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  • Name Mathias St. John 
    Suffix
    Nickname Matthias 
    Born 9 Aug 1601  St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration Feb 1631  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Matthias St. John, Sension, or Sention came to Dorchester, Mass., in 1631-2 (The St. John Genealogy, 1907; Orline St. John Alexander. pg. 3

    Note: I cannot find an original source for this statement.

    Notes of Orson L. St. John dated 20 Jan 1998: When in Boston for a wedding, we stayed at the St. Botolph Club. Saturday morning I visited the Mass. Historical Genealogical Library to find the passenger list for Mathias (Mathew) H. St. John arriving in Dorchester, MA. 1631-2 from St. Botolf parish in London. There is a book confirming. (Mathew St. John b. 1590 was from St. Botolph; Mathias b. 1601 was from St. Nicholas Cole Abbey) - This needs resolved before assigning to him exclusively. 13 Dec 2014 S. St. John) 
    Freeman Application 3 Sep 1634  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Took Freeman Pledge
    Name: Matthias Sension
    Date: 3 Sep 1634
    Original Source: Colonial Records, Vol. I. p. 113. 
    Dorchester Town Records 4 Jan 1636  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pg. 14 - City Document No. 9.
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    The 4th of January. 1635(6). It is ordered that the p'tyes here under written shall have great lotts at the bounds betwixt Roxbury and Dorchester at the great hill betwixt the sayd bounds and above the marsh as foll. not to inclose medowe.

    * Mathias Sension .... 20 acres 
    Dorchester Town Records bef. 1637  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pg. 321 - City Document No. 9.
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    Grantees of Meadow Lands In Dorchester
    The following list of grantees of meadow lands in dorchester is copied by William B. Trask. of Boston, from the original, page 31, of which a reduced facimile is here given. It is a rude map of localities, made probably not later than 1637. The names and quantities are given below.

    The Map of the Meddows beyond the Naponset river and how yt is allotted ont.

    62 Mr. Sention 2a.

    NOTE: no map was found in the book: https://archive.org/stream/dorchestertownre00dorch#page/320/mode/2up 
    Dorchester Town Records 16 Jan 1637  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pg. 22 - City Document No. 9.
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    It is ordered [January 16, 1636(7)] that Mathias Sension and Thomas Sampford shall keepe the Cowes this yeere to begin the 17th day of Aprill and to continue keepeing them till the 15th of November to have for their pay in keepeing 5 shill the head for as many as are brought in; the sayd five shill. p'head to be payd 1/3 in hand 1/3 at halfe the tyme the other at the end of the tyme.

    It is also ordered that all that have Cowes shall put them to the Keepers to be kept in the ordinary Cow pasture, and noen to be put away at the Necke of land or keepe them otherwise about the Towne or from the heard, one payne of 10* for [such] offending. Also that all the live Norwards from the meaning house shall [...] their Cows into the open place befor the meeteing house within an hower of [sunne] riseing and their the Keepers to be ready to drive them away and so to blow their horne along the Towne and whosoever bring not their cowes before Mr. Stoughtons house within an hower of sunnerising, the Keepers shall stay no longer [but] drive away those which are redy to the Pasture and those which through their [owne] neglect have their Cowes behind shall not make that any Barre of payment to the Keepers. 
    Dorchester Town Records 23 Apr 1638  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pg. 33 - City Document No. 9.
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    The 23. Aprill. 1638. It is ordered that Mr. Withington shall have adjoyned to his house that was Mr. Sensions the swamp above and the swamp beneath the house for which he p'omiseth to leave out the springs for watering Cattle the Wynter tyme and to leave the Water with out side.

     
    Dorchester Town Records 31 Oct 1639  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pg. 41 - City Document No. 9.
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    It is ordered that Mr. Joanes and Wm. Sommer shall lay out 4 akers of marsh at the neck for Mr. Aderton which was Jo: Kingsleys and 3 akers for Mr. Withington which was Mathias Sensions. 
    History of Boston Records 1 Apr 1642  Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Letter from Peter Kekewich to John Parish (page 232)

