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Elkanah Babbitt

 

Birth:    1710    Place: Berkley, Bristol County, MA

Death:   1816   Place:  Cooperstown, Otsego County, New York

Father:   Elkanah Babbitt  (1690-1754)

Mother:  Mary Hathaway  (abt 1692 - d: 15 Aug 1729 Berkeley, Bristol, Massachusetts)

 

Spouse:  Obedience Prindle  (Prindel)

Birth:      13 May 1716 

Death:    

Father:  Samuel Prindle

Mother:  Dorothy Plum

Marriage:  20 Jan 17 1736/7

 

Children:

Elkanah     (05 Dec 1737, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT - 09 Feb 1807, Fly Creek, Otsego County, NY.)

Eleanor      (05 Dec 1738, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT. -)

David         (06 Aug 1739, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT. -)

Mary          (15 Apr 1741, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT. -)

Lois           (30 Mar 1743, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT. -)

Warren      (01 May 1745, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT. -)

Annis         (28 Mar 1747, New Milford, Litchfield County, CT. -)

Daniel       (28 April 1749-1830)

Elizabeth    (baptized 16 Jul 1751 - Church record)

 

 

 

 

Excerpts from

The Babbit Family History

1736 July 10 - Elkanah Babbitt buys 5 acres in Still River neck so called.

1736 July 13 - Elkanah Babbitt buys piece of land lying on Still River near the Iron Works.

1736/37 Jan 20 Married Obedience Prindle, daughter of Samuel & Dorothy (Plum) Prindle.  She was born May 13, 1716, and lived to an extreme age.  It is related that her son Daniel came from Canada to see her when she was almost one hundred.

1774(?) May 8 - Elkanah Babbitt buys piece of land lying west on Danbury Road near Halfway Brook.

1748 September 26 - Samuel Prindle sells "son-in-law Elkanah Babbitt land on west side of Still River by ye Ironsworks pond."

1752 March 9 - Elkanah Babbitt deeds Samuel Bostwick ten acres near South Ironworks, New Milford, with a dwelling house and barn; also 20 acres lying Southwestward of above; also land on west side of Country road leading to Danbury with house and orchard.

He left New Milford on last given date and no further trace of him has been found. He probably removed somewhere near Cooperstown, N. Y., where his son Elkanah appeared later.