Happy Birthday Silence Hickock

Silence Hickock (1713-1795)

Silence Hickock was born on 19 Sep 1713 in Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut as the tenth and youngest child of Samuel Hickock and Elizabeth Plumb. She had nine siblings, namely: daughter, Ebenezer, Samuel, John, Hannah, Elizabeth, son, Gideon, and Sarah. Two of her siblings, a unnamed sister and an unnamed brother, died at birth.

The Hickock surname has been spelled a variety of ways such as Hickock, Hickocks, Hicox, and, in the case of Silence’s famous 2nd cousin 4x removed “Wild Bill,” it can be spelled Hickok.

When she was 23, Silence married Abraham … Continue reading

Happy Birthday Abraham Bennett Sr.

Warwick Tax Roll 1775

Abraham Bennett Sr. (1715-1777)

Abraham Bennett Sr. was born on 06 Jun 1715 in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut as the sixth child of James Bennett and Deborah Adams. He had six siblings, namely: Gershom, Elizabeth, Ephraim, Hannah, Samuel, and Deborah. He was baptized on 26 Jun 1715 in First Congregational Church, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut.

When he was 21, Abraham Bennett Sr. married Silence Hickock, daughter of Samuel Hickock and Elizabeth Plumb, on 12 Mar 1737 in Connecticut.

Abraham Bennett Sr. and Silence Hickock had the following children:

  • Hannah Bennett was born about 1740 in Connecticut. She married Jonathan Rockwell on … Continue reading
  • Happy Birthday Jonathan Rockwell, Jr.

    Jonathan Rockwell, Jr. (1711-1784)

    Birth

    This is the 305th anniversary of the birth of Jonathan Rockwell, Jr. He was born 31 March 1711 in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut as the fourth child of Jonathan Rockwell and Abigail Camfield. He had three siblings, namely: Benjamin, John, and David. His family moved to Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut when he was young. His father was one of the original land owners there.

    Marriage and Children

    When he was 22, he married Esther in Oct 1733 in Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.

    Jonathan Rockwell Jr. and Esther had the following children: