Person:Return Strong (1)

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m. by abt 1637
  1. Thomas Strong1633 - 1689
  2. StrongABT 1634/35 - ABT 1635
  3. Jedediah Strong1637 - 1733
  4. Josiah Strong1639 -
  5. Lieutenant Return Strongest 1641 - 1726
  6. Ebenezer Strong1643 - 1728/29
  7. Abigail Strongest 1645 - 1704
  8. Elizabeth Strong1647 - 1737
  9. Experience Strong1650 - 1714
  10. Joseph Strong1652 - 1762
  11. Samuel Strong1652 - 1732
  12. Mary Strong1654 - 1738
  13. Sarah Strong1656 - 1733
  14. Hannah Strong1659 - 1693
  15. Hester Strong1661 - 1726
  16. Thankful Strong1663 - 1741
  17. Jerijah Strong1665 - 1754
  • HLieutenant Return Strongest 1641 - 1726
  • WSarah Warham1642 - 1678
m. 11 May 1664
  1. Sarah Strong1664 - 1739
  2. Abigail Strong1666/67 - 1733
  3. Return Strong1668/9 - 1708
  4. Elizabeth Strong1670/71 -
  5. Damaris Strong1674 - 1751
  6. Samuel Strong1675 - 1741
m. 23 May 1689
  1. Margaret Strong1700 -
  2. Benjamin Strong1703 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Lieutenant Return Strong
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] est 1641 Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States (probably)
Baptism[6] 12 Mar 1664 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 11 May 1664 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Sarah Warham
Marriage 23 May 1689 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Margaret Newberry
Will[2][5][7] 10 Apr 1719 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Death[1][2][5][6] 9 Apr 1726 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[7] May 1726 £392-04-00. Taken Thomas Fyler, John Stoughton and Alexander Allyn.
Probate[2][7] 5 May 1726 Will proved.

Both Dwight and Stiles, who for the most part follows Dwight, assign the second wife of the first Return (1641-1726) to his son Return (1669-1708) and, further, assign various Strong children to the incorrect parents. In 1959, Donald Lines Jacobus corrected the Dwight/Stiles errors.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), 6:.

    "Return Strong, b. say 1641; m. (1) Windsor 11 May 1664 Sarah Warham [Grant 64; CTVR 10], daughter of John Warham {1630, Dorchester} [GMB 3:1925-28]; m. (2) Windsor 23 May 1689 Margaret Newberry [CTVR 53]."

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Jacobus, Donald Lines. The Early Strongs of Windsor. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (Jan 1959), 35:5-6.

    "Lieut. Return2 Strong, born about 1641, died 9 Apr, 1726; married first, 11 May 1664, Sarah2 Warham, born 28 Aug. 1642, died 26 Dec. 1678 aged 37 (gravestone), daughter of Rev. John and Jane (_____)(Newberry) Warham; married second, 23 May 1689, Margaret3 Newberry, born 13 Oct. 1662, died between 1703 and 1719, daughter of Maj. Benjamin2 and Mary (Allyn) Newberry.

    His will, dated 10 Apr. 1719, proved 5 May 1726, names his sons Samuel and Benjamin; his six daughters Sarah, Abigail, Elizabeth, Dameras, Hannah, and Margaret (no married names stated); and grandson John Warham Strong [Manwaring's Digest, 2:586]."

  3.   11-12. Return Strong, in Dwight, Benjamin Woodbridge. The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass. (Albany, New York: J. Munsell, 1871), 1076.

    "11-12. … Return Strong (son of Elder John Strong and Abigail Ford) b. in 1640-1, m. May 11, 1664, Sarah Warham b. Aug. 28, 1642 (dau. of Rev. John and Jane Warham of Windsor): a tanner at Windsor and a man of large estate. She d. Dec. 26, 1678, aged 36. He m. a second time, but whom or when then author has not been able to find [Margaret Newberry, b. Oct. 23, 1662 (dau. of Maj. Benjamin and Mary (Allyn) Newberry of Windsor)]. He removed in his later years to Northampton [No independent evidence appears to support this statement]. He d. April 9, 1726."

