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John Judson

  • Born: 10 Dec 1647, Stanford, Connecticut 72,74
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Chapman on 12 Mar 1673 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Died: 12 Jan 1709, Woodbury, Conneticut. British American Colonies at age 61 72,538,74

bullet  General Notes:

~History of Ancient Woodbury, Connecticut, From the First Indian Deed in 1659 to 1871, William Cothren, Waterbury, Conn., Published by William R. Seeley, 1871

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Dates & Events. 504
John Judson was oone f the First settlers of Woodbury, Connecticut. The town of Woodbury, in Litchfield County, was established in 1673.

• Dates & Events. 446
On 25 October 1674 "John Judson of Stratford with the consent of my wife" sold to "our father-in-law Franses Brown the quarter part of my house that he now lives in". On 23 October 1677 "Thomas Lawrence of Stamford hath sold unto my brother-in-law of Stratford John Judson my part of the homelot lying in Stamford". In an undated deed, which was acknowledged on 7 September 1685, "Francis Brown" sold to "my son Eliezer Slason ... one quarter part of the farm of upland & meadow," in four parcels: five acres of meadow; four acres of upland; five acres of upland; and six acres of upland. (The abutters on these parcels were John Judson, Thomas Lawrence and Francis Brown.)
Stamford, Connecticut Deeds

• Background Information. 76
John Judson, son of Joseph, was born at Stratford, 10 Dec 1647, and died at Woodbury on 12 Jan 1709/1710. Inventory was taken for his estate in Woodbury, Stratford and Stamford on 14 Jan 1709/1710. His wife and widow, Mrs. Mary Judson was given one half of the house in Woodbury.

John married, 12 Mar 1673/74, Elizabeth Chapman, the daughter of John Chapman. Her mother's name was given as Elizabeth in the battismal records.

John married, for the second time, Hannah, the widow of Samuel Ward and previously of Jonathan Nichols, and Hannah was the daughter of Mr. Anthony Howkins. She was born at Farmington about 1661, and died at Woodbury, 23 Jul 1698.

John's third wife was Mary Orton of Farminton. they married, 5 Jul 1699. the marriage covenant mentions her father Tudor and her two sons, John and Samuel Orton, and Judson's two houses at Stratford and Woodbury.

Children of John Judson and Elizabeth Chapman were:
• John, b. 12 Mar 1675/76; d. 6 Apr 1722, at Woodbury; m. 28 Sep 1698, Sarah Beers of Fairfield
• Joshua, b. 23 Jan 1677/78; bap Jan 1678/79; d. 26 Nov 1735; m. 1st, 24 Apr 1712, Mary Nichols, m. 2nd, Deborah, daughter of George Clark and widow of Job Prince and Samuel Prince
• Joseph, b. 24 Oct 1679, bap. Aug 1689; d. 22 Mar 1758, at Woodbury; m. 13 Feb 1706/07, Mary Walker
• Chapman, bap. Dec 1681; d. 8 May 1700
• Jonathan, bap. Dec 1682; m. 22 Aug 1711, Mary Mitchell
• Ephraim, bap. Dec 1685, d. before 1688
• Martha, bap. Dec 1686; m. Jun 1605, William Preston
• Eliphalet, bap Feb 1688/89
• Ephraim, bap. Sep 1694; d. 14 Nov 1782 at 88 Years of age; m. 30 May 1717, Rebecca Beardsley, m. 2nd Abigail

Children of John and Mary (third wife) recorded at Stratford:
• Isaac, b. 3 Jun 1700; d. 14 May 1689 at age 90; m. 1st, 29 Nov 1727, Elizabeth Hawley. m. 2nd 22 Nov 1731, Rebecca, widow of Gideon Hollister and daughter of Bejamin Sherman
• Daniel, b. 6 or 7 Feb 1701/02; d. 29 Dec 1766; m. Abigail
• Mary, b. 11 Apr 1703; m. 28 Nov 1726, Josiah Curtis, Jr.
Jeremiah, b. 31 Oct 1705.
~History and genealogy of the families of old Fairfield, pg. 353

John married Elizabeth Chapman, daughter of John Chapman and Martha, on 12 Mar 1673 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut. (Elizabeth Chapman was born in 1651 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut 72,74 and died in 1696 72,74.)

bullet  Noted events in their marriage were:

• Original Source: 75 Stratford Vital Records, Barbour Collection, Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut


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