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John Weed

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stamford, New Haven Colony
Death: Died in Stamford, Fairfield County, Dominion of New England
Immediate Family:

Son of Jonas Weed, Jr. and Mary Elizabeth Weed
Husband of Joanna Weed and Mary Weed
Father of Jonas Weed; Daniel Weed; John Weed; Isaac Weed and Hannah Weed
Brother of Elizabeth Rockwell; Mary Abbott; Dorcas Wright; Samuel Weed; Jonas Weed, Sr. and 4 others
Half brother of Dorcas Wright

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About John Weed

  • WEED, John
  • b. ABT 1643 Stamford, Fairfield, CT.
  • d. 1689 Stamford, Fairfield, CT.
  • Parents:
  • Father: WEED, Jonas
  • Mother: HOYT, Mary
  • Family:
  • Marriage: ABT 1665 Stamford, Fairfield, CT.
  • Spouse: WESTCOTT, Joanna
  • Children:
    • WEED, Jonas
    • WEED, John
    • WEED, Daniel
    • WEED, Samuel b. ABT 1675 Stamford, Fairfield, CT.
  • Family:
  • Marriage: ABT 1680
  • Spouse: STRICKLAND, Mary
  • Children:
    • WEED, Mary
    • WEED, Hannah
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_132.htm#65

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  • History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Volume 1 By Donald Lines Jacobus
  • https://books.google.com/books?id=5xYVpaBmRnEC&pg=PA660&lpg=PA660&dq=john+weed+1643+Westcott&source=bl&ots=m6NTBr44Nj&sig=V9JPVJNwqtG1RVMVqwK_zBihUOU&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjB36SosdTJAhUP92MKHR-OAkI4ChDoAQghMAE#v=onepage&q=weed&f=false
  • Pg.652
  • Weed, Jonas.
  • Came on the Arbella, 1630, settled at Watertown, Mass., and was made freeman, 18 May 1631. In 1635 was a first settler in Wethersfield, Conn., and founder of Stamford in 1641. He d. in Stamford in 1676, and his widow Mary early in 1690.
  • Will 26 Nov. 1672; Inv. 7 Nov. 1676; wife Mary; eldest son John; son Daniel; son Jonas; dau. Mary wife of George Abbot; dau. Dorcas wife of James Wright; son Samuel; to John Rockwell, five shillings, and £5 in Daniel's hands for Elizabeth; dau. Sarah, "if she return to the truth"; dau. Hannah wife of Benjamin Hoit; wife Mary and son John, Exec'rs.
  • Inv. of Mary Weed, 10 Mar. 1689/90.
  • Children:
    • +John.
    • Mary, m. George Abbott.
    • +Daniel.
    • +Jonas.
    • Dorcas, b. [say 1640], d. at Wethersfield, 24 Dec. 1692; m. (rec. Wethersfield) 20 Nov. 1660, James Wright.
    • Samuel, d. at Danbury in 1708; Inv. 9 Sept. 1708; m. Mary —— ; Pro. Rec. mentions adult son Jcob, and minor children Samuel, Jonas, Elizabeth Prob. there were other adult children.
    • Elizabeth, m. John Rockwell, of Rye, who d. by 1677.
    • Sarah.
    • Hannah, b. [say 1650], d. at Stamford, 9 Nov. 1711; m. 5 Jan. 1670, Benjamin Hoyt.
    • Child, d. 15 July 1656.
  • Pg.653
  • Weed, John, s. of Jonas.
  • He m. (1) Joanna Westcott, dau. of Richard, who d. by 1678.
  • He m. (2) Mary, who m. (2) Josiah Forman, of Newtown, L. I., and d. 31 Mar. 1714.
  • Inv. exhibitted 12 mar. 1689/90 by the Widow; eight children named.
  • Will of Marah Firman of Stamford, widow of Josiah of Newtown, L. I., 27 Mar. 1714; son Isaac Weed; dau. Mary Lockwood; dau. Hannah Scofield; dau. Rebecca Firman; son-in-law Samuel Weed; gr. children, the immediate children of son Joseph Weed dec'd; Rebecca Weed, widow of Joseph; son-in-law Samuel Scofield, Exec'r. She d. 31 Mar. 1714; Inv. 29 Apr. 1714.
  • Children [by first wife], recorded at Stamford:
    • +Jonas, b. 5 Feb. 1667 [1667/8].
    • +Daniel, b. 11 Feb. 1669 [1669/70].
    • John.
    • Samuel, Deputy for Stamford, May 1718, and May 1721; Lt., 1st Co., Stamford, Oct. 1722; m. 17 April. 1701, Abigail Scofield, who d. 5 May 1734.
  • Children [by second wife], recorded at Stamford:
    • Joseph, b. 7 Jan. 1678/9, d. 16 Dec. 1711 [Pro. Rec., which calls him son of John]; m. 10 Dec. 1701, Rebecca Higginbotham. Widow Rebecca swore to Inv. 3 mar. 1711/2, and was appointed to administer with his bro. Samuel. Three daus., of whom Rebecca was apointed guardian.
    • Isaac, b. 20 Apr. 1682.
    • Mary, b. 21 Apr. 1684; m. [prob. Gershom] Lockwood, [jr., of Greenwich].
    • Hannah, b. 22 Mar. 1687; m. Samuel Scofield.
  • Weed, Daniel, s. of Jonas. .... etc.
  • Pg.654
  • Weed, Jonas, s. of John.
  • Born 5 Feb. 1667/8, d. at Stamford, 18 Nov. 1706; m. Mary Scofield, dau. of Daniel. She m. (2) 31 Dec. 1707, Samuel Hoyt. .... etc.
  • Pg.655
  • Weed, Daniel, s. of John.
  • Born 11 Feb. 1669/70.
  • He m. 23 Sept. 1697, Mary Webb.
  • Children, .... etc.
  • Pg.660
  • Westcott, Richard. Served in Pequot War, 1637.
  • He settled in Wethersfield by 1636 and bought Samuel Clark's homestead; sold it to John Staddard, 1645, and removed to Fairfield, where he d. before 11 Mar. 1649/50.
  • He m. Joanna, sister of the wife of Robert Sanford of Hartford. She m. (2) Nathaniel Baldwin of Fairfield, and (3) Thomas Skidmore of Fairfield.
  • On 14 Feb. 1664 [1664/5], John Weed of Stamford, husband of Joanna dau. of Richard Westcott, receipted to his father-in-law Thomas Skidmore. Daniel Westcott receipted the same date; and on 4 Jan. 1669 [1669/70] Moses Knapp, husband of Abigail Wescott receipted, and on 9 Nov. 1666 John Westcott receipted.
  • Children:
    • +John, b. [say1641].
    • +Daniel, b. abt. 1643.
    • Joanna, b. [say 1645]; m. by 1665, John Weed, of Stamford.
    • Abigail, b. [say 1647]; m. by 1669, Moses Knapp of Stamford.
  • Westcott, John, s of Richard.
  • .... etc.