  4.   Fam. 3. Return2 Strong, in Stiles, Henry R. History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut (1892): including East Windsor, South Windsor, Bloomfield, Windsor Locks and Ellington, 1635-1891. (Hartford, Connecticut: Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1892), 2:518.

    "Fam. 3. Return2 (Eld. John1), had from his father and res. on the Thornton pl. (dwelling, land, and tan yard); m. (1) Sarah (dau. Rev. John) Warham, 11 May, 1664, who was b. 28 Aug., 1642, adm. Jan., 1665, memb. W. ch. (O. C. R.), and d. 26 Dec., 1678, 'being 36 yrs. old last August.'─O. C. R.; (2) _____ [Margaret (dau. Capt. Benj. And Mary Allyn) Newberry, 23 May, 1689]. He owned the Half-Way Cov't 12 Mch., 1664 (O. C. R.); was a tanner and man of property, and d. 9 Apl., 1726."

  5. 5.0 5.1 Return Strong, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 4:227.

    "Return, Windsor, younger br. of the preced. a tanner, freem. 1666, m. 11 May 1664, Sarah Warham, d. of Rev. John, had Sarah, b. 14 Mar. 1665; Abigail, 8 Mar. 1667; Return, 10 Feb. 1669; Eliz. 20 Feb. 1671; Samuel, 20 May 1673, d. soon; Damaris, 3 July 1674; Samuel, again 27 Dec. 1675; and his w. d. 26 Dec. 1678, aged 36. He m. 23 May 1689, Margaret Newbury, d. of Maj. Benjamin, had Joseph, b. 1694, d. young; Hannah; Margaret, 1700; and Benjamin, 1703. He had large est. and d. 9 Apr. 1726; in his will, of 1719, he names the liv. s. Samuel and Benjamin, six ds. and also the childr. of s. Return wh. had dec. 1708. Both John and Return are in the list of freem. 1669, and the latter was one of the returning officers."

  6. 6.0 6.1 Windsor Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 271.

    "Strong, … Return, bp. Mar. 12, [16]64 [MG]"
    "Strong, … Return, Lieut., d. Apr. 9, 1726 [2:270]"

  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Strong, Return, Lt., Windsor, in Manwaring, Charles W. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records. (Hartford, Conn.: R. S. Peck & Co., 1904-06), 2:586.

    "Probate Records. Vol. X, 1723 to 1729. Recorded in Vol. XII, Page 101-2-3.

    Strong, Return, Lt., Windsor. Invt. £392-04-00. Taken May, 1726, by Thomas Fyler, John Stoughton and Alexander Allyn.

    10 April, 1719: I, Return Strong of Windsor, do make this my last will and testament: To my son Samuel Strong I give and bequeath and to his heirs and assigns forever, all my land with the priviledges and the appurtenances thereof, lying on the south side of the Little River, which was formerly Mr. Warham's, which I bought of Mr. Stoddard. I give to my son Samuel 4 1-2 acres of my lott in the Great Meadow, which was Mr. Warham's. I give to my son Benjamin Strong my house and homestead lying on the north side of the Little River, and the lott that lyeth in the Great Meadow near the Ferry, being about 8 acres, and 6 acres in the lower lott next the Little River in the Great Meadow. I give to my 6 daughters, Sarah, Abigail, Elizabeth, Dameras, Hannah and Margaret, £60 apiece with what they have received already. I give to my grandson, John Warham Strong, 5 shillings. I appoint my son Samuel Strong sole executor.

    RETURN STRONG, LS.

    Witness: Thomas Fyler, Stephen Fyler, Ebenezer Fitch.

    Court Record, Page 128—5 May, 1726: Will now exhibited by Samuel Strong, executor named in the will. Proven. Exhibit of inventory."