Elizabeth FOOTE

Female 1654 - 1696  (42 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth FOOTE  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 1654  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Residence Killed by Indians Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 16 Sep 1696  Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Notes 
    • Elizabeth along with son Daniel, and the youngest 2 children were killed by Indians on September 16, 1696, when Samuel, Abigail, and two others of the children were wounded.

      Excerpt from "Discendants of Nathaniel Foote Sr. & Elizabeth Deming" by Ellwood Count Curtis:

      The Hatfield town record states:
      "16 September 1696: The Indians came along from up Green river to the town, and assaulted Mr. Daniel Belden's house; took Mr. Belden, his son Nathaniel and daughter Esther captive, killed his wife and three children, and wounded Samuel and Abigail, but they recovered, although Samuel had a hatchet stuck in his head, and some of his brains came out at his wound."
    Person ID I22758  Main Tree

    Father Nathaniel FOOTE, Jr.,   b. Abt 1620, Colchester, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1655, Hadley, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 35 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Elizabeth SMITH,   b. Bef 28 Jan 1627, St. Mary the Virgin, Hadleigh, Suffolk Co., England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 05 Jan 1702, Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 75 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1646  Poss. Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Family ID F08489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel BELDEN,   b. 20 Nov 1648, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1732, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1670  Hatfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 7
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth BELDEN,   b. 08 Oct 1673, Hatfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     2. Richard BELDEN,   b. 29 Mar 1672, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     3. Abigail BELDEN,   b. 10 Mar 1686, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1686  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     4. Daniel BELDEN, Jr.,   b. 01 Sep 1680, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1696, Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)  [Natural]
    +5. Sarah BELDEN,   b. 15 Mar 1682, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     6. Samuel BELDEN,   b. 10 Apr 1687, Hatfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Abigail BELDEN,   b. 18 Aug 1690, Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     8. John BELDEN,   b. 28 Feb 1693, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1696, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [Natural]
     9. Thankful BELDEN,   b. 21 Dec 1695, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1696, Deerfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
    +10. Mary BELDEN,   b. 17 Nov 1677, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     11. William BELDEN,   b. 26 Dec 1671, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1759  (Age 87 years)  [Natural]
     12. John BELDEN,   b. 25 Jun 1689, Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1689  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     13. Esther BELDEN,   b. 29 Sep 1683, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     14. Nathaniel BELDEN,   b. 26 Jun 1675, Hatfield, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1714  (Age 39 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2012 
    Family ID F04386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Nov 1670 - Hatfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1696 - Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S03319] Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Vol. 1, James Savage, pg 103.

    2. [S01698] Ancestry of Bob & Mary Beth Wheeler@ gendex.com.

    3. [S00084] "The Descendants of Nathaniel Foote Sr. & Elizabeth Deming" Compiled by Ellwood Count Curtis.

    4. [S02364] Genealogies of Hadley Families, Lucius M. Boltwood.

    5. [S02018] Dawes-Gates Ancestral Lines Volume II by Mary Walton Ferris.

    6. [S02352] Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England, James Savage, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc;;).

    7. [S00094] "The Whitney Family of Connecticut and its Affiliations; being an Attempt to trace the Descendants, as well in the Female as the Male Lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878" , S. Whitney Phoenix, (Privately Printed, New York - 1878).