897855 A Branch of Connecticut Northrops 1619 to Present


Family Tree
Before the founder England
 Joseph Northrup            
1619(1639)-1669 Milford
 Joseph Northrup             narrrow
1649 Milford ~ ???1700
 James Northrop              
1693 Milford ~ 1747
 James Northrop
1719 Ridgefield ~ 1784
 Amos Northrop              
1778? Milford 1855 Warren
 Alvin Northrop                
1803 Ridgefield, Kent, Milford, Salem ~1875 or 86
 George Elmore  Northrop
1844 Cornwall~1906 Southport
 George Ives  Northrop     
1871 Southport ~ 1923 Southport
 Alvin Jennings  Northrop  
1905 Southport/Norwalk ~ 1980 Fairfield





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This is a work in process and there are still other possible fathers for Amos.

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Northrop Brief Ancestor Names


Keeler   Mary Keeler Jennings 1833 + Lewis Burr Jennings Jeremiah Keeler 1786 + Catherine Smith, Hannah Smith Levi Keeler 1758 + Dorcas Smith

Elijah Keeler 1726/7 + Sarah

Brother Silas1724 m.Abigail Elmer ~ 1725

Joseph Keeler 1683 + Elizabeth Whitney Samuel Keeler 1655
& Sarah St. John
Ralph Keeler 1613 Lawford, Essex, Eng.
& Sarah Howes 1617
Jennings Estella Keeler Jennings 1872 Lewis B Jennings 1828 & Mary Keeler Wakeman B Jennings 1793 & Mary Penfield 1792 Peter Jennings 1769 Joshua Jennings 1727 Joshua Jennings 1686 Joshua Jenning s~1660 Joshua Jennings 1620 John Jennings d.1640    
Jennings   Sarah Wakeman Alvord1809
David Alvord1776 &
Abigail Jennings 1780 Fairfield, CT d. 20 Nov 1857 Westport, CT m. David Alvord 1800 Westport, CT s/o John Alvord & Sarah Wakeman David b. 15 Feb 1776 Greenfield, Fairfield CT d. 7 Jul 1831 Kent, CT
David Jenningsb. born 1755 Fairfield, CT d. 12 Feb 1831 Fairfield m. Eunice Burr 6 Apr 1775 Green's Farms, CT d/o John Burr & Grace Bulkeley. Eunice b. 24 Sep 1755 Fairfield d. 1 Jan 1795 Fairfield Joshua Jennings b. ~ 1727 Green's Farms, Fairfield, CT d. 1 Feb 1818 Westport, CT m. Esther Burr 24 Dec 1754 Fairfield, d/o Peter Burr & Abigail.? Abigail b. ~ 1734 Redding, CT d. 12 May 1819 Westport, CT Joshua Jennings b. 1686, d. 1746 Fairfield, CT m. Sarah Bulkeley ~ 1719,d/o Joseph Bulkeley & Martha Beers.Sarah b. 1694, d. 17 Sep 1724 Fairfield m. Rebecca Clapham 3 Feb 1725 d/o Peter Clapham & Rebecca Ruscoe. Rebecca b. ~ 1695, d. ~ 1759 , Fairfield County, CT Joshua Jennings (Joshua Jennings1) b. 1657 in ?  , and d. 1716. m.  Hannah Lyon 1684 in ?, d/o Richard Lyon & Margaret-?. Hannah b. ~ 1661 Fairfield, CT d. Nov 1743 Westport, Joshua Jennings. m. Mary Williams.      
Burr       Eunice Burr (John Burr5, Daniel Burr4, Nathaniel Burr3, Jehu Burr2, Jehu Burr1) b. 24 Sep 1755 Fairfield, CT d. 1 Jan 1795 Fairfield, CT. m. David Jennings 6 Apr 1775 Green's Farms, Fairfield, CT s/o Joshua Jennings & Esther Burr. David b. 9 Oct 1755 Fairfield, CT d 12 Feb 1831 Fairfield, CT John Burr (Daniel Burr4, Nathaniel Burr3, Jehu Burr2, Jehu Burr1) b. 1713 Fairfield, Fairfield CT d. 9 Apr 1783 Westport, CT m. Elizabeth Nash 14 Oct 1735 Fairfield, CT d/o Thomas Nash & Sarah Whelpley. b. 3 Mar 1717 Fairfield, d. 29 Mar 1740 Fairfield, m1  Grace Bulkeley 9 Nov 1741 Fairfield, d/oGershom Bulkeley & Rachel Talcott. Grace b.1721 Fairfield, d. 21 Feb 1772 Westport, m2  Mary Beers 9 Jul 1775. Mary b. 29 Nov 1722 Fairfield, d. 1811. Daniel Burr (Nathaniel Burr3, Jehu Burr2, Jehu Burr1) b. ~ 1677 Fairfield, CT d. Jun 1722 Fairfield, CT. m. Abigail Stratton 7 Nov 1705. She was born Abt 1685, d.<1709> in ?. m. Mary Jennings Aft Jan 1709, daughter of Joshua Jennings and Hannah Lyon. She was born Abt 1690, and died 11 Oct 1748 in Westport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Nathaniel Burr (Jehu Burr2, Jehu Burr1) b. Abt 1635 Roxbury, MA Bay Colony d. 26 Feb 1712 Fairfield, CT, m. Sarah Ward Jun 1659 Fairfield, CT d/o Andrew Ward & Esther Sherman. Sarah b. ~ 1640 prob Wethersfield, CT Colony d. B4 1673 prob Fairfield, CT m. Hannah Goodyear B4 May 1673 in ?, CT d/oStephen Goodyear & Mary. Hannah b. 7 Jun 1635 New Haven Colony, d. 9 Nov 1721 Fairfield, CT. Jehu Burr (Jehu Burr1) b. 1596 Roxbury, Suffolk, Eng., d. 1654 Fairfield, Fairfield , CT. m. Elizabeth Cable 1624 Roxbury, Suffolk, Eng. Elizabeth b. 1600 , Suffolk, Eng., d. Fairfield, CT Colony. Jehu Burr  b. ~ 1570 in ?, Eng. m. Esther Stedman 1595 in . She b.1575
Penfield     Mary Penfield Jennings 1792 James Penfield 1761 & Mary Tucker James Penfield 1732 & Ellen Burr Peter Penfield 1702 Samuel Penfield 1676 & Hannah Samuel Penfield ~ 1651 & Mary Lewis William Penfield 1625    
Wakeman     Sarah Wakeman Alvord 1809 David Alvord1776 Mrs.John Alvord (Sarah Wakeman)~1754 - 1779 Ens William Wakeman 1730- 1802 Greenfield Hill
Sarah Hill
1733 Fairfield 1803 Greenfield

