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Richard Barnum, born April 15, 1675 Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony , 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.
- Abstract of Probate Records at Fairfield, Connecticut, Down to 1721 (n.p., ?) Page 307: "Rich. Barnum, of Danbury, appt. guardian for Joseph." Joseph Pickett, b.Mch. 28,1700, son of Thos. and Sarah Pickett of Danbury
- Barnum, Eben Lewis. & Barnum, Francis. Genealogical Record of the Barnum Family Presenting a Conspectus of the Male Descendants of Thomas Barnum, 1625-1695 (Meals Printing Company, Gardner, Mass., 1912)
- Savage, Mary Tisdale, Savage, Tisdale and Allied Families, Genealogical and Biographical (New York, NY: American Historical Society, 1926)
- Hughes, Thomas P. and Frank Munsell, American Ancestry: Giving Name and Descent, in the Male Line, of Americans Whose Ancestors Settled in the United States Previous to the Declaration of Independence, A.D. 1776, 12 volumes. (Albany, NY: Munsell, 1887-89)
- Cutter, William Richard. Genealogical and Family History of Southern New York and the Hudson River (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1913) Vol. 1, Page 506
- Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England (Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1862)
- Barnum, Noah G, The Barnum Family, 1350-1907 (Albion, NY: Privately Printed, 1907)
- Cutter, William Richard. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial (Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield Company, 1913)
- American Genealogical-Biographical Index, Godfrey Memorial Library, Middletown, CT, USA, Volume: 09 Page Number: 509, Reference: Gen. Column of the Boston Evening Transcript. 1906-1941: Oct 9, 1933, 7237, Birth Date: 1675, Birthplace: Connecticut
- Torrey, Clarence Almon. Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700 (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. Baltimore, 1985)
- 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
- Ancestry Family Trees
- Birth: 1675 Connecticut
- Birth: 1675 Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, USA
- ↑ Ancestry Family Trees
- ↑ Barnum, Patrick Warren, Barnum Genealogy: 650 Years of Family History, Salem, MA: Higginson Book Company, 2006, pg. 9.
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- Patrick Barnum : Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 36000 markers, haplogroup R-BY12211, Ysearch 5ENCV, FTDNA kit #63407 + Y-Chromosome Test 100572 markers, haplogroup R-FGC57007, Ysearch 5ENCV
- Dick Barnum : Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 67 markers, haplogroup R-M269, Ysearch SHC29, FTDNA kit #118801
- Albert Alexander Burnham : Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 36000 markers, haplogroup R-BY12211, FTDNA kit #286626
- William Barnum : Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 67 markers, haplogroup R-M269, FTDNA kit #148467
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