Sarah <I>Bidwell</I> Wells

Sarah Bidwell Wells

Birth
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 3 Dec 1744 (aged 63)
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Plot ancient burying ground (A-9-j)
Memorial ID 21162128 · View Source
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Sarah Bidwell, daughter of John Bidwell, Jr. and Sarah Wells, born August 19 bapt. Oct. 23, Hart 2d Ch., 1681 at Hartford, Conn. She died testate Dec. 3, 1744 at Wethersfield, Conn.

On November 20, 1707 at Hartford, Conn. by Rev. Timothy Woodbridge, Sarah married 1 Capt. Joshua Robbins, Jr., son. of Capt. Joshua Robbins, Esq. and Elizabeth Rose, born October 21, 1681 at Wethersfield, Conn. He died May 30, 1733 at Wethersfield. They had eight children born at Wethersfield.

On May 3, 1739 at Wethersfield, Sarah married 2 as his 2nd wife, Capt. Thomas Wells q.v. Wells, Sr., son of Capt Robert Wells q.v. and his 1st wife Elizabeth Goodrich, born in May 1676 at Wethersfield, Conn. He died Sept. 21, 1741 at Wethersfield. There were no children of their marriage. Thomas had four children by his 1st wife, Hannah Warner.

Inscription:
Here lies the Body of
Mrs. Sarah Wells,
Relict of Capt. Thos.
Wells, But formerly
wife to Capt. Joshua
Robbins. who Died
Decem'r 3rd 1744, in the
62nd year of her Age.


Bio courtesy of Don Blauvelt. Thank you




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Inscription

Here lies the Body of
Mrs. Sarah Wells,
Relict of Capt. Thos.
Wells, But formerly
wife to Capt. Joshua
Robbins. who Died
Decem'r 3rd 1744, in the
62nd year of her Age.

Based on both her recorded date of birth and baptism, on the day Sarah died she was 63 years old, and Ætatis suæ (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of her Age) 64, not 62 as inscribed.


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  • Maintained by: Noname
  • Originally Created by: Marie Bonafonte
  • Added: 25 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21162128
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Bidwell Wells (19 Aug 1681–3 Dec 1744), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21162128, citing Wethersfield Village Cemetery, Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Noname (contributor 47160738) .