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submitted by Dick Halsey

JEREMIAH HALSEY

Jeremiah Halsey was the son of Thomas & Mary Halsey, He was born 7 Sept 1667 in Southampton, NY. On page 86 of "Memorials of Old Bridgehampton" it says: "Jeremiah Halsey lived where his descendant, the late Oliver lived which was on the east side of Halsey's Lane. A very old house was torn down there some years ago. Personally I cannot make a positive location of the first house, though I think the records indicate the neighborhood of Paul's and Halsey Lanes." Jeremiah died 29 Dec 1737 in Bridgehampton, Suffolk Co., NY and is buried in the Mecox Graveyard, Southampton, NY. His will dated 20 December 1733, included a codicil of 24 December 1737 and was proved 5 January 1738.

He first married Ruth ------, who was born circa 1668 and died 19 Dec. 1717. Said to be buried in the Mecox Graveyard but no tombstone could be found in 1995.

Their children were; Jeremiah, Nathan, Elijah, William, Silas, Experience, Abigail, Jerusha and Mary.

Jeremiah married, second, Deborah -----, who died after 1737.

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