John Whiting, Mayor of Boston

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John Whiting, Mayor of Boston

Birthplace: Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Death: Died
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Husband of Isobel Whiting
Father of Catherine Wiggin

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John Whiting, Mayor of Boston Lincolnshire

Birth: 1561,   Boston, Lincolnshire, England   Death: Oct. 20, 1617,  Boston, Lincolnshire, England

John Whiting was a merchant/landowner in Boston, Lincolnshire and was the town Mayor in 1600 and 1608. Information about his wives is fragmentary, but they may have included Margaret Bonner, Faith and Isabel.

John Whiting's children included: Isabel Whiting (1587 - 1602) Audrey Whiting (1589 - ) John Whiting (1592 - ) Margaret Whiting (1594 - ) Rev. Samuel Whiting (1597 - 1679) James Whiting (1599 - 1648)

In his will, John Whiting left a bequest to Rev. John Cotton, the parish priest of St. Botolph's Church, Boston and a prominent local Puritan. Rev. John Cotton (1585 – 1652) went on to become the preeminent minister and theologian of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

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 Samuel Whiting (1597 - 1679)
 William Whiting (1602 - 1647)

Burial: St Botolph Churchyard Boston Lincolnshire, England Created by: Teresa Record added: Dec 29, 2009 Find A Grave Memorial# 46119834 -tcd

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November 30, 1561
Boston, Lincolnshire, England
Age 39
London, Middlesex, England
October 22, 1617
Age 55