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Richard Barnum

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Deacon Richard Barnum
Born about in Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USAmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Died in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USAmap
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Richard Barnum[1][2]


1675 Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA[3][4]
1670-1675 Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA


14 JAN 1738/39


  • Richard Barnum was the fourth deacon of the church at Danbury, and 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" (both editions) mistakenly gives his birth year as 1687.
  • Member Colonial Legislature for Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
  • Richard was the 3rd son.
  • He was a member of the Colonial Legislature, representing Danbury, CT.


  • S-2028016127: Family Data Collection - Births Author: Edmund West, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2001. Note: APID: 1,5769::0
  • S-2028016143: American Genealogical-Biographical Index (AGBI) Author: Godfrey Memorial Library, comp. Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1999.Original data - Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genealogical-Biographical Index. Middletown, CT, USA: Godfrey Memorial Library.Original data: Godfrey Memorial Library. American Genea Note: APID: 1,3599::0
  • S-2119003013: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA:
Volume: 09 Page Number: 509
Reference: Gen. Column of the " Boston Transcript". 1906-1941: Oct 9, 1933, 7237
Birth Date: 1675
Birthplace: Connecticut
Birth year: 1670
Birth city: Norwalk
Birth state: CT.
Name: Richard Barnum
Spouse: Mary Hurd
Parents: Thomas Barnum, Hannah Hurd
Birth Place: Fairfield, Norwalk, CT
Birth Date: 1670
Death Date: 14 Jan 1739
Name: Richard Barnum
Father: Thomas Barnum
Mother: Mary Feaks
Birth Date: 1675
City: Norwalk
County: Fairfield
State: CT
Country: USA
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


  1. #S-2028016143: Birth date: 1675 Birth place: Connecticut
  2. #S-2028016127: Birth date: 1675 Birth place: Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, USA
  3. #S-2028016143: Birth date: 1675 Birth place: Connecticut
  4. #S-2028016127: Birth date: 1675 Birth place: Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, USA


  • WikiTree profile Barnum-130 created through the import of WikiTree input from Ancestry.ged on Jun 23, 2011 by Cynthia Nicholson.
  • WikiTree profile Barnum-178 created through the import of ELA.ged on Mar 23, 2013.

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