Thomas Hyatt of Ridgefield 1 2
- Born: 1680, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, (United States)
- Marriage (1): Experience Scott in 1701
- Died: 27 Dec 1759, Fairfield, Connecticut, (United States) at age 79
Another name for Thomas was Thomas Hyat.
From A Genealogical History of the Hoyt, Haight, and Hight Families: with Some Account of the Earlier Hyatt Families" , pp. 634-635:
"THOMAS Hyatt, b. about 1680, as above, lived in Ridgefield [Connecticut] as early as 1715, when land was entered to him on the Norwalk records. Another deed from Thomas Hyat, of Ridgefield, 1718, is rec. at N[orwalk]; and his name appears on the 'account of commonage,' at N. Dec., 1721. The will of Thomas Hyatt, of Ridgefield, dated June 10, 1759, proved Feb. 5, 1760, is rec. at Danbury. In it he mentions his wife Experience, his daus.: Hannah St. John, and her sons Thomas Scott and William Scott; Mary Osborn, dec'd; Elizabeth Rockwell, dec'd; Zibiah Foster; and Rebecca Northrup; also his only son, Thomas Hyat."
Source: Genealogical and Family History of the State of Maine edited by George Thomas Little, vol. 3 (New York, 1909), p. 1389, quotes from the above with additional information:
"Thomas (3) Hyatt was born at Norwalk, Connecticut, about 1680. He received a royal patent for land at Rye in 1710. After his marriage he moved to Ridgefield [Connecticut] as early as 1715, when land was entered on the Norwalk records. A deed from Thomas Hyatt of Ridgefield dated 1718 was recorded at Norwalk, December, 1721. His will dated June 10, 1759, proved February 5, 1760, is recorded at Danbury. In it he mentions his wife, Experience, and the following children: Hannah, Mary, Elizabeth, Zibiah, Rebecca and his only son, Thomas Hyatt (4). One of the daughters of Thomas Hyatt (the third) married a man by the name of St. John, some of the descendants of whom are farmers living in Otego, New York, and one of them is a banker and lives in New York City."
Noted events in his life were:
• Received: patent for land at Rye, Connecticut, 1710.
• Received: land in Ridgefield, Connecticut, by 1715.
• Will: recorded at Danbury, Connecticut, 10 Jun 1759.
• Proved: his will, 5 Feb 1760.
Thomas married Experience Scott in 1701. (Experience Scott was born in 1682 in Fairfield, Connecticut, (United States) and died on 19 Apr 1773 in Fairfield, Connecticut, (United States).)