d. Jan 12, 1774
b. Nov 4, 1722
d. Dec 16, 1723
b. Dec 6, 1723
d. Mar 31, 1782
Giles Badger, and
Stephen Swett, and his great grandfathers,
John Merrill, and
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.
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.