William Burritt

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ChartsAncestors of Edward Ambrose Cooke
William Burritt, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at Glamorgan, Wales.1 He died at Stratford, Connecticut, before 28 May 1651 when his inventory was approved.1,2,3

William married Elizabeth (…), whose parents are not known (or are untraced), at Glamorgan, Wales, before 1641.1,4,5

He came from England with wife Elizabeth and was among the first planters of Stratford. His homelot was at the south end of the village, on the west side of Main Street.6


Elizabeth (…) d. bef. 23 Oct 1683
This person was last edited on28 Oct 2014


  1. [S338] Lewis L. Burritt, The Burritt Family in America: Descendants of William Burritt of Stratford, Conn.: 1635 - 1940 (n.p.: p.p., 1940), 13-14, further cited as Burritt, The Burritt Family.
  2. [S339] Samuel Orcutt, A History of the Old Town of Stratford and the City of Bridgeport, Connecticut (New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1886), 1168.
  3. [S5] Donald Lines Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield (two vols., New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930-1932), 131-132, further cited as Jacobus, Families of Old Fairfield.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 254, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S1330] Estimated from first known birth of child (1641).
  6. [S339] Orcutt, Stratford History, 102.