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John Marsh, Jr.

Birthdate: (83)
Birthplace: Hartford, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
Death: August 1, 1727 (83)
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of John Marsh of Hartford and Anne Marsh
Husband of Sarah Marsh and Susannah Marsh
Father of John Marsh, Esq., of Hartford; Capt. Joseph Marsh; Sarah Merrill; Elizabeth Pratt; Hannah Olmstead and 5 others
Brother of Samuel Marsh; Joseph Marsh, (died young); Joseph Marsh, (again)(died young); Isaac Marsh; Jonathan Marsh and 3 others
Half brother of Lydia Loomis

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About John Marsh, Jr.

John Marsh, Jr. (1643 - 1727) of Hartford, CT

The eldest son of John Marsh and Anne (Webster) Marsh, was born about 1643, in Hartford, Connecticut, and died in 1727, probably in Hartford.

He resided on the old Marsh homestead in Hartford, where he was selectman 1677-81, and in 1687, in the time of the Charter Oak trouble in 1688-94-1701. In 1701 he was one of a committee to build a bridge over the Holhanon river in East Hartford.

He married (first) November 28, 1666, Sarah, daughter of Richard and Hepzibah (Ford) Lyman, of Northampton (Mrs. Lyman had become his father's second wife), who was born in Hartford, and it was after his marriage that he returned to Hartford. His wife received ten pounds by her mother's will. She died between 1688 and 1707, and he married (second) Susannah, daughter of William Butler, and she died in 1727.

Children by first wife: John, Nathaniel and Joseph (twins), Sarah, Elizabeth, Hannah (died young), Ebenezer, Hannah, Lydia, Hepzibah and Jonathan. By his second wife: Susannah.


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John Marsh, Jr.'s Timeline

August 29, 1643
Hartford, (Present Hartford County), Connecticut Colony
Age 24
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
March 5, 1670
Age 26
Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticutt
March 5, 1671
Age 27
Hartford, Connecticut
February 17, 1672
Age 28
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut
June 27, 1675
Age 31
Age 35
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
April 10, 1681
Age 37
Hartford, Hartford, CT, USA
June 6, 1686
Age 42