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Vincent Meigs, Sr
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Birth: 1583
Dorchester
West Dorset District
Dorset, England
Death: Dec. 1, 1658
Madison
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

Surname vaiously spelled "Meigs" and "Meggs."

Father of Vincent Meigs, Jr., John Meigs, and Mark Meigs.

He first appears in Weymouth, Norfolk, MA in 1637. He later moved to Rehoboth, Bristol, MA; New Haven, New Haven, CT; and finally Hammnassett (now known as "Madison"), New Haven, CT.

According to local traditon, Vincent Meigs's grave was the very first at Hammonassett Cemetery, although sadly the gravestone and its exact location is now missing.

Requiescat in pace. 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  John Meigs (1612 - 1672)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Meigs, Henry B. "Record of the Descendants of Vincent Meigs, Who Came from Dorsetshire, England to America About 1635." Baltimore, MD: John S. Bridges & Co., 1901. Added to database by a 12th great-grandson.
 
Burial:
Hammonasset Cemetery
Madison
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: wildgoose
Record added: Dec 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82674644
 


- judy trowbridge
 Added: Jun. 22, 2014

- Grace
 Added: May. 17, 2014
Honouring my 9th great-grandfather, the immigrant settler.
- Celia
 Added: Apr. 7, 2014
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