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Elnathan Botsford
Birth: Aug. 14, 1641
Milford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1691
Milford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

The only son of HENRY & ELIZABETH BOTSFORD, he was baptized by Rev. Peter Prudden on August 15, 1641. On Dec. 12, 1664, he married Elizabeth Fletcher. His second wife was my ancestor, HANNAH BALDWIN, daughter of TIMOTHY & MARY (WELLS) BALDWIN, having been married in 1667.

He became a freeman in Milford in October, 1669. On May 1, 1672, Elnathan "Bochford" and Silvanus Baldwin presented an agreement on the boundaries between New Haven & Milford to the court. The agreement on the boundaries was signed by John Nash and JOHN COOPER from New Haven: and from Milford: ELNATHAN BOCHFORD and Silvanus Baldwin. Elnathan signed the inventory of another ancestor, DEACON GEORGE CLARK, on June 18, 1690.

Elnathan & Hannah were the parents of eleven children, one of which was my ancestor, MARY BOTSFORD, who married BARNABUS BALDWIN.

The children of Elanthan and Hannah Botsford:
1. Ester or Hester Botsford b. Oct. 18, 1668, m (1) Joseph Howe and (2) Thomas Humiston
2. Samuel Botsford b. July 30, 1670, d. Nov. 14, 1745 aged 67, m. Hannah ___.
3. MARY BOTSFORD b. Feb. 11,1671/2 m. BARNABAS BALDWIN
4. Hannah Botsford (twin to Joanna) b. April 30, 1674, m. (1) John Prindle and (2) Joseph Hull.
5. Joannna Botsford (twin to Hannah) b. April 30, 1674, d. 1674
6. Henry Botsford b. Sept. 12, 1676, d. 1747, m. Christian Gunn
7. Timothy Botsford b. Nov. 10, 1678 bpt. same day, m. Mary Peck
8. John Botsford b. Jan. 8, 1680/1 m. Hepzibah Camp
9. Sarah Botsford b. Aug. 10, 1683, d. Sept. 23, 1764, m. Daniel Merwin
10. Ruth Botsford b. Jan. 2, 1686/7 died in infancy
11. Joseph Botsford b. Sept. 30, 1688, d. April 5, 1756, m. Mary Bennet. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Botsford (1608 - 1686)
  Elizabeth Woolhead Botsford (1614 - 1692)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth Fletcher Botsford (1645 - 1666)*
  Hannah Baldwin Botsford (1644 - 1706)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Botsford Baldwin (1672 - 1772)*
  Hannah Botsford Hull (1674 - 1736)*
  Joanna Botsford (1674 - 1674)*
  Henry Botsford (1676 - 1747)*
  Samuel Botsford (1678 - 1745)*
  Ruth Botsford (1687 - 1687)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Botsford Baldwin (____ - 1717)*
  Elnathan Botsford (1641 - 1691)
  Hannah Botsford Baldwin (1645 - 1686)*
  Esther Botsford (1647 - 1731)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Milford Cemetery
Milford
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 12, 2008
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Remembering you my 9th Great Grandfather. I am so happy to find you here to honor you today. You are remembered and have so many descendants!
- Billie Jasper
 Added: Feb. 5, 2014
To my 8th great grandfather, you are still loved and not forgotten. May you rest in eternal peace.
- Sally Davis
 Added: Oct. 26, 2013

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Mar. 1, 2013
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