John Kilbourne, Sr. (c.1624 - 1703) MP

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Birthplace: Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, (Present USA)
Occupation: Sgt.
Managed by: Debra L. Zaller
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About John Kilbourne, Sr.

From http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~edmundmoody/ps04/ps04_062.html:

John Kilbourne emigrated in 1635, at age 10, on "The Increase" with his parents and family to Wethersfield, Connecticut. Wethersfield was established as Watertown in 1634, and renamed Wethersfield in 1637. He was Sergeant of the Wethersfield Train Band in May 1657. He lived on "the Broad Street" in Wethersfield, Connecticut. -------------------- Often called "Sgt" John. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield.

John came to Wethersfield at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the "Increase". He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Wetherell Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Wetherell Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death.

John and first wife Naomi had three children (John b 1651, Thomas b 1653, Naomi b 1656).

from Historic Homes and Institution and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of ... By Ellery Bicknell Crane:

John, born at Wood Ditton, England, baptized there September 29, 1624, came with the others of the family in the "Increase" in 1635, when he was a lad of ten. At the age of twenty-three he was tax collector of Wethersfield, Connecticut. He represented the town in general court in 1660, was selectman of that town eleven years. He was a sergeant in King Philip's war. He married, 1650, Naomi, who died October I, 1659, having had three children, John, Thomas and Naomi. He married (second) Sarah Bronson, daughter of John Bronson, of Farmington, by whom he had Ebenezer, Sarah, George, Mary, Joseph and Abraham. He died April 9, 1703, aged about seventy-nine years. Sarah died December 4, 1711, aged about seventy years. -------------------- 5632.9. John Kilbourne {b,c} was born 20 Sep 1624 in Wood Ditton (Cambridge) England (baptized 29 Sep), and died 9 Apr 1703 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married twice, and had children from both marriages. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married second, about 1663, Sarah Bronson (also seen as Brownson), daughter of John Bronson (1602 Eng - 1680 CT) and Frances Hills (1605 Eng - ). Sarah was born in 1628 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut, and died 4 Dec 1711 in Wethersfield. Her brother Isaac married John’s niece Mary Root. John came to America at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the “Increase”. He was in Wethersfield, Connecticut at least by 1647. He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death. John and first wife Naomi had three children (first cousins to us):

-------------------- Often called "Sgt" John. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield.

John came to Wethersfield at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the "Increase". He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Wetherell Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Wetherell Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death.

John and first wife Naomi had three children (John b 1651, Thomas b 1653, Naomi b 1656).

from Historic Homes and Institution and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of ... By Ellery Bicknell Crane:

John, born at Wood Ditton, England, baptized there September 29, 1624, came with the others of the family in the "Increase" in 1635, when he was a lad of ten. At the age of twenty-three he was tax collector of Wethersfield, Connecticut. He represented the town in general court in 1660, was selectman of that town eleven years. He was a sergeant in King Philip's war. He married, 1650, Naomi, who died October I, 1659, having had three children, John, Thomas and Naomi. He married (second) Sarah Bronson, daughter of John Bronson, of Farmington, by whom he had Ebenezer, Sarah, George, Mary, Joseph and Abraham. He died April 9, 1703, aged about seventy-nine years. Sarah died December 4, 1711, aged about seventy years. -------------------- 5632.9. John Kilbourne {b,c} was born 20 Sep 1624 in Wood Ditton (Cambridge) England (baptized 29 Sep), and died 9 Apr 1703 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married twice, and had children from both marriages. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married second, about 1663, Sarah Bronson (also seen as Brownson), daughter of John Bronson (1602 Eng - 1680 CT) and Frances Hills (1605 Eng - ). Sarah was born in 1628 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut, and died 4 Dec 1711 in Wethersfield. Her brother Isaac married John’s niece Mary Root. John came to America at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the “Increase”. He was in Wethersfield, Connecticut at least by 1647. He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death. John and first wife Naomi had three children (first cousins to us):

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Sgt. John Kilbourne, Sr.'s Timeline

1624
September 27, 1624
Wood Ditton,Cambridge,England
September 27, 1624
Wood Dutton, Cambridge, England
September 27, 1624
Wood Dutton, Cambridge, England
September 27, 1624
Wood Dutton, Cambridge, England
September 29, 1624
Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England, (Present UK)
September 29, 1624
Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England, (Present UK)
1634
April 15, 1634
Age 9
Emigration to America
1650
February 15, 1650
Age 25
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
1650
Age 25
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
1653
1653
Age 28
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA