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Mark Sension (St. John)

Also Known As: "Sension/ St. John"
Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: London, Middlesex Co., ENG
Death: Died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Norwalk, Fairfield, CT, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Matthias St. John and Mary Sension
Husband of Elizabeth St. John and Dorothy Moore
Father of Sarah Keeler; Joseph Saint John, Sr.; Elizabeth Camp; Rhonda Marvin; Anna Benedict (St. John) and 1 other
Brother of Mathias St. John, Jr.; Thomas Sension; Samuel St. John; Thomas St. John; Mercy Lockwood and 1 other

Managed by: (D) James Richard Marsh
Last Updated:

About Mark Sension

  • 'Full text of "The St. John genealogy; descendants of Matthias St. John, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1634, of Windsor, Connecticut, 1640, of Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1643-1645, and Norwalk, Connecticut, 1650"
  • 1 MATTHIAS ST. JOHN, SENSION or SENTION, the first of this name whom we can trace in America, was born in England, came to Dorchester, Mass., in 1631-2, . . . .
  • Matthias Sention's Will was dated Oct. 19, 1669, and he died in Norwalk, in October or November of the same year. . . . .
    • '3 MARK ST. JOHN (Matthias 1 ), b. in 1633-4: d. at Norwalk, Aug. 12, 1693, ae. 59; m. (1) before 1655-6, Elizabeth Stanley, b. abt. 1635, the youngest dau. of Timothy Stanley (Savage, iv. 165)': m. (2) in Jan., 1690, Dorothy Smith, b. 1636, d. in Farmington, Ct., in 1706, the dau. of Rev. Henry and Dorothy Smith, and widow of Francis Hall and John Blakeman. She m. (4) Deacon Isaac Moore, of Farmington and Norwalk (Savage, i. 195, ii. 333. iv. 115: Goodwin's Notes, 3: Hist, of Stratford, pp. 100-122).
    • The will of Elizabeth Bacon, late of Hadley, now of Hartford, Conn., dated Oct. 30, 1671, contains the following: I give to my son Caleb Standly my Houseings and land in Hadly formerly my husband Andrew Bacon's deed, that fell to me by the Death of my son Isaac, I give to son Caleb Standly, to my daughter 'Elizabeth Sension, the wife of Mark Sension, etc., provided that out of my daughter Elizabeth's part £5, to be paid to my grandchild Sarah Sension, daughter of my daughter Elizabeth (Manwaring Digest, vol. i. 270)'. Elizabeth m. (1) Timothy Stanley of Hartford, Conn. In the distribution of Timothy's Estate, in 1648, appears a son Caleb, not yet 21 years old, and two elder daughters, not named (Digest, vol. i. 189). The daus. were Abigail, who m. Saml. Cole, and Lois, who m. Thomas Porter, of Farmington, Conn.
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  • 'Child of Mark St. John and Elizabeth Stanley
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(f/g) Mark Saint John Birth: 1633 Death: Aug. 12, 1693 Noroton Fairfield County Connecticut, USA

The son of MATTHIAS and MARY (TINKER) SENSION (ST. JOHN), he was baptized on June 10, 1633 at St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England. He came with his parents to Dorchester, Colony of Conn. sometime around 1633/34.

He married first ELIZABETH STANLEY on January 1, 1656 in Norwalk, daughter of TIMOTHY STANLEY and he married second Dorothy (Smith) Blakeman, widow of Francis Hall and John Blakeman, and daughter of my ancestors, REV. HENRY SMITH around January of 1693. After his death, she married Isaac Moore.

Mark St. John was made a freeman in 1664, a constable in 1669, and a representative to the colonies from Norwalk in 1672,. He was the constable of Norwalk at the time of his father's death, and he certified the death date of his father in 1669. At the Norwalk Town Meeting held March 5, 1657, Mark St. John (Sension) and three others were to provide a good and sufficient "wolfe-pitt". He received Lot #20 in the Norwalk division of land.

The following children or their husbands were named in his will: Elizabeth wife of Samuel Galpin & Edward Camp, Sarah wife of Samuel Keeler, Joseph St. John, Rhoda wife of Matthew Marvin, Lois wife of Samuel Carter, Rachel wife of John Judd, Anna wife of John Benedict.

Family links:

 Mathias Saint John (1603 - 1669)
 Mary Tinker Saint John (1606 - 1669) 
 Elizabeth Stanley Saint John (1635 - 1692)
 Dorothy Smith Moore (1641 - 1706) 
 Sarah St. John Keeler (1659 - 1714)
 Joseph St. John (1664 - 1731)

Burial: East Norwalk Historical Cemetery Norwalk Fairfield County Connecticut, USA Plot: No tombstone remains Created by: Nareen, et al Record added: Sep 26, 2008 Find A Grave Memorial# 30091962 -tcd

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Mark Sension's Timeline

June 10, 1633
London, Middlesex, England
June 10, 1633
Coleabbey, London, England
June 10, 1633
June 1633
London, Middlesex Co., ENG
Age 20
Fenceviewer, Norwalk, Conn.
December 6, 1656
Age 23
Norwalk, New Haven Colony
January 18, 1659
Age 25
Norwalk, New Haven Colony
April 6, 1664
Age 30
Norwalk, Connecticut Colony
August 12, 1666
Age 33
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
June 3, 1669
Age 36
Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony