John Kaighn, III

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John Kaighn, III

Birthplace: Kirk Michael, Isle of Man
Death: circa 1724 (58-66)
United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Kaighin, II and Jane Kaighin
Husband of Ann née Sharples; Sarah Kaighn (Dole) and Elizabeth Kaighn
Father of Ann Kaighn; John Kaighn and Joseph Kaighn
Brother of Eleanor Leece; Charles Kaighin, Sr.; Joney Lace; Catherine Kaighin (Kaighin) and Ellen Kaighnen

Occupation: "Linener"
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About John Kaighn, III

There is a Kaighn's Point on the West Shore of the Delaware, opposite Philadelphia.

Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey edited by Francis Bazley Lee page 437 John Kaighn, apprenticed to Thomas Warne. (Perth Amboy) The Kaighn family originally being from the Isle of Man (all from Genealogical and Memorial History of the State of New Jersey ...

edited by Francis Bazley Lee)

purchased land on the Delaware 9/14/1696

as per: Sketches of the first emigrant settlers in Newton Township, old Gloucester County, West New Jersey / by John Clement. Clement, John, 1818-1894. Camden, N.J. : Printed by Sinnickson Chew, 1877

page 150

continuing on page 153

In 1699, John Kaighn was appointed one of the judges of Gloucester County ... will proved 6/12/1724


  • On the Isle of Man: "About a mile from Kirk Maughold, a field near the road and tram-line is known as Ruillick-ny-Quakeryn, 'the burial-ground of the Quakers.' The Friends came to the island about 1650 and made many converts, but religious intolerance brought about, their expulsion and imprisonment and the confiscation of all their property." ~• from: < but go to the project on Manx Quakers for further elaboration.
  • RUILLICK-NY-QUAKERYN is next to Port Mooar and is located in Isle of Man. historic: archaeological_site. Latitude: 54°17'2.47" Longitude: -4°20'24.69"
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John Kaighn, III's Timeline

July 25, 1661
Kirk Michael, Isle of Man
June 24, 1694
Age 32
December 30, 1700
Age 39
December 4, 1702
Age 41
Age 62
United States