Joseph Gillett

Male 1641 - 1675  (34 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Joseph Gillett was born on 25 Jul 1641 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA; died on 18 Sep 1675 in South Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA; was buried in Bloody Brook Mass Grave, Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA.

    Notes:

    1673, Moved to Deerfield, MA and 09/18/1675, Killed during King Philips Indian massacre of the settlement at Bloody Creek, MA

    Joseph married Elizabeth Hawkes on 25 Nov 1663 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA. Elizabeth (daughter of John Hawkes and Elizabeth Browne) was born on 10 Jan 1646/1647 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA; died in Apr 1682 in Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. John Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Jun 1671 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA; died in Apr 1755 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; was buried in Old Cemetery, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (1.Joseph1) was born on 10 Jun 1671 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA; died in Apr 1755 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; was buried in Old Cemetery, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Military Service: 1696; King Williams War (1696) Taken Captive by Indians to Canada and to England Assumed dead - returned 1698

    Notes:

    On September 16, 1696, Captured by Mohawks at Deerfield. Taken to Canada the France. Retrnd 6-17-1698. From Families of Early Hartford Conn. By Barbour. New England captives carried to Canada, by Emma Lewis Coleman. John Smead and John Gillett being in the woods, were besett by a company of French Mohawks. J.G. was taken prisoner and J.S. escaped. Leaving some to guard the prisoner the rest of the Indians hurried to the village where they attacked the house of Daniel Belding. With three Belding captives they went up Green River, joining those left with Gillett; thence they set away for Canada. The Indians gave or sold him to the French and he worked as a servent to the Nuns at their Farm. In the meantime, only one month after his capture, administration was granted on his estate, he being killed or captured by the Indians, therefore as to his personal residence in Deerfield, is dead. But it was only leagally that he was dead. He had further adventures as told in his petition of June, 1698. "Whereas John Gillit who hath been a very active and Willing Sould whithin the County of Hampshire and Being on the 16th day of September 1696 out upon Service and together with some others was that day taken by the enemy ande suffering hardship was carried to Cannada captive and there remained till September last and then was sent from thence Prison into old France and thence he was carried into England. Since his arrival ther hath lived and obtained pay for his passage by the charitie of some English Marc there and now being arrived here destitute of money or cloaths, Humbly propose it to ye honorable General Cort to allow him something. He was given six pounds.

    Buried:
    Inscription:
    Here lies the body of Dn Josiah Dewey He was born in Windsor 1640 Long Servd The Church of Christ in Westfield and Ordained Deacon Removed to Lebanon In the Begining where he done much Sarvis for God & Man he lived a Holy & a Religious life & lived to a great Age & he slept in Jesus Septemr 7, 1732 In the 92 year of his age.

    John married Experience Dewey on 3 Jan 1699/1700 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA. Experience (daughter of Sergeant Josiah Dewey and Hepzibah Lyman) was born on 9 Apr 1682 in Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA; died in 1755 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. John Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 7 Oct 1702 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died in Apr 1755.
    2. 4. Eleazer Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1709 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died about 1778 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  John Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born on 7 Oct 1702 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died in Apr 1755.

    John married Abigail Lee on 20 Dec 1726 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA. Abigail (daughter of Stephen Lee and Elizabeth Woodward) was born on 27 Feb 1703/1704 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 4.  Eleazer Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born about 1709 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died about 1778 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.

    Notes:

    His grandfather Joseph Gillett owned land in Deerfield,MA at the time
    of his death in 1675

    Eleazer married Sarah Corse on 3 Nov 1751 in Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA. Sarah (daughter of Ebenezer Corse and Sarah French) was born on 25 Nov 1716 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA; died in 1779 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 5. Eleazer Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 8 Nov 1752 in Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA.
    2. 6. Gershom Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 9 Mar 1755 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died in 1825 in Livingston Co., New York, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 5.  Eleazer Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born on 8 Nov 1752 in Coventry, Tolland Co., Connecticut, USA.

