Person:David Ellsworth (3)

David Ellsworth
d.5 Mar 1782
m. 26 Oct 1693
  1. Mary Ellsworth1706/07 - 1778
  2. David Ellsworth1709 - 1782
  3. Jonathan Ellsworth1716 - 1776
Facts and Events
Name David Ellsworth
Gender Male
Birth[1] 3 Aug 1709 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Marriage 8 Jul 1740 Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United Statesto Jemima Leavitt
Death[1] 5 Mar 1782
Alt Birth[2]
Burial[1] Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesPalisado Cemetery

Capt. David Ellsworth

The title of captain "was not an empty one, for he served in the War of the Spanish Succession, known in America as the Old French War, and in 1745 commanded a company from Windsor at the famous siege of Louisburg. Returning in safety from that expedition, which was by no means a holiday affair, he lived to the eve of the recognition of the colonies' independence, and nearly all his life he was selectman of his native town. Inheriting a hundred pounds, he had the industry and the shrewdness to accumulate a considerable estate, and to win the reputation of an excellent farmer. A grandson has recorded that he had much 'cunning, or quick-turned wit,' and 'sound judgment.' " -- Brown, p. 11

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ricker, Jacquelyn Ladd. The Ricker Compilation of Vital Records of Early Connecticut. (Baltimore, Maryland: Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2006), 4423.
  2. Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Records of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1638-1925.

    David son of Jonathan Elsworth was born August the 8th AD 1709 {yes, (Bk II Page 128)