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John Webster, Governor of Connecticut

Male Bef 1590 - 1661  (> 70 years)


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  • Name John Webster  [1
    Suffix Governor of Connecticut 
    Born Bef 16 Aug 1590  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 16 Aug 1590  [2
    Died 5 Apr 1661  Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Old Hadley Cemetery, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I17750  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Father Matthew Webster,   b. Abt 1564,   d. Bef 13 Sep 1592  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Ashton 
    Married 17 Apr 1587  Cossington, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F10906  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Agnes Smith,   b. Bef 29 Aug 1585,   d. 1667  (Age > 81 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1609  Cossington, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Children 
    +1. Anne Webster,   d. 9 Jun 1662, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Margaret Webster,   b. Bef 21 Feb 1612,   d. Bef 1662  (Age < 49 years)
    Last Modified 8 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F10905  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • His gravestone at Old Hadley cemetery was erected in 1818 by his descendant Noah Webster, the lexicographer, and gives the year of his death, incorrectly, as 1665.

      Gov. John Webster (1590-1661) = Agnes Smith (1585-1667)
      Robert Webster (1619-1676) = Susanna Treat (1629-1705)
      John Webster (1653-1694) = Sarah Mygate
      John Webster (1680-~1753) = Abiel Steele (b. 1693)
      Aaron Webster (1717-1783) = Lydia _____
      Sarah Webster (1767-1830) = Daniel Barnes, Jr. (b. ~1752)
      Romulus Barnes (1800-1846) = Olivia Denham (1807-1887)
      Charles Montgomery Barnes (1833-1907) = Ellen Moore (1837-1923)
      William Robbins Barnes (1866-1945), co-founder of Barnes & Noble

      Gov. John Webster (1590-1661) = Agnes Smith (1585-1667)
      Robert Webster (1619-1676) = Susanna Treat (1629-1705)
      John Webster (1653-1694) = Sarah Mygate
      Daniel Webster (b. 1693) = Miriam Cooke
      Noah Webster (1722-1813) = Mercy Steele (1727-1794)
      Noah Webster (1758-1843), lexicographer

  • Sources 
    1. [S1440] John G. Hunt, "Origin of Families of Hunt of Northampton and Hull, Mass., and Barnes of Westchester, N.Y.:--Correction and Supplement." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 114:147, 1960.

    2. [S1456] Mrs. S. H. [Florence E.] Skillington, "The Ancestry of Governor John Webster," ed. Bruce Hunter Sisler and Mrs. Bruce Hunter [Evelyn Brown] Sisler. The American Genealogist 24:197, October 1948.

    3. [S1528] Moore and Allied Families: The Ancestry of William Henry Moore, by L. Effingham de Forest and Anne Lawrence de Forest. The de Forest Publishing Company: New York, 1938.

    4. [S1469] Mrs. S. H. [Florence E.] Skillington, "Ancestry of Agnes Smith Webster," ed. Bruce Hunter Sisler and Mrs. Bruce Hunter [Evelyn Brown] Sisler. The American Genealogist 29:80, 1953.