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Henry Dowd

Male - 1668


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  • Name Henry Dowd 
    Gender Male 
    Departure 20 May 1639  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Civil 1 Jun 1639  At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Signatory to the Guilford Plantation Covenant. 
    • "Individuals who, the next September, purchase Menunkatuck, afterwards Guilford, enter into the following covenant: We whose names are hereunder written, intending by God's gracious permission to plant ourselves in New England, and, if it may be, in the southerly part about Quinnipiack, we do faithfully promise each to each, for ourselves and our families, and those that belong to us, that we will, the Lord assisting us, sit down and join ourselves together in one entire plantation, and to be helpful each to the other in any common work, according to every man's ability, and as need shall require; As for our gathering together in a church way, and the choice of officers and members to be joined together in that way, we do refer ourselves until such time as it shall please God to settle us in our plantation." [2]
    Died 31 Aug 1668  Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I17544  Dickinson
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2017 

    Family Elizabeth 
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Dowd, I,   b. 6 Feb 1653, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1713, Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2017 
    Family ID F5440  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 31 Aug 1668 - Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S352] A history of the plantation of Menunkatuck and of the original town of Guilford, Connecticut : comprising the present towns of Guilford and Madison , Bernard Christian Steiner, (Baltimore: The Friedenwald Company, 1897), 24 [book digitized at < http://bit.ly/2jia9Y9 >].

    2. [S351] TeachingAmericanHistory.org , (Ashland, Ohio: Ashbrook Center at Ashland University), <http://teachingamericanhistory.org/library/document/guilford-covenant/>.

    3. [S350] The history of Guilford, Connecticut : from its first settlement in 1639, Ralph D. Smith, (Albany, New York: J. Munsell, 1877), 12.

    4. [S352] A history of the plantation of Menunkatuck and of the original town of Guilford, Connecticut : comprising the present towns of Guilford and Madison , Bernard Christian Steiner, (Baltimore: The Friedenwald Company, 1897), 25 [book digitized at < http://bit.ly/2jia9Y9 >].

    5. [S350] The history of Guilford, Connecticut : from its first settlement in 1639, Ralph D. Smith, (Albany, New York: J. Munsell, 1877), 24.