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John Wakeman

Male 1599 - 1661  (~ 63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Wakeman was born between 1598 and 1599 in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England (son of Francis Wakeman and Anne Goode); died in 1661 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 Mar 1601, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England

    Notes:

    "An early but not original signer of the New Haven compact; sold his house and homelot to John Punderson, June 1659, and in May 1660 it was doubtful he should remain in New Haven; was on the eve of moving, May 1661; so d. soon after settling in Hartford. The religious preamble to his will indicates that he was thoughtful and tolerant to a degree unusual in his generation." [Donald Lines Jacobus, citation details below]

    Deputy to the New Haven legislature, Apr 1646, Oct 1646, Oct 1647, May 1648, May 1655, May 1656, May 1657, May 1658, May 1660; treasurer of the New Haven colony, May 1655, May 1656, May 1657, May 1658, May 1659, May 1660; assistant, New Haven colony, May 1661 (declined).

    John married Elizabeth Hopkins on 28 Jan 1629. Elizabeth (daughter of William Hopkins and Helen Vickaris) was born before 7 Jul 1610; died in 1658 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Helena Wakeman was born before 23 Dec 1632; died on 21 Jun 1674 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Francis Wakeman was born about 1565 (son of John Wakeman and Jane); died on 2 Sep 1626 in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England.

    Francis married Anne Goode on 6 Oct 1589 in Eastham, Worcestershire, England. Anne died on 29 Jan 1621. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Anne Goode died on 29 Jan 1621.
    Children:
    1. 1. John Wakeman was born between 1598 and 1599 in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England; died in 1661 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.
    2. Priscilla Wakeman was born about 1611 in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England; died in 1671 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.
    3. Hester Wakeman was born before 15 Jun 1617; died before 1 Dec 1693 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  John Wakeman

    John married Jane. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Jane
    Children:
    1. 2. Francis Wakeman was born about 1565; died on 2 Sep 1626 in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England.