Capt. Dimon's, 1775; Capt. Burr's 7th, 4th Regt, Alarm List Jan 1778

Jabez Wakeman 1705/1706, Fairfield, 1774 Greenfield
Ruth Treadwell
1710 Greenfield d. ?
1776 Deed other kids all of Fairfield, conveyed to Timothy Wakeman land from father Jabez dec'd

Captain Joseph Wakeman 1670 Fairfield - 1726 Fairfield m. Elizabeth Hawley, 1679 Fairfield, 1753 Fairfield, CT
Lieutenant War service 1704
Deputy to General Court for Fairfield May 1705-1722, Asst. Commr. NY Boundary Oct 1713- 1725. Justice 1709-1721; Judge of Probate, Fairfield 1725 -6
Oct 1709 appointed a member of Committee for War to take care of defence of frontier towns in the County, and of "Wianteus" or New Milford.

Rev. Samuel Wakeman chr. 7 JUN 1635 Bewdley, Worchester- shire, Eng., d. B4 APR 1692 Fairfield, CT m.  Hannah Goodyear  1656 New Haven, CT b. 1635 New Haven d. B4 1721 Fairfield

Minister Farifield 1665-1692; 73


Captain John Wakeman chr. 1601 Bewdley, Worchester- shire, Eng d. B4 1661 Hartford, CT m.  Elizabeth Hopkins 1628/1629 Bewdley,. Elizabeth chr 1610 Ribbesford Church, Worcester- shire, Eng. d. 1658 New Haven

New Haven Colony 1638, early but not original signer of New Haven Compact.

Magistrate of New Haven 1641- 1660; Deputy to New Haven General Court for New Haven 1646- 1660, Treasurer, New Haven Colony 1655- 1660.

