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Capt. John Chester

Male 1635 - 1698  (62 years)


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  • Name Capt. John Chester  [1
    Alternate birth Abt 1634  of Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Born 3 Aug 1635  Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Died 23 Feb 1698  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I18178  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2018 

    Father Leonard Chester,   b. Abt 1610,   d. 1648, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Mother Mary,   d. 30 Nov 1688, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachussets Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Welles,   b. Abt 1633,   d. 12 Dec 1698, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Feb 1654  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
    +1. Mary Chester,   b. 23 Dec 1654, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1689, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F11096  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a captain in King Philip's War, and deputy for Wethersfield many times.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2420] Wolcott Immigrants and Their Early Descendants (The First Six Generations), by John Benjamin Wolcott and Charles V. Waid. Society of Descendants of Henry Wolcott, 2002.

    2. [S2500] Lemuel Aiken Welles, "The English Ancestry of Gov. Thomas Welles of Connecticut." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 80:279, Jul 1926.

    3. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011., year only.

    4. [S387] Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley, by Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman. Hartford, Connecticut: Connecticut Historical Society, 1952.

    5. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011., "1653 [/4?]".