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John Purchase

Birthplace: Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Oliver Purchase, III and Anne Purchase
Husband of Jane Purchase
Father of Elizabeth Case and Mary Speck
Brother of Joan Palmer; Jane Purchase and Ensign Oliver Purchase

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About John Purchase

John Purchase was a soldier in the Pequot War under Captain Mason and received a soldier's grant in the Soldiers' Field, Hartford, for services rendered there. [Town Records, Hartford. Stuart's History Hartford, pp. 116, 117].


John Purchas (Purkas) Hartford, 1639, one of the inhabitants to whom the land was granted “by courtesie of the town ;” his home-lot was on the west Side of the mad to the Cow Pasture, near the Pound. He probably served in the Pequot War, as he owned lard in the Soldiers Field, in 1639. He d. in Oct. 1645; will dated Oct. 15 ; inv. £30. 15. His widow, Jane, or Joan, m. (2) Oct. 29, 1646, Nicholas Palmer, of Windsor; d. Apr. 16, 1683, -Ch. : i. Mary, m. Gerard Speck, or Spicks (q. v.), before Nov. 26, 1663. ii. Elizabeth, m. before Dec. 17, 1663, Richard Case (q. v.), who calls himself of Windsor, Dec. 17, 1663, afterward of East Hartford.


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John Purchase's Timeline

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Age 25
Age 28
Windsor, Hartford, Conneticut, United States
Age 30
Windsor, Hartford, CT
October 29, 1645
Age 33
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 33