Person:John Kittredge (1)

m. 2 Nov 1664
  1. Dr. John Kittredge1665/66 - 1714
  2. James Kittredge1667/68 - 1739
  3. Daniel Kittredge1670 - 1741/42
  4. Jonathan Kittredge1674 - 1696
  5. Benoni Kittredge1677 - 1753
Facts and Events
Name[4] John Kittredge
Gender Male
Birth[2] 1630 Oulton, Suffolk, England
Alt Birth? 1630 Lowestoft, Suffolk, England
Marriage 2 Nov 1664 Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Littlefield
Death[1][3][4][5] 18 Oct 1676 Billerica, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

Personal History

John Kittredg(e) was born in England. He died 18 8mo. [Oct.] 1676, in Billerica, colony of Massachusetts Bay.[3][4][5]

John Kitteridge and Mary Littlefield were joined in marriage 2 November 1664, in Billerica, “at Welds”, by Ezekiel Knight. The town records of Billerica list the births of their children John, James, Daniel, Jonathan, and Benoni.

An inventory of John's estate was taken 16 10mo. [Dec.] 1676,[5] amounting to £136-10-8, including real estate valued £80-10.

In 1892, a monument was erected in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Brattleboro, Vermont, to John Kittredge (and others) by a descendant.[6]

References
  1. 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), 3:33.

    KITTREDGE, JOHN, Billerica 1661, or earlier, the ancest. of the many thousands of the name in our ld. came, it is said, in youth with his mo. was a farmer; had John, b. 24 Jan. 1666; James, 28 Mar. 1668; Daniel, 23 July 1670; Jonathan, 1674, d. 1696; and Benoni, 1677, posthum. for the f. d. 18 Oct. 1676. Much do I regret, that of those five s. our informat. is confin. to JOHN...

  2. New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Torrey; Littlefield Family Newsletter vol 1.

    Oulton or Lewestoft, England

  3. 3.0 3.1 “Billerica deaths”, in Foster, F. Apthorp (ed.). Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1908), p. 374.

    “KITTREDG, John [dup. Kitteridg], Oct. 18, 1676.”

  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Billerica (Massachusetts). Town Clerk. Vital records and indexes, 1653–1910. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1972, 2001), FHL 901881 (Births, marriages, deaths 1627–1834); vol. 1, p. 32, and vol. 2, p. 80.

    Digital record with image viewed in “Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626–2001,” database, FamilySearch, DGS 7009657, image 42 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHDV-J5S : accessed 8 Jan. 2017).

    The original record in the first volume appears as follows:
    “John Kitteridg departed this life, 18 [day] 08 [mo] [16]76 [year]”

    Digital record with image viewed in the same, image 178 (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHD2-94W : accessed 8 Jan. 2017).

    The transcribed record in the second volume appears as follows:
    “John Kittredg Departed this life October 18, 1676.”

  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Massachusetts. Probate Court (Middlesex County). Probate records, 1648-1924. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964-1967), vol. 5, pp. 34–35; FHL 521762 (Probate records (originals) v. 4–6 1672–1705) (DGS 7554514, image 197).

    (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9D5-YVRH : accessed 8 Jan. 2017)

    “An Inventory of the estate of John Kitterige of Billerica deced. the 18th of 8 mo. 1676.” Inventory £136-10-08, dated 16.10.1676, appraised by Jonathan Danforth.

  6. John Kittredge”, in Find A Grave, memorial 85239182. Viewed digital image of monument, 8 Jan. 2017.

    “JOHN KITTREDGE ESQ. BORN IN LONDON, ENG. 1630, SETTLED IN BILLERICA, MASS. 1660, DIED OCT. 18, 1676.—NATHANIEL KITTREDGE JR. BORN OF THE 5TH GENERATION […]—CHLOE COLE WIFE OF NATHANIEL […]—ERECTED BY THEIR SON CHAS. F. KITTREDGE 1892.”