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Captain Joseph Edgerton

Male 1697 - 1762  (65 years)


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  • Name Joseph Edgerton 
    Title Captain 
    Born 17 Jan 1696/97  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Religion 6 Jun 1725  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Capt. Joseph Edgerton and Elizabeth Haskins owned covenant in First Congregational Church, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut. 
    Military 25 May 1762  [1
    On 25 March 1762, he enlisted in Lt. Col. Isreal Putnam's Second Company, of the First Regiment of Connecticut Troops, raised for the attack on Cuba during he French and Indian War. He served as a Captian. The seige of Havana was successful, and the city fell in July 1762. However, many of the troops, including Joseph, contracted yellow fever. 
    Died 2 Sep 1762  Havana, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: yellow fever 
    Person ID I4165  Roy Family Genealogy | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2017 

    Father Richard Edgerton,   b. 10 Mar 1665, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jun 1729, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Scudder,   d. 20 Dec 1762, Norwich, now Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 4 Jan 1691/92  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3386  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Haskins,   b. Abt 1701, Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1776, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 10 Dec 1722  Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. Hannah Edgerton,   b. 6 Jun 1724, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     2. Benjamin Edgerton,   b. 20 Sep 1726, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Elizabeth Edgerton,   b. 13 Apr 1729, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Simeon Edgerton,   b. 9 Mar 1731/32, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     5. Lucy Edgerton,   b. 8 Jul 1735, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     6. Joseph Kingsbury Edgerton,   b. 18 Nov 1738, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1809, Hawley, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Birth]
     7. Martha Edgerton,   b. 25 May 1742, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +8. William Edgerton,   b. 17 Jan 1744/45, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1790, Bozrah, New London County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F3382  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Jan 1696/97 - Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Dec 1722 - Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Capt. Joseph Edgerton and Elizabeth Haskins owned covenant in First Congregational Church, Norwich, New London County, Connecticut. - 6 Jun 1725 - Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S705] Griggs, Dan. McNall Genealogy, (no publisher: manuscript, 2003).

    2. [S708] Armestrong, Mark Edward. The Family of William Edgerton of Bozrah, Connecticut, (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume 156, April 2002).