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Lt. Col. John Talcott

Male Abt 1625 - 1688  (~ 63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Lt. Col. John Talcott was born about 1625 in Braintree, Essex, England (son of John Talcott and Dorothy Mott); died on 23 Jul 1688 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1630

    Notes:

    "John Talcott was one of the most useful men in Connecticut in his generation. He was chosen Ensign of the Hartford Train Band, June 1650, and was referred to as Captain as early as Oct. 1660. He served as Deputy for Hartford, May and Oct. 1660, June and Oct. 1661; and as Assistant of the Colony, 1662 to 1687 inclusive. He was Treasurer of the Colony, 1660 to 1675 inclusive, declining that office in 1676 and 1677. He was one of those named as Patentees of the Royal Charter in 1662. He was a Commissioner for the United Colonies, 1663, 1669, 1671, 1673, 1676. 1683, 1684, and 1686. In March 1663 he was a Commissioner to treat with New Haven relative to the absorption of that colony by Connecticut; Commissioner on the New York boundary, Oct. 1663, on the Massachusetts and Rhode Island boundaries, Oct. 1664, and on the Rhode Island boundary, May 1672. He served on Indian committees, 1671, 1674 and 1676, and on the Militia Committee, July 1666. He was appointed Chief Military Officer, Hartford County, June 1672, and Major, Aug. 1673. In Nov. 1673 he was made Commander-in-Chief against New York; a member of the War Council, Nov. 1673, July 1675, and May 1676; Commander-in-Chief, May 1676, King Philip's War. He was appointed to keep Court in New London, 1678, 1680 and 1681, and to preside over the Court of Assistants, May 1686." [Hale, House and Related Families, citation details below]

    John married Helena Wakeman on 29 Oct 1650. Helena (daughter of John Wakeman and Elizabeth Hopkins) was born before 23 Dec 1632; died on 21 Jun 1674 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Joseph Talcott, Governor of Connecticut was born in 1669; died in 1741.

    John married Mary Cooke on 9 Nov 1676. Mary (daughter of Joseph Cooke and Elizabeth Haynes) was born on 30 Jan 1647 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John Talcott was born about 1594 in Braintree, Essex, England (son of John Talcott and Anne Skinner); died between 25 Feb 1660 and 27 Mar 1660 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Mar 1660, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut

    Notes:

    Came to New England on the Lyon in 1632. First at Cambridge, where he was a deputy to the general court from 1634 to 1636. He was among the so-called “Adventurers Party” of twenty-five men who set out to explore the area that would become Hartford, led by Founder John Steele in October 1635, prior to the departure from Cambridge of the Rev. Hooker’s party in May 1636. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford. He was a deputy to the Connecticut general court from Hartford 1637 to 1653; Treasurer of the Colony 1652, 1654, 1655, 1656 and 1659; Assistant from 1654 to 1659; and Commissioner of the United Colonies 1656 to 1658.

    John married Dorothy Mott before 1625. Dorothy (daughter of John Mott and Alice Harington) died in Feb 1670 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Dorothy Mott (daughter of John Mott and Alice Harington); died in Feb 1670 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.
    Children:
    1. 1. Lt. Col. John Talcott was born about 1625 in Braintree, Essex, England; died on 23 Jul 1688 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.
    2. Samuel Talcott was born about 1635 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts; died on 10 Nov 1691 in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Talcott (son of John Talcott and (Unknown) Wells); died between 30 Sep 1604 and 24 Jan 1605 in Braintree, Essex, England.

    Notes:

    He was a pewterer.

    John married Anne Skinner. Anne (daughter of William Skinner and Margery) died between Jan 1637 and 25 May 1637 in Felsted, Essex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Anne Skinner (daughter of William Skinner and Margery); died between Jan 1637 and 25 May 1637 in Felsted, Essex, England.
    Children:
    1. 2. John Talcott was born about 1594 in Braintree, Essex, England; died between 25 Feb 1660 and 27 Mar 1660 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

  3. 6.  John Mott was born about 1575 in of Shalford, Essex, England (son of Mark Mott and Frances Gutter); died in 1640.

    John married Alice Harington. Alice (daughter of Thomas Harington) died after 1629. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Alice Harington (daughter of Thomas Harington); died after 1629.
    Children:
    1. 3. Dorothy Mott died in Feb 1670 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Talcott died between 23 Sep 1606 and 10 Nov 1606 in Colchester, Essex, England.

    John married (Unknown) Wells. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  (Unknown) Wells
    Children:
    1. 4. John Talcott died between 30 Sep 1604 and 24 Jan 1605 in Braintree, Essex, England.

  3. 10.  William Skinner died between 14 Aug 1616 and 26 Sep 1616 in Braintree, Essex, England.

    William married Margery. Margery died between 2 Mar 1618 and 16 Dec 1620. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Margery died between 2 Mar 1618 and 16 Dec 1620.
    Children:
    1. 5. Anne Skinner died between Jan 1637 and 25 May 1637 in Felsted, Essex, England.

  5. 12.  Mark Mott was born before 25 Apr 1529 (son of Thomas Mott and Alice Meade); died before 14 Dec 1637; was buried on 14 Dec 1637 in Braintree, Essex, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 25 Apr 1529, Braintree, Essex, England

    Mark married Frances Gutter. Frances died before 23 Feb 1616; was buried on 23 Feb 1616 in Braintree, Essex, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Frances Gutter died before 23 Feb 1616; was buried on 23 Feb 1616 in Braintree, Essex, England.
    Children:
    1. 6. John Mott was born about 1575 in of Shalford, Essex, England; died in 1640.

  7. 14.  Thomas Harington was born in in of Essex, England.
    Children:
    1. 7. Alice Harington died after 1629.