Leonard Chester (1610 - 1648) MP

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Birthplace: Leicestershire , England
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford , Connecticut
Managed by: ANDREW JONATHAN SMITH
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About Leonard Chester

From the book, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877.

Chester, Mrs., owned land in Camb. 1635. She was sister of Rev. Thomas Hooker, and was probably the widow Dorothy Chester, who settled at Weathersfield, Conn., and whose son, Leonard Chester (I94162 ), is said by Hinman to have been "the father and ancestor of the Chester Family" and to have "Died when young, under forty years of age, in 1648"

Leonard Chester's(I94162) children at Weathersfield were John, b. 03 Aug 1635; Dorcas, b. Nov 1637; Stephen, b. 03 mar 1639; Mary b. Jan 1641; Prudence, b. feb 1643; Eunice, b. Jan 1645; Mercy, b. Feb 1647. Of these children, Dorcas m. Rev. Samuel Whiting of Billerica 12 Nov 1656; Prudence m. Mr. Thomas Russell of Chs. 30 Dec 1669; Eunice m. Richard Sprague of Chs. 25 Feb 1672-3; Mercy d. in Chs. 15 Sep 1669. Mary the mother, widow of Leonard, had become the wife of Richard Russell, Esq., of Chs. [2]

Citations  

  1. [S76] Book: Sprague, Ralph, Genealogy, Sprague, E. G., (Montpelier, VT:The Capital City Press, 1913), page 32.
  2. [S114] Correspondent: Sprague, Cecil R., III, note of July 30th, 2008.
  3. The Family of Leonard Chester (born 1610) and His Wife Mary Wade (born Ca. 1608): Emigrated from England to Massachusetts in 1633 : Their Daughter, Dorcas Chester, Married 1656, Rev. Samuel Whiting
  4. Genealogies of Connecticut Families: From the New England ..., Volume 1 By Judith McGhan Page 322

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Leonard Chester's Timeline

1610
July 15, 1610
Leicestershire , England
1634
1634
Age 23
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
1634
Age 23
1635
August 3, 1635
Age 25
Watertown, (Present Middlesex County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
1639
March 3, 1639
Age 28
Watertown, Massachusetts
1641
January 15, 1641
Age 30
Watertown, Massachusetts
1643
February 16, 1643
Age 32
Watertown, Massachusetts
1645
January 15, 1645
Age 34
Watertown, Massachusetts
1647
February 14, 1647
Age 36
Watertown, Massachusetts
1648
December 11, 1648
Age 38
Wethersfield, Hartford , Connecticut