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P.T. Barnum

Ancestry of
P.T. Barnum

Co-Founder of Barnum & Bailey Circus


    Philo Barnum

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    • Father of P.T. Barnum — 2nd Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 4 Apr 1778 
    • Birth Location:
    • Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut 
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    • Death Date:
    • 7 Sep 1828 
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    • Burial Location:
    • Congregational Church Cemetery, Bethel, Fairfield, Connecticut 
    • Marriage Date:
    • 14 Dec 1808 
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    • Spouse:
    • Polly Fairchild

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  • Sources for Philo Barnum

    • 3 Barnum, Eben Lewis and Rev. Francis Barnum, Genealogical Record of the Barnum Family Presenting a Conspectus of the Male Descendants of T homas Barnum 1625-1695, Gardner, Massachusetts: Meals Printing Co. (1912), 22.
    • 4 Orcutt, Rev. Samuel, A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut, Part II, New Haven, Connecticut: Press of Tuttle, Morehouse and Taylor (1886), 1119-1120.
    • 6 Starr, Burgis Pratt, A History of the Starr Family of New England, from the Ancestor, Dr. Comfort Starr, of Ashfor d, County of Kent . . ., Hartford, Connecticut: The Case, Lockwood and Brainard Co. (1879), 329.