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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Bezaleel Bristol: Birth: 22 OCT 1712 in East Guilford, CT. Death: 8 SEP 1753 in Killingworth, CT

  2. Richard Bristol: Birth: 1714 in East Guilford, CT. Death: APR 1800 in East Guilford, CT

  3. Desire Bristol: Birth: 6 FEB 1718/19. Death: 13 OCT 1800 in N. Guilford, CT


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Sarah Bristol: Birth: 26 MAY 1725 in East Guilford, CT. Death: in Durham, CT

  2. Nathan Bristol: Birth: 11 SEP 1726 in East Guilford, CT. Death: 1811 in Meredith, NY


Notes
a. Note:   "History of the Plantation of Menunkatuck", by Bernard Christian Steiner
  Page 196: Madison Chapter: Bezaleel Bristol was one of the first settlers in the neighborhood called " the Quarter" (East Guilford)
  Page 197: Madison Chapter: " The first permanent settlement was made about 1725. The first families were, in the south part,...Bezaleel Bristol...
  Page 362: Chapter on the 5th Church & Society in Guilford, or the Church & Society of North Bristol, now the 2nd Church & Society in Madison or the Church & Society in North Madison: As early as December 19, 1727, the 1st Society voted to "dismiss" the Black Rock farmers from paying their proportion of the rate, a year later that privilege was extended for five years more, at the expiration of which time it was indefinately extended. It was a long distance and but seldom could the farmers get to church. In November, 1743, six (one of them Bezaleel Bristol) of these Black Rock farmers send a petition to the "Pastor & Church of the 1st Society." It reads as follows: "Reverend and Dearly Beloved. We the Subscribers (all of us under your watch & care), living at a great distance from the house for Public Worship, are desirous for 10 Sabbaths in the winter Season, in concurrence with a few neighbours of the East Society, to hire some Young man to preach to us in some of our houses (Zachariah Field's house used 3 times), if we can have liberty from our Pastor & Church & the Pastor & Church of the East Society; for we have no desire to be disorderly." ... This was granted November 20th, 1743.
  Page 363: In May 1753, the Society in North Madison was incorporated and called North Bristol, after Bezaleel Bristol- an early and respectable settler. The present name (Madison) was given to it in 1830, since the incorporation of the town of Madison.



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