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John Kilbourne, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Kilbourne and Francis Kilborn
Husband of Naomi Kilbourn and Sarah Kilbourne
Father of John Kilbourne, Jr.; Thomas Kilbourne, Sr.; Naomi Hale; Sarah Andrews; George Kilbourne and 4 others
Brother of Elizabeth Kilbourn; Elizabeth Jennison; Lydia Hayward; Mary Root; Frances Ufford and 5 others

Occupation: Sgt.
Managed by: Debra Lavender
Last Updated:

About Sgt. John Kilbourne, Sr.

From http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~edmundmoody/ps04/ps04_062.html:

John Kilbourne emigrated in 1635, at age 10, on "The Increase" with his parents and family to Wethersfield, Connecticut. Wethersfield was established as Watertown in 1634, and renamed Wethersfield in 1637. He was Sergeant of the Wethersfield Train Band in May 1657. He lived on "the Broad Street" in Wethersfield, Connecticut.


Often called "Sgt" John. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield.

John came to Wethersfield at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the "Increase". He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Wetherell Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Wetherell Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death.

John and first wife Naomi had three children (John b 1651, Thomas b 1653, Naomi b 1656).

from Historic Homes and Institution and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of ... By Ellery Bicknell Crane:

John, born at Wood Ditton, England, baptized there September 29, 1624, came with the others of the family in the "Increase" in 1635, when he was a lad of ten. At the age of twenty-three he was tax collector of Wethersfield, Connecticut. He represented the town in general court in 1660, was selectman of that town eleven years. He was a sergeant in King Philip's war. He married, 1650, Naomi, who died October I, 1659, having had three children, John, Thomas and Naomi. He married (second) Sarah Bronson, daughter of John Bronson, of Farmington, by whom he had Ebenezer, Sarah, George, Mary, Joseph and Abraham. He died April 9, 1703, aged about seventy-nine years. Sarah died December 4, 1711, aged about seventy years.


5632.9. John Kilbourne {b,c} was born 20 Sep 1624 in Wood Ditton (Cambridge) England (baptized 29 Sep), and died 9 Apr 1703 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married twice, and had children from both marriages. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married second, about 1663, Sarah Bronson (also seen as Brownson), daughter of John Bronson (1602 Eng - 1680 CT) and Frances Hills (1605 Eng - ). Sarah was born in 1628 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut, and died 4 Dec 1711 in Wethersfield. Her brother Isaac married John’s niece Mary Root. John came to America at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the “Increase”. He was in Wethersfield, Connecticut at least by 1647. He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death. John and first wife Naomi had three children (first cousins to us):


Often called "Sgt" John. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield.

John came to Wethersfield at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the "Increase". He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Wetherell Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Wetherell Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death.

John and first wife Naomi had three children (John b 1651, Thomas b 1653, Naomi b 1656).

from Historic Homes and Institution and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of ... By Ellery Bicknell Crane:

John, born at Wood Ditton, England, baptized there September 29, 1624, came with the others of the family in the "Increase" in 1635, when he was a lad of ten. At the age of twenty-three he was tax collector of Wethersfield, Connecticut. He represented the town in general court in 1660, was selectman of that town eleven years. He was a sergeant in King Philip's war. He married, 1650, Naomi, who died October I, 1659, having had three children, John, Thomas and Naomi. He married (second) Sarah Bronson, daughter of John Bronson, of Farmington, by whom he had Ebenezer, Sarah, George, Mary, Joseph and Abraham. He died April 9, 1703, aged about seventy-nine years. Sarah died December 4, 1711, aged about seventy years.


5632.9. John Kilbourne {b,c} was born 20 Sep 1624 in Wood Ditton (Cambridge) England (baptized 29 Sep), and died 9 Apr 1703 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married twice, and had children from both marriages. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married second, about 1663, Sarah Bronson (also seen as Brownson), daughter of John Bronson (1602 Eng - 1680 CT) and Frances Hills (1605 Eng - ). Sarah was born in 1628 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut, and died 4 Dec 1711 in Wethersfield. Her brother Isaac married John’s niece Mary Root. John came to America at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the “Increase”. He was in Wethersfield, Connecticut at least by 1647. He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death. John and first wife Naomi had three children (first cousins to us):


Often called "Sgt" John. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield.

John came to Wethersfield at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the "Increase". He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Wetherell Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Wetherell Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death.

John and first wife Naomi had three children (John b 1651, Thomas b 1653, Naomi b 1656).

from Historic Homes and Institution and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of ... By Ellery Bicknell Crane:

John, born at Wood Ditton, England, baptized there September 29, 1624, came with the others of the family in the "Increase" in 1635, when he was a lad of ten. At the age of twenty-three he was tax collector of Wethersfield, Connecticut. He represented the town in general court in 1660, was selectman of that town eleven years. He was a sergeant in King Philip's war. He married, 1650, Naomi, who died October I, 1659, having had three children, John, Thomas and Naomi. He married (second) Sarah Bronson, daughter of John Bronson, of Farmington, by whom he had Ebenezer, Sarah, George, Mary, Joseph and Abraham. He died April 9, 1703, aged about seventy-nine years. Sarah died December 4, 1711, aged about seventy years.


