Joseph Birdseye

22 February 1682–25 June 1757 (Age 75)
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Birdseye was born on 22 February 1682, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Birdsey III, was 40 and his mother, Phebe Wilcoxson, was 31. He married Sarah Thompson on 10 June 1708, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 June 1757, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Birdseye
1682–1757
Sarah Thompson
1685–1726
Marriage: 10 June 1708
Hannah Birdsey
1710–
Dinah Birdsey
1712–1718
Rev. Nathan Birdseye
1714–1818
Joseph Birdsey
1717–1738

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 June 1708
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place. The surname (together with the variant Birdseye) was brought to CT from England in the 17th century.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Birdsey in entry for Nathan Birdsey, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Birdsey in entry for Hannah Birdsey, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Joseph Birdsey in entry for Dinah Birdsey, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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