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Rev. John Eliot

Male Bef 1604 - 1690  (> 85 years)


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  • Name John Eliot  [1
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born Bef 5 Aug 1604  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 5 Aug 1604  Widford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Alternate death 20 May 1690  [2
    Died 21 May 1690  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Siblings 3 siblings 
    Person ID I9074  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 20 Nov 2020 

    Father Bennet Eliot,   b. Aft 1552,   d. Bef 21 Nov 1621  (Age < 67 years) 
    Mother Lettice Alger,   b. Bef 22 Mar 1579,   d. Bef 6 Mar 1621  (Age < 41 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1598  Widford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F8581  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Mountford,   d. 22 Mar 1687, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Oct 1632  Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
    +1. Rev. John Eliot,   b. 31 Aug 1636, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1668  (Age 32 years)
    +2. Rev. Joseph Eliot,   b. 20 Dec 1638, Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2018 
    Family ID F4890  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The "Apostle to the Indians." Extensive Wikipedia article here.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2930] The Frary Family in America, 1637-1980 by Margaret Murphy Frary and Anne Frary Lepak. Northwood, New Hampshire: Frary Family Association, 1981.

    2. [S76] The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004-ongoing.

    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.

    4. [S1660] William Wyman Fiske, "Ancestry of Bennet Eliot of Nazeing, Essex, Father of Seven Great Migration Immigrants to Massachusetts." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 161:85, 161:186, 161:250 (2007), 162:65, and 162:128 (2008).

    5. [S1674] William Wyman Fiske, "Ancestry of Lettice (Alger) Eliot of Nazeing, Essex, Mother to Seven Great Migration Immigrants to Massachusetts." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 160:181, 2006.