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John Warner

Birthplace: Hatfield Heath, Essex, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Saybrook, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Farmington, Hartford, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Andrew Warner and Mary Warner
Husband of Anne Warner (Norton) and Margaret Warner (Earley)
Father of John Warner of Waterbury; Sarah Higginson; Daniel Warner, I; Thomas Warner and Thomas Warner
Brother of Andrew Warner; Mary Hills; Lieut. Daniel Warner; John Warner of Middleton; Hannah Ruth Pratt and 5 others

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About John Warner of Fairfield


1635, Watertown, Massachusetts, an indentured servant of Matthew Marvin.

Military Service

Pequot Indian Wars. Service during the Pequot Indian Wars

John Warner of Farmington Ct.

John Warner was born in 1615, somewhere in England. [Great Walthem, England]

He immigrated to America aboard the "Increase" in 1635, arriving in Watertown, Massachusettes, the indentured servant of Matthew Marvin

[Mathew I MARVIN was born on 26 Mar 1600 in Titchfield, Hampshire, Eng. He died in 1680. He came from England in 1635 and was among the original settlers of Hartford, Con Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin

Genealogical Sketch of the descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin, who came to New England in 1635. (Compiled from authentic sources, by T.T.Marvin, Boston) (a Husbandman).

That same year, they moved to Hartford, CT where John was awarded land for his service in the Pequot Indian wars.

John is reported to have come to this country in 1635 as a passenger on the ship "Increase", and was listed as 20 years old at the time, which would place his birth in England at approximately 1615. He may have been an indentured servant in the home of Matthew Marvin. John was one of the original settlers in Hartford, CT and was one of 61 men of Hartford who participated in the Pequot War. He was given a plot of land in "Soldiers Field" for his service. In 1645 he relocated to Farmington, CT as one of the original settlers. John and his daughter Sarah were baptized in the First Congregational church of Farmington on 15 Mar 1656. He and his son John were among the original patentees for a settlement at Mattatuck (Waterbury), but he nover moved there, dying before the move took place.

A brief timeline of John Warner, as extracted from Mr. James Alfred Warner's wonderfully researched account:

• spring of 1635 - leaves England aboard "Increase"

• Feb 28, 1636 - listed among the 106 townsmen of Watertown, along with Symon Stone, Simone Eire, and Joseph Mosse, all fellow passengers of the Increase.

• 1636 - John Warner granted 7 acres of plowland at "Beverbroke"

• summer 1636 - 40 inhabitants of Cambridge and area are granted permission to found Hartford, among them Simon Eire, Isack More, and John Warner.

• May 1637 - Pequot War ordered - John is among the 37 men levied from Hartford.

• Feb 1639 - 3 parcels of land in Hartford, including a house "Lot 64" on the north side of Little River, near what is now Main Street, are recorded as belonging to John Warner.

• 1648 - John buys land in Farmington from Reinhold Marvyn.

• October 13, 1652 - first church established in Farmington

• March 15, 1656 - John takes covenant at Farmington church, his daughter Sarah baptized that day

• May 16, 1658 - "Daniel and Thomas, children of John Warner, which were not 13 years old when their father did enter the covenant, were baptized."

• October 1671 - The General Court grants John Warner and Thomas Barnes of Farmington 50 acres of land each for their services as Pequot soldiers. Some time later, John gave his 50 acres to his son-in-law, William Higginson.

• 1674 - John granted land in Mattetuck, but died before removing there.

• March 1678/9 - Thomas(2), John(2), and Daniel(2), sons of John(1) were granted lots in Mattetuck when the plantation was authorized. (lots 23, 18, and 20 respectively).

• 1679 - John dies in Farmington. His will, filed in 1680, names his children John, Daniel, Thomas, and Sarah, as well as his wife, Margaret.

Born: ABT 1615 at: England [S73] Married: ABT 1638 at: Hartford, Hartford, CT[S73] Died: 1679 at: Farmington, Hartford, CT [S73] Father: Mother: Spouses: Margaret WARNER* Notes: [1249]

Families of Ancient New Haven by Donald Lines Jacobus, pg. 1946

Biographical Summary:

John Warner; a John Warner (probably the same) was entered for passage in the "Increase," in April, 1635, "aged 20;" in the same ship came Isaac More, "aged 13," Matthew Marvin, William Rusco, and others. He served in the Pequot War; was one of the inhabitants of Hartford who received land "by the courtesie of the town;" his home-lot in 1639 was on the east side of the road to the Cow-Pasture; he married in Hartford, in 1649, Ann, daughter of Thomas Norton of Guilford, a second wife; he was an original proprietor and settler of Farmington; joined Farmington Church, March 15, 1656-7, with children; freeman, 1664; freed from watching and warding, etc., May, 1670; he went in 1673 to view Mattatuck to ascertain if it were desirable to plant them, and was a patentee for Mattatuck in 1674; died before removal, in 1679, leaving a widow, Margaret.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 266. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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John Warner of Fairfield's Timeline

Hatfield Heath, Essex, England, (Present UK)
March 1, 1639
Age 24
Waterbury, CT, USA
Age 35
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Age 39
Farmington, Hartford, CT, USA
Age 39
Waterbury, New Haven Colony, (Present Connecticut), (Present USA)
March 15, 1656
Age 41
Connecticut, United States
Age 64
Saybrook, Hartford County (Present Middlesex County), Province of Connecticut, (Present USA)
Farmington, Hartford, CT, USA