Posted By:Ardith Newbold
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Subject:Round House in Southport CT Fillow, Gregory Hawkins, Jelliff, Disbrow, Fuller,
Post Date:March 28, 2004 at 05:49:55
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Re: ROUND HOUSE,

Having visited the site of my g grandparents in Southport,
I was able to find information on the history of the property
on the Kings Highway and Central Ave. It was also known
as the COLISUM, or THE DUGOUT.

BACK TRACKING: Land Records

1, Isaac Howes Osborn Hawes Osborn of 670 Kings Highway, m. Mary Buckley 1755

2. 1781       to Ebenezer Silliman
a Peter Sillman m. Polly Gregory 2 May 1805 Weston records.

3. 1825       to Capt. William Roberson. 2.5 acres [40:230]

4. 1826       to Capt. Wakeman B Meeker 2 acres [40:230]
        Fannie Meeker m Hiram Jelliff m 20 JUL 1845

Center Street opened before `834 and the property split in two.
Below is the chain for the eastern part which contains the triangle
for the ROUND HOUSE

5. 1842        to Charles W Hull 1 rood [2/4 and a ja;f [46::358]

6.        ?         to Sherman & Jelliff “bought the triangle “ see p 7

7. 1855       to Amos Fuller of Bridgeport, CT [51:57] 45 rods

8 1856       to John Gregory 45 rods [52: 57]



Amos Fuller found in:
Census Microfilm Records: Connecticut, Rhode Island, 1870
Age:  42     
Gender:  M     
Race:  W     
Birthplace:  CT     
State:  Connecticut     
County:  FAIRFIELD     
Locale:  2-WD BRIDGEPORT     
Series:  M593     
Roll:  96     
Part:  1     agriculture Page:  155A     

Amos Elexander Fuller m Anne Jane Hawkins; I know a Hawkins family bought the home from John and Elizabeth Gregory. Southport, CT.

FILLOW GENEOLOGY, page 53

F27         Benjamin Fillow m. Clementine (Clemons) Fillow
F28         Susannah Fillow m Lewis H. Hanford
F29         Chloe Fillow m. Stephen Gregory abt. 1789
F30        Orpha Fillow m. Bradley Godfrey
F31.        Polly Fillow m Moses Gregory
F32.        Elijah m. Elizabeth Disbrow
F33. Anna Fillow m. Aaron Jelliff

Fillow # 11, 195, 201, 632, 645, 872, have Sherman family members. Abram, Ephraim, John Henry

Hope this will help others make connections too. Ardie
Have a nice day!