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  • History of Stamford, Connecticut: From Its Settlement in 1641, to the ... By Elijah Baldwin Huntington
  • https://books.google.com/books?id=UvILAAAAYAAJ
  • https://archive.org/details/historyofstamfor00hunt
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyofstamfor00hunt#page/45/mode/1up
  • WEED JONAS, came to Watertown in 1631 where he was made freeman, and thence to Stamford in 1642. He died here in 1676. His will, on record at Fairfield, dated Nov. 26, 1672 makes his legatees, his wife Mary ; and his children, John, Daniel, and Jonas ; Mary, wife of Geo. Abbot ; Dorcus, wife of Jas. Wright ; Samuel; John Rockwell for Elizabeth; Sarah; and Hannah, wife of Benjamin Hoyt. His administrators were his wife Mary, and his sons Daniel and John. The widow died in 1690. His son John Married Joanna, daughther of Richard "Westcoat." The son Jonas married Nov. 6, 1670, Bethia, daughter of John Holly, and to him the father gave in 1671 the house where he was then living. The descendants of this Jonas Weed have been very numerous here, and they have, also, always been among our prominent citizens.
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyofstamfor00hunt#page/167/mode/1up
    • REGISTRY - 1640-1700.
  • Weed, Jonas, child, d. July 15, 1656.
  • Weed, Jonas, son of John, b. Feb. 5, 1667— Daniel, Feb. 11, '69— Joseph, d. Jan. 7, '90, aged 12 years— Isaac, April 20, '91, aged 9 years—Mary, April 21, '91, aged 7 years, and Hanna, March 22, '91, aged 4 years.
  • Weed, Jonas and Bethia Holly, m. Nov. 16, 167—.
  • Weed, Jonas, son of Jonas, (Shoemaker), b. July 26, 1678— Benjamin April 5, '81— Jonathan, April 15, '84— Abigail, April 5, '95— John, Nov. 19, '98— Miles, Feb. 24, 1700-1— Sarah, March 10, '02-'03— and Nathan, May 20, 1705.
  • Weed, Jonas, (Shoomaker), d. Nov. 18, at eavening, 1706.
  • Weed, Daniel and Mary Webb, m. Sept. 23, 1697.
  • Weed, Daniel, had Abraham, d. 18 years old, Aug. 18, 1698 -Sarah, 23 years old, Nov. 18, '98- Daniel, 13 years old, March 19, '98— Ebenezer, 6 years old, Oct. 22, '98-Nathaniel, 2 years old, Oct. 22, '98-Joseph, b. Aug. 18, '98— David, Aug. 19, 1700— Joanna, Nov. 8, '02— and Daniel, May 14, '05
  • Weed, Samuel and Abigail Scofleld, m. April 17, 1701.
  • Weed, Joseph and Rebecca Higginbotham, m. Dec. 10, 1701.
  • Weed, Jonas, at Noroton Corners, and Sarah Waterbury, m. Jan. 20, 1703- 4, and had Jonas, b. at Noroton Corners, Dec. 24, 1704.
  • Weed, Jonas, Sr. d, Nov. 19, 1704.
  • Wiat, Nathaniel, .... etc.

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John Weed's Timeline

1643
1643
Stamford, New Haven Colony
1668
February 5, 1668
Age 25
Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1670
February 11, 1670
Age 27
Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1673
1673
Age 30
Stamford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
1688
1688
Age 45
Stamford, Fairfield County, Dominion of New England
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