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All of the following are
America's FIRST SETTLERS
and all are Direct Ancestors
of Sarah Elizabeth Rose


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MATTHEW BECKWITH 1610-1680
And Elizabeth (Mary) LYNDE

are the 9th Great Grandparents of Sarah Elizabeth Rose

A First Settler of Hartford, and New London, CT

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1. Matthew Beckwith, son of Roger of Tanfield Beckwith

and Susan Brackenbury, was born on 22 Sep 1610

in Ponteferact, Yorkshire, Eng, and died on 21 Oct 1680

in Lyme, New London, CT

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2. Colonial CT. Records 1636-1776, Vol 1 page 29 :

August the first 1639, Jno. Bennett and Mary Hold

were both censured to be whipt for vncleane practises,

and the girles M. is inioyned to send her out of this

jurisdiction before the last of the next month. These

following were censured and fined for vnseasonable

and imoderate drinking att the pinnace.

Thomas Cornewell, 30s,

Samuell Kittwell, 10s,

Jno. Latimer, 15s,

Thomas Vpson, 20s,

and Mathew Beckwith, 10s.

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3. Colonial CT. Records Vol 1 page 81 : The P

(can't read part) Court, the 2nd of March 1642.

The Jury: Bray Rocester, Nath: Waird, Jo:

Barnard, Ed: Sebbing, John Demon, Jo: Olester,

Will' Palmer, John Stedder, Tho" Stought, Tho:

Dewye, Joseph Lumis, Walter Fyler. In the Ac. of

Math: Beckwytt pl. ag, Math: Allen def, the jury

find for the pl. damages vijs. & chardges of court.

Executh graunted.

 

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4. Colonial CT. Records Vol 1 page 110 : Public

Records of CT, Sept the (-) 1644.Math: Beckwith

& Tho: Hungerford pl. ag Will Edwards, def, in an

ac. of slaunder. The Jury find for the pl. damages

20s & costs of court.

 

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5. Colonial CT. Records Vol 1 page 181 : Mathew

Marven pl contra Mathew Beckwith defend, in an

action of defamation, damages 50s. In the action of

defamation betweene Mathew Marven pl, and Mathew

Beckwith defend, the defend making his publick

penitent confession of his evil in slaundering the said

pl, was remitted by the Courte and pl.

 

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6. Debt; 4 Sep 1651; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT,

The Creditors of Mathew Beckwith had publique

notice to bring in their Debts to the next Quarter

Courte or to the Secretary before the Courte and

then appeare there and theire Causes shall bee heard.

 

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7. 13 Jun 1655; Pequott, CT, Matthew Beckwith plt

Contra Tho Rowell defendt in an Actio of the Case

uppon Accote to the dammage of 16; In the Action

of accte betweene Mathew Beckwith plt and Thomas

Rowell defent the Jury findes for the plt damages

fourteene pounds and 9s and Costs of Courte whith

the Courte allows to bee ten Shillings.

 

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8. Court Appearance; 13 Jun 1655; Pequott, CT, Joined

with other townsmen petitioning the court.

 

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9. 15 May 1660; Hartford, Hartford Co., CT, Richrd

Hartley plt contr Math: Beckwith Dft in an actioon

of ye case to ye damadge of 24; The Jury finds

for ye Plt the debt according to Bill and the

forfeiture of ye sd payment on ye Bond and costs

of ye Court.

 

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10. Mathew Beckwith Plat contr Thomas Brooks in

an action of Debt by Bill to bye damadge of 50; Thomas

Brooks not appeareing to answer according to Summons

The Court Grants to ye Plaintief a spetial warrant for

Brooks his appearance at ye Court in June vnless there

happen a Court at N: London about that time.

 

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11. 4 Sep 1662; Hartford, Hartford Co., John Richards

Pt contr Georg Halsey Math Beckwith Peeter Blachfield

& Tho: Stafford in an action of ye case respecting

an assult & Battery; Matthew Beckwith not mentioned

in the final judgement of the Court.

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12. Death; 21 Oct 1680 13. As recorded in the journal

of Simeon Bradford: "Octob. 21. Matthew Brecket Sen.

aged about 70, missing his way in a very dark night, fell

from a Ledge of rocks about 20 or 30 foot high and

beat out his brains against a stone he fell upon. Another

man yt was wth him was wthin a yard of ye place but

by gods Providee came not to such an end. Let him

and all nearly concerned, ye every one, make good

vse of such an awfull & Solemne Providee."

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13. Inventory Taken; 13 Dec 1682; Lyme, New London,

CT 14. 293.01.00 Matthew married Mary LYNDE,

before 1643 in Connecticut, to Elizabeth (Mary)LNDE,

who was born about 1620 in England and died on

30 Jun 1694 in Lyme, New London, CT.

 

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