Is your surname Chadwick?

Research the Chadwick family

John Chadwick's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


John Chadwick

Birthplace: Rochdale, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Watertown, MA
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Chadwick and Joan Alexander) Chadwick
Husband of Joan; Joan Shepard; Joan Chadwick and Mary Barlow
Father of John Chadwick, Sr.; Elizabeth Hills (Chadwick); Sarah Grover; John Chadwick; James Chadwick and 9 others
Brother of Sibell Chadwick; Margaret Chadwick; Marie Chadwick and Edmund Chadwick

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About John Chadwick

John was born in either Portchester or Rochdale, Lancashire, England to Alexander Chadwick and his wife.

John married Joan prior to 1646 when their first child was born in Middlesex County.

He was admitted Freeman on May 14, 1656.

John's will: 1st Day 10th month 1680, I John Chadwick senior of Malden... my will is that my two sons John and James shall have two thirds parts of all my land and that they shall have their shares on that side which is next to their own land. My son Samuel shall have the other third part to the Eastward with the house and orchyard. James and Samuel shall each of them pay five pounds unto my son John. In case any one of the said sons should die leaving no issue, the land of his share shall be equally divided between the two sons that are surviving. I give unto my daughter Hannah all my cattle, bedding brass, iron and pewter, in a word all my moveables both within doors and without. After debts and funeral & sickness expenses are discharged out of the profits or income of my land orchyand and house that the whole profit of all my land orchard and house shall be .. said daughter for the space of four years. But in case she should decease and have no issue surviving then my will ... all that remans of her portion shall be equally divided between my three sons John, James and Samuel. more over I bequeath unto my three daughters that are already married by way of legacy ten shillings apiece to be paid by my executor. I constitute my son John for my executor and I make ensig Thomas Lynde and Thomas Skinner the overseers of this my will. witnesses ?? Jenkins & Samuel ???

view all 23

John Chadwick's Timeline

April 19, 1601
Rochdale, Lancashire, England
September 3, 1615
Age 14
Rochdale Parish, Lancaster, England
Age 42
Of Watertown And Plymouth, Suffolk, MA
April 1, 1648
Age 46
Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
March 1, 1649
Age 47
Malden, Middlesex Co., MA
June 1, 1650
Age 49
Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
March 17, 1651
Age 49
Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Age 49
April 15, 1653
Age 51
Malden,New Plymouth,MA