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Deacon John Mayo

Male 1658 - 25 Feb1732


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  • Name John Mayo 
    Title Deacon 
    Born 15 Feb 1658  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 20 Dec 1658  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Agency: The First Church of Roxbury 
    • He was christened by by the Apostle Eliot.
    Gender Male 
    Religion 30 Mar 1679  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He joined the First Church in Roxbury. 
    Married To 8 Jul 1685  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Sarah Buden Her last name was also spelt "Birden". She joined the church on 28 October 1688 in the First Church, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She died on Sunday 7 February 1734 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

    Issue:
    1. Rebecca Mayo (1686-____)
    2. baby boy Mayo (1687-1687)
    3. Sarah Mayo (1688-1688) 
    History 16 Feb 1693  [1
    John was appointed guardian to Thomas Mayo by the court. 
    Ordained Before 1711  [1
    John was ordained a Deacon in the First Church in Roxbury. He is recorded a second time as having joined the Church in April 1689. Possibly this was when he was made a Deacon. 
    Office Held 1711  [1
    He was on a committee to by a new bell of "300 lbs. weght at least" They appointed William Clarke, and gave him £10 and 300 pounds of bell metal. William Clarke[sailed to England on The Norwich 16 December 1711 with the bell metal on board. 
    Office Held 1716  [1
    He was on a committee to draw up the plans for a new meeting house. 
    Office Held say 1717  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He was a Trustee of the Roxbury Latin School. 
    Will 21 May 1723  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    He mentions his wife, Sarah, and his son, Joseph. 
    Inventory 30 Mar 1733  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    His estate was valued at £1785 19/. 
    Probate/Proved 2 May 1741  Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 25 Feb1732  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Eliot Burying Ground, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Here lyes buri'd
      ye body of Deacon
      John Mayo Aged
      74 years who
      died Febry 25
      1732
      3
    Person ID I14964  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2018 

    Father John Mayo,   b. 1629, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1688, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hannah Graves,   b. 8 Sep 1636, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1699, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 24 May 1654  Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    • Their marriage date was recorded as 24 (3) 1654.
    Family ID F338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Feb 1658 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - Agency: The First Church of Roxbury - 20 Dec 1658 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - He joined the First Church in Roxbury. - 30 Mar 1679 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Sarah Buden Her last name was also spelt "Birden". She joined the church on 28 October 1688 in the First Church, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She died on Sunday 7 February 1734 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Issue: 1. Rebecca Mayo (1686-____) 2. baby boy Mayo (1687-1687) 3. Sarah Mayo (1688-1688) - 8 Jul 1685 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffice Held - He was a Trustee of the Roxbury Latin School. - say 1717 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - He mentions his wife, Sarah, and his son, Joseph. - 21 May 1723 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - His estate was valued at £1785 19/. - 30 Mar 1733 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate/Proved - 2 May 1741 - Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Feb1732 - Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Eliot Burying Ground, Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S454] Mayo, Chester Garst. John Mayo of Roxbury, Massachusetts 1630-1688 A Genealogical and Biographical Record of His Descendants, (Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company, 1965).

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

    3. [S1021] anonymous. "Inscriptions from the Old Burial Ground, Roxbury, Mass.", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XIV, 1860).

    4. [S899] Trask, William B. "Early Records of Boston" , (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, volume XI, 1857).