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Descendants of Reuben Bristol

Generation No. 1

      1. Reuben1 Bristol1,2,3 was born September 04, 1764 in prob. Connecticut or New York4,5,6, and died March 15, 1826 in Lower Sandusky (now Fremont), Sandusky County, Ohio7,8,9. He married Elizabeth Starkweather10,11,12 March 11, 1794 in Congregational Church, Preston, New London County, Connecticut13,14,15, daughter of Jesse Starkweather and Mary Kinne. She was born March 28, 1775 in Preston, New London County, Connecticut16,17,18, and died August 16, 1846 in Ohio19,20,21.

Notes for Reuben Bristol:

Tombstone date is 15 March 1824

More About Reuben Bristol:
Census: 1800, Bern, Albany County, New York22,23
Residence: March 11, 1794, New Canaan (now Canaan), Columbia County, New York24,25

Notes for Elizabeth Starkweather:

"The first sermon preached in Riley Township was at the
residence of Ms. Lathrop, on school section number 16, by a
Methodist circuit preacher whose name is not remembered.
Meetings were very frequently held at this house to accommodate
Mrs. Lathrop's mother, Mrs. Bristol, who for sixteen years was
both blind and lame. She was a devout Methodist, and was
greatly comforted by the preaching and prayers of her brethren.
Although the the cabin was not large it was amply sufficient to
accommodate the small congregation who gathered their."

More About Elizabeth Starkweather:
Religion: Aft. December 10, 1826, School Section Number Sixteen, Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio; Religion: devout Methodist26,27
Residence: Aft. December 10, 1826, School Section Number Sixteen, Riley Township, Sandusky County, Ohio28,29
Children of Reuben Bristol and Elizabeth Starkweather are:
  2 i.   Mary2 Bristol30,31, born June 29, 1797 in prob. New York32,33; died April 27, 1838 in Sandusky City, Erie County, Ohio34,35. She married Alexander M. Porter36,37 March 22, 1820 in Huron County, Ohio37.
  Notes for Mary Bristol:

The place of death is probable because that is where Maria
Tyler Hicks wrote that she resided with her family.

  Marriage Notes for Mary Bristol and Alexander Porter:

Was obtained from usgenweb Huron County Web sight

  3 ii.   Elbridge A. Bristol38,39,40, born December 30, 1798 in prob. New York41,42,43; died April 17, 1830 in Lower Sandusky, Sandusky County, Ohio44,45,46. He married Sarah A. Whitengar47,48,49 November 06, 1825 in Lower Sandusky, Sandusky County, Ohio50,51; born Abt. 180752,53,54; died November 18, 1826 in Lower Sandusky, Sandusky County, Ohio55,56,57.
  More About Elbridge A. Bristol:
Probate: May 11, 1830, Lower Sandusky, Sandusky County, Ohio58,59

  Notes for Sarah A. Whitengar:

Date calculated from age at death on Tombstone

+ 4 iii.   Elta Bristol, born January 04, 1801 in prob. New York; died January 22, 1829 in Lower Sandusky, Sandusky County, Ohio.
  5 iv.   Elson C. Bristol60,61, born September 10, 1804 in prob. New York62,63; died January 13, 1833 in prob. Ohio64,65.
  Notes for Elson C. Bristol:

Their is no record of his tombstone in Whittlesey Cemetery per
the "Lower Sandusky Burial Ground" book. He may have been
buried their but his tombstone was unreadable, etc. or he could
also be buried somewhere else, maybe Huron County where his
sister lived.

+ 6 v.   Cyrena M. Bristol, born March 21, 1807 in prob. New York; died January 23, 1848 in Lower Sandusky, Sandusky County, Ohio.
+ 7 vi.   Sophia Bristol, born October 13, 1809 in New York; died March 01, 1864 in Fremont, Sandusky County, New York.

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