Anniversary of 6 times great grandparents!

Today marks the 292nd anniversary (1726) of my 6 times great grandparents, Samuel Botsford and Hannah (Prindle) Smith at First Church in New Haven, Connecticut.  From The Botsford Genealogy, The Line of Samuel, 1.1.30, Vol 1, Gateway Press, Inc. Baltimore, 1977, p 48:

Samuel Botsford, son of Samuel Botsford and Hannah (Camp) Botsford, b. 1702, d. 1783, will dated 5 Apr. 1780, m. 26 or 27 July 1725/26, his first cousin, Hannah (Prindle) Smith, widow of Nathaniel Smith, dau. of John Prindle and Hannah (Botsford) Prindle, b. 4 Dec. 1700, d, 1783.


  1. Nehemiah, b. 2 Mar. 1727, m. Mercy Johnson
  2. Sarah, b. 7 Jul. 1728, m. Samuel Bassett, Jr.
  3. Mary, b. 10 Jan. 1729, m. Abiel Camp
  4. Hannah, b. 19 Apr. 1731, m. Eli Hawkins
  5. Samuel, b. 2 Jan. 1733, m. Elizabeth Watkins
  6. John, b. 23 Apr.  1734, m. Dorcas Warren and Rachel Murray
  7. Gamaliel, b. 13 May 1736, unm.
  8. Esther, b. 7 Jan. 1738
  9. Eunice, b. 26 Apr. 1741 (or 1739 Derby records), m. Lieut. Jabez Pritchard and Elisha Steele
  10. Ruth, b. 16 May 1742, m. Eleazer Hawkins

10 children over a 15 year period!  Their 6th child, John and his first wife, Dorcas, were my next generation ancestors.

About Pat Shaul

Genealogist / Family Historian; Blog started as a record of my Grandfather's post card collection which ran for 15 months. Then, in June, 2017, I changed over to reporting and commenting on notifications from the ANCESTRY app "We're Related" I then started to provide snippets into ancestor biographies on the dates that were significant anniversaries.
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