||John Talcott migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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Born by about 1594, son of John and Anne (Skinner) Talcott (apparently eldest of five children in 1604 when his father named him in his will, and under age in 1606. Came from Braintree, Essex, England to Massachusetts Bay in 1632 on the "Lyon." First settled in Cambridge, but moved to Hartford in 1636.
Died between 25 February 1659/60 and 27 March 1660 (John Winthrop Jr. treated him for stomach pains on 16 November 1659, and apparently for the last time on 25 February 1659/60; on 29 March 1660 Rev. John Davenport wrote to John Winthrop Jr. "I am sorry for your loss of Mr. Talcott, whose decease I heard of, but not how his diseases were found incurable, till I received your letter of the 27th, whereby it is most clear to me that no art of man could cure him."
Will dated 12 Aug 1659, inventory taken 4 Jan 1660 " ...bequeath ... onto Dorethy my loving wife ... unto my sonn John ... onto my sonn Sam ... grand child John Russell, grand child John Tallcott ... grand child Same well Talcott ... grand child Elizabeth Tallcott ..." and others
Married by about 1625 Dorothy Mott, daughter of John and Alice (Harington) Mott. John Winthrop Jr. treated her for sciatica on 30 November 1658 and for swollen legs on 19 April 1660. He treated her 7 September 1667 for ague. She was living 1 June 1669 when he gave her something for breathing and swelling. She died at Hartford in February 1669/70
Spouse: Dorothy Mott Talcott (____ - 1669) Children: Samuel Talcott (____ - 1691)* Mary Talcott Russell (1625 - 1650)* John Talcott (1630 - 1688)* Burial: Ancient Burying Ground Hartford Hartford County Connecticut, USA Plot: Founders Monument
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