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Christopher Reeve

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Christopher Reeve

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    Nathaniel Dwight

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    • 7th Great-grandfather of Christopher Reeve — 10th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 782 
    • Birth Date:
    • 20 Nov 1666 
    • Birth Location:
    • Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 07 or 08 NOV 1711 
    • Death Location:
    • Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 
    • Burial Date:
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    • Burial Location:
    • Old Meadow Cemetery, West Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 9 Dec 1693 
    • Marriage Location:
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    • Children:

    • Samuel Dwight

      Abiah Dwight

      Mehitable Dwight (Ahnentafel No:391 )

      Ann Dwight

    • Notes: 
    • Springfield, Massachusetts vital records gives the date of Nathaniel Dwight's death as 08 NOV 1711. His tombstone in the Old Meadow Cemetery in West Springfield gives it as 07 NOV 1711. There is also a monument in the Bridge Street Cemetery in Northampton, Massachusetts that gives the date as 07 NOV 1711.

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  • Sources for Nathaniel Dwight

    • 1 A Modern History of New Haven and Eastern New Haven County, Vol. 2, New York and Chicago: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Co. (1918), 346-349.
    • 2 Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections, (2002), Page 349948.
    • 6 Dwight, Benjamin W., The History of the Descendants of John Dwight, of Dedham, Mass., Vol. 1, New York: John F. Trow and Sons (1874), 106, 109-111.
    • 8 Stearns, Ezra S., Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire: A Record of the Achievements of Her People . . ., Vol. 2, New York and Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company (1908), 769-770.
    • 9 Stiles, Henry R., Families of Ancient Wethersfield, Connecticut, Volume II, Baltimore, Maryland: Reprinted for Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. (1999, original 1904), 54.

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