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James Kingsbury
Birth: Dec. 29, 1767
Coventry
Tolland County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1848
Cuyahoga Heights
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA

First Settler in the Western Reserve (3.3 Million acres of land which is now NE Ohio). His appointment as Judge was part of the formation of the first governmental agency in the area. In 1805 he was elected a member of the legislature of the State of Ohio.His child was the first white child born in the Western Reserve. Kingsbury was travelling east for supplies when the birth took place. The child only survived a short while. Mrs Kingsbury had become ill and the cow died cutting off the milk supply.Originally buried in Erie Street Cemetery, his body was removed January 31, 1916 and reburied in Highland Park Cemetery. (bio by: Joyce) 
 
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 Parents:
  Absalom Kingsbury (1730 - 1805)
  Rebeckah Rust Kingsbury (1733 - 1777)
 
 Spouse:
  Eunice Waldo Kingsbury (1769 - 1842)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Kingsbury Baldwin (1798 - 1883)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ephraim Kingsbury (1759 - 1826)*
  James Kingsbury (1767 - 1848)
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: "debility"
 
Burial:
Highland Park Cemetery
Highland Hills
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sect 1 Lot 315 Grave 3
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Oct 06, 2002
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