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Archibald Babcock

Birth
Mansfield, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Death 10 Aug 1862 (aged 82)
Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Lot B-5
Memorial ID 120988228 · View Source
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Mother:
Esther (Billings) Babcock

Wives:
~ Hannah
~ Elizabeth Wyman (married 1818)

Other Children:
~ Elizabeth Wyman "Babcock" Hovey (13 Dec 1818-3 Nov 1847, Charlestown, MA; typhus fever; m. Abijah Wyman)
~ Anna L "Babcock" Currier (1822-11 Sept 1846, Charlestown, MA; consumption; m. Jonathan G on 06 Mar 1845)

"Archibald settled first in Ashford or Mansfield, Conn., thence removed to Ware, Mass., where he kept a tavern on the main road from Boston to Albany. He later sold the tavern to his brother Timothy and removed to Boston, and finally to Charlestown. He owned much real estate on Bunker Hill and vicinity. At his death he left to the city of Charlestown $3,000, the income of which was to be used to furnish music on the 4th of July and the 17th of June; also $3,000 for same purpose to town of Ashford, Conn., his native town, and also $3,000 toward a public library in same place."
(source: "Babcock Genealogy", by Stephen Babcock, 1903, p. 199)

cause of death: "old age"
ae 82y, 4m, & 28d

(sources: "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"; "Massachusetts, Deaths, 1841-1915"; "The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown. . .", by Thomas B Wyman, 1879, p. 42)



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  • Created by: Allison
  • Added: 30 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120988228
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Archibald Babcock (8 Mar 1780–10 Aug 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120988228, citing Bunker Hill Burying Ground, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Allison (contributor 47066078) .