Thankful CHITTENDEN

Female 1716 - 1757  (41 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thankful CHITTENDEN was born 1716 (daughter of William CHITTENDEN and Hannah ?); died 12 Jan 1757.

    Thankful married Caleb BENTON, Sr 13 Oct 1751. Caleb (son of Ebenezer BENTON and Abigail GRAVES) was born 25 Jul 1706; died 27 Nov 1782. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Linus BENTON was born 28 Aug 1752; died 16 Sep 1752.
    2. Thankful BENTON was born 12 Sep 1755; died 29 Dec 1755.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William CHITTENDEN was born 05 Oct 1666, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut (son of Thomas CHITTENDEN and Joanna JORDAN); died 11 Aug 1738, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

    William — Hannah ?. Hannah died 31 Jan 1703. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Hannah ? died 31 Jan 1703.
    Children:
    1. Ebenezer CHITTENDEN was born 31 Aug 1699, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 8 Aug 1756, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    2. Hannah CHITTENDEN was born 1703; died 01 Jul 1773, East Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    3. William CHITTENDEN was born 1706, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 14 Jan 1786, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    4. Rebecca CHITTENDEN was born 1708, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 6 Mar 1712, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. Jared CHITTENDEN was born 1710, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 18 Mar 1712, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    6. 1. Thankful CHITTENDEN was born 1716; died 12 Jan 1757.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Thomas CHITTENDEN was born , Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut (son of William CHITTENDEN and Joanna SHEAFFE); died Oct 1683, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

    Thomas — Joanna JORDAN. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Joanna JORDAN

    Other Events:

    • Fact: Dau. of John and Anna Jordan of Guilford, Conn.

    Children:
    1. Samuel CHITTENDEN was born 20 Sep 1664, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 15 Jan 1694.
    2. 2. William CHITTENDEN was born 05 Oct 1666, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 11 Aug 1738, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    3. Joanna CHITTENDEN was born 13 Dec 1668, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 14 Jan 1752.
    4. Abigail CHITTENDEN was born 15 Dec 1670, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    5. Thomas CHITTENDEN was born 12 Jan 1674, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 1722.
    6. Mehitabel CHITTENDEN was born 1675, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.
    7. Josiah CHITTENDEN was born 1677, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut; died 28 Aug 1759, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  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]


  2. 9.  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. 4. 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. 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