About John Holloway
John Holloway came to Boston in the "Elizabeth," from London, 1635, aged 21, in the same ship with Clement Chaplin, William Roscoe, and others. He served in the Pequot War; granted 50 acres for his services in 1671. He was a proprietor "by the town's courtesie" in 1639; his home-lot was on the east side of the road to the Cow Pasture, on the point made by the junction of the two highways now Main and Village streets, near the Pound; signed the agreement for planting Norwalk, June 19, 1650, but did not go; he married Mary ____ about 1663. Freed from watching and warding March 2, 1670/1; died, without children., October 13, 1684; inventory £41. 3. Left all his property to the First Church in Hartford.
SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 245. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books