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John Gillett

Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
Death: Died in Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford, CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonathan Gillette and Mary Gillett
Husband of Mercy Norton
Father of John Gillett; Thomas Gillett; Samuel Gillett, Sr.; Benjamin Gillett; Mary Adams and 2 others
Brother of Cornelius Gillette; Jonathan Gillette, Jr.; Mary Brown; Ann or Hannah Filley (Gillett); Joseph Gillett and 4 others

Managed by: Lani Dickson McCoy
Last Updated:

About John Gillett

In regards to the cemetery in which I (Linda Mac 5/16/2010) have listed John, according to the librarian (Ms. Goodwin) for the Windsor Historical Society: "The only cemetery in use in Windsor circa 1699 was the one that is now called the Palisado Cemetery on Route 159 in Windsor, behind First Church in Windsor and just across the street from our historical society. We do have indexes and listings of the markers in that cemetery, but I am sorry to tell you that only a few headstones and markers exist from the earliest days". Due to this, Palisado Cemetery would be the most likely cemetery in which John was buried. [FindAGrave]

(sources: "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"; U.S., New England Marriages Prior to 1700; "Gillette families (Gillet-Gillett-Gillette): Including some of the descendants of the immigrants Jonathan Gillet and Nathan Gillet, brothers from ... of Jonathan the immigrant, 1800-1955" by Bertha Bortle Beal Aldridge, p. 19)

(f/g) John Gillett Birth: Oct. 5, 1645 Dorchester Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Death: Feb. 27, 1698 Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA

Wife: Mary Barber (married on 7/8/1669)

Children: Samuel Gillett (b. 2/16/1677-1738, Granville, MA; mem. #39731717) Nathaniel Gillett (10/3/1680-1681, Windsor)

Family links:

 Jonathan Gillett (1609 - 1677)
 Mary Dolbiar Gillett (1607 - 1685) 
 Mercy Barber Norton (1651 - 1725)
 John Gillett (1673 - 1699)*
 Thomas Gillett (1676 - 1708)*
 Samuel Gillett (1678 - 1739)*
 Benjamin Gillett (1680 - 1755)*
 Mercy Gillett Adams (1682 - 1756)

Burial: Unknown Maintained by: Allison Ferris Pierce Originally Created by: Linda Mac Record added: May 16, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 52462966 -tcd

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John Gillett's Timeline

October 5, 1644
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut
January 7, 1671
Age 26
Windsor, Hartford CountY, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
August 6, 1673
Age 28
Windsor Hartford County Connecticut, USA
July 18, 1676
Age 31
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, (Present USA)
February 16, 1678
Age 33
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
October 3, 1680
Age 35
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
October 3, 1680
Age 35
Windsor, Hartford, CT
January 21, 1682
Age 38
Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Age 37
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut