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John Strickland

Birthdate: (88)
Birthplace: Kendal, Westmoreland, England
Death: December 1672 (88)
(Long Island), Province of New York
Place of Burial: Hempstead, Nassau County (Long Island), NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Strickland, KB, MP; Sir Thomas Strickland; Margaret Strickland and Elizabeth Strickland
Husband of Jane Strickland; Jane Strickland and Jane Strickland
Father of Elizabeth Seaman; Edmund Strickland; Elizabeth Seaman; Martha Smith; Thwaite Strickland and 5 others
Brother of Jacob Strickland; Sir Walter Strickland, Knight; Robert Strickland, MP; Dorothy Fleming; Ann Walters and 1 other
Half brother of Jacob Strickland

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About John Strickland

In his will, John Strickland mentions only having had four daughters. He mentions grandchildren -- "all those children who have been born of my daughters." He mentions some "sons" but these are sons-in law. There are four known daughters, but only the first name of one of them is known -- Elizabeth. The scholarship on John Strickland is consistent that he had four daughters and no known sons. For additional information see The Great Migration Begins, p. 1786 and Strickland Notes published in The American Genealogist, volume 20.

Note: Came to Salem, Mass. with the first party of "Bay Coherts" in 1629, from County Westmoreland, England. An original settler of Charlestown; made a freeman in 1631. Following is from a biographical book pg 691 whose title was unidentified:

STRICKLAND (sometimes on old record Stickland or Sticklion). Sgt. JOHN, the settler, from Watertown, MA probably in March or May 1635, had been about that time with five others, dismissed from the church at that place in order to form a new church on the Connecticut, and they all came to Wethersfield together. He sold his land and property in Watertown in March 1640 preparatory to removing to Long Island (perhaps to Huntington); he was a soldier in the Pequot war of 1637. Wethersfield Records contain no record of his children.

Unsure, but most likely

John Strickland had come to America with the first party of "Bay Coherts" to Salem in 1629, took posession of Charlestown and vicinity in 1630, and was made Freeman in May, 1631. John Strickland and all his family except one son (Thwaite) came to Long Island after 1646, and were among the early settlers of note in that vicinity.

Source for information below: http://strattonhouse.com/index.php?section=inn&content=massachusetts_bay

906. John Strickland, 1600-1672 John was born in Boynton Manor, England bef 1600. He married Jane Fenwick in England, bef 1620. John died 1672 in Hempstead, Long Island, Ny, at 72 years of age. Came to America with the first party of "Bay Coherts" to Salem, MA, in 1629, took possesion of Charlestown and vicinity in 1630, and was made Freeman in May, 1631. Moved to Long Island after 1646. See: The Freemen of Massachusetts Bay and Freemen to Take the Oath, 1630.

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John Strickland's Timeline

1584
January 29, 1584
Kendal, Westmoreland, England
1610
1610
Age 25
England, United Kingdom
1620
1620
Age 35
Kendal, Westmorland, England
1620
Age 35
Westmoreland, England
1624
1624
Age 39
Kendal, , Westmoreland, England
1625
1625
Age 40
Kendal, Westmorland, England
1625
Age 40
Cliburn or Kendal, Westmoreland, England
1626
1626
Age 41
Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1628
1628
Age 43
Westmorland, England, United Kingdom