Bunnell, Reuben

Bunnell, Reuben

Male 1765 - 1853  (87 years)

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  • Name Bunnell, Reuben  [1, 2, 3
    Born 24 Dec 1765  Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Feb 1853  Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 6, 7
    Buried Saint Peter's Episcopal Cemetery, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I33163  Sackett
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2013 

    Father Bunnell, Benjamin,   b. 7 Mar 1731, Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Nov 1770, Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Mother Smith, Ruth,   b. Est 1734,   d. 1809, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1752  Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    • Benjamin Bunnel, Jr, m. Ruth Smith, both of Derby, married by Rev. Jonathan Lyman [2]
    Children 4 children 
     1. Bunnell, Charles,   b. 19 Jan 1759, Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1838, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Bunnell, Reuben,   b. 24 Dec 1765, Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1853, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     3. Bunnell, Benjamin,   b. 19 Jul 1763, Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1840, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Bunnell, Elizabeth Ann,   b. 12 Apr 1771, Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     
    Family ID F11775  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sackett, Sarah,   b. Abt 1767, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1851, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1787  [2, 8
    Children 
     1. Bunnell, Ruth Ann,   b. 8 Feb 1798, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1860  (Age 62 years)
     2. Bunnell, Clara,   b. Abt 1800, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1856, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
     3. Bunnell, Horace,   b. Abt 1795, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1848, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years)
     4. Bunnell, Lavina,   b. 22 Nov 1788, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1850, Montville Township, Medina County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Bunnell, Charles A.,   b. Abt 1793, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1867, Canfield, Mahoning County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
    Last Modified 6 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F11774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1765 - Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Bunnell, Lavina - 22 Nov 1788 - Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Bunnell, Charles A. - Abt 1793 - Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Bunnell, Horace - Abt 1795 - Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Bunnell, Ruth Ann - 8 Feb 1798 - Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Bunnell, Clara - Abt 1800 - Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Feb 1853 - Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Saint Peter's Episcopal Cemetery, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Census information supplied by David Joyce :
      1790 Federal Census. Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut
      Roll M637_1, page 98
      Family of Ruben Bunnell
      1 male 16 and over [Reuben]
      2 females [Sarah & Lovinia]
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      1800 Federal Census. Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut
      Roll 2, page 249
      Family of Reuben Bunnell
      2 males under 10 [Charles & Horace]
      1 male 26-44 [Reuben]
      2 females under 10 [Ruth & Clara]
      1 female 10-15 [Lovinia]
      1 female 26-44 [Sarah]
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      1810 Federal Census. Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut
      Roll 2, page 539
      Family of R. Bunnell
      2 males 16-25 [Charles & Horace]
      1 male 45 and over [Reuben]
      2 females 10-25 [Ruth & Clara]
      1 female 26-44 [Sarah]
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      1820 Federal Census. Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut
      Roll M33_3, page 37
      Family of Ruben Bunnell
      1 male 45 and over [Reuben]
      1 female 16-25 [Clara]
      1 female 45 and over [Sarah]
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      1830 Federal Census. Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut
      Roll M19-9, page 263
      Family of Reuben Bunnell
      1 male 60-69 [Reuben]
      1 female 60-69 [Sarah]
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      1840 Federal Census. Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut
      Roll 28, page 338
      Family of Reuben Bunnell
      1 male 70-79 [Reuben]
      1 female 70-79 [Sarah]
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      1850 Federal Census. Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut
      Roll M432_46, page 371
      Reuben Bunnell, 83, farmer, $400 real estate
      Sarah Bunnell, 83
      Miles Loveland, 73, a farmer, and
      Maria Loveland, 55, live in the same dwelling.
      Everyone was born in Connecticut.
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      Supplied by David Joyce:
      From William R. Austin's The Bunnell/Bonnell Family in America, 2nd edition, page 203:3
      "He married Sarah Sackett, daughter of Jonathan Sackett. She was bron about 1767 . . . (Reuben appears in the 1790 census in Derby, That part of Derby was incorporated in the new town of Oxford, New Haven County in 1798 and there he spent the rest of his life.
      "According to the History of Christ Church, Quaker Farms, in Oxford, Ct, Reuben was made Chorister (to set the psalm) of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Oxford in 1788, Clerk in 1812, and Treasurer in 1817. He was Senior Warden of the church for 35 years. His wife died 6 September 1851, and he died 2 February 1853, both at Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut. both were buried in St. Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery in Oxford.
      "Reuben's will, probated in Oxford, reads: 'I, Reuben Bunnell, will that the barn standing on my homelot, belonging to John L. Fairchild, shall remain his.
      'I will that al my household furniture be equally divided between my daughters, Ruth Ann Hodge and Clara Fairchild.
      'I give to my four grandchildren, children of my son Horace, deceased. $20, and $20 to my granddaughter, Lavinia Bunnell.
      'I will that the remainder of my estate be equally divided between my four children, namely: Lavinia Hitchcock decd, Ruth Ann Hodge, Clara Fairchild and Charles Bunnell.'"
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      d. 2 Feb 1853 ag 87 Oxf x; Census (D) 1-0-2 - Jacobus, p365]
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      St. Peters Episcopal Cemetery
      There's a broken monument in the cemetery.
      Reuben Bunnell / died / Jan. 31, 1853 / 87
      Sarah, his wife / died / Sept. [day] 1851
      [broken part] 81
      Horace. died Nov. [day] 1848 / 58
      Levina Hitchcock / died May 1, 1850 61.
      Children of Reuben & Sarah Bunnell.
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      Find A Grave Memorial
      Reuben Bunnell
      Birth: Dec. 24, 1765
      Death: Jan. 31, 1853
      Burial:
      Saint Peters Episcopal Cemetery, Oxford, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      Sarah Sackett Bunnell (____ - 1851)
      Children:
      Levina Bunnell Hitchcock (____ - 1850)
      Horace Bunnell (____ - 1848)
      Clarra Bunnell Fairchild (____ - 1856)
      Charles A. Bunnell (1793 - 1867)

      Maintained by: Donna
      Originally Created by: Steven Smith
      Record added: Jul 17, 2009
      Find A Grave Memorial# 39543595
      Headstone picture added by: Steven Smith [2, 9]

  • Sources 
    1. [S242] Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol. VII, David Lines Jacobus, p365; cites DV; p1584 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S835] David Pane-Joyce, Payne-Joyce, David, (3 MAR 2013).

    3. [S543] Find A Grave (www.findagrave.com), Memorial# 39543595 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S242] Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol. VII, David Lines Jacobus, p365; cites DV (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S839] Derby, CT, Vital Records.

    6. [S242] Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol. VII, David Lines Jacobus, p365; cites Oxf x (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S836] 1922-1932; Volume: 3 volumes, Donald L. Jacobus, (1922-1932; Volume: 3 volumes).

    8. [S242] Families of Ancient New Haven, Vol. VII, David Lines Jacobus, p365; p1584 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S840] Heritage Books, 2007, William R. Austin, (Heritage Books, 2007).


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