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John Bitgood Family, RI & CT, 1780-1830s
Posted by: Duane C. Young, M.A. Date: August 04, 2000 at 12:22:26
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My 4th great grandfather, "John 2nd [sic] Bitgood" was born on June 26, 1761, in South Kingston, RI. He was the son of "John Bitgood" who must have been bo. ca. 1730-1740 (where?), and who very probably married (who?) betw. 1750-1760 (RI or CT?).

"John 2nd Bitgood" definitely served in Capt. Peleg Hoxies' Comp. of Col. Stanton's Regt. of R.I. "State Troops" between Dec. 1776, when he enlisted at age 15 at Stonington, CT, and March 1778, when he was discharged and returned to Stonington, CT. He marr. Lydia Mitchell, December 23, 1779, Richmond Township, Washington County, RI, and he d. October 06, 1833 in Voluntown, Windham County, CT. She d. Aft. 1803, prob. Voluntown.

Descendants of "John 2nd Bitgood" & Lydia:
Jonathan Bitgood, b: January 26, 1780 in Stonington, CT. Marr. successively to: Hannah Stanton, Deliverance Stanton, Hannah Green, +Matilda (Unk).

Elisha Bitgood, b: November 27, 1782, d: Bef. August 1801

Sarah Bitgood, b: August 28, 1784 in Stonington, CT

John Bitgood, b: May 20, 1787 in Richmondtown, Washington County, RI, d: Bef. 1796

Remington Bitgood, b: December 01, 1789 in Hopkinton, RI

Polly Bitgood, b: June 06, 1792 in Hopkinton, RI, d: Bef. August 26, 1793 in Hopkinton, RI

Polly Bitgood, b: August 26, 1793 in Hopkinton, RI, d: September 07, 1875 in Voluntown, Windham County, CT

John Bitgood, Jr., b: February 04, 1796 in Voluntown, CT, d: May 14, 1859 in Voluntown, CT

Varnum Bitgood, b: March 07, 1798 in Voluntown, CT
Joel Bitgood, b: November 30, 1799

Joseph S. Bitgood, b: 1800, d: 1873 in Danielson, Killingly, Windham County, CT

Elisha Bitgood, b: August 19, 1801 in Voluntown, CT, d: February 15, 1866 in Voluntown, CT

Allen Bitgood, b: March 17, 1803 in Voluntown, Windham County, CT, d: March 21, 1880

Would like to hear from anyone related/desc. from these folks, esp. from Allen Bitgood, above.

Cheers! DC Young <>


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