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Register Report - PRESTON

by Sam Behling

First Generation

1. WILLIAM PRESTON. William married ? SEABROOK. They had one child:

2 i. ELIASAPH (1643-1705)


Second Generation


2. DEACON ELIASAPH PRESTON (William1). Born on 9 Apr 1643 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Eliasaph died in 1705; he was 61. Occupation: Schoolmaster, Deacon. Ca 1675 when Eliasaph was 31, he first married Elizabeth BEACH, daughter of John BEACH & Mary ?. Born on 8 Mar 1652/1653 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Elizabeth died in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT, in 1692; she was 39. They had the following children:

i. Elizabeth. Born on 29 Jan 1676/1677.
ii. Hannah. Born on 12 Jul 1678.
3 iii. Eliasaph (1679-1763)
iv. Joseph. Born on 10 Mar 1681/1682.
v. Esther. Born on 28 Feb 1683/1684.
vi. Lydia. Born on 25 May 1686.
vii. Jehiel (Died Young). Born on 25 Aug 1688. Jehiel died in Nov 1689; he was 1.

On 9 Jul 1673 when Eliasaph was 30, he second married Mary ?. Mary died on 16 Apr 1674. They had one child:

4 i. MARY (1674-1755)


Third Generation


3. Eliasaph PRESTON (Eliasaph2, William1). Born on 26 Jan 1679/1680 in Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT. Eliasaph died in Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT, on 4 Jan 1763; he was 83. On 31 Jan 1704/1705 when Eliasaph was 25, he first married Rebecca WILCOXSON, daughter of Deacon Timothy WILCOXSON & Johannah BIRDSEY, in Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT. Born on 13 Jul 1680 in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. Rebecca died in Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT, on 2 Sep 1716; she was 36. On 2 Jan 1717/1718 when Eliasaph was 37, he second married Deborah MERWIN. They had one child:

i. Elizabeth (1727-1794)

4. MARY PRESTON (Eliasaph2, William1). Born on 12 Apr 1674 in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. Mary died on 28 Nov 1755; she was 81. On 9 Jul 1690 when Mary was 16, she first married Caleb MERRIMAN, son of Capt. Nathaniel MERRIMAN & Joan ?, in Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT. Born on 16 May 1665 in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT. Caleb died in Wallingford, New Haven Co., CT, on 19 Jul 1703; he was 38. They had the following children:

i. Moses (1691-1743)
ii. Elizabeth (1693-1775)
iii. Eliasaph (1695-1758)
iv. Phebe (Died Young) (1697-)
v. HANNAH (1697-1738)
vi. Phebe (1699-1772)
vii. Lydia (Died Young) (1701-)
viii. Lydia (1702-1785)

On 18 Mar 1708/1709 when Mary was 33, she second married Samuel MUNSON, in Wallingford, New Haven, CT.




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