  2. 6.  Gershom Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born on 9 Mar 1755 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died in 1825 in Livingston Co., New York, USA.

    Other Events:

    • Military Service: Jun 1776, Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; American Revolution (US) Wadsworths Brigade Retreat of New York City Battle of White Plains end of service 25 Dec 1776

    Notes:

    Served in Capt James Clark's Co., Lebanon,CT,Col.Comfort Saga Regt., Wadsworth Brigade,,The Battalion was raised Jun 1776 to reinforce Washington at New York. They served in NY City and on Long Island. Got caught in the retreat from the city 15 Sep and suffered some losses. They were engaged at the Battle of White Plains 28Oct1776. The Battalions time expired 25Dec1776. Also in the same Company with Gershom was Ensign Jonah Palmer(possibly a kin of his wife,Eunice) 1796. That same year, however, Gershom Gillett made a possession on the farm now owned by L. D. Landon. He came from the state of New York. His Son Wilkes settled the farm that James Metler lives on. Mr. Sellard married a granddaughter of the elder Mr. Gillett. The Gilletts, except one daughter, who married Augustus Loomis, have all moved away from Canton(Bradford Co.,PA).

    Gershom married Eunice Palmer about 1773. Eunice was born about 1760; died est 1820 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 7. Liberty Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1776 in Connecticut, USA; died on 1 Mar 1857 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA.
    2. 8. Wilkes Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born in ca 1775 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died after 1850 in Ohio, USA.
    3. 9. Eunice Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1776 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died on 12 Feb 1862.
    4. 10. Gershom P. Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1778 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.
    5. 11. Eleazor Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1780 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.
    6. 12. Susanna Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1782 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died after 1850 in Atlas, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA.


Generation: 5

  1. 7.  Liberty Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (6.Gershom4, 4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born about 1776 in Connecticut, USA; died on 1 Mar 1857 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA.

    Notes:

    loomis a native of connecticut came from the genesee valley and
    settled at grover his wife was liberty
    daughter of gersham gillett and their children ezekiel
    john seth almira george rosina minerva minerv and elizabeth
    a

    Family/Spouse: Augustus Loomis. Augustus (son of Noah Loomis and Mary Graves) was born on 14 Apr 1765 in Harwinton, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA; died on 18 Apr 1831 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 13. Ezekiel Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1799 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died in 1815.
    2. 14. John Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 9 Jan 1801 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died on 19 Oct 1867 in Alba, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Windfall Cemetery, Granville Summit, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA.
    3. 15. Seth Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 3 Oct 1803 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    4. 16. Almira Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 19 Dec 1804 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA.
    5. 17. George Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1806 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA; died in in Iowa, USA.
    6. 18. Rosina Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 15 Jun 1808 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA; died on 17 May 1881.
    7. 19. Minerva Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 15 Jun 1810 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA; died in 1886 in Pennsylvania, USA.
    8. 20. Elizabeth Loomis  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 2 Feb 1813 in Canton, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA.

  2. 8.  Wilkes Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (6.Gershom4, 4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born in ca 1775 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died after 1850 in Ohio, USA.

    Notes:

    1850 living in Amherst,Lorian Co.,Ohio, aged 75 - with his daughter's family (Freman and Eunice Richmond).

    Family/Spouse: Mary Silvie. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 21. Eunice Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1798 in New York, USA; died on 1 Jun 1884 in Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, USA; was buried in Middle Ridge Cemetery, Amherst, Lorain Co., Ohio, USA.
    2. 22. Rhoda Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 15 Aug 1803 in Livonia, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died on 25 Oct 1871 in Clyde, Sandusky Co., Ohio, USA.
    3. 23. Gershom Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 26 Jan 1806 in Livonia, Livingston Co., New York, USA.

  3. 9.  Eunice Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (6.Gershom4, 4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born about 1776 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died on 12 Feb 1862.

