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Register Report - MESSENGER

by Sam Behling

First Generation

Ship1. ANDREW MESSENGER. Born bef 1618 in England. Andrew died in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY, bef 21 Apr 1681; he was 63. Occupation: Farmer / Carpenter. Andrew married Rachel ?, in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Born ca 1617 in England. Rachel died in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY, aft 1688; she was 71. They had the following children:

2 i. Samuel (1642->1685)
3 ii. Abigail (ca1644-)
4 iii. MARY (1646-1699)
5 iv. Sarah (ca1648->1702)
v. Andrew. Born ca 1651 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Andrew died in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., CT, in Oct 1730; he was 79. Occupation: Surveyor. In 1675 when Andrew was 24, he first married Rebecca PICKETT, in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., CT. Rebecca died on 9 May 1684. Ca 1685 when Andrew was 34, he second married Rachel HAYES, in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., CT. Rachel died bef 1 Sep 1740.


Second Generation


2. Samuel MESSENGER (Andrew1). Born in 1642 in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Samuel died in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY, aft 20 Dec 1685; he was 43. On 20 Apr 1669 when Samuel was 27, he married Susannah ?, in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Susannah died aft 26 Mar 1686/1687. They had the following children:

i. Samuel
ii. Andrew
iii. Daniel
iv. John
v. Alice
vi. Susannah

3. Abigail MESSENGER (Andrew1). Born ca 1644 in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Abigail died in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Ca 1661/1662 when Abigail was 17, she first married Richard DARLING. They were divorced on 7 Jul 1674. They had one child:

i. Thomas

Bef 10 Jun 1686 when Abigail was 42, she second married Zachariah MILLS, in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Zachariah died bef 17 Sep 1696. They had the following children:

i. Zachariah
ii. Abigail
iii. Sarah

4. MARY MESSENGER (Andrew1). Born in 1646 in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Mary died in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., CT, in 1699; she was 53. In Jan 1664/1665 when Mary was 18, she first married Thomas BENEDICT, son of Thomas BENEDICT & Mary BRIDGHAM, in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Born in 1641 in Southold, Long Island, Suffolk Co., NY. Thomas died in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., CT, on 20 Nov 1688; he was 47. Occupation: Surveyor. They had the following children:

i. Thomas (1670-1743)
ii. HANNAH (1675-1767)
iii. Esther (1679-1752)
iv. Abigail (1682-)
v. Elizabeth (1684-1713)

Mary second married John HULL.

5. Sarah MESSENGER (Andrew1). Born ca 1648 in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Sarah died in Greenwich, Fairfield Co., CT, aft 1702; she was 54. In 1668 when Sarah was 20, she first married Ephraim PALMER, son of ? PALMER, in Jamaica, Queens Co., NY. Born in 1642/1643 in Yarmouth, Barnstable Co., MA. Ephraim died in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT, on 19 Aug 1684; he was 42. They had the following children:

i. Joanna (1669-)
ii. Sarah (1671-)
iii. Judith (1673-)
iv. Susanna (1675-)
v. Ephraim (1677-<1756)
vi. Mary (1680-)
vii. John (1682-<1769)

Bef 15 Oct 1699 when Sarah was 51, she second married John GREGORY. Born in 1638/1640. John died ca 1720; he was 82.


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