Person:John Jones (392)

Watchers
Rev. John Jones
b.bef 1594
d.bet 17 Jan 1664/65 and 9 Feb 1664/65
  • HRev. John Jonesbef 1594 - bet 1664/65
  • WSarah Unknown1601 -
m. bef 1619
  1. Sarah Jonesest 1619 - 1682
  2. Rebecca Jones1633 -
  3. Elizabeth Jones1635 - aft 1694
m. bet 1659 and 1664
Facts and Events
Name[1] Rev. John Jones
Gender Male
Birth[1] bef 1594
Degree[1] 1612/13 B.A. Queen's College, Cambridge
Degree[1] 1616 M.A. Queen's College, Cambridge
Marriage bef 1619 to Sarah Unknown
Occupation[1] 1619 Peterborough, Northamptonshire, EnglandDeacon
Occupation[1] bet 1619 and 1630 Abbots Ripton, Huntingdonshire, EnglandRector
Emigration[1] 1635 On the Defence
Residence[1] 1635 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] bet 1637 and 1644 Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United StatesPastor
Residence[1] 1644 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Occupation[1] bet 1644 and 1665 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United StatesPastor
Marriage bet 1659 and 1664 to Susanna Unknown
Death[1] bet 17 Jan 1664/65 and 9 Feb 1664/65 Between date of will and date of inventory.
Will[1] 17 Jan 1664/65 Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Estate Inventory[1] 9 Feb 1664/65 Untotalled; £74 in real estate.
Probate[1] 30 Jun 1665 Will proved.


Defence (1635)
Sailed: Late July 1635 from London, England under Master Edward Bostocke
Arrived: 8 Oct 1635 at Massachusetts Bay Colony

Passengers:
~100 (Full List)
Thomas Boylston - Richard Champney family - George and Joseph Cocke - Robert and Edward Colburne - Penelope Darno - Elizabeth Fenwick - James Fitch and family - French family - Jasper and Ann Goun - Eglin Hanford and family - Roger and Mabel Harlakenden - William Holman and family - William Hubbard and family - Jo Jenkynn- John Jones and family - Robert Keayne and family - Robert Longe and family - Adam Mott and family - Francis Nutbrowne - Rich Peck - William Read and family - Symon Roger - William Sawkyn - Samuel Shepherd - John (Thomas?) Sheppard and family - Sarah Simes - Henry Stevens - William and Marie Williamson - Ann Wood

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Other information: Passenger list

References
  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 John Jones, in Anderson, Robert Charles; George F. Sanborn; and Melinde Lutz Sanborn. The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635. (NEHGS, 1999-2011), IV:92-97.

    ORIGIN: St. Stephen Coleman Street, London [TAG 71:52-54].
    MIGRATION: 1635 on the Defence (on 18 July 1635, "Sara Jones," aged 34, "Sara Jones," aged 15, "Jo[hn] Jones," aged 11, "Ruth Jones," aged 7, "Theophilus Jones," aged 3, "Rebecca Jones," aged 2, and Eliz[abeth] Jones," aged ½, were enrolled as passengers for New England on the Defence [Hotten 106]).
    OCCUPATION: Minister. Rector at Abbot's Ripton, Huntingdon, 1619-1630 [Venn 2:486; TAG 71:52]. On 3 June 1630, John Jones was suspended as rector at Abbot's Ripton "for refusing to adhere to rites and ceremonies in the book of public prayers" [TAG 71:52, citing Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I, 4:275]. …
    EDUCATION: Matriculated at Cambridge from Queen's College, 1608, B.A. 1612-3, M.A. 1616 [Venn 2:486; Morison 385].

  2.   John Jones, in Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. (New Haven, Conn.: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932), I:343-44.

    Jones, (Rev.) John. Born abt. 1593, co. Northampton; matriculated sizar from Queens College, Cambridge, Michaelmas 1608, as John "Johnes"; B.A., 1612/3; M.A., 1616; ordained deacon at Peterboro, 19 Dec. 1613; prob. Rector of Abbot's Ripton, co. Huntington, 1619-1630, when he was deprived. Sailed 1635 on Defence with [wife] Sarah ae. 34, and [children] Sarah 15, John 11, Ruth 7, Theophilus 3, Rebecca 2, Elizabeth 6 mos. Mather tells of a dangerous crossing, the ship springing a leak in the first storm. He settled at Concord, Mass., with Rev. Peter Bulkeley, after being entertained upon arrival by Gov. Winthrop in his Boston house. Ordained pastor at Concord, 6 Apr. 1637; removed with other Concord settlers to Fairfield, 1644. … Will 17 Jan. 1664 [1664/5]; wife Susanna, Exec'x, £50 he promised her; he owed the heirs of Capt. Cullick £7; children John Jones, Eliphalet Jones, Sarah Wilson, Widow, Ruth James, Rebecca Hull, Elizabeth Hill; Mr. Gold and Mr. Pell, overseers. Inv. 9 Feb. 1664 [1664/5].