In memory of Mathew Beckwith (2nd), my Paternal 8th Great-Grandfather on the HOLLENBECK branch.
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Mathew Beckwith (2nd)
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Saybrook Point, Connecticut
1727 Jun 4
New London, Connecticut
Mathew Beckwith was "possibly born at Saybrook Point, in 1637; was recorded at Waterford, where he was made a freeman in 1658; he resided first at Guildford, and was one of the founders of the church there, and died at New London, Conn., June 4th 1727; he married twice; by his first wife, Elizabeth, he had the following children: Mathew, John, James, Jonah, Prudence (Mrs. Roger Bart), Elizabeth (Mrs. James Burchard), Ruth, and Sarah (Mrs. Joseph Leonard). With his second wife, Elizabeth (Griswold), he had only one daughter". (Source: The Beckswiths, by Paul Beckwith, 1891).
Mathew Beckwith (2nd) & were the parents of my ancestor,
By his first wife:
- Mathew Beckwith (3rd)
- John Beckwith
- James Beckwith
- Jonah Beckwith
- Prudence Beckwith (Mrs. Roger Bart),
- Elizabeth Beckwith (Mrs. James Burchard),
- Ruth Beckwith
- Sarah Beckwith (Mrs. Joseph Leonard)
By his second wife:
- Griswold Beckwith (Mrs. Eliakem Cooly)
Records, photos, and memorabilia pertaining to the life of Mathew Beckwith (2nd):
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