Elder Nathaniel Comstock

M, #49253, (1706 - 24 October 1791)
Father*Capt. Samuel Comstock1 b. 16 Jun 1673, d. 11 Apr 1757
Mother*Martha Jones2 b. 18 Jan 1672, d. 12 Dec 1756
Appears on charts:Descendants of Hannah/2w Brooks
Descendants of Samuel/3w Fox
Descendants of Samuel/4w Fox Jr.
Last Edited:10 Feb 2016

Children with Margaret/5w Fox:

  • Sarah/6w Comstock11 b. say 1735
  • Capt. Nathaniel/6w Comstock7 b. 5 Jul 1739, d. 17 Dec 1829
Findagrave.com, memorial #32479675. Photo by Ted LaFlamme. "The stone marking his grave today was probably a replacement for the original. While it contains the correct date of death, the other information actually describes his son Capt. Nathaniel."
Elder Nathaniel Comstock was born in 1706 on Raymond Hill, in the north parish (later Montville) of New London, Connecticut.3,1 He married, perhaps 8 Feb 1728, Margaret/5w Fox, daughter of Samuel/4w Fox and Margaret Stebbins.4,5 Named an executor of his father-in-law's will, 17536, he died 24 Oct 17917, and she 31 Dec 1798, a. 89.8 They are buried in Raymond Hill Cemetery.9 His gravestone, stylistically much later than the date of his death, provides the correct date of death but comingles details of his son Nathaniel's Revolutionary War service.10
     "Nathaniel was an Elder of his church in Montville most of his life."10

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S1461] Jacquelyn Ladd Ricker, The Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Nathaniel Comstock b.
  2. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #32479157.
  3. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #32479675: 7 Jun 1706.
  4. [S1192] William F. Fox, Thomas Fox of Concord, 36.
  5. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #32479675, #32479975: 8 Feb 1728, Montville.
  6. [S2089] George Henry Fox, "Descendants of Samuel Fox of New London, Conn.," 5.
  7. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #32480050.
  8. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #32479975.
  9. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorials #32479675, #32479975.
  10. [S148] FindAGrave.com, memorial #32479675.
  11. [S1461] Ricker Compilation, New London VR, Sarah Comstock/Jonathan Smith Jr. m.