mother in her widdow-hood ye wee or any of us now not of, ye we ye forenamed will contrybute equally to ye payment of ye said debt. In witness of thrugh unto ye premises we ye piyes forenamed doe binds our selues firmly, as witnes our hands this 1st 12: Anno: 1674. Signed thus
    Moses Hoyt
    Joshua Hoyt
    Samuell Hoyt
    Benjamin Hoyt
    thomas Lyon
    Samuell Flinch
    Samuell Firman

    Witness - Abram Finch
    Jonas Seely

    From all that has been learned about Simon Hoyt, it is evident that he must have been born before 1600, probably as early as 1595. Hence he was probably thirty or thirty-five years of age at the time of coming to America, and sixty or sixty-five at the time of his death.
    The chronicles of the time give us some idea of the hardships endured by the first settlers at Charlestown and Dorchester, - the sufferings of the winter; the conspiracy of the Indians t cut off th eEnglish, when "all hands, of men, women, and children wrought t digging and building," until a fort was completed; and the perils of pestilence and famine, when they were compelled to live on "clams, and muscles, and fish." In all these Simon Hoyt must have participated.
    It also appears that he was an early settler of seven different towns in New England; and in most of them he was one of the first white residents. What an experience of pioneer life he must have had!! Scarcely was he settled in one place before he gave up his home, with all its comforts, and started to subdue a new portion of the wilderness. Most of his children seem to have shared the spirit of their father; for in twenty years after his death no one bearing the name of Hoyt was left in either of these seven towns, except Stamford. the hardy and courageous character of the family is shown, not only by their frequent changes of residence, but by the fact that they lived, in Windsor, at least, away from the other settlers...

    Simon married Susannah SMITH Abt 1632, (Prob) Scituate, Massachusetts. Susannah was born Abt 1597; died Bef 1674. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Susannah SMITH was born Abt 1597; died Bef 1674.
    Children:
    1. Samuel HOYT was born Abt 1643, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 07 Apr 1720, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Joshua HOYT was born Abt 1639, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died Nov 1690, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Sarah HOYT was born Abt 1646, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Between 19 Mar 1712 and 1713, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Miriam HOYT was born Abt 1641, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 02 May 1696, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York.
    5. 4. Benjamin HOYT was born 02 Feb 1643/44, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 26 Jan 1735/36, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    6. Mary HOYT was born 20 Sep 1635, Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts; died 1692, Byram Neck-Greenwich, Connecticut.
    7. Unnamed HOYT was born Abt 1647, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 1647, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Moses HOYT was born Abt 1634, Dorchester, Massachusetts; died Aft 1712, Eastchester, Westchester Co., New York.

  3. 10.  Jonas WEED was born Between 1598 and 1610, England; died Bef 05 Jun 1676, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Notes:

    Name:
    "Connecticut Ancestry": the authoritative account of his life that appears in the book, "Ancestry of Elizabeth Barrett Gillespie", by Paul W. Prindle, F.A.S.G., may be relied upon with confidence. As reported by Prindle and others, Jonas Weed was a passenger in the Winthrop Fleet that sailed to the Massachusetts By in 1630, although the exact name of the ship he sailed on within that fleet cannot be determined. His residences in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and Wethersfield, Connecticut prior o Stamford are already well documented by others including Paul W. Prindle and Robert C. Anderson and need not be duplicated here.

    No birth records appear to have survived for any of his 10 children, but they are all evident from other surviving records, and they were almost certainly all born in Connecticut. the list given by Prindle has recently been updated by Anderson (the Great Migration Begins) and is used here in preference to the Prindle list. All except the first three were probably born at Stamford.

    Jonas married Mary ? Abt 1637, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Mary was born Abt 1604; died Between 1689 and 1690, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Mary ? was born Abt 1604; died Between 1689 and 1690, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. Mary WEED was born 1637, Wethersfield, Connecticut; died Between 1673 and 1690, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. John WEED was born Abt 1639, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 1689, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Dorcas WEED was born Abt 1641, Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut; died 24 Dec 1692, Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
    4. Jonas WEED was born Abt 1645, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 19 Nov 1704, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Elizabeth WEED was born Bef 1647, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 1676, Rye, Westchester, New York, USA.
    6. 5. Hannah WEED was born Abt 1650, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 09 Nov 1711, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    7. Daniel WEED was born 1652, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 29 Nov 1697, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    8. Samuel WEED was born Abt 1653, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 1708, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    9. Sarah WEED was born Abt 1654, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    10. Child WEED was born , Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 15 Jul 1656, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

  5. 12.  Jeremiah JAGGER was born Abt 1615, England; died 14 Aug 1658, Barbados, The West Indies.

