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Mathias "Matthias" St. John, II

Mathias "Matthias" St. John, II

Male 1628 - 1728  (100 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 1341 ancestors and 3793 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Relationshipwith Mathias St. John
    Born 30 Nov 1628  New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Generation 21 
    Immigration 1634-1638  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    father made a freeman in Sept. 1634 
    Residence 1638-1648  Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1648-1654  Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1654  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Dec 1728  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • I'm not convinced this Mathias died in 1728. Unfortunately there isn't a Will or any other death data to confirm or deny this date. (13 Dec 2014 S. St. John)
    Age 100 years 
    Siblings 5 siblings 
    Oldest Known Ancestors
    Paternal Line: John St. John b. abt. 1100
    Maternal Line: Mary Merwin b. Abt 1575
    Person ID OSA0002  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2018 

    DNA Tests  22 DNA tests are associated with Mathias "Matthias" St. John, II 

    Father Ancestors Mathias "Matthias" 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 Ancestors Mary Tinker, St. John,   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

    Wife Ancestors Elizabeth "Eliz Sensian" St. John, Alleged wife of Mathias II St. John,   b. 6 Nov 1631, St. Botolph, Bishopgate, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Other Partners:   
    Married Abt 1657  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to ‘Lineage & Biography of St. John Family’ by Archie St. John, 1946, the wife of Mathias II (1628-1728) was Elizabeth St. John, a first cousin.

      This marriage seems plausible considering her mother would have died in 1647 when she was aged 16 years and Mathias St. John II would have been aged 19 in that year. The marriage to Matthias St. John II is therefore left at “alleged” only.


      Other sources claim she was Elizabeth Seeley. According to the Seeley genealogy, there is no record of an Elizabeth Seeley to the St. John family and they have no idea how this claim got started. It appears the name Seeley came from the will of Mathias St. John 1601-1669 when he said for his mother selle one cowe. "Mother Selle" was interpreted as Mother Seeley rather than "sell one cow".
    Children 
    +1. Mary St. John, Hyatt,   b. Abt 1658, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. prob. 1718, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)  [Birth]

    Thomas Hyatt, m. 10 Nov 1677
    +2. Ebenezer St. John,   b. abt. 1660, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. in 1724, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)  [Birth]
     3. Samuel St. John,   b. abt. 1662, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     4. Nathan St. John,   b. abt. 1665, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +5. Mathias "Matthias" St. John, III,   b. 1668, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1748, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    m.
     6. John St. John,   b. abt. 1670, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     7. Rachel St. John,   b. abt. 1672, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +8. James J. S. St. John,   b. 1674, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1754, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Mary Comstock, m. 18 Dec 1693
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Nov 1628 - New Windsor, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - father made a freeman in Sept. 1634 - 1634-1638 - Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1638-1648 - Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1648-1654 - Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1654 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1657 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary St. John, Hyatt - Abt 1658 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ebenezer St. John - abt. 1660 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Samuel St. John - abt. 1662 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Nathan St. John - abt. 1665 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mathias "Matthias" St. John, III - 1668 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John St. John - abt. 1670 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Rachel St. John - abt. 1672 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - James J. S. St. John - 1674 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Dec 1728 - Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Street       : Location       : Hamlet       : Parish       : Town       : Not Set

  • Documents
    Matthias Saint John (OSA0002), Sen[ior] to son, James Saint John (OSA0010) Norwalk Land Records 4:87 8 Feb 1709/10
    Matthias Saint John (OSA0002), Sen[ior] to son, James Saint John (OSA0010) Norwalk Land Records 4:87 8 Feb 1709/10
    To all people to whom these presents shall come, I Matthias Saint John Senior do send Greeting. Know ye that I the said Mathias Saint John of the Town of Norwalk in the County of Fairfield within her majesties colony of Conneticut in New England for an in consideration of Love good will and affection which I have unto and for my loving son James saint John of the aforesaid Town and County have given and granted and by these presents do fully clearly and absolutely give and grant unto the said James Saint John his heirs and asigns forever his severall parcells of and and meadow here after mentioned all lying within the township of Norwalk [unknown] two herds of my calf pasture lott, bounded by Ebenezer Saint John land north by land of John Boundick lott south west by Charles Crick, East by Spruce Swamp. Also one fourth part of my land at Elees Nock, bounded by Ebenezer Saint John land north by Matthias Saint John (Junior) land south, west by the crick and Jospeh Platts meadow, East by John Platts land, Also one quarter part of my land without the fence at said Neck at the west side next the crick bounded west by the meadows, East [ward?] by Ebenezer St. John land north by Canton land also a piece of salt meadow called Maliama [unknown] meadow in Estimation three [Unknown] more or less. bounded east by John Nashes meadow [unknown]by said Nash west common land, south John Broundick Senior Also six acres of land upon the west side of the wolf pitt hills bounded by Ebenezer Saint Johns land north of partly by Matthias Saint John Junior South by Said Ebenezer and common land and west by said Ebenezer land. Also a piece of low land one and east on the east side of Ebenezer's land south of Georges Hil foure rod wide bounded north by a highway, west by said Ebenezers land, south of my pasture on the mill brook bounded south by the said Ebenezers land west by said Ebenezer's land and joseph Platts. North East by common land also five acres of land to take up on the account of the Sawkatock meadow also eighty pounds right of Comonage. To have and to hold said parcels of land and meadow with all the appurtenances and privileges and commodities to the same belonging or in any wife appertaining to him the said James Saint John his heirs and assigns from henceforth and favor as his and heirs own proper estaet absolutely without any other matter of conditions than what I have received all ready from by way of engagement for his performance [unknown] In witness whereof I have here unto Lott my land and seal this twenty fifth day of January in the eighth year of her majesties reign 1709 / 10.
    Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of John Raymond John Copp Recorded. Matthias Saint John Senior [seal].

    Mr. Matthias Saint John senior acknowledged the above written justiment to [unknown] free act and deed February 8th 1709/10 before me James Olmsted Justice.

    Recorded February 8th, 1709/10 John Copp Recorder

  • Reference  Your Name Here. "Mathias "Matthias" St. John, II". The St. John Genealogy. https://stjohngenealogy.com/getperson.php?personID=OSA0002&tree=OSA0001 (accessed September 15, 2019).

  • Sources 
    1. [S10537] Douglas Richardson. "The English Ancestry of the Merwin and Tinker Families of New England,". NEH&GS Register.

    2. [S302] Berkshire Family History Society Transcription. Berkshire Marriages Second Edition © 2011-2012 Trustees of Berkshire Family History Society Registered charity Number 283010. ?.

    3. [S198] Orline St. John Alexander. 17.


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