Genealogy of the Kidder Family of Claremont, Minnesota:Information about James Kidder
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James Kidder (b. 27 Jun 1679, d. 18 May 1729)James Kidder (son of James Kidder and Elizabeth Brown) was born 27 Jun 1679 in Billerica, Middlesex Co., Mass, and died 18 May 1729 in Mansfield, Conn.He married Mary Abbott on 07 Nov 1703 in Concord, Mass, daughter of Thomas Abbott and Sarah Steward.
Notes for James Kidder:
James Kidder settled in Mansfield, Conn. about 1703, the year of its incorporation as a town, and thus became one of its earliest inhabitants. He purchased twenty-five or thirty acres of land there in 1709. His will, dated March 22, 1729, in which he describes himself as "Husband man," "sick and weak in body," provides for the appointment, as sole executor, of his son James to whom he devises "all my lands in Mansfield" and other property. To his wife Mary, he bequeaths certain specified items, and "all my movable estate and one third rooms & c."
More About James Kidder and Mary Abbott:
Marriage: 07 Nov 1703, Concord, Mass.
Children of James Kidder and Mary Abbott are:
- +Ephraim Kidder, b. 28 Feb 1716, Mansfield, Conn, d. 08 Jan 1796, Austerlitz, Columbia,NY.
- James Kidder, b., Mansfield, Conn,d., Delhi,NY.
- Elizabeth Kidder, b., Mansfield, Conn, d. 17 Oct 1729.
- John Kidder, b. 04 Jun 1707, Mansfield, Conn.
- Mary Kidder, b., Mansfield, Conn, d. 27 Jul 1726.
- Phebe Kidder, b. 08 Nov 1710, Mansfield, Conn, d. 16 Jun 1726.
- Nathaniel Kidder, b. 30 Oct 1712, Mansfield, Conn,d., Mansfield, Conn.
- Hannah Kidder, b., Mansfield, Conn, d. 1753, Mansfield, Conn.
- Susannah Kidder, b., Mansfield, Conn.
- Joseph Kidder, b. 13 Oct 1720, Mansfield, Conn.
- Rachel Kidder, b. 04 Aug 1722, Mansfield, Conn, d. 05 Sep 1722.
- Nathan Kidder, b. 22 Jun 1724, Mansfield, Conn, d. 07 Oct 1724.
- +Sarah Kidder, b., Mansfield, Conn.
- Ann Kidder, b., Mansfield, Conn, d. 15 Aug 1748, Mansfield, Conn.