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James St. John

Male Abt 1674 - Bef 1754  (~ 80 years)


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  • Name James St. John  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1674  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 28 Jun 1754  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    • Will proved
    Notes 
    • Son of Matthias and Elizabeth St. John.

      James St. John, b. in 1674; d. in June, 1754; made his will 27 Oct 1750; Probated 28 Jun 1754; m. in Norwalk, 18 Dec 1693, Mary Comstock, daughter of Christopher and Hannah (Platt) Comstock. He had land from his father, 20 May 1692, and right of a £180 N. Commonage, 4 Dec 1721. James St. John, son of Matthias, 2d, was a legatee of his uncle James. He deeded to Andrew Messenger "One half the Home lot which was Jame Sention's, my honored uncle's, and bequeathed to me" (N. L. Rec., i. 77). He was a Grand Juror, 1716; Fence Viewer, 1719; Surveyor of Highways, 1720. James St. John deeded land to his son Daniel in 1722-23 (N. L. Rec. v. 454)' to his son Samuel, 1724 (v. 581), and 1731 (vii. 203). He was Selectman, 1725-27. His will appears in Fairfield Probate Records, vol. 1754-1757, p. 2. Children: Samuel, Daniel, James, Moses, Hannah, Mary, Sarah. [2, 6]
    Person ID I2752  Mindrum
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2017 

    Father Matthias St. John,   b. Abt 1628, New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1728, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 100 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   d. Aft 5 Sep 1732 
    Married Abt 1657  [7
    Family ID F9616  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Comstock,   b. 19 Feb 1671/2, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1749, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 1693  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9, 10
    • Marriage occurred in Norwalk, 18 Dec 1693, according to St. John record
    Children 
     1. Samuel St. John,   b. 1698, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1779, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Daniel St. John,   b. 1700, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1761, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     3. Hannah St. John,   b. 1703,   d. 30 Jun 1746  (Age 43 years)
     4. Moses St. John,   b. 1705, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1785, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     5. Sarah St. John,   b. Abt 1705,   d. 17 Dec 1751  (Age ~ 46 years)
     6. James St. John,   b. 30 Mar 1708, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1756  (Age 47 years)
     7. Mary St. John,   d. Aft 24 Feb 1762
    Last Modified 4 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F1957  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    St. John, James (1674-1754) Will Transcript
    St. John, James (1674-1754) Will Transcript

  • Sources 
    1. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:157, p. I:514.

    2. [S1625] A History and Genealogy of the Comstock Family in America, 1949, John A. Comstock, A History and Genealogy of the Comstock Family in America, 1949, (1949), p. 4.

    3. [S180] Orline St. John Alexander, The St. John Genealogy, (The Grafton Press, 1907), p. 18.

    4. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:514.

    5. [S180] Orline St. John Alexander, The St. John Genealogy, (The Grafton Press, 1907), p. 18, Jun 1754.

    6. [S180] Orline St. John Alexander, The St. John Genealogy, (The Grafton Press, 1907), pp. 32-37.

    7. [S2759] Robert C. Anderson, The Great Migration immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, (New England Historic Genealogy, 2011), p. 231.

    8. [S1625] A History and Genealogy of the Comstock Family in America, 1949, John A. Comstock, A History and Genealogy of the Comstock Family in America, 1949, (1949), p. 4, 18 Jan 1693.

    9. [S1701] History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald L. Jacobus, History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, (Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Co., New Haven, CT, 1930), p. I:157, p. I:514, 18 Dec 1693.

    10. [S180] Orline St. John Alexander, The St. John Genealogy, (The Grafton Press, 1907), p. 18, 18 Dec 1693.