Sarah Welles Bidwell

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 1708 (aged 48–49)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 78737700 · View Source
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Sarah Welles, dau. of the Hon. Thomas Welles (s. of Gov. Thos.) and Hannah Tuttle, b. in Apr. 1659 at Hartford, Conn. She d. testate circa 1708, the inventory of her estate at Hartford made Mar. 7, 1708/9 by Samuel Kellogg and Nathaniel Hooker. She was living on Nov. 20, 1707 when dau. Sarah was m. by Rev. Timothy Woodbridge of Hartford to Capt. Joshua Robbins, Jr. of Wethersfield, the record of the marriage at Wethersfield stating, in part, "Sarah Biddwell, dau. of the widow Sarah..."

On Nov. 7, 1678 at Hartfortd, Sarah m. John Bidwell, Jr., s. of John Bidwell and Sarah Wilcox {q.v. Wilcocks}, who d. intestate July 3, 1692 at Hartford. They had eight children of record who are outlined in their father's memorial.

In association with the inventory of Sarah's estate, on Mar. 11, 1708/9 Sarah's two eldest sons, John and Thomas Bidwell, were appointed administrators of their mother and father's combined estate. Then on Jan. 11, 1710/11 distribution of the combined estate was made:

To sons John Bidwell (eldest son), Thomas, Jonathan, David, James, to the heirs of Hannah Judd, and Sarah Robbins.

The distribution identifies Hannah Judd as the deceased wife of Joseph Judd of Farmington, Conn.

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