Person:Cornelius Hull (10)

Lieutenant Cornelius Hull
m. 27 Aug 1614
  1. Josiah Hull1616 - 1675
  2. Mary Hull1618 - 1684
  3. Martha Hull1620 - Aft 1659
  4. Elizabeth Hull1625 - 1680
  5. Lieutenant Cornelius Hull1628 - 1695
  6. Joshua Hull1630 -
  7. Naomi HullEst 1632 - Aft 1659
  • HLieutenant Cornelius Hull1628 - 1695
  • WRebecca Jones1633 -
m. est Nov 1653
  1. Samuel HullEst 1653 - Bef 1720
  2. Captain Theophilus HullEst 1654 - 1710
  3. Cornelius HullAbt 1655 - 1740
  4. Rebecca HullEst 1656 -
  5. Martha HullEst 1660 - 1710
  6. Sarah HullAft 1662 - Bef 1746
Facts and Events
Name[1][4] Lieutenant Cornelius Hull
Gender Male
Birth[5] 9 Apr 1628 Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Christening[1] 13 Apr 1628 Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Alt Christening[5] 14 Apr 1628 Crewkerne, Somerset, England
Alt Marriage 19 Nov 1652 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesto Rebecca Jones
Marriage est Nov 1653 to Rebecca Jones
Alt Marriage 19 Nov 1653 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United Statesto Rebecca Jones
Will[2] 16 Sep 1695 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Death[2] Sep. 16, 1695 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United StatesBetween date of will and date of inventory.
Alt Death[5] aft 16 Sep 1695 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Burial[3] Greenfield Hill Cemetery, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[2] 7 Oct 1695

Life in Colonial Connecticut

Per Families of Old Fairfield by Donald Lines Jacobus and The Ancestors and Descendants of George Hull by Robert E. Hull:

1653 - after the marriage of Cornelius Hull to Rebecca, the daughter of Pastor John Jones, the town of Fairfield granted him a 3-acre town lot, to which his father added an adjoining or nearby tract of 40 acres. He was a surveyor and husbandman, and added land to his holdings, and became a man of substance and a prominent citizen. (Robert E. Hull, Ancestors and Descendants of George Hull)

1656, 1660, 1662 and 1667, Cornelius Hull was chosen Deputy to the General Court.

1661 - appointed Lieutenant for Fairfield County

Feb. 1657, May 1658, May 1659, May and Oct. 1660, Oct. 1662, May 1663, Oct. 1664, May 1667, Oct 1676, Oct. 1677, Cornelius Hull, s. of George, was appointed Fairfield's Deputy to the Connecticut Legislature.

1675 or Feb. 1676 - Cornelius Hull was Lt., Major Treat's Life Guard. Robert E. Hull states: "in 1675 was made Lieutenant of "The Hon. Major Treat's Life Guards," the "crack corps" of the Connecticut soldiery of that period. For service rendered in King Phiip's War he was awarded a considerable tract of land."

May 1676 - Cornelius Hull was Lt. Fairfield County Troop (King Philip's War).

Oct. 1677 - Cornelius Hull received a colonial grant of 100 acres.

  1. 1.0 1.1 George Hull, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995)

    Cornelius Hull, bp. (Crewkerne) 13 April 1628.

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Cornelius Hull, in Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. (New Haven, Conn.: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932)
  3. Cornelius Hull, in Find A Grave.

    Cornelius Hull Birth: Apr. 6, 1628 Crewkerne Somerset, England
    Death: Sep. 16, 1695 Fairfield County Connecticut, USA
    Lt Cornelius Hull is the son of George Hull and Tomasen Mitchell. He married Rebecca Jones, dau of Rev John Jones and Sarah, 19 Nov 1653 Fairfield, Ct. Children are Cornelius (1655-1740), Samuel, Sarah, Rebecca, Martha, Theophilus.

