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Beriah Bacon

Beriah Bacon

Male 1682 - 1730  (47 years)

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  • Name Beriah Bacon 
    Born 17 Aug 1682  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Will 9 May 1730  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 May 1730  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Old Cemetry, Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5171  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2018 

    Father Nathaniel Bacon,   b. 1629, Bramford, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1706, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Pierpont 
    Married 17 Apr 1682  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Title: RECORD OF THE BIRTHS, MARRIAGES AND DEATHS OF THE FIRST PROPRIETORS OF LANDS IN MIDDLETOWN, CONNECTICUT
      Author: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
      Publication: pub. By New England Historic-Genealogical Society for the year 1860. Volume XIV; reprinted: http://www.genealogylists.com/country/usCT/Middletown_VR_NEHGR.asp
      Page: Volume 14, page 63
    Family ID F1771  Group Sheet

    Family Ann O'Dell,   b. 06 Mar 1688, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Oct 1749, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1713  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Bacon,   b. 17 Sep 1714, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1739, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years)
     2. Tabitha Bacon,   b. 06 Nov 1717, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Beriah Bacon,   b. 20 Nov 1719, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1789, Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     4. Ann Bacon,   b. 12 Jul 1722, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1753, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
     5. Pierpoint Bacon,   b. 27 May 1724, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1800, Colchester, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     6. Bethia Bacon,   b. 08 Jun 1728, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jun 1756, Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F263  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Beriah Bacon Will, 9 May 1730
    Beriah Bacon Will, 9 May 1730
    Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
    Original data: Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts.
    Probate Packets, Ayrault, N-Bancroft, 1641-1880, Case Number: 245

    Beriah Bacon Codicil, 13 Apr 1730
    Beriah Bacon Codicil, 13 Apr 1730
    Ancestry.com. Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015.
    Original data: Connecticut County, District and Probate Courts.
    Probate Packets, Ayrault, N-Bancroft, 1641-1880, Case Number: 245

  • Notes 
    • REF:
      Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
      (Hartford District),
      Charles W. Mainwaring,
      Hartford, 1902,
      Vol 3, p 3-4

      BACON, Beriah, Middletown. Invt. 517-07-02. Taken 27 ___ 1730, by John COLLINS, Joseph ROCKWELL and Nathaniel BACON. Will dated 9 May, 1729

      I, Beriah BACON of Middletown, do make this my last will and testament: I give to Anne, my wife, the 1-3 part of my moveable estate and the use of 1-3 of each parcel of land during life, and which room she shall choose in my dwelling house, with convenient sellering, during her life. I give my eldest son, Beriah BACON, my dwelling house and the lott it stands upon, which I bought of John RANNEY, and 8 acres of my other half-mile lott which lyethi southward of the highway my house stands by, to be taken out of the north end, upon the east side, half the width of the sd. lott; but and if that width cuts off the brook towards the south part of the 8 acres, then it shall run so wide as to leave convenient watering in the remaining parts of sd. lott southward of the sd. 8 acres. This I give to my son Beriah and to his heirs forever. I give to my son Pierpont BACON the remaining part of my aforesd. half-mile lott lying southerdly of the highway by my dwelling house. After his brother Beriah has had his 8 acres, the remaining part I give to my son Pierpont and to his heirs forever. I give the remainder of all my lands and moveable estate to be divided equally amongst all my children, sons and daughters, each one an equil share. I make my wife, Anne BACON, sole executrix.

      Witness: Joseph WHITE Beriah BACON, L.S.
      Joseph CHURCHILL

      A codicil dated 19 April, 1730: The executrix may advance some part of the moveable estate to the daughters in case of need (as of marriage before they come of full age), such advances to be a part of their portions.

      Witness: Joseph WHITE Beriah BACON, L.S.
      Joseph CHURCHILL

      Court Record, Page 21 -- 2 June, 1730: Will proven.

      Page 63 -- 4 April, 1732: Tabitha BACON, a daughter of Beriah BACON of Middletown, chose her uncle Nathaniel BACON to be her guardian. Recog., 100.

      Page 73 -- 4 August, 1732: This Court appoint Ann BACON, alias GILL, the relict of Beriah BACON, late of Middletown, and her present husband Joshua GILL to gbe guardians to Beriah BACON, age 12 years, Perepont BACON, age 8 years, Ann 10, and Bethia BACON, age 4 years. Recog., 200.

      Dist. File: 13 June, 1733: Dist. of the estate as followeth: To the widow, Anne BACON; to Elizabeth PASSEWELL, to Anna BACON, to Tabitha BACON, to Beriah, eldest son; to Pierpont BACON.

      Page 1 (Vol. XII) 28 Mar, 1731: Dist. of the estate of Beriah BACON exhibited in Court by Ann GILL, executrix, Nathaniel BACON and William ROCKWELL.

      REF: Old Cemetery, Portland, Middlesex, Connecticut
      New England Historical & Genealogical Society
      http://www.newenglandancestors.org/
      Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2002.).
      Beriah Bacon, d. May 14, 1730, in 48th yr.

    • Land Records
      Middletown, Middlesex, CT land records can only be seen at a FHL location. General index FHL #4788

  • Sources 
    1. [S169] Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection), White, Lorraine Cook, ed, (Name: Ancestry.com; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55, Middletown Vital Records, p23.
      Beriah Bacon died 15 May 1730 Middletown, Connecticut Vol LR2, p21

    2. [S27] Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection), White, Lorraine Cook, ed, (Name: Ancestry.com; Location: Provo, UT; Date: 2006;), The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55, Middletown Vital Records, p28.
      Nathaniell Bacon, m. Elizabeth Pierpoint, Apr. 17, 1682, Vol LR1, p7

    3. [S27] Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection), White, Lorraine Cook, ed, (Name: Ancestry.com; Location: Provo, UT; Date: 2006;), The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records. Vol. 1-55, Middletwon Vital Records, p23.
      Beriah Bacon, of Middletown, m. Ann Odell, of Hartford, Nov. 10, 1713, Vol LR2, p21