Phebe (b) Larrabee: Birth: 13 SEP 1680 in Preston Village (New London) Connecticut Colony. Death: UNKNOWN in Stonington Village (New London) Connecticut Colony
Note: 1648, April 20: Greenfield Larribee was born at Saybrook Settlement, Connecticut Colony. "Effie Belle Randall of Bath, Ohio: her ancestors and descendants" by Theodore N. Woods; p. 67; published by T. N. Woods; Phoenix, Arizona; 1991 (CS71.R19 1991 LofC) (Randall Library) 1673, March 18: "Thirdly: the East Side of the River; those that have chosen this Quarter are; Matthew Griswold, Thomas Leffingwell, Edward Lay, GREENFIELD LARRABEE, Thomas Champion, Morgan Bowers, Richard Bushnell, Thomas Bliss, Henry Champion, Hugh Lees. William Backus, Jonathan Rudd "We, whose names are hereunder written, do testify this to be a true copy of the original retracted out of the Town Book." John Clarke, Sr., John Tully "The above said is a true copy taken out of the original, attested by me, Robert Chapman, Recorder for the Town of Say-Brook, this 18th of March, 72/78." "Saybrook at the Mouth of the Connecticut: the first one hundred years" by Gilman C. Gates; Press of the W. H. Lee Company; Orange, Connecticut; 1935 (HeritageQuest) 1687c: The deed for the lands in the town of Preston was signed by the Mohegan chief Owaneoe and was given in payment for damages to the farms of white settlers by swine belonging to the Mohegans. The early settlers came from Norwich, the first being Greenfield Larabee, according to Miss Caulkins. A complete list of these settlers may be found in her history of Norwich. (Glenda Nothngale, family researcher) "A Modern History of New London County, Connecticut" by Benjamin Tinkham Marshall; p. 204; Lewis Historical Publishing Company; 1822 (974.601 N42M ACPL) 1700, January 23: "Grenfield Larabe of Norwich yeoman for 3A of upland and madow to me by Thomas and Jonathan Tracy both of Preston. . . 2A of madow in Norwich on the norwest corner of the ommock and bounded northerly upon land of Ritchard Cook and easterly upon Norwich Line and westerly upon the land of Jonathan Tracy . . . " <signed> Greenefield Larabe <witness> John Brown and Peter Davison <acknowledged> November 12, 1703 <entered> January 23, 1706 "Preston, Connecticut Deeds,1687-1736" II:38 (FHL Film #5381 CT; New London: Preston Deed Books, 1-3 (1687-1722) 1701, November 21: "Received by me Grenfield Larabe in the Towne of Norwich . . . Brother John Park of Preston . . . �9-00-00 of lawful mony of New England in ye lew of �13-06-08 in provition pay which is my wife ales her parte of a Layase of fourty pounds given by my father Thomas Parke Senr to his three Daughters and to be payed by my brother John Parke after his decease as appears by a Deed bareing date August the 24 1693 of which sume of �9-00-00 I the sd Grenfeild Lareby acquit and fully discharge the sd John Parke . . . from my wife Ales her parte of �40-00-00 above mentioned forever . . . " <signed> Grenfeild Laribee and Ales Larifee. <witness> Thomas Laribee and John Laribee. This Reseit entered, May the 11, 1703, Pr me, Jonathan Tracy, Recorder "Preston, Connecticut Deeds,1687-1736" II:264 (FHL Film #5381 CT; New London: Preston Deed Books, 1-3 (1687-1722) 1718, December 15: "Greenfield Larabe of Norwich . . . for �23-00-00 . . . paid by Ezekiel Parke of Preston . . . acquit . . . sold . . . " <signed> Grenfield Larabe. <witness> Alice Larabe and Nathaniell Richards. <acknowledged> November 11, 1723. <entered> April 26, 1726. "Preston, Connecticut Deeds, 1687-1736" IV:290 (FHL Film #5382 CT; New London: Preston Deed Book 4 (1687-1722) 1739, February 3: Greenfield Larrabee died at Norwich Village (New London) Connecticut Colony. (Glenda Nightingale, family researcher) Additional Resources: 1) "Black Hall: traditions and reminiscences" by Adeline Bartlett Allyn;: Case, Lockwood & Brainard; Hartford, Connecticut; 1908 (HeritageQuest)
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