Bridget Chesebrough

1669–1720 (Age 51)
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Bridget

When Bridget Chesebrough was born on 25 March 1669, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Nathaniel Chesebrough, was 39 and her mother, Hannah Dennison, was 25. She married William Thompson on 7 December 1692, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She died on 28 November 1720, in her hometown, at the age of 51, and was buried in Old Taugwonk Cemetery, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bridget Chesebrough
1669–1720
William Thompson
1664–1705
Marriage: 7 December 1692
William Thompson
1695–1780
Nathaniel Thompson
1697–1705
John Thompson
1699–1734
Samuel Thompson
1701–1771
Jedediah Thompson
1704–1736

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1692
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

(5)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cheeseburn in Northumberland, recorded in 1286 as Cheseburgh, possibly from Old English cis ‘gravel’ + burh ‘stronghold’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bridget in entry for Bridget Minor, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Bridget Chesebrough, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Bridgett Chesebrough in entry for William Thompson, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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