The two well documented studies for John both conclude that "the ancestry of John Huntley, who was in Boston as early as 1640 and settled in Lyme, Connecticut about 1660 is still in question." Virgil Huntley had the same conclusion and confirmed it when I, Phil Smith, spoke to him in 2013.
John Huntley was born 1622-1626 in the British Isles. He came to Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony prior to July 1647 as he was in the business of shipping fish to the Barbadoes. His first wife, name perhaps Sarah, died in Boston of smallpox about 1650. He was at Salem, Massachusetts about 1650 as Richard Smith, in Ipswich Quarterly, Court Records, made a deposition stating "Jno Huntley being at the Iron Works." In 1659, he was listed as a cooper, when he signed a deed to Philip Curtis at Roxbury, Massachusetts.
He married Jane (maiden name unknown) about 1651. She died prior to 1669, in Lyme Connecticut. 
John Huntley migrated to Lyme, Connecticut, by 1665. On 12 July 1665 he shared in the fourth division of land at Lyme, receiving 71 acres "for his lott" and an additional 20 acres "for his calf pasture land."
Jane Huntley apparently died before 3 June 1669, when John was married for the third time in New London, Connecticut, to Mary (Hand) Barnes, divorced wife of Charles Barnes and daughter of John and Alice (Gransden) Hand of Long Island. John and Mary were convicted of fornication before marriage and while she was still married to her former husband and were assessed a fine of £10. It would seem that the case was handled after their marriage when it was obvious that Mary was expecting their child Sarah born in late 1669 or early 1670.
The only mention of John in public life was his participation in the New London-Lyme riot, when he and many of his neighbors protested the boundary line between Lyme and New London on 12 March 1671/2.
His widow Mary presumably died in Lyme prior to 5 July 1687. 
John and his first wife had no known children.
Children of John Huntley and his second wife Jane were:
Children of John Huntley and his third wife Mary were:
The material in both Virgil Huntley's work and the work of Judith McGhan is almost the same. McGhan's work is available on-line.
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