Rev. Richard Treat1,2,3

(14 May 1694 - circa 1759)

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Relationship7th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree

Some Background

Rev. Richard Treat was also known as Reverend.
FatherLieut. Thomas Treat (12 Dec 1668 - 17 Jan 1713)
MotherDorothy Bulkeley (c. 1662 - 7 Jun 1757)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildRev. Richard Treat was born on 14 May 1694, in Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut.4
ChildRichard was baptized on 24 June 1694, in Wethersfield, Hartford Co., Connecticut Colony, New England, by the Rev. Timothy Woodbridge, his future father-in-law.4
GroomHe married Susanna Woodbridge, daughter of Rev. Timothy Woodbridge, on 7 August 1728 in Hartford, Hartford Co., Connecticut Colony, New England.5,6
DeceasedHe died circa 1759.3

Children with Susanna Woodbridge:

Some Life Events of Interest

Had 6 or 7 children - Timothy 2nd; The Treat Family states that family trad. holds that the Rev. Treat died of small pox, while on his way to Quebec as a soldier, perhaps as chaplain. Notice the similarity in his death to that of his son, Timothy, whom this same genealogy says died of small pox in Canada while serving in the Rev. War. Graduated at Yale College, 1719.

Founder or First Settler

On 23 May 1732, Rev. Richard Treat was among the Original Proprietors of Brimfield, Hampden Co., Province of Massachusetts Bay, New England. He drew lot number 50 in the first division of the land into eighty-three 120 acre lots. He was present for each of the subsequent divisions where each proprietor received his lot according to the casting of the draughts. Richard is the only man among the 84 with a title, "Rev." for the first division and "Mr." in the subsequent divisions.7



Sources - Citations

  1. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  2. [S150] Lorraine Cook, Compiler, The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1994-2002).
  3. [S109] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, (Online subscription database., Operations, Provo, Utah); These records consist of information of varying accuracy and need confirmation from original sources. Birth year: 1694; Birth city: Glastonbury; Birth state: CT.
  4. [S150] Lorraine Cook, Barbour Collection, Glastonbury Vital Records pg. 256 - vol. I, pg. 6.
  5. [S150] Lorraine Cook, Barbour Collection, Hartford Vital Records pg. 418 - vol. D, pg. 32 and vol. FFS, pg. 36.
  6. [S1058] George Leon Walker, History of the First church in Hartford, 1633-1883 (Hartford, Connecticut: Brown & Gross, 1884), pg. 272; names, events, dates, relationships.
  7. [S16] Jay and Delene Holbrook, Compilers, Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 (Collections by Town) (Provo, Utah: Holbrook Research Institute, 2011), Brimfield - Proprietors' Meetings, pg. 8.
  8. [S16] Jay and Delene Holbrook, Massachusetts Town Records, 1620-1988, Brimfield - Births, Marriages and Deaths, pg. 126; Book 1, page 82.
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