Prudence Hurlbut1

b. circa 1741, d. 15 May 1824
Last Edited=16 Jan 2011
     Prudence Hurlbut was born circa 1741.2

Prudence Hurlbut married Joseph Bearss, son of Josiah Bearss and Zerviah Newcomb, on 16 October 1758 at New Fairfield, Fairfiled, Connecticut.1

Prudence Hurlbut died on 15 May 1824.2

Prudence Hurlbut was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, New Fairfield, Fairfiled County, Connecticut, Epitaph: Prudence wife of / Joseph Bearfs/ who died / May 15, 1824 / aged 83 years /.2

Children of Prudence Hurlbut and Joseph Bearss


  1. Barbara Anderson, compiler, "Marriages of New Fairfield Connecticut from Congregational Church Records and *Ephraim Hubbell, Justice of the Peace," abstract, Fairfield County Connecticut USGenweb Project New Fairfield Marriages (… : accessed 30 Mar 2008), entry for Bass, Joseph & Prudence Hurlbut entry.
  2. Margaret Coletta, preparer, 1997, "New Fairfield's Mountain View Cemetery, Section 1, Names A thru O," abstract, New Fairfield [Connecticut] Library, Cemetery Records (… : accessed 30 Mar 2008); citing Gone But Not Forgotten Epitaphs of New Fairfield Connecticut by Joan L. Sudol. Copyright 1981.
  3. "Revolutionary War Pensions," file for Stevens, Reuben and Jerusha (W. 17870, Connecticut), Database and Images, Fold3 ( : accessed 16 Jan 2011); Anna Bearss Weed Affidavit, 17 Aug 1838, pg 15 and 16; Citing microfilm M804. Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, National Archives, Washington D.C., (ARC Identifier 300022), Link to first Item in file|19723836.