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    Richard Treat

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    • 9th Generation — 6th Great-grandfather of Thomas Edison
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 316 
    • Birth Date:
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    • Christening Date:
    • 28 Aug 1584 
    • Christening Location:
    • Pitminster, Somersetshire, England 
    • Death Date:
    • 27 Apr 1669 
    • Death Location:
    • Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 27 Apr 1615 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Pitminster, Somersetshire, England 
    • Notes: 
    • Some published sources claim that Richard Treat had a first wife named Joanna who was the mother of his children. This is believe to be false.

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  • Sources for Richard Treat

    • 4 Case, Lafayette Wallace, M.D., The Hollister Family of America: Lieut. John Hollister of Wethersfield, Conn., and His Descendants, Chicago: Fergus Printing Company (1886), 28-29, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 5 Cutter, William Richard, ed., New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial: A Record of the Achievements of . . . Third Series, Volume 1, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1915), 453.
    • 6 Deming, Judson Keith, Genealogy of the Descendants of John Deming of Wethersfield, Connecticut, Dubuque, Iowa: Press of Mathis-Mets Co. (1904), 3, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 7 Hollick, Martin E., New Englanders in the 1600s: A Guide to Genealogical Research Published Between 1980 and 2010, Expanded Edition, Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2012), 236.
    • 8 Jacobus, Donald Lines and Edgar Francis Waterman, Hale, House and Related Families: Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1978, reprinted from 1952), 764-769, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 9 Pope, Charles Henry, ed., Paine Ancestry: The Family of Robert Treat Paine, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Including Maternal Lines, Boston: Printed for the Family (1912), 60-61.
    • 11 Rudd, Alice Böhmer, Wolcott Genealogy: The Family of Henry Wolcott, One of the First Settlers of Windsor, Connecticut, Washington, D.C.: The Guild Publishing Company, Inc. (1950), 29, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 12 Treat, John Harvey, The Treat Family: A Genealogy of Trott, Tratt, and Treat for Fifteen Generations, and Four Hundred and Fifty Years . . ., Salem, Massachusetts: The Salem Press Publishing and Printing Company (1893), 26-31, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 13 Webster, William Holcomb and Rev. Melville Reuben Webster, History and Genealogy of the Gov. John Webster Family of Connecticut: With Numerous Portraits and Illustrations, Rochester, New York: E. R. Andrews Printing Company (1915), 23, Internet Archive (Digital Library).