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Joseph Mansfield

Joseph Mansfield, son of Richard Mansfield and Gillian Drake, was born in 1637 in Exeter, Devon, England and died November 15, 1692 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.

He married Mary Potter in 1657. 

Other Events in the Life of Joseph Mansfield

Residence:  He inherited his father's homestead in what is now Hamden, Connecticut adjoining New Haven.  On February 8, 1657 he took the freeman's oath.  He owned land on the present day site of Yale College. 

Mary Potter

Mary Potter was born August 22, 1641 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut and died on December 1, 1701 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut.


Children of Joseph Mansfield and Mary Potter

Maky Mansfield was born on April 6, 1658.

Martha Mansfield was born on April 18, 1660.  She married Richard Sperry on Dec. 16, 1680. 

Mercy Mansfield was born on July 26, 1662

Silence Mansfield was born on October 24, 1664.  She married a Chatfield of Killingworth, England.

Elizabeth Mansfield was born on September 20, 1666.

Comfort Mansfield was born on December 6, 1668.  She married John Benham about 1691

John Mansfield was born on April 8, 1671 and died on December 22, 1690.

Joseph Mansfield was born on December 27, 1673 and he died on October 8, 1739.  He married married Elizabeth Cooper

Ebenezer Mansfield was born on February 6, 1677 and died on August 3, 1745.  He married Hannah Bassett April 20, 1710.

Japhet Mansfield was born in July 8, 1681 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut and died 1745 in New Haven, New Haven , Connecticut.


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