Abigail Badger
Born Jan 5, 1751 Wallingford CT
Died Jan 10, 1835 Cheshire CT

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Gideon Bristol

m. Nov 4, 1777
Cheshire CT
b. Jun 11, 1755
Wallingford CT
d. Oct 19, 1837
Cheshire CT

b. Mar 20, 1778

d. Feb 19, 1834

b. Feb 20, 1780


b. Aug 24, 1781
Cheshire CT
d. Apr 16, 1868
Morganton, Burke Co. NC

b. Sep 3, 1783
Cheshire CT
d. Nov 15, 1836
Cheshire CT

b. Feb 13, 1786
Cheshire CT
d. Sep 30, 1846
Cheshire CT

b. Apr 17, 1788
Cheshire CT
d. Feb 22, 1867
Cheshire CT

b. Feb 4, 1791

d. Nov 10, 1870

b. Feb 8, 1795

d. Jan 8, 1809

b. Aug 16, 1798
Cheshire CT
d. Nov 20, 1871
Cheshire CT
Cheshire was part of Wallingford until 1780 when it separated from Wallingford and became its own town.
In the Revolutionary War, Gideon was a Private in Capt. Bunnell's Company, Col. Douglass' Regiment, Connecticut Line at Harlem Heights & White Plains. As a Cpl., he served at Lexington Alarm.
Daughter Delight married Ezra Bristol, son of Ezra Bristol (1753-1819), who was a grandson of Henry Bristol Jr. (1683-1750).
Gideon is buried with Abigail and their son Sherlock at Hillside cemetery in Cheshire. Photos of the 3 tombstones, Abigail's tombstone, and Sherlock's tombstone. Sherlock died of poison.
According to the records of the Episcopal Church in Cheshire CT, son Gideon died "Sep 30, 1846, aged 61 yrs." [Beach, "Record of Burials from Episcopal Church", website].
Beach, Joseph Perkins, "Tombstones Records", 1912, Deaths Extracted from History of Cheshire CT 1694 to 1840.
Bristol, Warren Edwin, comp., Bristol Genealogy, The Bristol Family Association, Inc., 1967.
Holloway, Lisabeth & George M., journal of trip to New Haven, Cheshire, & Simsbury CT, with photos taken, Sep 19-21, 1977.
Jacobus, D. L., "Badger Family", Ancient Families of New Haven, 1924, pp. 98-99.
Tombstones, Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire CT.