The Bushnell Family
My Bushnell ancestors resided in: Tilehurst, England; Hartland, Connecticut.
William Bushnell (Abt. 1480 - Abt. 1564) was born about 1480 in England, and died about 1564 in Tilehurst, England. Four of his children were mentioned in the will. The Bushnell Family Genealogy (1945), on page 14, contains the following information on William:
William Busshenell, Husbandman, of Tilehurst, Co. Berks, England,
d. abt. 1564, probabally a son of Joan ( ) Busshenell, styled widow in
Subsidy Roll dated 15 Jan. 1524, of Tilehurst, wife not mentioned in will
dated 31 Aug. 1563, proved 15 Apr. 1564, rec. Archd. Berks, E-312. In
his will he expressed his desire to be buried in Tylehurst churchyard,
and bequeathed to son John, a cow, a brass pot, a kettle, and one-half
his tools; son William a bullock, a sheep, an old pan, and one-half his
tools; dau. Alice, a cow, a pot, and a kettle; dau. Joan, two bullocks,
a heifer, a kettle, and a gown; servent Joan Pinke a petticoat cloth and
as much wool as will make her a pair of hosen. Resid. Leg. were his ch.
John, Alice, and Joan,
William's children are:
John Bushnell (Abt. 1500 - Aft. 1585) was born about 1500 in Tilehurst, Berkshire County, England, and died sometime after October 20, 1585 in Tilehurst, Berkshire Co. England. He married Alice (___) born about 1500 in Tilehurst, Berkshire County, England.
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