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Christopher Comstock

Male 1635 - 1702  (67 years)


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  • Name Christopher Comstock 
    Born 7 October 1635 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation tavernkeeper 
    Died 28 December 1702  Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From Jacobus’s History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield:
      Comstock, Christopher. Deputy (Norwalk) to Conn. Leg., Oct. 1686, May and June 1689, May 1690.
      Prob. son of William of New London. He settled in Fairfield; rem. to Norwalk, and was nominated for a freeman oi Conn. Colony, Oct. 1667.
      He m. (rec. Norwalk) 6 Oct. 1663, Hannah Platt, dau. of Richard oi Mil£ord; and d. 28 Dec. 1702.
      In 1654 he testified to visiting the convicted witch, Goodwiie Knapp, in company with Thomas Shervington and Goodwife Baldwin. In 1692 he served on the Grand Jury which indicted Merey Disbrow and others for witchcraft.
      Will 22 Dec. 1701, proved 4 Jan. 1702/3; wife Hannah; sons Moses, Samuel; daus. Hannah Comstock and Merey Comstock; every grandchild to have a Bible; wife, Exec’x, and friends Rev. Stephen Buckingham and James Olmstead, overseers. [1]
    Person ID I48977  Schirado
    Last Modified 17 August 2012 

    Father William Comstock,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1683, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. about 1608, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1665, New London, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years) 
    Family ID F33477  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Hannah Platt,   b. about 1643, Milford, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 22 December 1701  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 6 October 1663  Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Daniel Comstock,   b. 21 July 1664, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1694  (Age 29 years)
     2. Hannah Comstock,   b. 15 July 1666, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Abigail Comstock,   b. 27 January 1669[/70], Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 February 1689[/90]
    +4. Mary Comstock,   b. 19 February 1671[/2], Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 October 1749, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Elizabeth Comstock,   b. 7 October 1674, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Mercy Comstock,   b. 12 November 1676, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Samuel Comstock,   b. 6 February 1679[/80], Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 October 1752, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Moses Comstock,   b. 4 May 1685, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 January 1766, Norwalk, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Family ID F33478  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S214] Donald Lines Jacobus, (Fairfield, CT, 1930).

    2. [S9] Joseph Savage, (Little Brown, Boston, 1860).


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