James Eggleston, of Windsor (1617 - 1679) MP

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Birthplace: Settrington, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Monique Noel Bouchard
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About James Eggleston, of Windsor

James Eggleston (1617 - 1679), son of Bygod Eggleston and Mary Talcott, was born 1617 at Norwich, Norfolk, England, and died at the age of 62 on 1 December 1679 at Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut. He married Hester Kelsey (1636 - 1720), daughter of William Kelsey. He emigrated from England to Boston, Massachusetts in March 1630 aboard the Mary and John. James Eggleston served in the Pequot Indian War. He became a freeman in 1637. He was named in his father's will and in 1671 was granted 50 acres for military service.

Children of James and Hester Eggleston

  1. James Eggleston (1 January 1656 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - 29 December 1746 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut)
  2. John Eggleston (27 March 1659 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - 10 March 1731 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut)
  3. Thomas Eggleston (27 July 1661 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - 6 April 1732 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut)
  4. Hester Eggleston (1 December 1663 Windsor, Connecticut - 1698 Enfield, Connecticut)
  5. Nathaniel Eggleston, (15 August 1666 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - date unknown, Westfield, Massachusetts)
  6. Isaac Eggleston (27 February 1669 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - 30 January 1753 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut)
  7. Abigail Eggleston (1 September 1671 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - 30 January 1753 Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut)
  8. Deborah Eggleston (1 May 1674 Windsor or Wintonbury, Hartford, Connecticut - date unknown)
  9. Hannah Eggleston (19 December 1676 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - 28 January 1761 Lebanon, Connecticut)
  10. Joseph Eggleston (1677 Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut - 5 September 1767 Stonington, New London, Connecticut)

Notes

  • Bygod Eggleston and Mary Talcott had two sons named James. This is the second, who was born several years after the first died in infancy. Both were sons of MARY TALCOTT.
  • James Eggleston's wife, Hester Kelsey, was also called Esther. He only had one wife.

Notable Descendants

James Eggleston was the great-great-great-grandfather of abolitionist John Brown.

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James Eggleston, of Windsor's Timeline

1612
April 13, 1612
Of,Exeter,Norfolk,England
April 13, 1612
Of,Exeter,Norfolk,England
1617
1617
Settrington, Yorkshire, England
1630
March 20, 1630
Age 13
Norwich, Norfolk, UK

On board the 'Mary and John" from Norwich to Plymouth, MA

1651
March 30, 1651
Age 34
Dorchester (within present Boston), Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1656
January 1, 1656
Age 39
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
1657
May 21, 1657
Age 40
CT, USA
1659
March 27, 1659
Age 42
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
1661
July 27, 1661
Age 44
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1663
December 1, 1663
Age 46
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut