John Farrington of Lynn

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John Farrington

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: Olney, Buckinghamshire, England
Death: May 02, 1666 (42)
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of Edmund "Edmund" Farrington, Sr and Elizabeth Farrington
Husband of Elizabeth Knight
Father of Edward Farrington and Jacob Farrington
Brother of Joseph Farrington; Edward Edmund Farrington; Sarah Farrington (Terry); Matthew Farrington; John Farrington, of Dedham and 3 others
Half brother of John Farrington, of Dedham

Occupation: Cooper
Managed by: Erica Howton
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About John Farrington of Lynn

6541. John Farrington. Born ca 1622 in England. John was baptized in Olney, Bucks., Eng., in 1622.John died on 2 May 1666 in Lynn, MA.

  • parents: Elizabeth Newhall & Edmund Farrington

John removed to Long Island in 1640 with Rev. Abraham Pierson, and some years later, came back, for the Lynn record has children of a John, by wife Elizabeth, viz., Edward, b. 5 Jul 1662; John, 9 Mar 1664; and Jacob, 22 Jul 1666.

John married Elizabeth Knight, daughter of William Knight (ca 1600-5 Mar 1655/6) & Elizabeth [Ballard] (ca 1609-). Born ca 1644/5 in Lynn, MA.

Children of John and Elizabeth (Knight) Farrington, born at Lynn:

  1.     i. Edward, b. 5 Jul 1662, d. 3 Jan 1746/7 at Andover, m. there 9 Apr 1662 Martha Browne;
  2.     ii. John, b. 9 Mar 1663;
  3.     iii. Jacob, b. 22 May (or Jul) 1666 posthumously, d. 29 Jun 1667 at Andover.


  1. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. By Clarence Almon Torrey, Elizabeth Petty Bentley. Page 259
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John Farrington of Lynn's Timeline

Olney, Buckingamshire, England
April 10, 1624
Olney, Buckinghamshire, England
July 5, 1662
Age 38
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
May 2, 1666
Age 42
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
July 22, 1666
Age 42
Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts, United States