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Daniel Badger
Born Mar 9, 1685 Newbury, Essex Co. MA
Died Apr 21, 1774 Coventry, Tolland Co. CT

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Mother
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SPOUSE CHILDREN
Tabitha Devotion


b. 1686?

d. Jan 12, 1774
CT
Daniel




Moses




Hannah

b. Nov 4, 1722

d. Dec 16, 1723
John

b. Dec 6, 1723
Suffield CT
d. Mar 31, 1782
Cheshire CT
Daniel's grandfathers, Giles Badger, and Stephen Swett, and his great grandfathers, John Merrill, and Edmund Greenleaf, were all among the first settlers of Newbury Massachusetts, founded in 1639. Marker erected by the descendants of the first settlers.
Both of Daniel's parents, died of smallpox about the same time in March 1691, when he was only three years old.
Daniel moved to Coventry Connecticut from Hartford. Coventry is northeast of Hartford and southeast of Suffield. There is a record of a deed for him there dated July 1716.
Sources:
Badger, J. C., "Giles Badger and His Descendants", 1909.
Jacobus, D.L., "Badger Family", Ancient Families of New Haven, 1924, pp.98-99.
Graves of Daniel and Tabitha Badger, Carpenter Cemetery, Silver Street, North Coventry, Conn., website.
Hinman, Royal Ralph, "Daniel Badger", Hinman's Catalogue of the first Puritan settlers of the colony of Connecticut, p. 108.
Newbury Town Records 1637-1692, vol. 18a:20.