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|L. Finley||Sarah Platt Bryan|
I wanted to respond to the edit you sent for Sarah, but your edit did not contain an email address. I had actually already come to the same conclusion a couple of years ago, however, while I had corrected my Ancestry tree, I had not updated F.A.G. I've adjusted my note on Sarah's memorial, however, you will need to contact the contributor for Richard (1666-1734)to have them update that memorial. Below is a genealogy I posted to my Ancestry tree back in 2012, which further helps to track the Bryan family. Thought you might find this useful.
BRYAN descendency- Families of Early Milford, CT
FAMILIES OF EARLY MILFORD, CONNECTICUT
Surnames, A-B ; page 124
Alexander Bryan s of Thomas and Frances (Bowling) was baptized Aylesbury, co. Bucks, England 23 September 1602 and died Milford 20 November 1679. He married 1/ 1631 Anne Baldwin who was baptized March 1605/6 North Church, Herts, England and died Milford 20 February 1661 dau of Robert and Joanne of North Church. He married 2/ Mrs. Susanna (__) Whiting, Fitch who was buried Middletown, Conn. 8 July 1673 widow of William Whiting and Samuel Fitch. His will dated 24 April 1678 mentions his son Richard and various grandchildren but no daughters. He was one of the most prominent settlers of Milford and a most energetic merchant. He was a freeplanter in 1639 having lot #23 in Milford consisting of 4 acres and 25 poles, located on the present corner of Rivert Street and Broad. As early as 1640 he sent a vessel to Boston laden with beaver and other precious furs, and in return bought such goods as was needed in Milford. His credit was so good that in Boston his notes were passed as currency. In 1650 he was granted a plot of land 60 by 20 for a warehouse and it later became the public wharf. In 1655 and 1659 his signature was on agreements of purchase for more land from the Indians.From the original manuscript Milford Land records in the State Library in Hartford, Conn. we learn that on the 2nd of June 1651 “Henry Stonehill of Bristow Causway on ye Islan(d) of Lamboth in ye county of Surr(e)y” appointed as his attorneys John Astwood and Benjamin Fenn “to receave an account of my cuzen Alexander Bryant [sic] of Milford” and to sell house and lands “in New England” (John Astwood resigned his power of attorney in favor of Micah Tomkins of Milford 2 November 1653)”. In 1675 he with his son Richard, also a merchant, and William East owned two brigs and sloops which they kept engaged in trade to the West Indies and Boston. He was also interested in the political affairs of the colony and in 1655 selected by the New Haven Colony to send the laws of the colony to England to be printed, and to ship as a merchant the provisions to Barbadoes to procure the money to pay the bill for printing, thus indicating that he ws the most extensive tradesman the colony had. He was a magistrate from Milford in 1668-1679.
2. Richard Richard Bryan so of Alexander and Anne (Baldwin) was probably born in England. He married 1/ 1649 Mary Pantry dau of William and Margaret (Wilbourne). William and Margaret were married Willesborough, co. Kent, England 25 November 1619. Richard married 2/ 15 July 1679 (MVR) Mercy Wilmot dau of Benjamin. He married 3/ Elizabeth Powell dau of Michael and widow of Richard Hollingsworth. She married 3/ after the death of Richard Bryan Governor Robert Treat as his second wife. She was born 16 July 1641 and died 10 January 1706 (TSM).
Children: by 1st Marriage
Mary b. 15 Feb 1649 (NHVR, MVR) mar 1/ 28 Feb 1666 (MVR) John Maltby mar 2/ John Howell of Southampton, L.I., N.Y.
3. Alexander bpt 21 May 1651
Hannah b. 31 Aug 1654 (MVR) mar 20 Nov 1672 (MVR) John Harriman s of John & Elizabeth of New Haven
Sarah b. 24 Apr 1657 died 16 Sept 1698 ae 41 (TSM) mar 1/ 23 Oct 1678 (MVR) Samuel
Fitch mar 2/ 1696 Munto Nisbett of Fairfield died Stratford, Conn. 1703.
Samuel b. 2 Apr 1660 (MVR)
John b. and died July 1662 (MCI)
Abigail bpt 14 Aug 1664 (MCI)
5. Richard b. 8 Oct 1666
Frances b. 13 Feb 1668 died 21 Sept 1703 mar as 1st wife of Joseph Treat b. 17 Sept 1662
died 9 Aug 1721 (TSM) s of Gov. Robert.
Abigail b. 12 Jan 1671 died 1698 unm
by 2nd Marriage
Elizabeth b. 19 Apr 1680 bpt 25 Apr 1680 (MCI) mar ca 1700 Dr. John Durand of Derby, Conn. who died Oct 1727 ae 60 (Huguenot Society of America)
6. Joseph b. 15 Jan 1682
5. Richard Bryan s of Richard and Mary (Pantry) was born Milford 8 1666 and died 18 January 1734 (TSM). He married Sarah Platt who was born 17 September 1673 (MVR) and baptized 1 March 1673 (MCI) dau of Josiah and Sarah (Canfield). He was town clerk of Milford.
8. Richard bpt 13 Aug 1699 (MCI)
9. Samuel bpt 13 Aug 1699 (MCI)
Mary bpt 2 Nov 1701 (MCI)
Frances b. 22 Sept, bpt 24 Sept 1704 (MCI) died before july 1772 mar/1 16 July 1725 Jeremiah Gillett bpt 10 Aug 1701 died 24 Sept 1732 ae 32 (TSM) mar 2/ 5 May 1734 Stephen Miles b 20 Jan 1701 died ca 1738 s of Stephen & Mary (Holbrook)
Augustine b. 28 Jan 1706/7 (MVR) bpt 2 Feb 1706/7 (MCI) mar Mary (__). Lived in Stamford, Conn.
Mary b. 30 Aug 1730
Augustine b. 10 Dec 1732
Sarah b . 29 Jan 1734
Hannah b. 8 mar 1736/7
John b. 2 Jan 1738/9
** Abia is not listed in this reference, perhaps because she was not born until 1743 and was born in Canaan, Litchfield County, rather than Stamford.
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08 Jul 2011 story
Thanks for your help, and Merry Christmas :)
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