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Richard Barnum (1675 - aft. 1739)

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Deacon Richard Barnum
Born in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Colonymap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Died after in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut Colonymap
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Biography

Richard Barnum, born April 15, 1675 Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony[1], was the sixth child (third son) of Thomas Barnum, Sr. He was the fourth deacon of the church at Danbury and represented that town as a member of the Colonial Legislature. His will, dated January 14, 1739, mentions five sons and a grandson (the son of his son Joseph, deceased).

The Barnum Family gives his birth year erroneously as 1687.

Sources

Barnum, Richard (?1675-1739?) & Mary [Hurd] (?1673-); b1701; Danbury, CT, Name: Richard Barnum, Gender: Male, Birth Year: About 1675, Marriage Date: About 1701, Death Year: About 1739, Marriage Place: New England, United States, Spouse's Name: Mary Hurd
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Birth: 1675 Connecticut
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Birth: 1675 Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, USA

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    On October 13, 2015 at 19:59GMT Ted Phillips wrote:

    There is no way that Richard Barnum d. 1739 had a [private wife] b. 1910s. Whoever has enough access, e.g. a manager, please remove the [private wife]. The option is not available to me.



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