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Mark St. John

Mark St. John

Male 1633 - 1693  (60 years)

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  • Name Mark St. John 
    Born 10 Jun 1633  St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 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
    Gender Male 
    Generation 21 
    Died 12 Aug 1693  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The will of Mark St. John, from the Fairfield Probate Records, vol. 1689-1701, p. 87, is as follows:
      The Last will and testament of Marke Sension of Norwake aged aboute 59 years I being by the providence of god weak of body by reason of sicknes Attending but through the goodness of God yett of perfect understanding & memory: and being Desireous to dispose of that temporall Estate that God hath Blessed me with so as may be for peace and unity : and I do first bequeath my Soul to God & my body after Death to be Decently Intered ; & Buryed and do Declare this as my Last will and do dispose of my Estate as followeth : Desireous that first my Just Debts be discharged. Imprimis: I do Give and Bequeath unto my Son Joseph Sension my Homsted with all Apurtinances therto belonging: and also all the rest of my Lands & medows Except that Lott which I perchased of Thomas Tailer & also all the Indian field Land and medow : and also y e Last Division of Land not yet Llfyd out these Excepted not Given to my Son Joseph: also I do Give to my son Joseph Sension his choice of my two yoak of oxen ; to take one yoak of them also one horse allso one mare and colt also two cows allso one 2 year old heifer his choice: also 2 calves: also 12 sheep 8 Ews : 4 withers: And the Bed which is a fether bed which he useually Lyeth upon and also all my husbantry tooles. I do Give and bequeath unto my Daughter Loess Sension & my Daughter Rachil Sension that Lott which I perchased of Thomas Tayler and Dry hill Lott Equally Between them with all Appertenances therto Belonging also I do Give to my Daughter Annah Sension all my upland and medow and medowing Land Lying in the Indian feild ? Also I Do give unto my three Daughters Yz : Loess Rachil and Annah thirty pound Each of them out of my movable Estate And also what movable Estate shall remaine not allredy given my three daughters Namly Elizabeth Sarah & Rhoda arc to he Equal till they have Each of them twenty pounds: Except Roda she is to be five pounds short of Elizabeth & Sarah: and in case anything shall yet remaine then to be Equally Divided amoungst my Six Daughters. Also my will is that what Lands I have Given unto my Son Joseph Sension ; that if God in his providence so order it that he Shall Die without Surviving Issue; then the said Lands to be to y e Eldist Sons of my Six Daughters also my will is that my Son Shnll have Liberty for to Leave the homsted in case he shall mary & Decese & Leave A widow with her Dureing the time of her widowhood She to keep and maintaine all things in as good repaire as they may be in at the time of his decease: And also my will is that what Lands I have Given to any of my Daughters if they Shall Die they or any of them before they Shall marry or Shall have any Issue Surviving: then the Land to hi- and Returne to the Surviving Daughters: And also as to my Daughters not yet Marryed: if they Shall Die before they have any Issue or Maryed then their Estate Given them to be & returne to the Surviving Children Also I do Give to Josep Lockwood my Sister- Son ten Acres of out Lands of the Last Devision : and the rest of the Sd. Last Devision to be Equally Devided amoungst my Children Duelling in Xorwalk also I do Give my negro Servant unto my Son Joseph Sension. Also I do Desire Authaurize & appoint my three Sons viz: Joseph Sension Samuel! Galpin and Samucll Keelcr the Administrators to thi- my Last will and testament To the Confermation herof I have herunto Set my hand and Seal In presents of us Witnesses Marke Sension (Seal) James Olmsted Joseph Kechum

      The Will and Inventory of Marke Sention of Xorwalk Deceased was Exhibited to the County Court held in fairfeild 7th of Novemb r 1693 for probation this Court Do accept of and approve s' 1 . will and Inventory and order them to be Recorded Nathan Gold, Clark

      This Indenture made between .Marke Sention of Norwake and Dorothy Hall of Stratford widow Witnesseth that Wheras there is A purpose of Manage between Marke Sention and Dorothy: they have Covenanted and agreed in Case of Marriage as followeth Imprs that Marke Sention will Lay no Claime to the Estate that Dorothy Hall now possesseth whether in Lands or movables but that it shall he in the power of Dorithy Hall after Mariage to Improve it as she shall se cause without any Let from Mark Sention : but in case Dorothy Hall shall see cause to carry with her any part of the moveable Estate, Mark Sention binds himself or his Heirs to Returne the same or the full value therof to her or to her order when eyther of them shall dye It. Dorothy Hall doth covenant with Marke Sension that she will not at his death lay any claim to any part of his Estate that he now possesseth as a Dowry, but will when a widow returne to her own that she hath now in possession in Stratford. In witness whereof Both partyes have affixed their hands and Scales Dated this Twenty first of January Sixteen hundred Ninety one or two

      Signed Sealed & delivered : Marke Sention (Seal) in p r esence of us : Dorothy Hall (Seal) Joseph Curtiss Ebenezer Boothe

      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 87 Vol. 1689-1701 of the probate records of the District of Fairfield. Attest, Elmore S. Banks, Children: Clerk. ( L.S.) [2]
    Record Status 13 Dec 2014 
    Record Complete  
    Person ID OSA0003  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database | St. John Generation One - Raoul de Sancto Johanne
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2015 

    Father Mathias St. John, I,   b. 9 Aug 1601, St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1669, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Tinker,   b. 6 Aug 1606, New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1670  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1 Nov 1627 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Norwalk, Connecticut Inhabitants,   b. 1650 
    Family ID F3465  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Elizabeth Stanley,   b. abt. 1635, Massachusettes, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1693, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married Bef 1656  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth St. John,   b. 16 Dec 1656, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +2. Sarah St. John,   b. 18 Jan 1659, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1714, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)  [Birth]
    +3. Joseph St. John,   b. Apr 1664, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1731, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Rhoda St. John,   b. 16 Aug 1666, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +5. Lois St. John,   b. 3 May or Jun 1669, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1752, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [Birth]
    +6. Rachel St. John,   b. Jun 1671, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1710, Farmington, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [Birth]
    +7. Anna St. John,   b. 8 Aug 1674, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F3  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dorothy Smith,   b. 1636,   d. 1706, Farmington, Ct. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Jan 1690 
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jun 1633 - St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1656 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Aug 1693 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    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

  • Sources 
    1. [S189] London Metropolitan Archives, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, Composite register: baptisms 1538/9 - 1650, marriages 1584 - 1650/1, burials 1538 - 1647, P69/NIC2/A/001/MS05685. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S190] Page 87 Vol. 1689-1701 of the probate records of the District of Fairfield (Reliability: 3).


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