Joshua Comfort, son of William Comfort and Elizabeth Maul , was born November 04,1769 in Montgomery Twp, Orange Co, New York. He married Phoebe Wilson November 12, 1795 in Hopewell Presbyterian Church. He died August 20, 1833 in Forest Home, Ithaca, New York. Phoebe Wilson, daughter of Joseph Wilson and Mary Swett , was born June 23, 1775 in Pleasant River, Washington Co, Maine. She died May 18, 1842.


Children of Joshua Comfort and Phoebe Wilson are:
1. Nathaniel Comfort, b. April 22, 1800 See Nathaniel Comfort & Margaret Ann Baker
2. David Comfort
3. Amos Comfort, b. May 19, 1813
4. Alexander Comfort
5. James Comfort
6. Eli P. Comfort, b. abt. 1809
7. Catharine Comfort, b. August 08, 1815 See Israel Luce\Luse & Catharine Comfort
8. Lavinia Comfort
9. Eleanor Comfort
10. Elizabeth Comfort, b. January 06, 1811
11. Alvah Comfort
12. Lemira Comfort, b. May 03, 1800 See Israel Luce\Luse & Lemira Comfort

Notes for Joshua Comfort:


[CFofA]
page 497
His birth or bapt. is recorded at Montgomery R. D. Ch. [Reformed Dutch
Church] under the date Nov. 4, 1769. ...
He moved to Tompkins Co., N. Y. before 1820. Of his children, Amos,
Catherine, Alexander, and James were minors on May 6, 1833, when his will
was made.


[Wills of Tompkins County, New York - Liber C. src: Tompkins County
NYGenWeb: www.rootsweb.com/~nytompki/books/records_tompkins_co/kay003.htm]

C:55
COMFORT, Joshua of Ithaca died 20 August 1833 age 63 yrs
dated: 6 May 1833 - proved: 30 September 1833
wife: Pheby
sons: David, Amos, Alexander, James, Nathaniel and Eli (minors in Pa)
daughters: Catharine, Lavinia, Eleanor, Elizabeth, Alvah and Lemira?
witnesses: William CHAMBERLAIN, John SHAW and Jno AIKENS
executors: wife Pheby, David COMFORT and Thomas BISHOP both of Lansing

Sources for Joshua Comfort:

  1. Cemetery: NY, Tompkins Co, Ithaca, Pleasant Grove (aka Kline) Cemetery, "Comford, Mrs. Joshua, d. Aug. 20, 1833 ae 63y 10m 7d" also "Comfort, Joshua, s/o William & Elizabeth (Maul) Comfort; h/o Phebe Wilson, Nov. 4, 1769 - Aug. 20, 1833"

Notes for Phoebe Wilson:

Sources for Phoebe Wilson:

  1. Cemetery: NY, Tompkins Co, Ithaca, Pleasant Grove (aka Kline) Cemetery, "Comford, Phebe, wife of Joshua Comford, d. May 18, 1843 ae 66y 8m 17d" also "Comfort, Phebe, d/o Joseph & Mary (Swett) Wilson, w/o Joshua Comfort, Sep. 1, 1776 - May 18, 1843"

Notes for Amos Comfort:

Sources for Amos Comfort:

  1. Cemetery: NY, Tompkins Co, Ithaca, Pleasant Grove (aka Kline) Cemetery, Comfort, Amos, s/o Joshua & Phebe (Wilson) Comfort, May 19, 1813 - Nov. 20, 1835"

Notes for Eli P. Comfort:


Notes for Elizabeth Comfort:

Sources for Elizabeth Comfort:

  1. Cemetery: NY, Tompkins Co, Ithaca, Pleasant Grove (aka Kline) Cemetery, "Comfort, Elizabeth, d/o Joshua & Phoebe (Wilson) Comfort, Jan. 6, 1811 - Aug. 10, 1851"

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