ID #4939, (1618-1702)
|Father||Frederick Comstock b. say 1591|
|Mother||Mary McDonald b. say 1596|
|Relationship||9th great-grandfather of Linda Sargent|
Christopher Comstock was born on 2 Oct 1618. Christopher lived in Fairfield, Connecticut. In 1654 he testified to visiting the convicted witch, Goodwife Knapp, in company with Thomas Shervington and Goodwife Baldwin.1 Christopher moved to Norwalk, Connecticut. He married Hannah Platt, daughter of Richard Platt and Mrs Mary (Unknown) Platt, on Saturday, 6 Oct 1663 in Norwalk, Connecticut. Christopher was admitted freeman in 1667 of Conn. Colony.1 He was a deputy from Norwalk to Conn Legislature Oct 1868 May and Jun 1689 May 1690.1 He served on the Grand Jury which indicted Mercy Disbrow and others for witchcraft. He died on 28 Dec 1702 in Norwalk, Connecticut, at age 84. He left a will dated 22 Dec 1701. And proved 4 Jan 1702/3.
|Hannah Platt b. 1 Oct 1643|
|Charts||Ancestors of Ruth Kingsbury|
Sources of Information
- [S61] D L Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (New Haven: The Tuttle, Moorehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932) , vol 1, p156.
Dates using 'say' are educated guesses by me.
If I don't know a female last name she will be identified with a 'Mrs' and her husband's name.
MALE or FEMALE means I don't know the first name.