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John Whiting, Mayor of Boston, Lincolnshire

Male - 1617


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  • Name John Whiting  [1
    Suffix Mayor of Boston, Lincolnshire 
    Born of Boston, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1617  [3
    Person ID I15532  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2020 

    Children 
    +1. Rev. Samuel Whiting,   b. 20 Nov 1597, Boston, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Dec 1679, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2020 
    Family ID F9785  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a merchant of Boston, Lincolnshire. Member of the common council, and erection bailiff, 1590. Vice-admiral of Lincolnshire, 1602. Mayor of Boston in 1600 and 1608.

      According to the unreliable Memoir of Rev. Samuel Whiting, D.D., and of His Wife, Elizabeth St. John by William Whiting (second edition, Boston: Rand, Avery, & Company, 1873), he made his will on 20 Oct 1617 and was buried at St. Botolph's in Boston, Lincolnshire on 22 Oct. His will is said to mention a wife named Isabel.

  • Sources 
    1. [S317] The Bulkeley Genealogy by Donald Lines Jacobus. New Haven, Connecticut: 1933.

    2. [S142] Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families by Douglas Richardson. Salt Lake City, 2013.

    3. [S1559] Autobiography of William Seymour Tyler, With a Genealogy of the Ancestors of Prof. and Mrs. William S. Tyler, prepared by Cornelius B. Tyler. 1912.