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Baysey
1st Generation
JOHN BAYSEY died August 1671 in Hartford, CT (Source: Constance Wells sent pages from Families of Early Hartford by Lucius Barnes Barbour: cites (1st Church Record). He was an early member of First Church and his name is inscribed on the Hartford Founder's Monument. He married ELIZABETH (BAYSEY). John was a weaver and an original proprietor; his house lot was on the south side of the road from the mill to the south meadow, now Elm St. He was chosen chimney viewer in 1649; surveyor of highways, 1652; constable, 1656; fence viewer, 1667; townsman, 1669. Will dated Aug 14; inventory Aug. 29 1671 383-2-6. The name Baysey was handed down to the present century as a Christian name in the Burr and Baker families and the Welles Family of West Hartford. From The Catalogue of First Puritan Settlers of Connecticut, R. R. Hinman, first published in Hartford, 1846: p. 13: "Basly, John, was in the land division in '39--died in '71--his children were Mary Burr, Lydia and Elizabeth--Elizabeth married Mr. Peck." p. 113: "Basey, John, was in the land division of Hartford, 1630. he died in '71. Elizabeth his wife. he had a grandson, Paul Peck, another Joseph Baker, a brother John Baker, and a son-in-law John Baker. His eldest daughter married a Burr--his third daughter, Elizabeth, married a Peck--Lydia married John Baker." John's WILL. Elizabeth's WILL. Hartford Monument
Hartford Founder's Monument
From The Original Proprietors by Miss Mary K. Talcott:

JOHN BAYSEY, weaver (autograph on will, Baisie,), was an original proprietor; his house lot was on the south side of the road from the mill to the south meadow, now Elm St. He was chosen chimney viewer, 1649; surveyor of highways, 1652; constable, 1656; fence viewer, 1667; townsman, 1669; d. August, 1671; will dated Aug. 14; inv. Aug. 29, �383. 2. 6. His widow, Elizabeth, d. in 1673; inv. Dec. 13. Ch.: i. Mary, m. Samuel Burr, of Hartford (q. v.). ii. Lydia, m. John Baker (q. v.), who lived on the highway afterw. called Baker�s Lane, in Hartford; she d. May 16, 1700. iii. Elizabeth, bapt. in Hartford, Aug. 23, 1645; m. Paul Peck, Jr., of Hartford (q. v.). The name Baysey was handed down to the present century as a Christian name in the Burr and Baker families, and the Welles family of West Hartford.


2nd Generation
Children of Children of John and Elizabeth Baker
LYDIA BAYSEY She married JOHN BAKER.
MARY BAYSEY, b. Bef. 1645; m. SAMUEL BURR.
ELIZABETH BAYSEY was born ABT August 23, 1645 (Source: Constance Wells sent Familes of Early Hartford by Lucius Barnes Barbour: date baptized). She married PAUL PECK and they had a son, Paul.
HESTER ADAMS, b. Bef. July 16, 1653 (Source: Early Connecticut Probate Records, will of Thomas Greenhill, includes her).

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