    In 1653, Cornelius Hull was married to the daughter of John Jones, the pastor John Jones and the town authorities of Fairfield immediately granted him a three acre town lot, to which hearafter added an adjoining or near tract, containing 40 acres. He was a surveyor as was his father.
    He was a husbandman, and early in his married life began adding to his estate.
    He was a man of substance and a prominent citizen. He was Deputy to the Geneal court in 1656, 1660, 1662, and 1667. He was appointed Lieutenant for Fairfield Co and in 1675 was made Lieutenant Connecticut soldiery of that period. For his service he received considerable land.

    Such of his original estate as he had not conveyed to his children previous to his death was divided by his will as follows:
    To son Cornelius, 75 acres in three plots.
    To sons Cornelius and Theophilus, certain meadow lands.
    To son Cornelius, two additional tracts.
    To daughter Rebecca Hull, his home lot, house and barn.
    To daughter Sarah Silliman, 65 acres in two plots.
    To daughter Martha Stratton, 20 acres.
    To his grandson George, son of Cornelius, a certain farm.
    To his daughter Rebecca, his household goods.
    To his son Samuel, the gun he called his fowling piece.
    To his daughter Rebecca, one cow and a heifer.
    To his three sons Samuel, Cornelius, and Theophilus, the remainder of his estate to be divided equally among them.
    Event: Will Proven 07 Oct 1695

    Family links:
    George Hull (1590 - 1659)
    Thomasine Mitchell Hull (1592 - 1655)

    Rebecca Jones Hull (1632 - 1710)*

    Cornelius Hull (1655 - 1740)*

    *Calculated relationship

    Greenfield Hill Cemetery
    Fairfield County
    Connecticut, USA

    Created by: JKK
    Record added: Aug 10, 2009
    Find A Grave Memorial# 40492265

  4. Schenck, Elizabeth Hubbell Godfrey. The history of Fairfield, Fairfield County, Connecticut: from the settlement of the town in 1639 to 1818. (New York, New York: E.H. Schenck, 1889-1905)

    contains 36 references to Cornelius Hull, complete text available free online.

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Hull, Robert E. (Robert Edwin). The ancestors and descendants of George Hull (ca. 1590-1659) and Thamzen Michell of Crewkerne, Somerset, England, Dorchester, Massachusetts, Windsor and Fairfield, Connecticut. (Baltimore [Maryland]: Gateway Press, 1994)

    Lt. Cornelius HULL [or Cornelius Hull, Sr] (1628-1695) (George(3), Thomas(2), Richard(1)) son of (1) George Hull and Thamzen Michell was born, 9 April 1628 {Hull Family Association} and baptized, 14 April 1628 {Parish Records} at Crewkerne, Somerset, England. He probably came from England, circa 1631-32, with his parents and first settled at Dorcester, Massachusetts. He moved with his father to Windsor and again to Fairfield. He married, 19 November 1652 Rebecca Jones {New England Marriages Prior to 1700} (2 other sources give the year as 1653) daughter of the Rev. John Jones {Families of Old Fairfield} and Sarah ___ of Fairfield. He [Cornelius Hull] died, sometime between 16 September and 7 October 1695, at Fairfield.

    Other References Cited:
    {FHS} Fairfield Historical Society land records; {FSC} An Old New England Church [Fairfield, Conn.] states the first records of the church - dated from 1639 to 1694 - were altogether lost; {EHS} The Story of Fairfield, Vol. 1, by Mrs. Elizabeth Hubbell Schenck discusses land transactions and locations; {HOR2} History of Redding, 2nd Edition, discusses Fairfield land records; {FOF} Families of Old Fairfield, many references to Cornelius Hull and Rev. John Jones. Includes pictures of old homes and locations of land owned by the Hull family.

  6.   Schenk cites references including the Colonial Records of Connecticut and similar records for Colonial Massachusetts, plus early secondary source histories, plus records from the Library of Congress. Many of her sources should be searched for available online copies in this second decade of the 21st century.