Francis Wakeman 1565Bewdley, Worcester- shire, Eng. d. 1626Eastham, Worcester- shire, Eng.  Anne Good . b. 1568 Bewdley d. 1621Bewdley
there is a Hubbell connection back to England "Sarah wife of Richard Hubball" in 1626
Alvord     Sarah Wakeman Alvord 1809
David Alvord1776 Abigail Jennings

John Alvord + Sarah Wakeman

Elisha (Capt.) Alvord
+ Hannah Goodsell

Thomas Alvord + Mary Strong, Esther Parsons

Thomas Alvord + Joanna Taylor
Alexander Alvord + Mary Vore    
Northrop George Ives Northrop George Elmore Northrop Alvin Northrop Amos Northrop              
Hannigan   Margaret Hannegan John Hannegan ~1817 & Sarah Bunnell                
Ives       Rachel Ives & Amos Northrop Charles Ives 1734-1790 & Sarah Butler 1736 - 1755 Caleb Ives 1702-1752 & Mary Abernathy d B4 1733 & Elizabeth Plumb(1733) Nathaniel Ives 1677- 1711 & Mary Cook 1675 John Ives 1644-~ 1681& Hannah Merriman William Ives Immigrant 1621    



Of Interest
The NorthropName
The Northrop Name - Across the Atlantic
Some Maps
General Connecticut Timeline
Town Histories and Information
About early Land Patents
Abolition / Underground Railway and Women's Rights
Witches in Connecticut

Escape to New Jersey
Northrop Distribution

Other Northrops of Note The good, the bad, the ugly
Northrop Aircraft
Cherokee Connection
Northup Autos

Arbor Day Northrop


Famous Northrops
check Sarah older sister of Jay Gould married George W. Northrop
The Life and Legend of Jay Gould   By Maury Klein
Elijah square Rule

Isaac the Planner ~~ Turnpikes, Canals, Athens & Esperanza

The Landholders

Northrops Expanding Through New York


Did you know -
There are 3,967 people in the U.S. with the last name Northrop.

Statistically the 8512th most popular last name.

Connecticut names and many Northrops to Vermont... Why did they move to Vermont?

Connecticut names in Lanesboro, Berkshire, MA

There are 4,272 people in the U.S. with the last name Northrup.

Statistically the 8013th most popular last name.
from http://www.howmanyofme.com/search/

Connecticut names settling at Saratoga, Ballston Spa, "The events of the battles of Saratoga brought thousands of strangers to the once peaceful farmlands along the Hudson River. Essentially two good sized “cities” moved into the area."
Surnames of those who died at Saratoga include Austin, Betts, Beardsley, Curtis Darling Millard Perry Rogers Smith Weed Wheeler

There are fewer than 1,526 people in the U.S. with the first name Northrop. The estimate for this name is not absolute.

There are fewer than 1,526 people in the U.S. with the first name Northrup. The estimate for this name is not absolute.

deed from the Ramapoo Tribe of Indians and their associates to the proprietors, viz. : John Belden, Samuel Keeler, Sen., Matthias Saint John, Benjamin Hickcock, John Beebee, Samuel Saint John, Mathew Seamor, James Brown, Benjamin Wilson, Joseph Birch- ard, John Whitne, Sen., John Bouton, Joseph Keeler, Samuel Smith, Junior, Jonathan Stevens, Daniel Olmstead, Richard Olmstead, John Sturtevant, Samuel Keeler, Junior, Joseph Bouton, Jonathan Rockwell, Edward Waring, Joseph Whitne, Daniel Olmstead, Thomas Hyatt, James Benedick, Joseph Crampton, Ebenezer Sension, Matthias Saint John, all of the Town of Norwalk in ye County of Fairfield in her Majesties Colony of Connecticut, in New England, and Thomas Smith, Thomas Canfield and Samuel Smith of ye Town of Milford in ye County of New Haven a 30th day of September in ye seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady, Anne, Queen of England, and in the Year of our Lord God 1708.

14. Norwalk, settled 1649; incorporated Sept., 1651, "Norwaukee shall bee a townee," Algonkin noyank, point of land, or more probably from the Indian name, "Naramauke."

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This home on Pequot Avenue, Southport, Connecticut is a recently restored example of the Northrop Brothers fine carpentry and building in the Southport-Greeens Farms area.

Image Courtesy of David Parker Associates