    Jeremiah — Elizabeth ?. Elizabeth was born Abt 1619; died Aft 1670. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Elizabeth ? was born Abt 1619; died Aft 1670.
    Children:
    1. John JAGGER was born 1643, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 16 Oct 1684, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. 6. Jeremiah JAGGER was born Abt 1646, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 1690, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

  7. 14.  Peter FERRIS was born Abt 1633, Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts (son of Jeffrey FERRIS and Mary ?); died 28 Sep 1706, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Notes:

    Name:
    "Connecticut Ancestry": Peter Ferris and his brother Joseph and brother-in-law Jonathan Reynolds were among the 12 Greenwich residents who decided to place themselves under the jurisdiction of the New Haven Colony on 6 October 1656. The exact nature of this transaction is not clear, since the Colony noted that "They are to fall in with Stamford, and be accepted a part thereof." Apparently there was some kind of a split within the Greenwich community, and it may be presumed that there wre others still resident in that town who preferred to remain under the prevailing Dutch control. No boundary changes seem to have resulted from this event.

    It does appear, however, that Peter Ferris was a resident of Stamford for most of his career. He held several positions of responsibility in that town over the years, including being named deputy (representative) to Connecticut General Court (Assembly) in 1667. All other references to Peter Ferris in Greenwich appear to relate to his son, Peter Ferris Jr.

    The names of the children in this family have been confusing for researchers, at least partly because of incompleteness in the records. One of the boundaries in determining Peter's children has been his father Jeffrey's mention in his will, made on 6 January 1664, of "my sonn Peter Fferris his three children." On the surface, this seems to include Joseph, Peter Jr., and either Mary or the second Elizabeth, who was only 4 years old when Jeffrey made his will. The first Elizabeth is known to have died in infancy.

    Another boundary on the identification of Peter's children is his making of two deeds of gift to his loving grandson Jeremiah Jagger on 24 May 1698 and 27 September 1706 (the latter was on the day before Peter died.) this Jeremiah Jagger was not yet 21 years old in 1698, and was therefore the third generation Jeremiah Jagger, born to Jeremiah Jagger and a daughter of Peter Ferris. Peter Ferris and Abraham Ambler administered the estate of Jeremiah Jagger in 1690, and Elisha Holly, Daniel Scofield and Peter Ferris took the inventory. The estate's largest debt (L30) was to Peter Ferris, and Jagger's heirs were named as (his children) Sarah age 13, Elizabeth age 11, Mary age 7 and Jeremiah age 5. Therefore the grandson Jeremiah had been born in about 1684, and his oldest sister Sarah had been born in about 1676. Their mother must have been born before say 1656 or so, assuming she was at 20 when her first child was born. This means (on the basis of age) she could not have been either Mary, born in 1662 or the second Elizabeth, born in 1664. Paul Prindle could only resolve this situation by postulating an earlier, first child for Peter Ferris, born perhaps as early as 1655, and perhaps called Sarah, since she gave her eldest child that name. This daughter would have been living at least as late as 1684 (when Jeremiah Jagger was born) and was therefore very much alive when Jeffrey Ferris made his will (in 1664) numbering only 3 children for his son Peter. Prindle solved THIS problem by supposing that Elizabeth (b. 1664) was not the third child named in her grandfather's will after all, and that the discrepancy could be explained either by Jeffrey's being unaware of a new grandchild born just 4 days before he made his will, or more likely, that it was due to a specific effect of old style dating, and that Elizabeth had not yet been born. This compilation accepts that arrangement, since this specific case was in the direct line of Prindle's client's ancestry, and he would have been sure to place the highest importance on getting it right. Capt. Jim Ferris was apparently unaware of this line of reasoning, and did not consider a possible additional daughter for Peter Ferris, born say bout 1655. His solution was to place the second Elizabeth as the wife of Jeremiah jagger and make her the mother of the four jagger grandchildren, and in the process he actually telescoped the first two Jeremiah Jaggers into one person. In addition to its misunderstanding of the Jagger family, this proposal is not viable since it requires the improbable situation that Elizabeth (b. 1664/65) was only about 12 years old when the oldest Jagger grandchild was born.

