John Ashcraft, III (1671 - 1732) MP

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Birthplace: Groton or Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Managed by: Judith "Judi" Elaine (McKee) Burns
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About John Ashcraft, III

Ashcraft, John m. 12 Sep. 1690 Groton, Ct. ?Burrows, Mary b. c. 1672 d. c. 1750. He d. 5 Jun. 1732 Groton, Ct. Buried Packers-Burrows Cemetery Mystic, Ct.

  • Ashcraft, John b. 14 Sep. 1696 Ct.; m. 25 May 1719 Windham co., Ct. Hurd, Margaret b. c. 1700, dv. 18 Sep. 1733; m 2) 1730 Keeny, Mary b. c. 1715 d/o Josiah and Hannah (Hills) Kenney; d. 1745 Ct. Had: Abigail, John, Margaret, Desire and Jedidiah; 2nd marriage: Ann, Samuel and Timothy,
  • Ashcraft, Daniel b. 14 Aug. 1698 Stoneingham, Ct.
  • Ashcraft, Ephraim b. 17 Sep. 1701 Stoneingham, Ct.
  • Ashcraft, Jedediah b. 22 Jan. 1709 Stoneingham, Ct.; m. Avery, Maragery Fanny
  • Ashcraft, Mary b. 22 Nov. 1705 Stoneingham, Ct.; m. 2 Sep. 1725 Stoneingham, Ct. Willis, William
  • Ashcraft, Uriah b. 17 Jan. 1708 Stoningham, Ct.; s. c. 1791
  • Ashcraft, Hannah b. 17 Jan. 1708; prob. d. young

Martha Ashcraft Neal, Ashcraft Family Descendants of Daniel, The, 1994, Gateway Press Inc. Baltimore, Md., pg. 199-201, , Library of Congress # 94-77682.

-------------------- He was Lieutenant-Captain of Groton and at one time reportedly owned Mouse Island & Six-Penny island.

He was apparently a gentleman of some means, judging by the number of canes, wigs, and silk handkerchiefs in his estate. Left a bequest of 20 pounds to his 3rd son, Daniel, but there is no evidence it was ever collected. ------------------------ 17. John Ashcraft (John, John, Richard, Richard) was born on 14 Aug 1671 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut. He died on 5 Jun 1732 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut. He was buried in Burrows Cemetery, Groton, New London County, Connecticut. John married Mary Burrows daughter of John Burrows and Hannah Mary Culver on 12 Sep 1690 in Groton, New London County, Connecticut. Mary was born on 14 Dec 1672 in New London County, Connecticut. She died in 1750.

They had the following children:

  • + 22 M i. Daniel Ashcraft was born on 14 Aug 1698. He died on 9 Oct 1755.
  • 23 M ii. John Ashcraft was born on 14 Sep 1696 in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut. He died in 1745 in Connecticut. John married (1) Margaret Hurd on 25 May 1719. John married (2) Mary Keeney. Father: Joseph KEENEY(1666 -) Mother: Hannah HILLS(1676 -)
  • 24 M iii. Ephriam Ashcraft was born on 17 Sep 1701 in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut.
  • 25 M iv. Jediah Ashcraft was born on 22 Jan 1703 in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut. On 19 Jan 1734, at Stonington, Connecticut, he had to make bail for an unknown offense. Jediah married Margaret Fanny Avery .
  • 26 F v. Mary Ashcraft was born on 22 Nov 1705 in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut. Mary married William Willis on 2 Sep 1725 in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut.
  • 27 M vi. Uriah Ashcraft was born on 17 Jan 1708 in Stonington, New London County, Connecticut. He died in 1791. Twin of Hannah. On 15 Mar 1734, at Stonington, Connecticut, he was tried for his life for the murder of a stranger, Dennis Wilkenson, and was acquitted.
  • 28 F vii. Hannah Ashcraft was born on 17 Jan 1708. Twin of Uriah. Believed To Have Died Young
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Lt. John Ashcraft, III's Timeline

1671
August 14, 1671
Groton or Stonington, New London County, Connecticut Colony
1690
September 12, 1690
Age 19
Groton, new London, Connecticut
1696
September 14, 1696
Age 25
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut.
1698
August 14, 1698
Age 27
Stonington, Connecticut
1701
September 17, 1701
Age 30
Stonington, CT, USA
1703
January 22, 1703
Age 31
1/22/1703/4 stonington, connecticut
1705
November 22, 1705
Age 34
stonington, connecticut
1707
January 17, 1707
Age 35
1708
January 17, 1708
Age 36
stonington, connecticut
1732
June 8, 1732
Age 60
Groton, New London County, Connecticut Colony