Person:John Marsh (4)

m. bef 1612
  1. Sarah Marshest 1612 -
  2. Joseph Marshest 1614 - bet 1676
  3. Mary Marshest 1616 - bef 1657
  4. John Marshest 1618 - 1688
  5. Rev. Samuel Marshest 1620 - bef 1644/45
  6. Grace Marshest 1622 - 1696
  7. Lydia Marshest 1624 -
m. bef 1643
  1. John Marshest 1643 - bef 1727
  2. Samuel MarshABT 1645 - ABT 1728
  3. Jonathan Marshabt 1650 - 1730
  4. Grace Marsh - 1676
  5. Daniel Marsh
  6. Hannah Marsh1656 - 1699
m. 7 Oct 1664
  1. Lydia Marsh1667 - aft 1737/38
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3][4] John Marsh
Gender Male
Birth[4] est 1618 Braintree, Essex, England (probably)
Residence[1][3] 1639 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Emigration[1] 1639
Marriage bef 1643 Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (probably)Based on estimated date of birth of eldest known child.
to Anne Webster
Residence[1][3] 1659 Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[3] 1661 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 7 Oct 1664 Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United Statesto Hepzibah Ford
Death[3] 28 Sep 1688 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Burial[5][6] Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

John Marsh was born about 1618, in England, and came to America in the 'Mary and John,' [The John Marsh who came in the 'Mary and John', 1634, was the John who settled in Salem, Mass., not this John--jaques1724 14:12, 13 July 2016 (EDT)] [Robert Charles Anderson does not include a sketch of John Marsh in The Great Migration, indicating that there is no record evidence that he was in New England before 1636--jaques1724 16:27, 27 August 2013 (EDT)] and settled in Hartford in 1636 as one of the original proprietors. He separated from the First Church, Hartford, with others in 1659, and removed to Hadley. Thence he changed to Northampton where, June 9, 1662, his wife, Anne Webster died. He m. (2) Oct. 7, 1664, Hepzibah, widow of Richard Lyman of Northampton, and dau. of Thomas Ford of Windsor, Ct., where, Sept. 28, 1688, John Marsh died.

CHILDREN: (1st m.; baptisms, First Church, Hartford.) John; Joseph, bap. Jan. 24, 1647, died soon after; Joseph, bap. July 15, 1649; Samuel; Jonathan; Daniel; Hannah; Grace.(2d m.) Lydia, b. Oct. 9,1667.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 John Marsh, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Directory. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Jun 2015), 219.

    "Marsh, John: [Origin] Braintree, Essex; [Emigration] 1639; [Resided] Hartford, Hadley [HaBOP 347]; TAG 58:223-28; Moore Anc 357-72; Dwight Whitney Marsh, Marsh Genealogy (Amherst, Massachusetts, 1895)]."

  2. Hyde, Myrtle Stevens. Grace Martin, Wife of Nathaniel Phelps. American Genealogist (D.L. Jacobus). (The American Genealogist, Oct 1982), 58:227.

    "John Marsh, b. (probably Braintree, Essex) 1618, d. 28 Sept. 1688 aet. 70, …"

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 John Marsh, in Barbour, Lucius Barnes. Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut. (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977), 379.

    "John Marsh died Sept 28, 1688 ae 70 in Hfd or Windsor mar/1 ca 1640 Ann Webster who died June 9, 1662 at Northampton dau of Gov. John Webster & Agnes. Mar/2 Oct 7, 1664 Hepzibath (Ford) Lyman widow of Richard Lyman. She died Apl 11, 1683 dau of Thomas Ford. Early member 1 Ch. Name on Founders Monument. Moved to Hadley. One of the original proprietors of Hartford; his home lot in the distribution of 1639 was on what is now Front St. then the road from the Little River to the North Meadow. Chosen chimney viewer 1658; removed the next year to Hadley with the 'withdrawers', under the lead of his father-in-law Gov, Webster. He went from there to Northampton and united with the church there June 18, 1661. He had a brother Joseph, who was a clothier, in Braintree, Co. Essex, Eng. where he made his will May 22, 1676 in which he mentions several of the children of John Marsh."

  4. 4.0 4.1 Marsh, Dwight W. (Dwight Whitney), and Marsh Family Association of America. Marsh genealogy - giving several thousand descendants of John Marsh of Hartford, Connecticut, 1636-1895: also including some account of English Marshes, and a sketch of the Marsh Family Association of America. (Amherst), 1-12.
  5. John Marsh, in Find A Grave.
  6. Connecticut Headstone Inscriptions 128-1, Palisado Cemetery, Windsor, in Hale, Charles R. Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions. (Connecticut, United States: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1934), 39.

    "Marsh, John, died Sept. 28, 1688, age 70 yrs."