John Eddy

Male 1597 - 1684  (~ 87 years)


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  • Christened Mar 1597  Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Emigration 10 Aug 1630  Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    The Eddy Family left London on board The Handmaid, John Grant master. They spent twelve weeks at sea, reaching Plymouth, Massachusetts 29 October 1630, with her masts "spent" from the weather. 
    Moved To Feb 1631  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    He having written to Governor Winthrop requesting permission to settle in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
    History Mar 1633  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    He had had a temporary attack of insanity. 
    Offices Held 1634 to 1637  [1, 4
    He served as a member of the first Board of Selectman, and for two years afterwards. 
    Offices Held 1634  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was elected the Town Clerk. He held this office for several years, and was again elected in 1670. 
    Freeman 3 Sep 1634  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Military 15 Dec 1673  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    He requested to be excused from [military] training. 
    Will 11 Jan 1677  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Died 12 Oct 1684  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Inventory 8 Dec 1684  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    His inventory was taken and valued at £216. 
    Probate/Proved 16 Dec 1684  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Siblings 10 siblings 
    Person ID I1104  | Boudreau Line
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2018 

    Father William Eddy,   b. 1558 to 1564, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1616, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Mary Fosten,   b. Abt 1563, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1611, Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Married 20 Nov 1587  Cranbrook, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1020  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Amie Doggett,   c. 16 Jul 1597, Groton, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married After 22 May 1619  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John Eddy,   c. 9 Jun 1622, Nayland, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 8 Feb 1622/23, Nayland, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     2. Sarah Eddy,   b. Abt 1624, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1709/10, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
     3. John Eddy,   c. 29 Mar 1624, Nayland, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary Eddy,   c. 10 Mar 1625/26, Nayland, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1693, Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     5. Pilgrim Eddy,   b. 25 Aug 1634, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Pilgrim Eddy,   b. Abt 1635, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John Eddy,   b. 16 Feb 1636/37, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1707, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Benjamin Eddy,   b. say 1638, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1639, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
    +9. Samuel Eddy,   b. 30 Sep 1640, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1711, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     10. Ruth Eddy,   b. say 1642, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Abigail Eddy,   b. 11 Oct 1643, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Before 1677, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1017  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joanna,   b. Abt 1603, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1683, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married After 12 May 1666  Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F1019  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Mar 1597 - Cranbrook, Kent, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - After 22 May 1619 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - The Eddy Family left London on board The Handmaid, John Grant master. They spent twelve weeks at sea, reaching Plymouth, Massachusetts 29 October 1630, with her masts "spent" from the weather. - 10 Aug 1630 - Port-Royal, Acadia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - He having written to Governor Winthrop requesting permission to settle in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. - Feb 1631 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory - He had had a temporary attack of insanity. - Mar 1633 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - He was elected the Town Clerk. He held this office for several years, and was again elected in 1670. - 1634 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 3 Sep 1634 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - After 12 May 1666 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - He requested to be excused from [military] training. - 15 Dec 1673 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 11 Jan 1677 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 1684 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - His inventory was taken and valued at £216. - 8 Dec 1684 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 16 Dec 1684 - Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S218] Eddy, Ruth Story Devereux. The Eddy Family in America, (Boston: The Eddy Family Association, 1930).

    2. [S1165] Eddy, Zacheriah. "Capt. Joshua Eddy", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume VIII, 1854).

    3. [S72] Pope, Charles Henry. The Pioneers of Massachusetts , (Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900).

    4. [S463] Bond, Henry. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts including Waltham and Weston, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860).



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