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Richard Church (b. February 06, 1599/00, d. December 16, 1667)Richard Church (son of Richard Church and Alice Vassell) was born February 06, 1599/00 in Ashford, Hampton, England, and died December 16, 1667 in Hadley, MA.He married Anne Marsh(Marche) on May 18, 1627 in Braintree, Essex, England.
Notes for Richard Church:
According to "Connecticut Puritan Settlers" by Royal R. Hinman,'Richard Church was an early settler at Hartford; probably came there with Mr. Thomas Hooker's conpany in 1636.He drew 12 acres of land in the first land division at Hartford, in 1639, and 60 acres in thedivision of land in East Hartford, 1666.He had land at the cow-pasture in Hartford, in 1640, and had ahouse and land in Burr Street in 1640.Viewer of Chimneys in 1647.He was freed from watching, warding, and training at Hartford, by the Gen. Court, March 7, 1654/55.He was one of the sixty persons who 'At a meeting at Goodman Ward's house, in Hartford, April 18, 1659," signed an engagement io remove themselves out of Connecticut into Massachusetts, for the purpose of formingthe town of Hadley. (See p. 97 of this book.)He accordingly removed , with Ann his wife, as he had stipulated.He was made free in Conn., 1658.
More About Richard Church:
Burial: December 16, 1667, Hill Burying Grd., Hatfield, MA.
More About Richard Church and Anne Marsh(Marche):
Marriage: May 18, 1627, Braintree, Essex, England.
Children of Richard Church and Anne Marsh(Marche) are:
- Edward Church, b. February 26, 1627/28.
- Samiel Church, b. March 03, 1628/29.
- Mary Church, b. November 02, 1632.
- +John Church, b. May 09, 1636, Hartford, CT, d. October 16, 1691, Wethersfield, CT.