The COMSTOCK Family of Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut

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WILLIAM COMSTOCK of Wethersfield m. Elizabeth Unknown
DANIEL COMSTOCK m. Paltiah Elderkin
ANNE COMSTOCK (bp. 1671) m. Ebenezer Billings

First Generation

WILLIAM COMSTOCK of Wethersfield


William Comstock married Elizabeth Unknown.

William Comstock of Wethersfield was a soldier in the Pequot War of 1637-8. [Ref] George bought a house and land in Wethersfield from Richard Mills in Apr 1641. [Ref] On 1 Aug 1644 Richard Mills pled his case against William Comstock and John Sadler for slander. [Ref] On the first Thursday in Dec 1644 Richard Mills pled a case against William. [Ref]

Children of William Comstock and Elizabeth Unknown:

  1. Daniel Comstock married Paltiah Elderkin.
  2. John Comstock died at Lyme before 20 Sep 1680, when his widow acknowledged a deed. [Ref] He married Abigail Chappell by Apr 1662. [Ref] Abigail, the daughter of George Chappell, was born on 15 Sep 1644 and was living in Feb 1713/4 in Lyme, when she witnessed a deed. [Ref] She married second Moses Huntley on 18 Jan 1680/1. [Ref] Moses, the son of John and Jane Huntley was born on 1 Jul 1652 in Boston. [Ref]

Second Generation


Parents: William Comstock and Elizabeth Unknown.

Daniel Comstock married Paltiah Elderkin.

Daniel Comstock of New London was presented for freemanship at the 15 Oct 1669 General Assembly in Hartford. [Ref]

Children of Daniel Comstock and Paltiah Elderkin:

  1. Anne Comstock married Ebenezer Billings.

Third Generation

ANNE COMSTOCK (bp. 1671)

Parents: Daniel Comstock and Paltiah Elderkin

Anne Comstock was baptised on 9 Apr 1671 in New London. [Ref] She married Ebenezer Billings on 28 Feb or 1 Mar 1680/1. [Ref says the evidence that this Anne married Ebenezer is circumstantial; there was no other Anne Comstock the right age.]

Anne, the wife of Ebenezer Billings, was admitted to the first church in Stonington on 30 Sep 1705. [Ref]


Ballou, Hosea Starr, "Dr. Thomas Starr, Surgeon in the Pequot War and his Family Connection," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 89, 1935, 172- .

Creighton, Spencer-Mounsey, "The Billings Family of Connecticut," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 81, 1927, 156.

Harris, Gale Ion, "George Chappell of Windsor, Wethersfield, and New London, Connecticut," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 150, 1975, 48-73.

The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, Hartford, Brown & Parsons, 1850-1890.