Deacon Pelatiah LEETE

Male 1681 - 1768  (87 years)


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  • Name Pelatiah LEETE  [1, 2
    • 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. [1]
    Title Deacon 
    Born 26 Mar 1681  Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Oct 1768  Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID I73218  Main Tree
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2013 

    Father John LEETE,   b. 1639,   d. 25 Nov 1692, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Mary CHITTENDEN,   b. 1647,   d. 9 Mar 1712  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1670  Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Family ID F29684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail FOWLER,   b. 1679, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1769, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1705  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Abigail LEETE,   b. 13 Sep 1707, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1792, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [Birth]
     2. Deacon Daniel LEETE,   b. 14 Oct 1709, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1772, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)  [Birth]
     3. Mehitabel LEETE,   b. 28 Sep 1711, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1711, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Deacon Pelatiah LEETE,   b. 7 Mar 1713, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1786, Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     5. Mehitabel LEETE,   b. 1714,   d. 15 Aug 1770  (Age 56 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2016 
    Family ID F29662  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Mar 1681 - Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Oct 1768 - Guilford, New Haven County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5691] "The Descendants of William Leete" One of the Founders of Guilford, Conn. President of the Federation of Colonies and Governor of New Haven and Connecticut Colonies, Edward L. Leete, Guilford, Conn. 1884 2nd ed - 1934, (New Haven: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., Printers).

    2. [S4793] "Families of Early Guilford, Connecticut" Vol. II, Alvan Talcott.

    3. [S03413] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Guilford.

    4. [S3597] "Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England" My Ancestors Part in that Undertaking, Ernest Flagg.