Beckley, Sergeant Richard

Male 1618Maybe HampshireEngland - 1690


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  • Name  Beckley, Sergeant Richard 
    Born  1618Maybe HampshireEngland  lived in New Haven, Conn. 1639moved to Wethersfield before 1668 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  5 Aug 1690  Wethersfield Ct. or Guiford Conn Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I686  Poore Maddox
    Last Modified  20 May 2012 

    Father  Beckley, John,   b. 1594, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elliot, Mary 
    Married  Feb 1617 
    Family ID  F2153  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Daniel, Alice,   d. 1659/60, New Haven Conn Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Beckley, Sarah,   b. 10 Nov 1640, New Haven Conn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1689, Hartford, Conn Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Beckley, John,   b. 6 Mar 1642, New Haven Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Ap 1696, Wethersfield Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Beckley, Mary,   b. Se 12 1647, New Haven Conn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1697, Wethersfield Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Beckley, Benjamin,   b. 27 Jan 1649, New Haven Conn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1736, Wethersfield Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Beckley, Nathaniel,   b. 13 Oct 1652, New Haven Conn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1697, Wethersfield Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Beckley, Hannah,   b. 14 Oct 1656, New Haven Conn Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1690, Wethersfield Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. UNNAMED
    Family ID  F485  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Deming, Frances 2nd,   b. 1643,   d. Wethersfield Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1336  Group Sheet

  • Notes 

    • Sergeant Richard Beckley was the immigrant ancestor, was said to be from Hampshire, England born 1618.
      Listing in Barbour Collection says “Sarah Beckley dau of Richard Beckley of New Haven"2012
      Referred to as Sergeant Richard Beckley.
      Richard Beckley first mentioned in Amer. in New Haven Town Records in 1639 lived until 1660 when he moved to Wethersfield Hartford Co Ct. He voted in Wthersfild in 1662. His section later called Beckley Quarter Wetherfield, his home thereafter and died there. Says he sat in the 2nd seat at church and his wife"sister or Goodwife" sat the same in women's section.
      He received a grant from the General Court Oct. 1668, of 300 acres lying on both sides of Mattabesett River to run up from New Haven path. In town meeting in 1670 his land whereon he had a house and barn in Newington maybe part of New Haven area.
      He could sign his name, have a copy from a book.
      Served on jury, 2 Indians entered his home and pilfered on a Sunday and he was granted 3 lbs 13.6. May have been married twice. 2nd Frances ?
      Sargent Richard Beckley was mention over 8 times signing documents of alengengence to the Govenor and asking for land in New Haven. Found New Haven Colony Records 1638-1649. He was vocal and semmed to be well thought of.

      Listing inGenealogy Conn. pg 1336 Norchich Con 2012 " Sergeant Richard Beckley , the immigrant Wethersfield. He was first heard of in new haven, Connecticut, Feb 5,1639, when he was appointed on a committe,,,,,, made copy of page.


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