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Maj. John Chester

Also Known As: "John CHESTER"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America
Death: December 14, 1711 (55)
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. John Chester and Sarah Chester
Husband of Hannah Chester
Father of Hannah Chester Hale; Prudence Stoddard; Hon. John Chester; Sarah Longfellow Williams; Penelope Chester, I and 5 others
Brother of Mary Wolcott; Sarah Wolcott; Stephen Chester, Jr.; Thomas Chester; Samuel Chester and 2 others

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About Maj. John Chester

The son of Capt. John & Sarah (Welles) Chester, he married Hannah Talcott, daughter of Hon. Samuel Talcott of Weatherfield on Nov. 25, 1686.

The children of John & Hannah Chester: Penelope b. Oct. 21, 1687, d. April 1, 1688 Mehitabel b. Jan. 29, 1689 Mary b. March 8, 1691 Penelope b. Nov. 18, 1693 Hannah b. May 15, 1696 Prudence b. March 4, 1699 Eunice b. May 11, 1701 John b. June 30, 1703 Sarah b. July 1, 1707 Thomas b. Aug. 31, 1711, d. May 29, 1712 Goodwin's "Gen. Notes: First Settlers of Conn. & Mass.", p. 11.

GEDCOM Note

1st cousin 8 times removed of Gordon Fisher

"Major JOHN [CHESTER], (*Capt. John*. *Leonard*,), Esq., Judge,Speaker of Assembly; b. 1656; m. 25 Nov., 1686, Hannah (dau. Hon.Samuel) Talcott, of Weth. ..... Major John d. 14 Dec., 1711, ae. 55..... [details of inventory and will, omitted here --- the inventorywas taken by Jona. Belding, Joshua Robbins, 2d, and Samuel Wolcott,and the will was witnessed by Rev. Stephen Mix and Robert Welles,proven 4 Feb. 1711-12) ..... *Children* ..... [10 children andnumerous grandchildren listed, omitted here, except for Hannah, q.v.]" --- Henry R Stiles, *The History of Ancient Wethersfield*, v II,1904, p 212-213

"JOHN [CHESTER] (Major, Judge, Speaker), b. June 10, 1656; m. Nov. 25,1686, Hannah Talcott, b. in 1666, dau. of Capt. Samuel Talcott, ofGlastenbury. He d. Dec. 14, 1711, aet. 55; his widow Hannah d. July23, 1741, aet. 78. (10 children.)" --- NEHGS Register, v 22 July 1868 p 339

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Maj. John Chester's Timeline

1656
June 10, 1656
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America
1687
October 21, 1687
Age 31
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1688
January 29, 1688
Age 31
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1691
March 8, 1691
Age 34
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony
1693
November 18, 1693
Age 37
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1696
May 15, 1696
Age 39
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut
1698
March 4, 1698
Age 41
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1701
May 11, 1701
Age 44
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
1703
June 30, 1703
Age 47
Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Colony, Colonial America