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THE DEMING FAMII 



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REARRANGKD AND PUBLISHED BY 
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1. John Deming, Sr., was admitted Freeman 
1645, and is named in the Charter of Connecticut in 
1662, and in the Wethersfield Land Book in 1636 and 
1645. He married (2) Honour, daughter of Richard 
and Joanna Treat, about 1637, and had 

2. John, born September 9, 1638 ; • married 
Mary Mygatt, September 20, 165?; died 
January 23, 1712. 

3. Jonathan, born 1639 ; married, 1st, Sarah 

, November 21, 1660; 2d, Elizabeth 

Gilbert, December 25, 1673; died January 8, 
1700. 

4. Samual, born in 1646; married Sarah Kirby, 
March 29, 1694; died April 6, 1709. 

5. David, married Mary , August 16, 

1678. 

6. Ebenezer, married Sarah , July 16, 

1677; died May 2, 1705. 

7. Rachel, married John Morgan, November 
16, 1665. 

8. A daughter, married Richard Beckley. 

9. Mary, married John Hurlburt. 

10. A daughter, married Thomas Wright. 

11. Sarah, married Samuel Moody; died Sep- 
tember 29, 1717. I 

John Deming, Sr., died in 1705. In his will, 
signed June 26, 1690, and proved November 21, 1705, 
he gives his son Jonathan his "fifty-acre west-bound 
lot," which lot said Jonathan leaves to his son Jona- 
than by will signed March 27, 1696, in whose in- 
ventory, dated July 31, 1727, is again mentioned. 

2. John, son of (1) John Deming, Sr., and Hon- 
our Treat, was born September 9, 1638; married 
Mary, daughter of Joseph Mygatt, of Hartford, 

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Conn., September 20, 1057, and had 

12. John, born September 9, 1G58; married 

Mary, daughter of the Widow Graves, of 
Wethersfield, June 5, 1684; died November 
25, 1729. 

13. Joseph, born June 1, 1661. 

14. Jonathan, born February 12, 1663 ; married 
Martha Buck, October 27, 1687. 

15. Mary, born July 1, 1666. 

16. Samuel, born August 25, 1668; married 
Sarah , March 29, 1694; died 1709. 

17. Jacob, born August 26, 1670; married 
Elizabeth Edward's, March 14, 1695. 

18. Sarah, born January 17, 1672. ' 

19. Hezekiah. 

Sergeant John Deming died in Wethersfield 
January 23, 1712. 

3. Jonathan, son of (1) John Deming, Sr., and 
Honour Treat, was born in 1639 ; married, 1st, 
Sarah , November 21, 1660, and had 

20. Jonathan, born November 27, 1661 ; married 
Abigail Filer, January 5, 1709 ; died June 
22, 1727. 

21. Sarah, born August 12, 1663 ; married 

Rylie. 

22. Mary, born July 11, 1665 ; married Joseph 
Smith, November 26, 1685; died April 9, 
1687. 

23. Comfort, born June 5, 1668; married, 1st, 
Nathaniel Berkley, May 8, 1698 ; 2d, Thomas 
Morton, February 2, 1710. 

Sarah , wife of Jonathan Deming, Sr., died 

June 5, 1668. He married 2d, Elizabeth, daughter 
of Josiah Gilbert, December 25, 1673, and had 

24. Elizabeth, born June 12, 1674; married 
Richard Beckley, November 23, 1699. 



25. Eluse (Luce), born February 16, 1676; mar- 
ried John Edwards, May 15, 1707. 

26. Thomas, born November 27, 1679; married 
Mary, daughter of Thomas Williams, June 
2, 1698; died January 31, 1746. 

27. Charles, born June 10, 1681; married Anna 
Wickham, September 5, 1706. 

28. Benjamin, born July 20, 1684; married 
Mary , February 4, 1706. 

29. Jacob, born December 20, 1689 ; married 
Dinah . 

30. Mary, born October 24, 1692; married Ger- 
shom Butler, in 1719; died April 22, 1771. 

31. Ann, born October 1, 1695 ? ; married Na- 
thaniel Wright, March 12, 1712. 

Jonathan Deming, Sr., "died January 8, 1700, 
of a very sudden death, being aged as he computed 
about 61." 

Elizabeth Gilbert, widow of Jonathan Deming, 
Sr., died at Wethersfield, September 3, 1714. 



4. Samuel, son of (1) John Deming, Sr., and 
Honour Treat, was born in 1646 ; married Sarah 
Kirby, March 29, 1694, and had 

32. John, born December 22, 1694. 

33. David, born December 29, 1696. 

34. Samuel, born June 12, 1699. 
35.Honour, born December 16, 1701 ; married, 

1st, Hezekiah Goodrich, October 16, 1729; 
2d, Dr. Thomas Perrin, July 5, 1733. 
36. William, born May 10, 1705. 
Samuel Deming died April 6, 1709, aged about 
63 years. 

5. David, son of (1) John Deming, Sr., and 
Honour Treat, was born ; married Mary 

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August 1G, 1G78, and had 



37. David, born July or January 20, 1G81 ; died 
March 3, 1705. 

38. Samuel, born August 9, 1GS3. 

39. Honour, born May 9, 1685. 

40. Mchitabel, born ; married Nathaniel 

Stillman, June, 1743. 

6. Ebenezer, son of (1) John Deming, Sr., and 

Honour Treat, married Sarah =-*-, July 1G, 1677, 

and had 

41. Ebenezer, born May 5, 1678 ; married Re- 
becca Treat, December 27, 1704. 

42. John, born July 25, 1679. 

43. Sarah, born January 6, 1681; married Dea- 
con Joseph Talcott, April 5, 1701 ; died 
March 19, 1755. 

41. Ephraim, born ; married Hannah 



45. Josiah, born ; married Prudence 

Steel, December 8,. 1714. 

46. Prudence, born ; married Deacon 

Thomas Wright, October 4, 1705; died Oc- 
tober 24, 170G. 

Ebenezer Deming died in Wethersfield May 2, 
1705. 

12. John, son of (2) Sergeant John Deming and 
Mary Mygatt, was born September 9, 1658 ; married 
Mary, daughter of the Widow Graves, of Wethers- 
field, June 5, 1684, and had 

47. Abigail, born October 7, 1693. 

48. Nathaniel, born September 2, 1696. 

49. Mary, born September 27, 1700. 
John Deming died November 25, 1729. 

14. Jonathan, son of (2) Sergeant John Deming 
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and Mary Mygatt, was born February 12, 1G63 ; 
married Martha Buck, October 27, 1687, and had 

50. Isaac, born January 2G. 1688-9. 

51. Ann, born September 20, 1690. 

52. Noahdiah, born July 20, 1693; married 
Ruth . 

53. Abigail, born March 14, 1698. 

54. Gideon, born February 29, 1700. 

55. Martha, born August 30, 1704. 

56. Grace, born . 



17. Jacob, son of (2) Sergeant John Deming 
and Mary Mygatt, was born August 26, 1670 ; mar- 
ried Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Edwards, of 
Hartford, and Elizabeth Tuthill (born in 1675), 
March 14, 1695, and had 

57. Jacob, born in 1696. 

58. Timothy, born March 26, 1698. 

59. Abigail, born January 21, 1700. 

60. Lemuel, born in 1702. 

After the death of Jacob Deming, of Hartford, 

Elizabeth Edwards, his widow, married 

Hinckley, of Kingston, R. I. 

20. Jonathan, Jr., son of (3) Jonathan Deming, 
Sr., and his first wife, Sarah , was born No- 
vember 27, 1661 ; married Abigail, daughter of Zeru- 
babel Filer and Experience Strong (born April 8, 
1683), January 5, 1709, and had 

61. Daniel, born November 5, 1709 ; married 
Mehitabel Russell, November 19, 1729 ; died 
April 23, 1748. 

62. Charles, born June 26, 1714. 

63. Jonathan. 
61. Abigail. 
65. Lydia. 

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Jonathan Deming, [r., died in Wethersfield 
June 22, 1727. 

Abigail Filer, widow of Jonathan Deming, Jr. : 

married Waterhouse, and died December 24, 

1754. The will of Jonathan Deming, Sr., was pre- 
sented in court by his son, Jonathan, Jr., March 27, 
1700. His widow, Elizabeth, and his eldest son. 
Jonathan, Jr., were named his executors. As the 
town of Wethersfield had given him fifteen acres of 
woodland after he made his will, there being no 
mention of its disposition in said will, the court 
gave the same to his son, Jonathan, Jr., for his kind- 
ness to his father. 

Elizabeth Gilbert, widow of Jonathan Deming, 
Sr., and step-mother of Jonathan Deming, Jr., on 
her death bed, September 3, 1714, made a nuncupa- 
tive will, leaving her property (all being personal) 
to her two daughters, Mary and Ann, and letters of 
administration were granted October 4 of the same 
year to Jonathan Deming, Jr., and John Edwards, of 
Wethersfield. 

26. Thomas, son of (3) Jonathan Deming, Sr., 
and his second wife, Elizabeth Gilbert, was -trorn 
November 27, 1679 ; married Mary, daughter of 
Thomas Williams, June 2, 1698, and had 

66. Lucy, born March 9, 1698-9 ; married 

Dickinson. 
97. Mary, born March 17, 1700-1; married 
Gideon Hulbert, December 30, 1725. 

68. Elizabeth, born September 27, 1709; mar- 
ried Joseph Belden. 

69. Daniel, born May 18, 1705; married Eunice 
Williams, March 10, 1735. 

70. Abigail, born November 6, 1706 ; died March 
16, 1707. 

71. Hannab, born September 22, 1708; married 

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Samuel Williams. 

72. Thomas, born February 16, 1711-12; mar- 
ried Elizabeth, daughter of Ensign Samuel 
Smith, December 20, 1734. 

Thomas Deming died January 31, 1746. 
Mary Williams, widow of Thomas Deming, 
died August 24, 1751. 

61. Daniel, son of (20) Jonathan Deming, Jr., 
and Abigail Filer, was born November 5, 1709 ; mar- 
ried Mehitabel, daughter of Rev. Noahdiah Russell 
and Mary Hamlin (born May 27, 1704), November 
19, 1729, and had 

73. Jonathan, born September 14, 1730; mar- 
ried Jerusha Williams: died in Rocky Hill. 

74. Abigail, born September 29, 1732 ; married 
John Goodrich, October 8, 1761 ; died June 
12, 1799. 

75. Mary, born July 23, 1734 ; died July 24, 1734. 
7 6. Lydia, born December 24, 1738; married 

Ebenezer Goodrich. 

Daniel Deming died in Glastonbury, Conn., 
April 23, 1748. / 

Mehitabel Russell, widow of Daniel Deming, 
died at Rocky Hill, of old age. 

In an old diary of Noahdiah Russell, began in 
16 — , now in possession of the compiler, his daugh- 
ter, Mehitabel, wife of Daniel Deming, recorded the 
following: 

December 24, 1754, 2 o'clock A. M., Mother 
Watterhouse (Abigail Filer, widow of Jonathan 
Deming) died and buried the 26th. 

November 19, 1729, I was married. 

September 14, 1730, my son Jonathan was born. 

September 29, 1732, my daughter Abigail was 
born. 

July 23, 1734, my daughter Mara was born. 
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December 24, 173S, my daughter Lydia was 
born. 

My husband departed from his own house 
March 25, 1748. April the 9th day he sailed out of 
New London and died April the 23d day. July 24th 
news came of his death. 

October 4, 1743, Mother Russell died. 

MEHITABEL RUSSELL, her book. 




N. MANCHESTER, 
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