Person:John Eliot (11)

m. 30 Oct 1598
  1. Sarah Eliot1599/00 - 1673
  2. Deacon Phillip Eliot1602 - 1657
  3. Rev. John Eliot1604 - 1690
  4. Elder Jacob Eliot1606 - 1651
  5. Lydia Eliott1610 - bef 1676
  6. Francis Eliot1615 - 1677
  7. Mary Eliot1620/21 - 1697/98
  • HRev. John Eliot1604 - 1690
  • WAnn Mountfordest 1612 - 1686/87
m. Oct 1632
  1. Hannah Eliot1633 - 1708/09
  2. Rev. John Eliot1636 - 1668
  3. Rev. Joseph Eliot1638 - 1694
  4. Samuel Eliot1641 - 1664
  5. Aaron Eliot1643/44 - 1655
  6. Benjamin Eliot1646/47 - 1687
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Rev. John Eliot
Gender Male
Christening[1] 5 Aug 1604 Widford, Hertfordshire, England
Emigration[1] 1631 On the Lyon.
Residence[1] 1631 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1] 1632 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[1] Minister
Other[1] 6 Mar 1631/32 Admitted freeman of Massachusetts Bay.
Reference Number? Q187818?
Marriage Oct 1632 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Ann Mountford
Death[1] 21 May 1690 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United StatesJohn Eliot did not leave a will, nor was his estate administered.

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John Eliot (c. 1604 – 21 May 1690) was a Puritan missionary to the American Indians whom some called “the apostle to the Indians.”

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 John Eliot, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 1:630-32.

    ORIGIN: Nazeing, Essex.
    MIGRATION: Arrived 2 November 1631 on Lyon [WJ 1:76].
    CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: Admitted to Boston church as member #110, which would be early in 1632 [BChR 14]. "Mr. John Eliot" was admitted to Roxbury church as member #49 … [RChR 76].
    FREEMAN: 6 March 1631/2 [MBCR 1:367].
    EDUCATION: Matriculated at Cambridge 20 March 1618/9 from Jesus College, B.A. [Venn 2:94; Morison 378].
    BIRTH: Baptized Widford, Hertfordshire, 5 August 1604, son of Bennett and Lettice (Agar) Eliot [Eliot Gen 3].
    DEATH: Roxbury 21 May 1690 [Sewall 259].

  2. John Eliot, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 2:109-110.

    "John (Eliot), Roxbury, the celebr. apostle of the Ind. b. at Nazing, Co. Essex, 1603, was bred at Cambridge, matric. as a pensioner in Jesus Coll. 20 Mar. 1619, where he took his A. B. 1623, came to Boston 2 Nov. 1631, in the Lion, freem. 6 Mar. 1632, in Nov. foll. was sett. in his office of teacher, with collea. Thomas Welde, wh. was made pastor in July preced. He m. Ann Mumford, or Mountfort, wh. was betroth. to him in Eng. and foll. him the next yr. This was in Octor. I think, certain. not 4 Sept. 1632, as the town rec. has it, for the ship, in wh. she came did not arr. until 12 days later. She d. 22 Mar. 1687, had Hannah, b. 17 Sept. 1633, wh. m. 4 May 1653, Habakuk Glover, and was liv. when Mather wrote the Life of her f.; John, 3 or 31 Aug. 1636, H. C. 1656; Joseph, 20 Dec. 1638, H. C. 1658; Samuel, 22, bapt. 27 June 1641, H. C. 1660; Aaron, 19 Feb. bapt. 3 Mar. 1644, d. 19 Nov. 1655; and Benjamin, 29 Jan. 1647, whose bapt. is not kn. as the foot of the page in ch. rec. where prob. it was writ. is cut off. This youngest s. H. C. 1665, was, it is said, a preacher, and assist. his f. many yrs.; but he was never ord. nor m. and d. 15 Oct. 1687. In the trembl. hand of the f. it is writ. that he was bur. 26, the rec. next but one above being 'in this yr. my ancient dearly beloved w. d. I was sick to death, but the Lord was pleased to deliv. me.' A very curious tract, proving Eliot's simplicity of heart, the Christian Commonwealth, compos. like William Aspinwall's Fifth Monarchy, under a strong persuasion of the 'rising kingdom of Jesus Christ,' being near at hand, may be seen in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. IX. 130. In the humble apology, extort. in May 1661, he says, it was sent to Eng. 'about nine or ten yrs. since.' As the more proximate reign of Oliver Cromwell was then in concoction, the work was kept back for the preposterous, but natural, anarchy after his death, and then came forth to enjoy short popular. or prob. none at all. Our peop. gladly acknowl. the gov. of Eng. in King, Lords, and Commons, for the millennium seem. premature; yet it was hardly an object of true policy to compel the auth. to profess his sorrow for the harmless mistakes. Ever honor. will be the name of Eliot for the better work, not of a statesman, but a philanthro. laborer of forty yrs. in spread. among our aborig. the sentiments and in some degree the doctr. of his relig. He had sec. collea. Danforth, and third, Walter, and d. 20 May 1690."

Lyon (1631)
The Lyon made several voyages under Captain William Peirce 1630-1632.
Sailed: 23 Aug 1631 from London, England
Arrived: 2 Nov 1631 at Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony

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