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Gideon Bristol
Born Jun 11, 1755 Wallingford CT
Died Oct 19, 1837 Cheshire CT

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Father
Mother
Emigrant
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Abigail Badger

m. Nov 4, 1777
Cheshire CT
b. Jan 5, 1751
Wallingford CT
d. Jan 10, 1835
Cheshire CT
Betsey

b. Mar 20, 1778

d. Feb 19, 1834
Sukey

b. Feb 20, 1780
Cheshire CT

Benedict

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

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

b. Feb 13, 1786
Cheshire CT
d. Sep 1, 1846
Cheshire CT
Abigail

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

b. Feb 4, 1791

d. Nov 10, 1870
Sherlock

b. Feb 8, 1795

d. Jan 8, 1809
George

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.
Gideon is buried with Abigail and their son Sherlock at Hillside cemetery in Cheshire. Photo of Tombstones. Sherlock died of poison.
Sources:
Beach, Joseph Perkins, History of Cheshire Connecticut, from 1649 to 1840..., reprint, DAR, Cheshire CT., 1912.
Bristol, Warren Edwin, comp., Bristol Genealogy, The Bristol Family Association, Inc., Cromwell CT, 1967.
Daughters American Colonists, Lineage 4572.
DAR, Lineage #129333, 54245, 120743.
Jacobus, D. L., "Badger Family", Ancient Families of New Haven, 1924.
Tombstones, Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire CT.