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Cornelius Hull

Birth
Crewkerne, South Somerset District, Somerset, England
Death 16 Sep 1695 (aged 67)
Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 40492265 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: JKK
  • Added: 10 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40492265
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cornelius Hull (6 Apr 1628–16 Sep 1695), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40492265, citing Greenfield Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by JKK (contributor 46959203) .