Nathaniel Foote and Elizabeth Deming

Nathaniel Foote and his wife Elizabeth Deming arrived in Watertown, Massachusetts around 1630. They were from Shalford, which is a town near Colchester, Essex, England. Nathaniel's profession was listed as Grocer. By 1635 they had moved to Wethersfield, Connecticut where they were among the first settlers. Much more information about Nathaniel, including a list of his property, can … Continue reading Nathaniel Foote and Elizabeth Deming

Will of Josiah Churchill, 1686

Copied from Hartford, Connecticut, November 17, 1686 LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of Josiah Churchill I, Josiah Churchill of Wethersfield do make this my last Will and Testament: I give unto my wife Elizabeth Churchill the use of all my estate, whether real or personal, during her natural life, excepting such parcels of land as shall hereafter … Continue reading Will of Josiah Churchill, 1686