Deacon Pelatiah LEETE

Male 1681 - 1768  (87 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Deacon Pelatiah LEETE was born 26 Mar 1681, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut (son of John LEETE and Mary CHITTENDEN); died 13 Oct 1768, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Name:
    Deacon Pelatiah Leete m. Abigail Fowler on July 1, 1705, and soon after removed to Leete's Island, where no settlement had been made before. The land upon which he settled was that allotted to his grandfather, Gov. William Leete, in 1660, became the portion of his father, John Leete, from whom it came to him. He was a large landholder and a successful farmer. He kept a hundred head of neat cattle, and considered a hundred bushels of shelled corn to the acre no more than an average crop. he was a deacon in the Fourth Church of Guilford, and though chiefly engaged in private affairs was often elected to represent the town in the General Court of the Colony.

    They lived together 63 years.

    Pelatiah married Abigail FOWLER 1 Jul 1705. Abigail (daughter of Abraham FOWLER and Elizabeth BARTLETT) was born 1679, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 22 Oct 1769, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Abigail LEETE was born 13 Sep 1707, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 2 Jun 1792, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    2. Deacon Daniel LEETE was born 14 Oct 1709, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 1 Oct 1772, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    3. Mehitabel LEETE was born 28 Sep 1711, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 11 Oct 1711, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    4. Deacon Pelatiah LEETE was born 7 Mar 1713, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 28 May 1786, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. Mehitabel LEETE was born 1714; died 15 Aug 1770.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John LEETE was born 1639 (son of William LEETE and Anna PAYNE); died 25 Nov 1692, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

    John married Mary CHITTENDEN 4 Oct 1670, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut. Mary (daughter of William CHITTENDEN and Joanna SHEAFFE) was born 1647; died 9 Mar 1712. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Mary CHITTENDEN was born 1647 (daughter of William CHITTENDEN and Joanna SHEAFFE); died 9 Mar 1712.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of William Chittenden and Joanna Sheafe

    Children:
    1. Ann LEETE was born 5 Aug 1671, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 2 Nov 1724, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut.
    2. John LEETE was born 4 Jan 1674, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died May 1730, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    3. Joshua LEETE was born 7 Jul 1676, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 24 Apr 1742, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    4. Sarah LEETE was born 16 Dec 1677, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. 1. Pelatiah LEETE was born 26 Mar 1681, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 13 Oct 1768, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    6. Mehitabel LEETE was born 10 Dec 1683, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    7. Benjamin LEETE was born 26 Dec 1686, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 1741, Durham, Connecticut.
    8. Daniel LEETE was born 23 Sep 1689, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died , young.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William LEETEWilliam LEETE was born Abt 1611, England (son of John LEETE and Anna SHUTE); died 16 Apr 1683, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut; was buried , Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Son of John Leete of Dodington, England

    William married Anna PAYNE 1 Aug 1636, Hail-Weston, England. Anna was born , England; died 1 Sep 1668. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Anna PAYNE was born , England; died 1 Sep 1668.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of Rev. John Payne of Southhoe, England

    Children:
    1. Mary LEETE was christened 18 Nov 1638, England; died Jan 1639.
    2. 2. John LEETE was born 1639; died 25 Nov 1692, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    3. Hon. Andrew LEETE was born 1643; died 31 Oct 1702, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    4. William LEETE died 1 Jun 1687, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. Abigail LEETE was born 24 Mar 1643, Connecticut; died 9 Apr 1710, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut; was buried , Hop Meadow Cemetery, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut.
    6. Caleb LEETE was born 24 Aug 1651, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 13 Jan 1673, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    7. Gratiana LEETE was born 22 Dec 1653; died Aft 1683.
    8. Peregrine LEETE was born 12 Jan 1657, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 1657, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    9. Joshua LEETE was born 22 Feb 1659, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 22 Feb 1659, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    10. Anna LEETE was born 10 Mar 1661, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 2 Aug 1747.

  3. 6.  William CHITTENDEN was born , Cranbrook, England; was christened Mar 1594; died Feb 1661, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptism: Mar 1594

    Notes:

    Name:
    He came from East Gilford in county Sussex, adjoining Rye on the British Channel, near the border of Kent, or perphaps from Kent, with wife, Joan, dau. of Dr. Jacob Sheaffe of Cranbrook, Kent, and sister of Jacob Sheaffe, and the wife of Rev. Henry Whitfield; and in 1639, he and his brothers-in-law took up their residence at guilford. Was one of the founders of the church there, June, 1, 1639; Representative at 27 sessions between 1643 and 1661, (Savage, Gen Dic. of N.E., I, p 382.) and a magistrate unitl his death. He was one of the six persons selected to purchase the lands in Guilford from the Indians, also one of four who received "full power and authority to act, order and dispatch all matters respecting the publick weal and civile government of the plantation until a church is gathered amonge us." he was the principal military man in the plantation. He had been a soldier in the English army in the Netherlands in the Thirty Years' War and had reached the rank of Major. His home lot was on the south side of Broad Street at the turn west of the Green.

    William married Joanna SHEAFFE England. Joanna died 16 Aug 1668, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Joanna SHEAFFE died 16 Aug 1668, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Dau. of Dr. Jacob Sheaffe and Joanna Jordan of Cranbrook, Kent, England

    Children:
    1. Thomas CHITTENDEN was born , Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died Oct 1683, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    2. Elizabeth CHITTENDEN was born 1638; died 17 Feb 1675, Wethersfield, Connecticut.
    3. Nathaniel CHITTENDEN was born , Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died Jun 1691.
    4. John CHITTENDEN was born 1643, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died Apr 1716, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. 3. Mary CHITTENDEN was born 1647; died 9 Mar 1712.
    6. Hannah CHITTENDEN was born 15 or 19 Nov 1649, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 1650, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    7. Hannah CHITTENDEN was born 14 Apr 1652; died 13 Sep 1674.
    8. Joseph CHITTENDEN was born 14 Apr 1652, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 22 Jun 1652, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    9. Deborah CHITTENDEN was born 12 or 16 Dec 1653, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 16 Sep 1654, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    10. Joanna CHITTENDEN


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John LEETE was born , England (son of Thomas LEETE and Maria SLADE); died 1 Dec 1648, Dodington, Huntingtonshire, England.

    John — Anna SHUTE. Anna was born , England. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Anna SHUTE was born , England.

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Daughter of Robert Shute, a Justice on the King's Bench

    Children:
    1. 4. William LEETE was born Abt 1611, England; died 16 Apr 1683, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut; was buried , Ancient Burying Ground, Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut.