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John Sewall

Male 1654 - 1699  (44 years)


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  • Name John Sewall 
    Born 10 Oct 1654  North Baddesley, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 22 Nov 1654  North Baddesley, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 9 Aug 1699  Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried First Parish Burying Ground, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Person ID I26856  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of LDN
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2021 

    Father Henry Sewall,   b. Bef 25 Jun 1615,   d. 16 May 1700, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 84 years) 
    Mother Jane Dummer,   b. Abt 1627, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1701, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 25 Mar 1646  Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Notes 
    Family ID F16046  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Fessenden,   b. 1649, Canterbury, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1723, York, York, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 28 Oct 1674  Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John Sewall,   b. 10 Apr 1680, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1712  (Age 31 years)
    +2. Capt. Samuel Sewall,   b. 9 Apr 1688, Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1769, York, York, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2020 
    Family ID F16044  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He and his wife were ancestors of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Winslow Homer.

      John Sewall = Hannah Fessenden
      Samuel Sewall = Sarah Batchelder
      Dummer Sewall = Mary Dunning
      Mary Sewall = Daniel Buck
      Sarah Buck = John Benson
      Henrietta Maria Benson = Charles Savage Homer
      Winslow Homer (1836-1910)

  • Sources 
    1. [S3675] The Descendants of Henry Sewall (1576-1656) of Manchester and Coventry, England, and Newbury and Rowley, Massachusetts by Eben W. Graves. Boston: Newbury Street Press, 2007.

    2. [S3679] Joseph Lemuel Chester, "The Family of Dummer." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 35:254, 35:321, 1881., date only.