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Elizabeth Mansfield

Female 1706 - 1807  (100 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Mansfield 
    Born 23 October 1706  New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 September 1807  [2
    Notes 
    • Children of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Mansfield) Hitchcock, the first nine born in East Haven, the remaining three baptized at Southington:
      i. Nathaniel Hitchcock, b. 7 Dec 1728, d. 23 Mar 1771 in Southington, m. there 21 Jan 1762 Rebecca Cook (b. 10 Sep 1737, dau. of Robert Cook of Southington);
      ii. Lydia Hitchcock, b. 7 Dec 1730, m. at Southington 28 May 1752 James Beckwith of Southington, removed to Plymouth, but d. at Bristol, CT;
      iii. Lois Hitchcock, b. 28 Aug 1732, d. 10 Mar 1799, m. at Southington 25 Apr 1755 Samuel Dutton (b. 27 Jul 1729);
      iv. Hannah Hitchcock, b. 6 Dec 1733, m. David Bradley of North Haven;
      v. David Hitchcock, b. ca 1736;
      vi. Amos Hitchcock, b. ca 1738, d. 17 Feb 1801 æ. 63 at Southington, Corporal, m. there 3 May 1759 Mrs. Azubah (Cook) Benham (b. 23 Jan 1733 in Southington, d. 2 Apr 1814, dau. of Robert Cook);
      vii. Joel Hitchcock, b. ca. 1739, d. ca. Feb 1813, resided in Burlington, CT, m. at Southington 14 Apr 1757 Lois Scott (d. 1814);
      viii. Zachariah Hitchcock, b. ca. 1742, d. 20 Dec 1819, bur. at Wolcott, CT, resided in Plymouth and Burlington, CT, m. at Southington Dec 1768 Mercy Byington (d. age 63 at Orwell, VT);
      ix. Elizabeth Hitchcock, b. ca. 1742, m. Amos Wright;
      x. Eunice Hitchcock, bp. 20 May 1744, m. Timothy Gillette of Southington;
      xi. Mary Hitchcock, bp. 11 Mar 1746, m. Jacob Carter of Southington and lived in Wolcott; and
      xii. Sarah Hitchcock, b. 4 Sep 1749, m. 20 Sep 1769 Benoni Atkins of Southington.

      “The following is an extract from the Hartford Courant of Sept. 20 1807 concerning Elizabeth (Mansfield) Hitchcock who lived to be nearly 101 years of age.
      “‘She was the widow of Mr. Nathaniel Hitchcock by who she had eleven children, four sons and seven daughters. Then of these survive. The eldest is 79 years old, the youngest 57. Her sixth, a son, died aged 62. By best accounts she had 78 grandchildren, of whom 60 are now living. Of the 4th and 5th generation but for have died. Of the whole 279 descendants only 23 have died and 256 remain.
      “‘At the age of 94 she rode 12 or 14 miles to visit one of her children. She was able, until her last sickness, to walk abroad and to go up and down stairs without assiatance.
      “‘She possessed a strong mind and retained her facultyies but little impaired until deranged by her last sickness. She had been for 70 years a professor of religion and ws constant in retiring twice a day for secret devotion, and enjoyed a humble hope of eternal glory through the redemmption of Jesus Christ our Load.
      “‘The sweet remembrance of the just / Shall flourish when they sleep in dust.’” [1, 2, 3]
    Person ID I25962  Schirado
    Last Modified 1 January 2016 

    Father Joseph Mansfield,   b. 27 December 1673, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 October 1739, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Thomas,   b. about 1677, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 March 1763, North Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Family ID F21009  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Nathaniel Hitchcock,   b. 16 December 1705, East Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Burlington, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 February 1727/8  New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Eunice Hitchcock,   b. about 1744, Southington, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F18847  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S87] New Haven Vital Records.

    2. [S207] Mrs. Edward Hitchcock, Sr., (Amherst, Mass., 1894).

    3. [S88] Donald L. Jacobus, (1922-1932).


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