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Elizabeth Whiting (St John)

Birthplace: Cayshoe, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Western Burial Ground , Lynn, Essex, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rt. Hon. Oliver St. John, Esq, of Cayshoe and Sarah St. John
Wife of Rev. Samuel Whiting, I
Mother of Elizabeth Hobart; Unknown Whiting; Rev. Samuel Whiting, Jr.; Rev. John Whiting; Unknown Whiting and 3 others
Sister of Kathryn St. John; Sir Oliver St. John, Chief Justice; Dorothy Westland; Judith Percival and Edward St. John
Half sister of Mary St. John; John St. John and Anne Knapp

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About Elizabeth Whiting (St. John)

ELIZABETH St JOHN b 1605 d 1677 She m Aug 6 1629 as his second wife Rev Samuel Whiting b 1597 at Boston Lincolnshire They came to New England in 1636 and settled at Lynn Mass.

Lynn parishioner Obadiah Turner wrote in his diary that "Elizabeth was a godlie woman and did much to cheer and help her husband.  By her learning she was able to give much instruction to the damsels of the parish, and they did all love her as she was a tender mother."



(f/g) Elizabeth St John Whiting Birth: Jan. 12, 1605 Bletsoe Bedfordshire, England Death: Mar. 3, 1677 Lynn Essex County Massachusetts, USA

Elizabeth St John married Rev. Samuel Whiting on 6 August 1629 in St. Botolph's Church, Boston, Lincolnshire. She was a daughter of Sir Oliver St John, MP of Caysoe, Bedfordshire, and his wife Sarah Bulkeley.

Elizabeth was a great granddaughter of Oliver St John, Baron of Beauchamp, who was created the first Lord St John of Bletsoe after his third cousin Elizabeth Tudor ascended the throne as Queen Elizabeth I. Elizabeth St John was a descendant of Margaret Beauchamps, the grandmother of King Henry VII.

Samuel and Elizabeth Whiting had four children who lived to adulthood: Samuel Whiting (1633 - 1713) John Whiting (1637 - 1689) Joseph Whiting (1641 - 1723) Elizabeth Whiting Hobart (1645 - 1733)

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 Oliver St John (1565 - 1626) 
 Samuel Whiting (1597 - 1679) 
 Samuel Whiting (1633 - 1713)
 Joseph Whiting (1641 - 1723)

Note: The area that had the stones from the 1600's has been destroyed. There are no stones left. Burial: Western Burial Ground Lynn Essex County Massachusetts, USA Created by: Teresa Record added: Dec 30, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 46159532 -tcd


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Elizabeth Whiting (St. John)'s Timeline

January 12, 1604
Cayshoe, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
January 12, 1604
January 12, 1604
Bletsoe, Bedford, England
August 6, 1629
Age 25
Boston, Lincolnshire, England, (Present UK)
Age 24
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 26
March 25, 1633
Age 29
Skirbeck Wapentake, Lincolnshire, England
Age 32
Age 35
April 6, 1641
Age 37
Lynn, Essex, MA