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Joseph Kingsbury (1755 - 1835)

Joseph Kingsbury
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at age 80 in Andover, Tolland, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Joseph Kingsbury served with Connecticut during the American Revolution.


KINGSBURY, JOSEPH Ancestor #: A064972

Joseph was born February 20, 1755, the son of Jabez Kingsbury and Mary Phelps. He died September 7, 1835. He resided in Andover, Connecticut. "He served as a Corporal in Captain Eleazer Hutchinson's Company in Colonel Hosford's Regiment of the State Militia, in 1776." (Kingsbury Genealogy)

During the life-time of Joseph Kingsbury, Andover was a part of the town of Coventry. His records are recorded in the Coventry records.

The ancestry of Joseph Kingsbury is found in the Kingsbury Genealogy listed below:

Jabez was born June 21, 1717, in Hampton, Connecticut, and died October 18, 1769. Jabez was the son of Nathaniel Kingsbury and Hannah Denison.

Nathaniel was born August 23, 1684, in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and died September 18, 1763. Nathaniel was the son of Joseph Kingsbury and Love Ayres.

Joseph was born circa 1656 and died in 1741 in Norwich, Connecticut. Love was born April 15, 1663, in Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Her parents were Thomas Ayres and Elizabeth Hutchins, etc., etc. The Ayres family goes back to Wilshire, Dorset, England.

Other ancestor, the Everards, go back to Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.


  • Kingsbury, Frederick John, LLD, and Mary Kingsbury Talcott, The Genealogy of the Descendants of Henry Kingsbury of Ipswich and Haverhill, Mass, Hartford Press: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company 1905. p. 338-339
  • Source: Dimock, Susan Whitney, Births, Marriages, Baptisms and Deaths from the records of the Town and Churches in Coventry, Connecticut 1711-1844, New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1897 P68-9 (online, downloaded)
  • Source: Hale Collection Cemetary Inscriptions, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut (Transcript on line)
  • Source: Report from the Secretary of War in Obedience to Resolutions of the Senate of the 5th and 30th of June, 1834, and the 3rd of March, 1835, in Relation to the Pension Establishment of the United States, Washington: Duff Green, 1855
  • Source: Revolutionary Rolls, published by the Connecticut Historical Society.
  • New England Genealogy PC Playground has the genealogy of Joseph Kingsbury.
  • "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 6 July 2021), Joseph Kingsbury, 04 Mar 1831; citing Connecticut, United States, NARA microfilm publication T718 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1962), roll 8; FHL microfilm 1,319,388.

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