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THANKFUL SEDGWICK, 6th. child of Samuel, Jr., and. Ruth (Peck) Sedgwick, was born April 21, 1721, in West Hartford, Conn., and baptised Apr. 22, 1722. (WHC). She died Oct. 5, 1806, aged 85, and was buried at Cheshire, Conn. She married Oct. 21, 1741 Jehiel Preston 4, of Wallingford, Conn., son of Eliasaph 3, (Eliasaph 2, William Preston 1, of New Haven, Conn.) He was born Sep. 11, 1719, at Wa.llingford, and died there Nov. 22, 1758. After his death Thankful married (2) Dec. 16, 1761, Ephriam Tuttle; and (3) Feb. 17, 1774, Jason Hotchkiss; and (4) June 4, 1778, John Hall. (2nd and 3rd. marriages recorded at Wallingford, and the 4th. at Cheshire Cong. Ch.) Following are the children of Thankful, all by her first husband;

1. Sarah Preston, b.Aug 23, 1742 (WV) d. Mar 11, 1817 ae.75 (CTl);
m. Jan 17,1765 (WV) Augustus Bristol.
2. Esther Preston, b. Apr l, 1744 (WV) d. July 23, 1822 ae.80 (WTl);
m. Apr 27, 1762 (WV) Ebenezer Moss.
3. Samuel Preston, b. April 24, 1746 (WV) Twin. (163)
4. Caleb Preston, b. April 24, 1746 (WV) ". (164)
5. Hannah Preston, b. July 5, 1748 (WV);
m. Jesse Hull.
6. Rebecca Preston, b.Sep 11 1750 (WV); d.July 1O, 1793 ae.43 (CT1);
m. Dec 7, 1772 (WV) William Hall.
7. Thankful Preston, b.Dec l0, 1752 (WV); d. May 24, 1817 ae.65. (WTl);
m1 Sep 21, 1772 (WV) Andrew Hall;
m2 Jan 18, 1781 (WV) John MeCleave.
8. Jehiel Preston, b. Mar. 4, 1755, (WV). (l68)
9. Ruth Preston, b. Jan. 28, 1757 (WV) d. 1762.

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SAMUEL PRESTON, (twin of Caleb) son of Jehiel and Thankful (Sedgwick) Preston, was born, April 24, 1746, at Walhingford, Conn., and died Aug. 15, 1815. He married Sep. 7, 1769, Lucy Johnson, born Sep. 11, 1747, at Wallingford, daughter of Amos (a Rev, soldier) and Abigail (Holt) Johnson. She died Jan. 33, 1808, aged 61. Their children were:

1. Samuel Preston, b. July 20, 1770. (163,1)
2. Jehiel Preston, b. Mar 22, 1772;
m. Lydia Morgan.
3. Betsey Preston, b. Dec 31, 1773; d. July 16, 1817 ae.44;
m. Aaron Cook.
4. Lucy Preston, b. July 7, 1776, d. Jan 1810 ae.36;
m. Jan 14, 1798, Rufus Merriam.
5. Luman Preston, b. May 5, 1778. (163,5)
6. Sedgwick Preston, b. Oct 23, 1780; d.Sep 30, 1807.
7. Milly Preston, died July 4, 1821 ae.34;
m. a Mr. Doolittle.
8. Ira Preston, b. Mar 9, 1785. (163,8)


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