Jedediah FITCH

Male 1681 - 1756  (75 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Jedediah FITCH was born 17 Apr 1681, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA (son of Maj James FITCH and Elizabeth MASON); died 20 Nov 1756, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts.

    Jedediah married Abigail COFFIN 13 Sep 1701, Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts. Abigail was born 9 Jul 1683, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts; died 25 May 1736, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Beriah FITCH was born 30 Oct 1713, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts; died 4 May 1785, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Maj James FITCH was born 02 Aug 1649, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA (son of Rev James FITCH and Abigail WHITFIELD); died 10 Nov 1727, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA.

    James married Elizabeth MASON Jan 1676, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA. Elizabeth (daughter of Maj. John MASON and Anne PECK) was born Aug 1654, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Oct 1684, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth MASON was born Aug 1654, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA (daughter of Maj. John MASON and Anne PECK); died 08 Oct 1684, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. 1. Jedediah FITCH was born 17 Apr 1681, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA; died 20 Nov 1756, Nantucket, Nantucket Co., Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Rev James FITCH was born 24 Dec 1622, Bocking, Essex, England (son of Thomas FITCH and Anne REEVE); died 18 Nov 1702, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut.

    James married Abigail WHITFIELD Oct 1648, Guliford, New Haven Co., Connecticut. Abigail (daughter of Henry WHITEFIELD and Dorothy ?) was born Abt 1628, In or from Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut; died 09 Sep 1659, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Abigail WHITFIELD was born Abt 1628, In or from Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut (daughter of Henry WHITEFIELD and Dorothy ?); died 09 Sep 1659, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA.
    Children:
    1. 2. Maj James FITCH was born 02 Aug 1649, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 10 Nov 1727, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Abigail FITCH was born 05 Aug 1650, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 18 Sep 1676, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Elizabeth FITCH was born Between 02 Jan 1651 and 1652, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 07 Jul 1689, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Hannah FITCH was born 17 Dec 1653, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 12 Nov 1702.
    5. Samuel FITCH was born 16 Apr 1655, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 1725.
    6. Dorothy FITCH was born Apr 1658, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 28 Jun 1691, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

  3. 6.  Maj. John MASON was born Bef 1605, England; died Between 9 May 1672 -6 June 1672, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.

    Notes:

    Name:
    Maj. John Mason was born in England in the year 1600, was bred a soldier and served in the English army, and after his election as lieutenant, served under Sir Thomas Fairfax. He emigrated to America in 1632 and settled first in Dorchester, Mass., and represented that town in the General Court. In 1635 he removed to Windsor, Conn., in company with he Rev. John Warham, Henry Wolcott and others, prominent settlers of that town, where he was elected an assistant or magistrate of the Connecticut Colony in 1642. In May, 1637, he commanded the successful expedition against the Pequot Indians, when he and his famous ninety men immortalized themselves in overthrowing and destroying the prestige and power of the Pequots and their fort near Mystic River, on Groton side, which event is commemorated by a boulder monument on Mystic Hill upon the pedestal of which is a life size statue of Maj. Mason drawing his sword, when he heard the war-shoop of 'Owanux', 'Owanux', by the Indians in their fort. In 1647 he removed his family to Saybrook, where he continued to live until 1660, when he united with a number of distinguished families in the settlement of Norwich, Conn., where he was Deputy Governor and Major General of the forces of Connecticut, and held other prominent official positions. After a life of great usefulness and eminence, he d. Jan. 30, 1672. His widow d. shortly afterwards. Unfortunately, the first wife of Maj. John Mason is not known, but she did not live long, but was the mother of one daughter.

    John married Anne PECK Jul 1640, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA. Anne (daughter of Robert PECK and Anne LAWRENCE) was born Abt 18 Nov 1609, Hingham, Norfolk, England; was christened 18 Nov 1619; died 1672. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Anne PECK was born Abt 18 Nov 1609, Hingham, Norfolk, England; was christened 18 Nov 1619 (daughter of Robert PECK and Anne LAWRENCE); died 1672.
    Children:
    1. Priscilla MASON was born Oct 1641, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 1714, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Maj Samuel MASON was born Jul 1644, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 30 Mar 1705, Stonington, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    3. Capt John MASON was born 19 Aug 1646, Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; died 18 Sep 1676, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    4. Rachel MASON was born Oct 1648, Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 04 Apr 1679, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA.
    5. Ann MASON was born Jun 1650, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 1709, Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusett.
    6. Daniel MASON was born Apr 1652, Saybrook, Middlesex Co, Connecticut; died 28 Jan 1737, Stonington, New London Co., Connecticut.
    7. 3. Elizabeth MASON was born Aug 1654, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA; died 08 Oct 1684, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Thomas FITCH was born Abt 1595; died UNKNOWN.

    Thomas — Anne REEVE. Anne was born Abt 1598; died UNKNOWN. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Anne REEVE was born Abt 1598; died UNKNOWN.
    Children:
    1. Thomas FITCH was born 24 Oct 1612, Bocking, co. Essex, England; died 1704, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    2. Mary FITCH was born Mar 1629, Bocking, Essex, England; died Oct 1655, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
    3. 4. Rev James FITCH was born 24 Dec 1622, Bocking, Essex, England; died 18 Nov 1702, Lebanon, New London County, Connecticut.
    4. Joseph FITCH died Aft 1713.
    5. Samuel FITCH died 1659.

  3. 10.  Henry WHITEFIELD was born Abt 1600; died UNKNOWN.

    Henry — Dorothy ?. Dorothy was born Abt 1603; died UNKNOWN. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Dorothy ? was born Abt 1603; died UNKNOWN.
    Children:
    1. 5. Abigail WHITFIELD was born Abt 1628, In or from Guilford, New Haven Co., Connecticut; died 09 Sep 1659, Old Saybrook, Middlesex, Connecticut, USA.

  5. 14.  Robert PECK was born 1580, Beccles, England (son of Robert PECK and Helen BABBS); died 1656, Hingham, Norfolk, England.

    Notes:

    Name:
    In 1638 Robert and Anne emigrated to New England with their children, Joseph and Anne, and Robert's younger brother, Joseph Peck. They settled in Hingham, Massachusetts, but in 1641 Rev. Robert Peck returned to England with his wife and son, and resumed the rectorship of Hingham, Norfolk.

    Robert Peck left a will dated 24 July 1651, proved 10 April 1658, mentioning sons Thomas and Samuel (to be executors); unnamed children (all under 21) of sons Thomas and Samuel; Robert (under 23), John and Benjamin (both under 22), sons of son Robert Peck, deceased; children of daughter Anne Mason "wife of captain John Mason of Seabrooke on the river Connecticut in new England"; son Joseph to be maintained by sons Thomas and Samuel; m now wife Martha Peck. the testator asked to be buried in the churchyard in Hingham near "Anne my wife deceased."

    Robert — Anne LAWRENCE. Anne was born 1580, Suffolk, England; was buried 30 Aug 1684, Hingham, Norfolk, England. [Group Sheet]


  6. 15.  Anne LAWRENCE was born 1580, Suffolk, England; was buried 30 Aug 1684, Hingham, Norfolk, England.
    Children:
    1. 7. Anne PECK was born Abt 18 Nov 1609, Hingham, Norfolk, England; was christened 18 Nov 1619; died 1672.