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John Chester

Male - 1628


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  • Name John Chester 
    Born of Blaby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 28 Jul 1628 and 15 Oct 1628  Blaby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Person ID I18823  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 

    Father Leonard Chester,   b. of Blaby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1615 
    Mother Bridget Sharp,   d. Bef 12 Jun 1606 
    Family ID F18485  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Hooker,   d. 1662, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1 Jun 1609  Birstall, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Leonard Chester,   b. Bef 15 Jul 1610,   d. 11 Dec 1648, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 38 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F11411  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was definitely a son of Leonard Chester and Bridget Sharp; he was the family member who signed the 1619 Leicester visitation pedigree.

  • Sources 
    1. [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.

    2. [S4956] John Insley Coddington, "The Family of Frances (Tough) (Chester) (Smith) Stebbing, Wife of Edward Stebbing, of Hartford, Connecticut." The American Genealogist 30:193, Oct 1954.

    3. [S4958] Genealogical Notes of the Families of Chester of Blaby by Edmond Chester-Waters. Leicester: Clarke and Hodgson, 1886.

    4. [S1357] The Visitation of the Counter of Leicester in the Year 1619, Taken by William Camden, Clarenceux King of Arms ed. John Fetherston. London: Harleian Society, 1870.

    5. [S4957] Frances Ida Schureman Judd, "American Ancestry of Samuel Tompkins and Martha Alphena (Todd) Schureman and Their Descendants." Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine 5:121, March 1942.

    6. [S4958] Genealogical Notes of the Families of Chester of Blaby by Edmond Chester-Waters. Leicester: Clarke and Hodgson, 1886., year only.