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Deacon John Platt, Sr,

Birthplace: Ware, Hertfordshire, England
Death: between November 6 and December 15, 1705
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Platt, Deacon of Bovington and Mary Platt (Wood)
Husband of Hannah (Clark) Platt
Father of philp platt; John Platt, Sr.; Samuel Platt; Joseph Platt; Mary Benedict and 3 others
Brother of Mary Whitmore; Capt. Isaac Platt; Samuel Platt; Sarah Merwin; Epenetus Platt, I and 5 others

Occupation: Church deacon
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About Deacon John Platt, Sr.

  • 'Descendants of Reinold and Matthew Marvin of Hartford, CT., 1638 and 1635
  • Pg. 38
  • LIEUT. REINOLD,2 son of Reinold1 and Marie Marvin, was christened in St. Mary's Church, Great Bentley, England, 20, Dec., 1631; died in Lyme, Ct., 4 Aug., 1676; married about 1662, Sarah, third daughter of 'George, Jr.,+ and Sarah (__)
    • + There were two George Clarks in Mildord, who were contemporaries; 'the father of Sarah Marvin was known as George Clark, "Jr." He was in Milford in 1639, having come from Much Mundon, in Hertfordshire, Eng. He died in Aug., 1690; his will, printed in full in Family Histories and Genealogies, III: 218 et seq., recorded at Hartford', mentions his Marvin granchildren. 'Hannah Clark, a sister of Sarah, m. John Platt, of Norwalk, whose dau. Hannah m. Lieut. Sam'l Marvin, of the Matthew line'. See Fam. Hist. etc., as cited and N. E. Hist. Gen. Reg., Oct., 1900. With the conclusions of the latter we do not agree, where they differ from Fam. Hist. etc.
  • Pg. 39
  • 'Clark', baptized 18 Feb., 1643/4, in Milford, Ct.: by her age as given on her gravestone, she was born about 1642; she married (2), 12 Feb., 1677/8, Capt. Joseph Sill, the famous Indian fighter, by whom she had issue. She died in Lyme, 1 Feb., 1715/16, and her grave in the Duck River burying-ground is at the left of those of her two husbands. ....
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  • 'Dea. John Platt
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  • ' Dea. John Platt married Hannah Clark, daughter of George Clark and Sarah Northrup, on 6 January 1660 at Milford, New Haven, CT.
  • 'Family Hannah Clark b. 29 Nov 1640, d. c 1711
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Deacon John Platt, Sr.'s Timeline

January 11, 1631
January 11, 1631
Ware, Herts, England
Ware, Hertfordshire, England
June 1664
Age 32
Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, USA
January 26, 1670
Age 38
Norwalk, Fairfield, CT
February 17, 1672
Age 40
Norwalk, Fairfield, CT
October 26, 1674
Age 42
Huntington, Long Island, Province of New York
December 15, 1674
Age 42
Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
September 9, 1677
Age 45
Firstcongregatio, Milford, New Haven, Ct