Person:John Woodbridge (5)

Rev. John Woodbridge
b.abt 1613
  1. Rev. John Woodbridgeabt 1613 - 1694/5
  2. Benjamin Woodbridge1622 - 1684
  • HRev. John Woodbridgeabt 1613 - 1694/5
  • WMercy Dudley1621 - 1691
m. 20 May 1639
  1. Martha Woodbridge
  2. Benjamin Woodbridge
  3. Sarah Woodbridge1640 -
  4. Lucy Woodbridge1641 -
  5. John Woodbridgeest 1644 - 1691
  6. Thomas Woodbridgeabt 1648 - 1681
  7. Rev. Timothy Woodbridge
  8. Joseph Woodbridge
Facts and Events
Name Rev. John Woodbridge
Gender Male
Birth? abt 1613
Immigration? 1634 Aboard the Mary and John
Marriage 20 May 1639 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mercy Dudley
Residence? 1641 Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United StatesFounder
Death[1] 17 Mar 1694/5 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

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John Woodbridge VI (1613–1696) was an English nonconformist, who emigrated to New England. He had positions on both sides of the Atlantic, until 1663, when he settled permanently in New England.

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  1. Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1911).

    WOODBRIDG (see also Woodbridge)
    John, Esq., Mar. 17, 1694-5. [a. 82 y. GR2]

  2.   John Woodbridge, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
Founders of Andover, Massachusetts
The first permanent settlement in Andover was established in 1641 by John Woodbridge and a group of settlers from Newbury and Ipswich. Ten men signed the 1644 covenant establishing the church (the 24th organized in Massachusetts), and eighteen men had settled there by 1646 when grants of land were confirmed by the General Court. See The Essex Genealogist Vol. 21:195 (2001).
Signers of the 1644 Covenant: John Woodbridge - Richard Barker - Robert Barker - Richard Blake - Edmond Faulkner - John Frye - Nicholas Holt - John Osgood - Joseph Parker - Nathan Parker
Additional Settlers by 1646: George Abbott - Andrew Allen - John Askett - William Ballard - Thomas Chandler - Andrew Foster - Henry Jacques - John Lovejoy - Daniel Poor(e) - John Russ - Benjamin Woodbridge
Current Location: Essex County, Massachusetts   Parent Towns: Newbury, Ipswich   Daughter Towns: