There is a lot of info on familysearch.com, it does take some getting used to but with your dates it is easier.
I am looking for information on a lawrence wessells,out of lytchfield Connectticut. Married Maria Saunders, had son John (Saunders?) Wessells in New York City area/Rye N.Y. in 1817. Can you help or provide a little more info & I will try a tie in.