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John Wakeman

Male 1599 - 1661  (~ 63 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  John Wakeman was born between 1598 and 1599 in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England; died in 1661 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 29 Mar 1601, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England

    Notes:

    "An early but not original signer of the New Haven compact; sold his house and homelot to John Punderson, June 1659, and in May 1660 it was doubtful he should remain in New Haven; was on the eve of moving, May 1661; so d. soon after settling in Hartford. The religious preamble to his will indicates that he was thoughtful and tolerant to a degree unusual in his generation." [Donald Lines Jacobus, citation details below]

    Deputy to the New Haven legislature, Apr 1646, Oct 1646, Oct 1647, May 1648, May 1655, May 1656, May 1657, May 1658, May 1660; treasurer of the New Haven colony, May 1655, May 1656, May 1657, May 1658, May 1659, May 1660; assistant, New Haven colony, May 1661 (declined).

    John married Elizabeth Hopkins on 28 Jan 1629. Elizabeth (daughter of William Hopkins and Helen Vickaris) was born before 7 Jul 1610; died in 1658 in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 2. Helena Wakeman  Descendancy chart to this point was born before 23 Dec 1632; died on 21 Jun 1674 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.


Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Helena Wakeman Descendancy chart to this point (1.John1) was born before 23 Dec 1632; died on 21 Jun 1674 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 23 Dec 1632, Bewdley, Worcestershire, England
    • Alternate death: 2 Jun 1674, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
    • Alternate death: 22 Jun 1674

    Helena married Lt. Col. John Talcott on 29 Oct 1650. John (son of John Talcott and Dorothy Mott) was born about 1625 in Braintree, Essex, England; died on 23 Jul 1688 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. 3. Joseph Talcott, Governor of Connecticut  Descendancy chart to this point was born in 1669; died in 1741.


Generation: 3

  1. 3.  Joseph Talcott, Governor of Connecticut Descendancy chart to this point (2.Helena2, 1.John1) was born in 1669; died in 1741.

    Notes:

    "Ensign of the Hartford (North) Train Band, Oct. 1697; Lieutenant, Oct. 1698; Captain (between 1706 and 1709); and Major of the Hartford County Militia, May 1710. He was given command of three companies in the Indian War, 1723-24. He was Justice from 1705 to 1710 inclusive; Judge of the County and Probate Courts, 1714, and of the Probate Court, 1715-41; and Judge of the Superior Court, 1721. He was Deputy for Hartford, Oct. 1708, May, June and Oct. 1709, and May, Aug. and Oct. 1710, being Speaker of the Lower House at the 1710 sessions; Assistant, 1711-23; Deputy-Governor, Oct. 1723, and 1724: and Governor, Oct. 1724 to 1735." [Hale, House and Related Families, citation details below]