Grace Pierson Kitchell

13 July 1650–26 April 1689 (Age 38)
Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Grace

When Grace Pierson Kitchell was born on 13 July 1650, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Rev Abraham Pierson, was 40 and her mother, Abigail Mitchell, was 32. She married Samuel Kitchell on 11 March 1665, in Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 26 April 1689, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, at the age of 38, and was buried in Fairmount Cemetery, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Kitchell
1635–1690
Grace Pierson Kitchell
1650–1689
Marriage: 11 March 1665
Grace Kitchell
1663–1694
Bethia Kitchell
1666–
Abraham Kitchell
1679–1741

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 March 1665
Branford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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World Events (1)

1666 · ""

Age 16

Puritans migrating from Connecticut founded Newark in 1666 on land purchased from Delaware Indians. ... Newark became the seat of Essex county (1682) and was chartered as a township in 1693. After the American Revolution, Newark became (c. 1790) noted for leather tanning, jewelry, and shoe manufacturing....Wikipedia

Name Meaning

1 English (London): patronymic from the personal name Piers ( see Pierce ).2 North German: patronymic from the personal name Pier, a variant of Peer, reduced form of Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Pierson Kitchell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Narratives of Newark (in New Jersey) : from the days of its founding, 1666-1916
  • Families of early Guilford, Connecticut

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