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 David Ensign

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David Ensign

Birth
Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death
14 Dec 1727 (aged 82–83)
Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
West Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID
44473570 View Source

The son of James & Sarah (Elston) Ensign, he married (1) Mehitabel Gunn on Oct. 22, 1663. They were divorced and she married Isaac Sheldon (his second wife), and David Ensign married (2) Sarah Wilcox who was possibly divorced from Thomas Long.
David's children by his first marriage:
1. David b. Nov. 26, 1664
2. James b. July 8, 1666, m. (1) Lydia Baker & (2) Anna (___)
3. Thomas b. Dec. 7, 1668, m. Hannah Shepard
4. Sarah b. Jan. 22, 1671-2
5. Mary b. Jan. 26, 1674-5

Children from second marriage:
6. David b. Oct. 10, 1688, m. (1) Hannah Smith and (2) Sarah Moody
Ref: "Families of Early Hartford, Conn." p.

He was a chimney-viewer in 1666, surveyor of highways in 1669, and was on the list of freemen of Hartford on Oct, 1669.
David was also a farmer and a miller, and being prominent in community & church affairs, was chosen as grand-juryman. He was one of the first settlers of West Hartford. His name is at the top of the list of petitioners for establishment of a church there. Source- The Descendants of James Ensign the Puritan 1634-1939

The son of James & Sarah (Elston) Ensign, he married (1) Mehitabel Gunn on Oct. 22, 1663. They were divorced and she married Isaac Sheldon (his second wife), and David Ensign married (2) Sarah Wilcox who was possibly divorced from Thomas Long.
David's children by his first marriage:
1. David b. Nov. 26, 1664
2. James b. July 8, 1666, m. (1) Lydia Baker & (2) Anna (___)
3. Thomas b. Dec. 7, 1668, m. Hannah Shepard
4. Sarah b. Jan. 22, 1671-2
5. Mary b. Jan. 26, 1674-5

Children from second marriage:
6. David b. Oct. 10, 1688, m. (1) Hannah Smith and (2) Sarah Moody
Ref: "Families of Early Hartford, Conn." p.

He was a chimney-viewer in 1666, surveyor of highways in 1669, and was on the list of freemen of Hartford on Oct, 1669.
David was also a farmer and a miller, and being prominent in community & church affairs, was chosen as grand-juryman. He was one of the first settlers of West Hartford. His name is at the top of the list of petitioners for establishment of a church there. Source- The Descendants of James Ensign the Puritan 1634-1939


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Here lieth the body of David Ensign
Who died December ye 14 1727
In the 83 year of his age


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