    Eunice married Waitstill Bardwell about 1797 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA. Waitstill (son of Lieutenant Perez Bardwell and Tabitha Dickinson) was born on 28 May 1775 in Whately, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA; died in 1843 in Birdsall, Allegany Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 24. Lyman Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1800 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died about 1800 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    2. 25. Sarah Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1802 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died about 1802 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    3. 26. Augustus Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1805 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died about 1825 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    4. 27. Palmer Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1806 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died about 1825 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    5. 28. Mary Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1807 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died about 1807 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    6. 29. Lyman Dixon Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 28 Jan 1808 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died on 10 Jun 1893 in Vinton, Benton Co., Iowa, USA.
    7. 30. Sarah Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 28 Jan 1808 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died in in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA.
    8. 31. Waitstill C. Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 10 Feb 1812 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died after 1886 in Whiting, Jackson Co., Kansas, USA.
    9. 32. Eleazer Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 11 Aug 1814 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died in in Kansas, USA.
    10. 33. Thomas Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 26 Sep 1815 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died in in Atlanta, Logan Co., Illinois, USA.
    11. 34. Eunice Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1817 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.

  4. 10.  Gershom P. Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (6.Gershom4, 4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born in 1778 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.

    Notes:

    Came to Geneseo before 1800.

    Gershom married Elizabeth about 1800 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA. Elizabeth was born in 1780; died on 15 Apr 1817 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 35. Elizabeth Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born in in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    2. 36. Hanna Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point
    3. 37. Tressa Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point
    4. 38. George Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point
    5. 39. Charlotte Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point
    6. 40. Corintha Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point
    7. 41. Lawona Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point
    8. 42. Letheria Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point
    9. 43. Cynthia Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point

    Gershom married Hannah Spencer about 1818 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA. Hannah was born in 1784 in Connecticut, USA; died after 1850. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 44. Betsey Mariah Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1820 in Grove, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    2. 45. Elihu R. Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1826 in Grove, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    3. 46. Washington Spencer Gillett  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 28 Sep 1827 in Grove, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died in 1893 in Mower Co., Minnesota, USA.

  5. 11.  Eleazor Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (6.Gershom4, 4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born about 1780 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.

    Eleazor married Nancy in 1806. Nancy was born about 1780. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 12.  Susanna Gillett Descendancy chart to this point (6.Gershom4, 4.Eleazer3, 2.John2, 1.Joseph1) was born about 1782 in Lebanon, New London Co., Connecticut, USA; died after 1850 in Atlas, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA.

    Susanna married Joel Bardwell in 1799 in LeRoy, Bradford Co., Pennsylvania, USA. Joel (son of Lieutenant Perez Bardwell and Tabitha Dickinson) was christened on 19 Oct 1779 in Whately, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA; died on 13 Nov 1839 in Granger, Allegany Co., New York, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 47. Sally Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 7 Jun 1800 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died on 2 Apr 1879 in Plainfield, Waushara Co., Wisconsin, USA.
    2. 48. Polly Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1801 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died in 1821 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    3. 49. Joel Bardwell, Jr.  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 26 Feb 1806 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died on 12 May 1881 in Burton, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA; was buried in Mount Morris Cemetery, Mount Morris, Genesee Co., Michigan, USA.
    4. 50. Celona Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1808 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died in 1876 in Portage, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    5. 51. Silas Fernando Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 1 Jan 1810 in Granger, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died on 24 Jan 1853 in Grove, Allegany Co., New York, USA.
    6. 52. Harrison Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born on 4 Apr 1814 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died on 30 Sep 1888 in Plainfield, Waushara Co., Wisconsin, USA.
    7. 53. Roger Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born in Apr 1818 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA.
    8. 54. Susannah Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1820 in Geneseo, Livingston Co., New York, USA; died in in Maine, USA.
    9. 55. Palmer Bardwell  Descendancy chart to this point was born about 1823 in Granger, Allegany Co., New York, USA; died after 1870 in Michigan, USA.