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In memory of Mathew Beckwith (3rd), my Paternal 7th Great-Grandfather on the HOLLENBECK branch.


  • John Huntley, immigrant of Boston & Roxbury, Massachusetts and Lyme, Connecticut, 1647-1977, and some of his descendants, by Virgil W. Huntley, 1978, p.99-102.
  • The Beckwiths, by Paul Beckwith, 1848-1907, p. 76. [Link]
  • The American Genealogist, Vol 21, Issue 4, p. 259-265 [Link]
  • The American Genealogist, Vol 22, Issue 1, p. 49-52 [Link]
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Mathew Beckwith (3rd)

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1667 Apr 13

Guilford, Connecticut


1721 Feb 17




1740 Jun 4

Guilford, Connecticut


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Mathew Beckwith was a son of Mathew Beckwith. He was the third generation to share the name. He was "born at Guilford, Ct., April 13th 1667, and died there June 4th, 1740; married Elizabeth, February 17th, 1721; she was born at New London and died at Lyme in 1746". Source: The Beckwiths, p. 76.


Mathew Beckwith (3rd) & Elisheba Raynor were the parents of my ancestor,

  • Abiyah, born July 11, 1722
  • Elizabeth, born Feb. 14, 1723, married first to Joshua Champion and second to D. Peck.
  • Lois, born July 11, 1725
  • Diadiama, born Nov. 18, 1728
  • Eunice, borrn May 4, 1733
  • Sarah, born Apr 22, 1737
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