Ransford Comstock

Male 1737 - 1814


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  • Name  Ransford Comstock 
    Born  06 Mar 1737  Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Will  15 Feb 1812  Exeter, Otsego Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In the name of God Amen, - I, Ransford Comstock of the town of Exeter, County of Otsego xx at state of New York being weak of body, but of a sound and fit mind and memory do make and publish this my last will and testament in memory and for if Aouiny To wit, First, I give and bequeath unto my son Jesse Comstock the sum of one dollar; - To my son Charlotte nirs, the sum of one dollar - To my four daughters Amy Comstock, Mercy Dart, Nancy V Loomis and Delany Burwith, each the sum of one dollar; - To my son Ransford B. Comstock, all of my Tanning and Currying Tools, and tueter sheep which said sheep are to be paid in two years from my demise. -- To my son Guy D. Comstock, the sum of one hundred dollars to be paid in met stock; -- Which said several laguies or sums of money I will and order shall be paid to the said several Legatees, other than those therein specified; within one year after my demise; - And lastly, as to all the rest residue and remainder of my uai with personal estate goods and chattels of what kind and nature so ever I give and bequeath the same to my beloved wife Azubah Comstock during her natural life. Whom I hereby appoint sole Executrix of this my last will and testament. Hereby re- voking all former wills by me made in any manner or form whatsoever; And at her death, I give and bequeath the same to my youngest son Daniel Comstock or such portion of the same as my said wife Azubah shall have at her death - Signed sealed, published and declared by the above named Ransford Comstock, to be his last will and Ransford Comstock testament, in the presence of us, who have here unto subscribed our names as witnesses in the presence of the Testator. - Luriel Stoney
      Executed 15th Fue 1812
      Beny Payn
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    Died  08 Feb 1814  Exeter, Otsego Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Ransford Comstock was an Ensign in the Revolutionary War, serving with the 7th Company, 3rd Regiment of the Connecticut Militia, 1779-1781, and was also in the French and Indian War, 1758, in Connecticut. When an old man, in ht elast quarter of the century, he moved to Exeter, Otsego Co, New York. [3]
    Person ID  I60166  Bryant
    Last Modified  17 Jun 2007 

    Father  Peter Comstock,   b. 04 Mar 1701/2, New London, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, at sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Martha Avery,   b. 1706, probably, New London, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1753 and 1755 
    Married  Abt 1723  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID  F3692  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Catherine Vibber,   b. 11 Nov 1738, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1776, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Dec 1761  New London, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Amy Comstock,   b. 28 Jul 1762, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jan 1839, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Deidamia Comstock,   b. 1764, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1797, Otsego Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Charlot Comstock,   b. 08 Apr 1765, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1804, Shelburne, Franklin Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Obedience Comstock,   b. 26 Jun 1767, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Dec 1773, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Jesse Comstock,   b. 30 Aug 1769, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1846, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mercy Comstock,   b. 04 Jul 1774, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F3685  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Azuba Davis,   b. 16 Apr 1758,   d. 03 Nov 1821 
    Married  02 May 1782  New London, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Ransford Brainard Comstock,   b. 25 Apr 1783, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Chenango Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nancy Comstock,   b. 09 Jun 1784, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1886, Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Dellana Comstock,   b. 24 Nov 1786, Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Elizabeth Comstock,   b. 24 Oct 1789, Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1790, Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Guy Daniel Comstock,   b. 30 May 1792, Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1851, Parish Village, Oswego Co, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Daniel Comstock,   b. 15 Jan 1797, Stonington, New London Co, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1859
    Family ID  F3691  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 06 Mar 1737 - Montville, New London Co, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Dec 1761 - New London, New London Co, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 02 May 1782 - New London, New London Co, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 15 Feb 1812 - Exeter, Otsego Co, New York Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 Feb 1814 - Exeter, Otsego Co, New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S393] History on Montville, CT, Baker, Henry A., (Press of the Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, Hartford, Conn., 1896), p. 132-146.

    2. [S407] Genealogy of the Comstock Family, Comstock, John Adams, (Commonwealth Press, Inc., California, 1949), p. 15.

    3. [S407] Genealogy of the Comstock Family, Comstock, John Adams, (Commonwealth Press, Inc., California, 1949), p. 34.


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