    Plymo. the 1th Aprill. 1642.
    Jno. Parish I am little behoulding to you that could not afford mee a word in 3 weekes after yor arrivall at London, neither send mee my brothers tre wch brought wth you. You may do me right in writeing mee the verity of the passages betweene Phillip & Thomas. one writes Mr. St Jno that Phillip is in Thomas debt, & Phillip writes me Cannot drawe Thomas to Account, by wch Delayes I am kept wthout my moneyes. the like Mr. Richbel, he deteineth from mee Diego for Br: Debt & whether it bee recovered or not I know not, If you have in yor hands of his pray you doe mee right, for i must be satesfyed out of the goods you have of his before you goe for Ma. I marvaile I have not a word from Phillip by Cossen Bennet of the goods hath of mine in his hands. I expect to have from you how the case standeth wth him. for if Mr. St. Jnos informations be true he is much to be blamed, & so are you likewise, as i shall write you more at large hereafter. Thus wth my love to Mr. Stone & his wife tell him Mr. St Jno. will pay him for the Chaires. I desire to have acnte wth the cost put into the Barke thus in hast I rest.
    Yor quondam Mr
    Peter Kehewch

    https://books.google.com/books?id=U9gNAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA256&lpg=PA256&dq=kekewch+boston&source=bl&ots=8MFB3jQBye&sig=Tb9-l56KC_UsMfd7krxSIw6cokE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bNGeVMDQNYqeyASS1IKgAw&ved=0CCAQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=kekewch%20boston&f=false 
    Dorchester Town Records 1 Mar 1648  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pg. 302 - City Document No. 9.
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    theise p'sents do beare witnes that the daye above said I henry withington of dorchester have sould unto John Birchall of the same towne the House plot that Late was Mr. Senssions with the Celler and the Land now Fenced Round by the afforesaid john Birchall estimated halfe an acre or there about be it more or Lesse to be by him and his heires enjoyed Forever and further that the afforesaid John Birchall and his heires and successors shall From tyme to tyme at al tymes sufficiently maintaine and keepe up the said Fence Round about the afforsaid Land to save the Foresaid henry and his successors from damage through any pt of that fence and it is moreover agreed and consented unto by the afforesaid John Birchall for himselfe and his heires and successors that neither he nor they shall sell or Lett the house and Land afforesaid unto any p'son or p'sons but such as shall be aproved of by the Select men of Dorchester for the tyme beinge; witnes our hands the daye and yeare abovesaid. Witnessed and Recorded by John Wiswall. Moderator p'tempore; signed Henry Withinton the mark [ of John birchall. 
    Died Nov 1669  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The Will of Matthias St. John, Sr., from the Fairfield Probate Records, vol. 1665-75, p. 47, is as follows:

      The Last will and testament of Mathias Sension Sen r . of Norwocke made this 19th of October 1669: Revoking all former will: I being at this present in perfect understanding and memorie but weak in body expecting my change suddenly in hope of a Joyfull Resurection at the Last day: thorowe the vertu of the resurection of my alone Saveour & blessed Redemer: The estate the lord of his bounty hath given me and blessed me withall: I doe by these presents will and bequeath: my Just Debts to be faythfully discharged: my body decently Interred ? It. I will and bequeath unto my yongest sonn James Sention my now dwelling house and houses belonging to the same with the orchyard yards homelot with alsoe the half part of all my upland and meadowe belonging to my acomodations in Norwocke excepting that upper parcell of meadowe lying upon Sagatuck River ; my sonn James paying faythfully and carefully the sum of five pounds yearly unto my beloved wife his mother and that in such current pay as may best sute for her supply my sonn James to enter upon his said houses and lands in or upon the last of March next ensuing. It. I will and bequeath unto my beloved wife: as the five pounds yearly to be payd by my sonn James unto my sayd wife during her natural life: soe alsoe I will and bequeath unto my sayd wife the other half part of my accomodations of Upland and meadowe during her life and at her decease I will and bequeath then the same unto my sonn James he paying the sum of Ten pounds unto my overseers. It. I will and bequeath unto my sonn James the half of my household goods and alsoe two working oxen two cowes one horse Twelve sheep: And to be set out and apointed unto him between the date hearof and the last of next of March: My son James continuing and faythfully attending the threshing of the corn and wintering the cattell, the said goods and cattell to be set out by my overseers. It. I will and bequeath unto my marther selle one cowe and one ewe to be delivered and payd her between the date hearof and the last of March next ? It. I will and bequeath unto my sonn Samuel Sention and Epraim Lockwood that parcell of meadowe upon Sagatock River called the upper parcell they to enter upon the same Imediatly after my Decease. It. I will and bequeath unto my beloved wife the other half part of my household goods the sayd part to be set as may best sute my wife and that by my overseers : Alsoe I will and bequeath unto my sayd wife all the rest of my estate unbequeathed during her life shee to have the comfort and benefit of the same, and the said estate to be ordered by my overseers unto that end ? and my mind and will is that after the Decease of my wife what estate is left and is in being should be taken by my overseers and vallued: and alsoe that parcell of meadowe bequeathed to Samuell Sention and Epraim ; to be vallued and then all divided into five parts my sonn Mathias to have two parts ; and my sonn Marke one part; and my sonn Samuell Sention and Epraim the other two parts ? they acounting the meadowe in part of the same ? It. My will and mind is that yf my sonn James Sention should decease this life before he comes to posses the houses homelot and the half of the acomodations and the goods and stock of cattell bequeathed that then the same I give and bequeath unto the rest of my children ? only my sonn Mathias to have a dubble part to the rest: I will and bequeath unto my Dearly beloved brother and sister Hoit Twenty shillings a peece as a token of my love and they to lay it out and they to lay it out in what they please and keep as a remembrance: It. I doe desire constitute ordayn and appoint my beloved brother Hoit and my sonn Mathias and my sonn Marke Sention overseers of this my will and Testament desiring them to have and continue a speciall care of my wife and to this my will and testament I have set to my hand the day and year above written in the presence of Thomas ffitch Sen 1- his Mathias Sention: ? Ralph R. Keler mark.

