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John Talcott

Male Abt 1594 - 1660  (~ 66 years)


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  • Name John Talcott  [1
    Born Abt 1594  Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Between 25 Feb 1660 and 27 Mar 1660  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Alternate death Mar 1660  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I19409  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 

    Father John Talcott,   d. Between 30 Sep 1604 and 24 Jan 1605, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anne Skinner,   d. Between Jan 1637 and 25 May 1637, Felsted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11710  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dorothy Mott,   d. Feb 1670, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1625  [5
    Children 
    +1. Lt. Col. John Talcott,   b. Abt 1625, Braintree, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1688, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    +2. Samuel Talcott,   b. Abt 1635, Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1691, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    Last Modified 16 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F11709  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

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

    2. [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.

    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., date only.

    4. [S4969] Douglas Richardson, "A Royal Ancestry for Mary (Cooke) Talcott of Hartford, Connecticut." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 148:225, 1994., place only.

    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.

    6. [S4969] Douglas Richardson, "A Royal Ancestry for Mary (Cooke) Talcott of Hartford, Connecticut." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 148:225, 1994., year only.