Maj Edward EELLS, Jr.

Maj Edward EELLS, Jr.

Male 1741 - 1787  (46 years)

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  • Name Edward EELLS  [2
    • Major Edward Eells was in the militia service, organized in 1774. He fought with Col. Samuel Wylly's and Col. Comfort Sage. He fought in the war from April 21, 1775 to June 1783 and fought from Bunker Hill to Yorktown. He was also one of the founders of the Society of the Cincinnati. Who's first president was General George Washington. [1]
    Prefix Maj 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 11 Aug 1741  Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 Dec 1787  Cromwell, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Old Burying Ground, Cromwell, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I88343  Main Tree
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2018 

    Father Rev Edward EELLS, Sr.,   b. 3 Jan 1713, Scituate, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1776, Cromwell, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Martha PITKIN,   b. 20 Sep 1715,   d. 19 Jul 1771  (Age 55 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 24 Jul 1740  Middletown, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F36403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah EDWARDS,   b. 18 May 1740, Hartford County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1769, Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1763  [2
    Children 
    +1. Reuben EELLS,   b. 1 Mar 1764, Middletown, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1796  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F36400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Abigail DUNHAM,   b. 1737,   d. 24 Jan 1825  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1770  Middletown, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F36401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Aug 1741 - Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1787 - Cromwell, Middlesex Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Maj Edward Eells, Jr and Abigail Dunham Headstone
    Maj Edward Eells, Jr and Abigail Dunham Headstone
    Maj. Edward and is wife Abigail Dunham are buried in the Old Burying Ground in Cromwell, Middlesex Co., Connecticut.

    Maintained by Hollie Logsdon Perkins
    Originally Created by: Hollie perkins
    Photo added by: Ruth

  • Sources 
    1. [S02329] Find A Grave Website.

    2. [S03419] The Barbour Collection Of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Middletown.