Elias MEIGS

Male 1735 - 1819  (84 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Elias MEIGS was born 15 Apr 1735, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut (son of Recompence MEIGS and Phebe GOODALE); died 22 May 1819, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Private Capt. Peter Vail's Co., enlisted Apr 15, 1781, served 8 month, 20 days

    Elias married Rachel BISHOP 13 Jan 1759, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut. Rachel (daughter of Josiah BISHOP and Hannah CHITTENDEN) was born 02 Dec 1736, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 01 Oct 1825. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Irene MEIGS was born 05 Oct 1777; died 09 Feb 1868, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    2. Phoebe MEIGS was born 09 Sep 1772, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 19 Nov 1803.
    3. Olive MEIGS was born 15 Oct 1767, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 27 Apr 1848, Burton, Geauga County, Ohio.
    4. Anson MEIGS was born 10 Jun 1770, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 04 Jun 1772, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    5. Rhoda MEIGS was born 07 Jul 1760, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 19 Nov 1817.
    6. Hannah MEIGS was born 30 Apr 1775, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    7. Rachel MEIGS was born 30 Oct 1762, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 13 Nov 1836.
    8. Abel MEIGS was born 19 Jul 1765, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 19 Aug 1842; was buried , Hammonassett Cemetery, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Recompence MEIGS was born 11 Dec 1701, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut (son of John MEIGS and Rebecca HAND); died 14 Apr 1760, East Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Death: 15 Apr 1753

    Recompence married Phebe GOODALE 03 May 1727, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut. Phebe was born Abt 1708, Bridgehampton, New York; died 26 Dec 1771, East Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Phebe GOODALE was born Abt 1708, Bridgehampton, New York; died 26 Dec 1771, East Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. Recompence MEIGS died 14 Apr 1760.
    2. Phoebe MEIGS was born 01 Feb 1730, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    3. 1. Elias MEIGS was born 15 Apr 1735, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 22 May 1819, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    4. Abigail MEIGS was born 12 Mar 1738; died 30 Nov 1780, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    5. Sylvanus MEIGS was born 18 Feb 1727, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 15 Apr 1753, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    6. Nathan MEIGS was born 05 Nov 1732, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died Bef 1770.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John MEIGS was born 11 Nov 1670, Killingsworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut (son of John MEIGS, jr and Sarah WILCOXSON); died 19 Feb 1718; was buried , Hammonassett Cemetery, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut.

    John married Rebecca HAND 20 Jul 1694, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut. Rebecca was born 1674, East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York; died 1719, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Rebecca HAND was born 1674, East Hampton, Suffolk County, New York; died 1719, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of Stephen Hand and Sarah Stratton

    Children:
    1. John Vincent MEIGS was born 10 Jun 1697, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 24 Nov 1767, Woodbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
    2. Stephen MEIGS was born 10 Oct 1699, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 31 May 1759, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    3. 2. Recompence MEIGS was born 11 Dec 1701, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut; died 14 Apr 1760, East Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    4. Irene MEIGS was born 10 Mar 1704, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. Samuel MEIGS was born 22 Aug 1706, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 01 Sep 1751; was buried , North Madison West Side Cemetery, North Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut.
    6. Phineas MEIGS was born 21 Sep 1708, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 19 May 1782; was buried , North Madison West Side Cemetery, North Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut.
    7. Sarah MEIGS was born 10 Dec 1713, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA; died 06 Feb 1796, Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John MEIGS, jr was born 28 Feb 1641, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts (son of John MEIGS and Thomasine FRY); died 09 Nov 1713, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; was buried , Alderbrook Cemetery, Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Birth: 1640

    John married Sarah WILCOXSON 07 Mar 1665, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA. Sarah (daughter of William WILCOXSON and Margaret ?) was born 26 Oct 1648, Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut; died 24 Nov 1691, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; was buried , Hammonassett Cemetery, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Sarah WILCOXSON was born 26 Oct 1648, Stratford, Fairfield Co., Connecticut (daughter of William WILCOXSON and Margaret ?); died 24 Nov 1691, Killingworth, Middlesex Co., Connecticut; was buried , Hammonassett Cemetery, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Also Known As: Sarah Wilcox

    Children:
    1. Sarah MEIGS was born 14 Feb 1667, Killingsworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut; died 08 Apr 1688, Guilford, New Haven County,Connecticut.
    2. 4. John MEIGS was born 11 Nov 1670, Killingsworth, Middlesex County, Connecticut; died 19 Feb 1718; was buried , Hammonassett Cemetery, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut.
    3. Jannah MEIGS was born 27 Dec 1672, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 05 Jun 1739, East Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; was buried , Hammonassett Cemetery, Madison, New Haven Co., Connecticut.
    4. Ebenezer MEIGS was born 19 Sep 1675, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died Jan 1727, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. Hannah MEIGS was born 25 Feb 1677/8, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died Abt 1715, Southampton, Lewis County, New York.
    6. Hester MEIGS was born 10 Nov 1680, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    7. Mindwell MEIGS was born 1682, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 31 Mar 1762.
    8. Sarah MEIGS was born 1691; died 04 May 1775.