5632.9. John Kilbourne {b,c} was born 20 Sep 1624 in Wood Ditton (Cambridge) England (baptized 29 Sep), and died 9 Apr 1703 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married twice, and had children from both marriages. He married first, 1650 in Wethersfield, Naomi ___. Naomi was born about 1625, and died 1 Oct 1659 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut. John married second, about 1663, Sarah Bronson (also seen as Brownson), daughter of John Bronson (1602 Eng - 1680 CT) and Frances Hills (1605 Eng - ). Sarah was born in 1628 in Wethersfield (Hartford) Connecticut, and died 4 Dec 1711 in Wethersfield. Her brother Isaac married John’s niece Mary Root. John came to America at age 10 with his family, in Apr 1635 on the “Increase”. He was in Wethersfield, Connecticut at least by 1647. He was town Constable in 1651, and was a Sergeant in the Train Band (militia) 1657. He served as the Deputy to the Connecticut General Court 1660-1662. He left an estate of 350 pounds (about $40,000 today) at his death. John and first wife Naomi had three children (first cousins to us):


Sgt. John Kilbourne chr.29 Sep 1624 Ditton-Wood, Cambridgeshire, England d.9 Apr 1703 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Family tree▼

Parents and Siblings (edit) F. Thomas Kilbourne 1578 - abt 1637 M. Frances Moody 1584 - bef 1650 m. 5 Sep 1604 Anne Kilbourne 1606 - Margaret Kilbourne 1607 - Thomas Kilbourne 1609 - George Kilbourne 1611/2 - Elizabeth Kilbourne 1614 - 1645/6 Lydia Kilbourne 1616 - Mary Kilbourne abt 1619 - 1697 Frances Kilbourne 1621 - bef 1683/84 Sgt. John Kilbourne 1624 - 1703 Spouse and Children (edit) H. Sgt. John Kilbourne 1624 - 1703 W. Naomi Unknown - 1659 m. abt 1650 John Kilbourn 1651/2 - 1711 Sargent Thomas Kilborn abt 1653 - 1712 Naomi Kilborn abt 1657 - 1735 Spouse and Children (edit) H. Sgt. John Kilbourne 1624 - 1703 W. Sarah Brownson abt 1639 - 1711 m. abt 1662 Sarah Kilbourne abt 1663 - Ebenezer Kilbourn abt 1665 - 1711 George Kilbourne abt 1668 - 1740/1 Mary Kilbourne abt 1670 - Joseph Kilbourne abt 1672 - abt 1744 Abraham Kilbourne abt 1675 - 1712/3 Add another spouse & children ▼Facts and Events Name[1] Sgt. John Kilbourne Gender Male Christening[4] 29 Sep 1624 Ditton-Wood, Cambridgeshire, England Marriage abt 1650 Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA to Naomi Unknown Marriage abt 1662 to Sarah Brownson Death[2] 9 Apr 1703 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States Came to America with his parents at age of 10 on ship "Increase" (leaving England on April 15, 1635). He lived in Wetherfield CT and was a useful and prominent citizen. On Sept. 24th, 1627, he was appointed collector of taxes. He appears as a landholder May 20th, 1649, and March 8th, 1654 was on a committee to run the boundry line between Wethersfield and Middletown. In May 1657, he was appointed Sargent, which title he continued to hold from then on. Served in general court for seven sessions. In 1662 he was appointed a member of the grand jury, through May 1st, 1666.[1]

Representative in 1660, 1661, and 1662[3]

▼References ↑ 1.0 1.1 Kilbourne, Payne Kenyon. The History and Antiquities of the Name and Family of Kilbourn. (New Haven: Durrie & Peck, 1856), pages 44-51. ↑ Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, Wethersfield Vital Records:174 (typescript). 'Kilbourn, ... John,Sergt.,d.Apr.9,1703,AE about 80'

↑ Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 3:19. 'John [Kilbourn or Kilborne], Wethersfield 1647, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. came in the Increase with his f. 1635, ... He was rep. 1660, 1, and 2; ...'

↑ Kilbourne, Payne Kenyon. The History and Antiquities of the Name and Family of Kilbourn. (New Haven: Durrie & Peck, 1856), page *49. From a parish register (presumably for Wood Ditton) found at Bury St. Edmunds: 'BAPTISMS. ... 1624, Sept. 29, John, son of Thomas Kilborne.'

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Sgt. John Kilbourne, Sr.'s Timeline

1624
September 27, 1624
Wood Dutton, Cambridge, England
September 27, 1624
Wood Dutton, Cambridge, England
September 27, 1624
Wood Ditton,Cambridge,England
September 27, 1624
Wood Dutton, Cambridge, England
September 29, 1624
Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England, (Present UK)
September 29, 1624
Wood Ditton, Cambridgeshire, England, (Present UK)
1634
April 15, 1634
Age 9
Emigration to America
1650
February 15, 1650
Age 25
Wethersfield, Connecticut Colony
1653
1653
Age 28
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA