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John Stoughton (abt. 1593 - 1639)

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Reverend John Stoughton
Born about in Naughton, Suffolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
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Husband of — married 1624 [location unknown]
Husband of — married about 1636 [location unknown]
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Biography

Life

1593 -- He was baptized at Naughton, Suffolk, England.

He was one of three sons of the clergyman Thomas Stoughton (c.1557 - c.1622) and Katherine Evelyn Stoghton (c.1560 - c.1603). [1]

1606 -- John's father, Thomas, lost his living of Coggeshall, Essex, England because he was a nonconformist.

John's brothers were Thomas and Israel Stoughton. [2]

1607 - 1626 -- John was a student at Emmanuel College, Cambridge, graduating with a B.A. in 1611, an M.A. in 1614, a B.D. in 1621, and a D.D. in 1626.

1616 -- John became a Fellow at Aller in Somersetshire, England.

1624 - 1632 -- John became Rector at Aller in Somersetshire, England. [3]

1632 on -- John preached at St. Mary, Aldermanbury, in London.

Family

1624 -- Stoughton's predecessor at Aller, Ralph Cudworth (the elder), died. [4]

1624 -- John married Mary Machell Cudworth, widow of Ralph Cudworth. Mary Machell had formerly been the nurse of Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales. [5] [6] John became the stepfather of Ralph Cudworth (the younger) and James Cudworth. John educated Ralph. James emigrated to New England.

1636 -- he married Jane Browne, widow of Walter Newburgh, and daughter of John Browne. [12]

His brother Israel Stoughton was a co-worker with John Endicott in Massachusetts Bay Colony. Their correspondence is available at [7] John's nephew and Israel's son, "William Stoughton, [was] chief magistrate of the Salem witch trials." [8]

Acknowledgement

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  2. John Stoughton (priest)
  3. John Stoughton (priest)
  4. Ralph Cudworth
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  6. Ralph Cudworth
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  8. John Stoughton (priest)


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Does anyone have access to his will? Would be good to extract at least the names of people/relations to whom he made bequests. Thanks.
posted by Jillaine Smith

John is 16 degrees from Danielle Liard, 13 degrees from Jack London and 13 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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