      At a Court held at ffairfeild the 10 March 1669 the Court approves of the abovesaid will and order it to be Recorded. Will m Hill, Clarke.

      State of Connecticut SS. Probate Court, District of Fairfield. Fairfield, June 7th 1895. This may certify that the above and foregoing is a true copy of Page 47 Vol. 1665-75 of the probate records of the District of Fairfield. Attest, Elmore S. Banks, Clerk, (L. S.)

      The Fairfield Probate Records, vol. 1665-75, p. 48, read:

      A Inventory of the estates of Mathias Sension Sen r late of Norwocke deceased Taken in January last 1669 by three select men of the aforesaid towne whose names are under subscribed the said estate being vallued and apprized & is as followeth

      Imprimis in bedding 09 - 16 - 00

      It. in ruges blankets coverled curtains 05-15-08

      It in sheets and pillow beers 05 - 00 - 00

      It in Table linning 00-14-06

      It in new peces of linning 01 - 05 - 06

      It in movables of brass 02 - 18 - 00

      It in movables of Pewter 02 - 16 - 00

      It in wooden movables 04 - 04 - 03

      It in movables of Iron 02-11-06

      It in ammunition 03 - 02 - 00

      It a pair of Stilliards beam scales weights 01 - 10 - 03

      It in earthen ware 00 - 04 - 06

      It in hops salt candles cards & sacking 01-19-08

      It in husbendry Tooles 01 - 05 - 00

      It in cart wheels & Iron belonging 02 - 08 - 00

      It in plowes plow Irons yoke & chaines 02 - 08 - 00

      It in a cart, rope traces & a saddle 01 - 02 - 00

      It in cattell small and great. 49-10-00

      It in sheep 06 - 00 - 00

      It in swine fatted & lean 18-12-00

      It in horses old and yonge 29 - 00 - 00

      It in hay in the barn and yards 06 - 00 - 00

      It in wheat in the barn 10 - 00 - 00

      It in Pease and oats 03 - 00 - 00

      It in Indian corn 05 - 00 - 00

      It in wampam Penge 01 - 04 - 00

      It in debts due to the estate 13 - 10 - 06

      It in houses and Lands 100 - 00 - 00

      It in his wearing clothes 08 - 14 - 00

      It in four Iron hoopes 09 - 00 - 00



      Totall sum 300 - 00 - 04

      Richard Omsteed
      Thomas ffitch Sen r
      Thomas Bennedick Sen r

      At a Courte held at ffairfield the 10th March 1669 Mathias Sention makes oath that this is a true Inventory acording to the best of his knowledge. Will m Hill, Clarke.

