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Notes for Ebenezer BARNUM


Ebenezer was given the 49th lot in the first division of land in Kent, May 1738, provided that he build a sawmill. He would erect the sawmill by the last day of the following December; that and a grist mill in two years, the lot to be retained if not built on. Six years later he was given liberty to lay out six acres of undivided land for the making of a dam for his ironworks, which led the author of the History of Kent to believe that he was an ancestor of William H. Barnum, who made his fortune in the iron business in nearby Salisbury, Conecticut. [N.B. Ebenezer was a third great-grand uncle of Senator W. H. Barnum ]. Next he was given 4 acres and in 1757 was given all the land that his dam would cause to flood.

He was included in the first, second, third and fourth land divisions in Kent; May 1738, Sept 1738, May 1739 and May 1740.

According to The Barnum Family (both editions), Ebenezer moved to Nova Scotia in later life.
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