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Cornelius Hull
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Birth: Apr. 6, 1628
Crewkerne
Somerset, England
Death: Sep. 16, 1695
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Lt Cornelius Hull is the son of George Hull and Tomasen Mitchell. He married Rebecca Jones, dau of Rev John Jones and Sarah, 19 Nov 1653 Fairfield, Ct. Children are Cornelius (1655-1740), Samuel, Sarah, Rebecca, Martha, Theophilus.

In 1653, Cornelius Hull was married to the daughter of John Jones, the pastor John Jones and the town authorities of Fairfield immediately granted him a three acre town lot, to which hearafter added an adjoining or near tract, containing 40 acres. He was a surveyor as was his father.
He was a husbandman, and early in his married life began adding to his estate.
He was a man of substance and a prominent citizen. He was Deputy to the Geneal court in 1656, 1660, 1662, and 1667. He was appointed Lieutenant for Fairfield Co and in 1675 was made Lieutenant Connecticut soldiery of that period. For his service he received considerable land.

Such of his original estate as he had not conveyed to his children previous to his death was divided by his will as follows:
To son Cornelius, 75 acres in three plots.
To sons Cornelius and Theophilus, certain meadow lands.
To son Cornelius, two additional tracts.
To daughter Rebecca Hull, his home lot, house and barn.
To daughter Sarah Silliman, 65 acres in two plots.
To daughter Martha Stratton, 20 acres.
To his grandson George, son of Cornelius, a certain farm.
To his daughter Rebecca, his household goods.
To his son Samuel, the gun he called his fowling piece.
To his daughter Rebecca, one cow and a heifer.
To his three sons Samuel, Cornelius, and Theophilus, the remainder of his estate to be divided equally among them.
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Event: Will Proven 07 Oct 1695


A lot of the information is from Donald Line Jacobus 
 
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 Parents:
  George Hull (1590 - 1659)
  Thomasine Mitchell Hull (1592 - 1655)
 
 Spouse:
  Rebecca Jones Theel (1632 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Cornelius Hull (1655 - 1740)*
 
 Siblings:
  Josiah Hull (1616 - 1675)*
  Mary Hull Pinney (1618 - 1684)*
  Martha Hull (1620 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Hull Gaylord (1625 - 1680)*
  Cornelius Hull (1628 - 1695)
  Joshua Hull (1630 - ____)*
  Naomi Hull (1632 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenfield Hill Cemetery
Fairfield
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: JKK
Record added: Aug 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40492265
 

My 8th GG father. Rest well. ♡
- Josie
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 Added: Jan. 18, 2015
Family Christopher & Carroll (Rowe) Veltmann: Our 8th Great Grandfather
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