    We now turn to the Hannah Ferris who married Capt. John Knapp at Stamford on 10 June 1692. She must have been born before about 1674, assuming she was at least 18 years old when married. She was the subject of queries to the "Hartford Times" and the "Boston Transcript", but apparently no one has yet conclusively proven her identity. In the only positive answer to these newspaper inquiries, H.S.C. gave the following statement," Hannah Ferris, daughter of Peter and Elizabeth (Reynolds) Ferris, married John Knapp June 10, 1692. She died afterwards, leaving two children, Samuel and John." Actually she left at least 7 children, Samuel, John, Hannah, Peter, charles, Deborah, and Moses. But the real problem here is that S.P Mead's History does not give this identity for Hannah at all, and as a matter of fact does not even list a Hannah Ferris as a daughter of Peter and Elizabeth.

    Other writers have also included Hannah as a daughter of Peter Ferris, but without any real support. Nevertheless, it does seem reasonable to place Hannah here in this family, probably born sometime after Jeffrey Ferris died in 1666/67. In another "Boston Transcript" query, M.S.R.S. put the issue quite clearly as follows," She (Hannah) must have been of the third generation of Jeffrey Ferris' family. Was she the daughter of Peter or of Joseph Ferris? Mead's "Greenwich" gives Joseph a daughter Hannah, but as wife of Jonathan Austin. John Ferris and his family lived too far fro Stamford, and James Ferris was married too late. This seems to leave Peter Ferris as the only possible father for (the) above Hannah." Capt. Jim Ferris also placed Hannah in this family, but again without any supporting documentation.

    There is some important additional evidence that tends to confirm that Hannah Ferris, wife of John Knapp, belongs in this family. First, it is probably significant that they named a child Peter, since the name Peter does not appear earlier in the Knapp line and this may therefore have been in honor of her father. Secondly, on 2 April 1712, the brothers Joseph and Peter Ferris, "sons of Peter Ferris late of Stamford deceased" ( and therefore Hannah's brothers if she were indeed a part of this family) sold a three-acre home lot in Stamford to John Knapp. it is significant that this land was described as "...whereon Standeth ye new Dwelling house and barn of sd John Knap." the fact that John Knapp had built his new house and barn on this land while it was still owned by this branch of the Ferris family is strong circumstantial evidence that he had indeed married a daughter of Peter Ferris Sr.

    A letter in the Edich Vicks Papers at the Stamford Historical Society claims that the late Virginia Olson (co-author of "Stamford's Soldiers" and former genealogist of the Stamford Genealogical Society) had told the writer that "Peter and Elizabeth were the parents of Hannah. She (Mrs Olson) states, 'Hannah proved by deeds as the daughter of Peter but birth not recorded; married John Knapp 10 June 1692. She died 27 Sep 1724.' Mrs. Olson also quotes the "Hartford Times 12/28/1940 as giving reference to the relationship."

    Although an excellent circumstantial case may be made for Hannah's placement in this family, it is not yet felt to be conclusive, and she must be paced here in this present compilation want the qualifier, "probably".

    Peter married Elizabeth REYNOLDS 15 Jul 1654, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. Elizabeth (daughter of John REYNOLDS and Sarah CHESTERFIELD) was born Abt 1636; died 1703, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Elizabeth REYNOLDS was born Abt 1636 (daughter of John REYNOLDS and Sarah CHESTERFIELD); died 1703, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. 7. Sarah FERRIS was born Abt 1655, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Bef 1690, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Joseph FERRIS was born 20 Aug 1657, Greenwich, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 07 Apr 1733, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Elizabeth FERRIS was born 28 Feb 1659/60, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 5 Apr 1660, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Peter FERRIS, Jr. was born 20 Jun 1660, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Between 02 Jan 1736 and 1737, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Mary FERRIS was born 02 May 1662, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died Bef 1664.
    6. Elizabeth FERRIS was born 2 Jan 1664, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died , Young.
    7. Hannah FERRIS was born 1666, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA; died 10 Sep 1724, Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.