Rt. Hon. Oliver St. John, Esq, of Cayshoe

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Sir Oliver St. John, Esq.

Also Known As: "1st Duke of Bletsoe"
Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Keysoe or Heishoe, Bedfordshire, England
Death: March 23, 1626 (51)
Keysoe, Bedfordshire, England
Place of Burial: Keysoe, Bedford, England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Henry Alexanderson St. John and Jane St. John
Husband of Sarah St. John and Alice St. John
Father of Kathryn St. John; Sir Oliver St. John, Chief Justice; Dorothy Westland; Elizabeth Whiting (St. John); Matthias St. John and 7 others
Brother of Thomas St. John; Margaret St. John; Agnes St. John; Frances St. John; Judith St. John and 1 other
Half brother of Margaret Stodder

Occupation: Earl of Bolingbroke, Duke
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About Rt. Hon. Oliver St. John, Esq, of Cayshoe

The name St. John has existed in Ireland Since the thirteenth century and especially in County Tipperary where St. Johnstown still exists. The name was also brought to the country by settlers who arrived from England especially during the seventeenth century.

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  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2816.htm#i84620
  • 'Oliver St. John, Esq.1,2
  • 'M, b. 14 January 1565
  • Father Henry St. John2 b. c 1545
  • Mother Jane Neale2 b. c 1545
  • ' Oliver St. John, Esq. was born on 14 January 1565 at Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, England.1 He married Sarah Bulkeley, daughter of Rev. Edward Bulkeley and Olive Irby, before 1597 at of Cayshoe, Odell, Bedfordshire, England; They had 2 sosn (Oliver & Edward) and 4 daughters (Dorothy, Elizabeth, Judith, & Judith).1,3,2 Oliver St. John, Esq. left a will on 13 March 1626.2 He was buried on 23 March 1626 at Keysoe, Bedfordshire, England.2 His estate was probated on 1 May 1626.2
  • 'Family Sarah Bulkeley b. c 1574, d. b 16 Aug 1611
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11576] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland, by John Burke, Esq. and John Bernard Burke, Esq., p. 462.
  • 2.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 629.
  • 3.[S5] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 165.
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  • http://www.tudorplace.com.ar/STJOHN.htm#Oliver St. JOHN (Sir)1
  • 'Oliver St. JOHN (Sir)
  • 'Born: BEF 1565, London, London, England
  • 'Christened: 14 Jan 1565, Milton Ernest, Bedford, England
  • 'Died: 23 Mar 1626, Keysoe, Bedfordshire, England
  • 'Buried: 23 Mar 1625/26, Keysoe, Bedfordshire, England
  • Father: Henry St. JOHN
  • Mother: Jane NEALE
  • 'Married 1: Sarah BULKELEY (b. 1580 - d. 1611) 1597, Bletsoe, Bedfordshire, England
  • Children:
    • 1. Judith St. JOHN
    • 2. Mathias St. JOHN
    • 3. Catherine St. JOHN
    • 4. Dorothy St. JOHN
    • 5. Edward St. JOHN
    • 6. Judith St. JOHN
    • 7. Oliver St. JOHN (Chief Justice of England)
    • 8. Elizabeth St. JOHN
  • 'Married 2: Alice HASELDEN 16 Aug 1611, Goldington, Bedfordshire, England
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The Right Honourable Sir Oliver St John was a Member of Parliament for Cayshoe, Bedfordshire, England. He married Sarah Bulkeley, who was born 1580 in Odell, Bedfordshire and died 1611 in Keysoe, Bedfordshire.

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Rt. Hon. Oliver St. John, Esq, of Cayshoe's Timeline

January 14, 1565
Milton Ernest, Bedford, England
January 14, 1565
Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
January 14, 1565
Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
January 14, 1575
Keysoe or Heishoe, Bedfordshire, England
March 20, 1596
Age 21
Wooton, Wiltshire, England
June 25, 1598
Age 23
Wooton, Wiltshire, England
Age 26
January 12, 1604
Age 28
Cayshoe, Bedfordshire, England, (Present UK)
May 7, 1604
Age 29
London, Middlesex, England