John Bridgman (Bridgeman) (1645 - 1712)

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Birthplace: Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
Death: Died in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
Managed by: Howard William Henry Sheldon
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About John Bridgman (Bridgeman)

John was the oldest and only surviving son of James and Mary Bridgman. He inherited his father's house and farm on Hawley Street in Northampton. He was made a Freeman 3 May 1676. Fourteen children were born to this family, all but 3 of whom lived to maturity. Most of them married and had children.

John Bridgman (son of James Bridgman and Sarah Lyman) was born 07 Jul 1645 in Springfield, MA, and died 07 Apr 1712 in Northampton, MA. He married Mary Sheldon on 11 Dec 1670 in Northampton, MA.

Notes for John Bridgman:

John was made Freeman in Colony of MA Bay on May 3, 1676. A freeman was required to be of Godly walk and conservation, to be at least 20 years old and to take the oath of allegiance to the Govt of MA Bay. That he should be worth 200 pounds to hold office when elected or submit to a fine of 40 shillings and to vote at all elections under penalty of some fine. He inherited his father's property on Hawley street. He died on April 7, 1712 and in his will bestowed his goods on wife and children.

At a Court Held in Northampton, Oct 3, 1664

Alss John Bridgman for saying if those cattell wch the Constable presented hand been his, he would have fought for them before they should have been taken: he owned ye words & acknowledged his word & craved ye favor of ye Cort, whereupon he was judged to be admonished before ye favor of ye Court (wch was accordingly done) and that he should make acknowledgement of his offence it some publike meeting in Northampton or also to pay 10 Schillings as a fyne to ye County; the former of wch he engaged before the Corte to doe.

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John Bridgman's Timeline

1620
1620
1645
July 7, 1645
Springfield,Hampden,Massachusetts,USA
1672
March 15, 1672
Age 26
Northampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts,USA
1674
October 20, 1674
Age 29
Northampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts
1675
March 17, 1675
Age 29
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA
1678
1678
Age 32
Northampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts
1680
March 29, 1680
Age 34
Wethersfield,Hartford,Connecticut
1681
1681
Age 35
Northampton, Massachusetts, United States
1684
August 29, 1684
Age 39
Northampton,Hampshire,Massachusetts
1686
February 4, 1686
Age 40
Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States