      State of Connecticut, SS Probate Court, District of Fairfield. Fairfield, June 7th, 1895. This may certify that the above and foregoing is a true copy of Page 48 Vol. 1665-75 of the probate records of the District of Fairfield. Attest, Elmore S. Banks, Clerk. (L. S.) [3]
    Dorchester Town Records 14 Oct 1674  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    pg. 205 - City Document No. 9.
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    At a meeting of the Select Men of Dorchester the 14th of the 10th Mo. 1674:

    The same day at the motion of Nathaniell Clap, and in referrance to the Voate of the towne the 7th of this Instant in order to the Exchange of land that lys wheer Mr. Sensions house stood, the Select men doe appoint Richard Withington and Daniell Preston to Vew the house and land and the land that he will give in exchange. and as they doe Judge meete soe it shalbe determined.

    pg. 206 - City Document No. 9.
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    The same day Richard Withington and Daniell Preston being ordered the 14 10th 74 to Vew the house and land which was Mr. Sensions to Change it for land at neck of land they make returne that they judge meete that when the house and land fall to the towne then he shall give one acre ot land for it joyning to the Church land at the Neck to which the Select men doe agree that it shal be as they have p'posed. 
    Generation 20 
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    Father Christopher St. John,   b. abt. 1581, Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1629, St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married bef. 1601 
    Family ID F398428  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Christopher St. John,   b. abt. 1581, Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1629, St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Mother Joane Pryce (ap Rhys),   b. 15 Nov 1579, Addington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1604  Addington, St. Mary, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage Record
    Marriage Record
    Name: Christope Joontkins
    [Christophe Santkins (St. John)]
    Marriage Date: 26 Oct 1605
    Parish: St Olave, Silver Street
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Spouse: Joane Younge
    Record Type: Marriage
    Register Type: Parish Register
    Family ID F4165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Tinker,   b. 6 Aug 1606, New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1670  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1627 
    Children 
    +1. Mathias St. John, II,   b. 30 Nov 1628, New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1728, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)  [Birth]
     2. Thomas St. John,   b. 24 Oct 1631, St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1639, Windsor, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Mark St. John,   b. 10 Jun 1633, St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1693, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Samuel St. John,   b. Abt 1641, Windsor, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1686, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)  [Birth]
    +5. Mercy St. John,   b. 8 Jun 1642, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1694, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [Birth]
     6. James St. John,   b. abt. 1648, Windsor, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1684, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Aug 1601 - St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Matthias St. John, Sension, or Sention came to Dorchester, Mass., in 1631-2 (The St. John Genealogy, 1907; Orline St. John Alexander. pg. 3 Note: I cannot find an original source for this statement. Notes of Orson L. St. John dated 20 Jan 1998: When in Boston for a wedding, we stayed at the St. Botolph Club. Saturday morning I visited the Mass. Historical Genealogical Library to find the passenger list for Mathias (Mathew) H. St. John arriving in Dorchester, MA. 1631-2 from St. Botolf parish in London. There is a book confirming. (Mathew St. John b. 1590 was from St. Botolph; Mathias b. 1601 was from St. Nicholas Cole Abbey) - This needs resolved before assigning to him exclusively. 13 Dec 2014 S. St. John) - Feb 1631 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman Application - Took Freeman Pledge Name: Matthias Sension Date: 3 Sep 1634 Original Source: Colonial Records, Vol. I. p. 113. - 3 Sep 1634 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDorchester Town Records - pg. 14 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** The 4th of January. 1635(6). It is ordered that the p'tyes here under written shall have great lotts at the bounds betwixt Roxbury and Dorchester at the great hill betwixt the sayd bounds and above the marsh as foll. not to inclose medowe. * Mathias Sension .... 20 acres - 4 Jan 1636 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDorchester Town Records - pg. 321 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** Grantees of Meadow Lands In Dorchester The following list of grantees of meadow lands in dorchester is copied by William B. Trask. of Boston, from the original, page 31, of which a reduced facimile is here given. It is a rude map of localities, made probably not later than 1637. The names and quantities are given below. The Map of the Meddows beyond the Naponset river and how yt is allotted ont. 62 Mr. Sention 2a. NOTE: no map was found in the book: https://archive.org/stream/dorchestertownre00dorch#page/320/mode/2up - bef. 1637 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDorchester Town Records - pg. 22 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** It is ordered [January 16, 1636(7)] that Mathias Sension and Thomas Sampford shall keepe the Cowes this yeere to begin the 17th day of Aprill and to continue keepeing them till the 15th of November to have for their pay in keepeing 5 shill the head for as many as are brought in; the sayd five shill. p'head to be payd 1/3 in hand 1/3 at halfe the tyme the other at the end of the tyme. It is also ordered that all that have Cowes shall put them to the Keepers to be kept in the ordinary Cow pasture, and noen to be put away at the Necke of land or keepe them otherwise about the Towne or from the heard, one payne of 10* for [such] offending. Also that all the live Norwards from the meaning house shall [...] their Cows into the open place befor the meeteing house within an hower of [sunne] riseing and their the Keepers to be ready to drive them away and so to blow their horne along the Towne and whosoever bring not their cowes before Mr. Stoughtons house within an hower of sunnerising, the Keepers shall stay no longer [but] drive away those which are redy to the Pasture and those which through their [owne] neglect have their Cowes behind shall not make that any Barre of payment to the Keepers. - 16 Jan 1637 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDorchester Town Records - pg. 33 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** The 23. Aprill. 1638. It is ordered that Mr. Withington shall have adjoyned to his house that was Mr. Sensions the swamp above and the swamp beneath the house for which he p'omiseth to leave out the springs for watering Cattle the Wynter tyme and to leave the Water with out side. - 23 Apr 1638 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDorchester Town Records - pg. 41 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** It is ordered that Mr. Joanes and Wm. Sommer shall lay out 4 akers of marsh at the neck for Mr. Aderton which was Jo: Kingsleys and 3 akers for Mr. Withington which was Mathias Sensions. - 31 Oct 1639 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHistory of Boston Records - Letter from Peter Kekewich to John Parish (page 232) Plymo. the 1th Aprill. 1642. Jno. Parish I am little behoulding to you that could not afford mee a word in 3 weekes after yor arrivall at London, neither send mee my brothers tre wch brought wth you. You may do me right in writeing mee the verity of the passages betweene Phillip & Thomas. one writes Mr. St Jno that Phillip is in Thomas debt, & Phillip writes me Cannot drawe Thomas to Account, by wch Delayes I am kept wthout my moneyes. the like Mr. Richbel, he deteineth from mee Diego for Br: Debt & whether it bee recovered or not I know not, If you have in yor hands of his pray you doe mee right, for i must be satesfyed out of the goods you have of his before you goe for Ma. I marvaile I have not a word from Phillip by Cossen Bennet of the goods hath of mine in his hands. I expect to have from you how the case standeth wth him. for if Mr. St. Jnos informations be true he is much to be blamed, & so are you likewise, as i shall write you more at large hereafter. Thus wth my love to Mr. Stone & his wife tell him Mr. St Jno. will pay him for the Chaires. I desire to have acnte wth the cost put into the Barke thus in hast I rest. Yor quondam Mr Peter Kehewch https://books.google.com/books?id=U9gNAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA256&lpg=PA256&dq=kekewch+boston&source=bl&ots=8MFB3jQBye&sig=Tb9-l56KC_UsMfd7krxSIw6cokE&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bNGeVMDQNYqeyASS1IKgAw&ved=0CCAQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=kekewch%20boston&f=false - 1 Apr 1642 - Plymouth, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDorchester Town Records - pg. 302 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** theise p'sents do beare witnes that the daye above said I henry withington of dorchester have sould unto John Birchall of the same towne the House plot that Late was Mr. Senssions with the Celler and the Land now Fenced Round by the afforesaid john Birchall estimated halfe an acre or there about be it more or Lesse to be by him and his heires enjoyed Forever and further that the afforesaid John Birchall and his heires and successors shall From tyme to tyme at al tymes sufficiently maintaine and keepe up the said Fence Round about the afforsaid Land to save the Foresaid henry and his successors from damage through any pt of that fence and it is moreover agreed and consented unto by the afforesaid John Birchall for himselfe and his heires and successors that neither he nor they shall sell or Lett the house and Land afforesaid unto any p'son or p'sons but such as shall be aproved of by the Select men of Dorchester for the tyme beinge; witnes our hands the daye and yeare abovesaid. Witnessed and Recorded by John Wiswall. Moderator p'tempore; signed Henry Withinton the mark [ of John birchall. - 1 Mar 1648 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Nov 1669 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDorchester Town Records - pg. 205 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** At a meeting of the Select Men of Dorchester the 14th of the 10th Mo. 1674: The same day at the motion of Nathaniell Clap, and in referrance to the Voate of the towne the 7th of this Instant in order to the Exchange of land that lys wheer Mr. Sensions house stood, the Select men doe appoint Richard Withington and Daniell Preston to Vew the house and land and the land that he will give in exchange. and as they doe Judge meete soe it shalbe determined. pg. 206 - City Document No. 9. *************************************** The same day Richard Withington and Daniell Preston being ordered the 14 10th 74 to Vew the house and land which was Mr. Sensions to Change it for land at neck of land they make returne that they judge meete that when the house and land fall to the towne then he shall give one acre ot land for it joyning to the Church land at the Neck to which the Select men doe agree that it shal be as they have p'posed. - 14 Oct 1674 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Baptism Record for Mathias St. John
    Baptism Record for Mathias St. John
    Sangins is phonetic variation of St. John
    Baptism Record
    Baptism Record
    Name: Mathias Sangins
    [Mathias St. John]
    [Matthew Sangins]
    Baptism Date: 9 Aug 1601
    Parish: St Olave, Silver Street
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Parent(s): Christopher Sangins
    Record Type: Baptism
    Register Type: Parish Register
    London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 about Thomas Sension
    London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 about Thomas Sension
    Name: Thomas Sension
    [Thomas St. John]
    [Thomas Sension]
    Baptism Date: 23 Oct 1631
    Parish: St Nicholas Cole Abbey
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Parent(s): Mathias Sension
    Record Type: Baptism
    Register Type: Parish Register
    1601-08-09 Baptism Record for Mathias Sangins.png
    1601-08-09 Baptism Record for Mathias Sangins.png
    London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 about Marke Sension
    London, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 about Marke Sension
    Name: Marke Sension
    Baptism Date: 10 Jun 1633
    Parish: St Nicholas Cole Abbey
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Parent(s): Mathias Sension
    Spouse: Mary
    Record Type: Baptism
    Register Type: Parish Register
    Marriage Transcript for Mathias St. John and Mary Tinker
    Marriage Transcript for Mathias St. John and Mary Tinker
    Date 01-Nov-1627
    Groom Mathias Sension (transcription error recorded as Tension)
    Bride Marie Tinker
    Register Windsor, New - St. John The Baptist

    Debunked Claims
    RECORD ERROR: St. John Family, Barons St. John of Bletsoe Historical Manuscripts Commission UK Natioinal Register of Archives birth information for Matthias St. John I (OSA0001)
    RECORD ERROR: St. John Family, Barons St. John of Bletsoe Historical Manuscripts Commission UK Natioinal Register of Archives birth information for Matthias St. John I (OSA0001)
    This record is believed to be incorrectly used to link Matthias I to being the son of Oliver St. John and Sarah Bulkley. This record cannot be true given Matthias birth record has been found 9 Aug 1601 St Olave's Silver Street Parish, London England and he is the son of Christopher St. John and Joane (nee?).
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING
‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’
Suzanne St. John
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING ‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’ Suzanne St. John
    Attempt 1 to get NEHGS Register Editor, Henry Hoff, to amend the Dutch claim or offer his viewers an alternative theory.
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING
‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’
Suzanne St. John
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING ‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’ Suzanne St. John
    Attempt 2 to get NEHGS Register Editor, Henry Hoff, to amend the Dutch claim or offer his viewers an alternative theory.
    The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
Volume 167
April 2013
Whole Number 666
    The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Volume 167 April 2013 Whole Number 666
    'Origins of Mathias and Nicholas Sension Determined' by Jerome Lafayette Santken
    page 85

    Note this register has other articles that do not pertain to The St. John Genealogy. We have no opinion on those other articles. We only believe we have debunked the one beginning on page 85 of this volume.

  • Sources 
    1. [S59] London Metropolitan Archives, St Olave Silver Street, Composite register of baptisms 1562-1770, marriages 1562-1680, burials 1561-1770, P69/OLA3/A/001/MS06534.
      Name: Mathias Sangins
      [Mathias St. John]
      [Matthew Sangins]
      Baptism Date: 9 Aug 1601
      Parish: St Olave, Silver Street
      County: London
      Borough: City of London
      Parent(s): Christopher Sangins
      Record Type: Baptism
      Register Type: Parish Register

    2. [S60] C. R., Vol. I. p. 113.
      Ancestry.com. Massachusetts Applications of Freemen, 1630-91 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
      Original data: Paige, Lucius R.. List of Freemen of Massachusetts. Boston, MA, USA: New England Historical and Genealogical Society, 1849.

    3. [S191] Fairfield Probate Records, vol. 1665-75, p. 47 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S192] Fairfield Probate Records, vol. 1665-75, p. 47 (Reliability: 3).


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