John GILMAN

Male 224 - 1708  (148 years)


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  • Name John GILMAN  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 10 Jan 162/24  Hingham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1624  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died 24 Jul 1708  Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from "The Story of the Gilmans and a Gilman Genealog......":He was fourteen when he arrived in Hingham, Mass., and it was ten years later when he located in Exeter, New Hampshire. He and his older brother Edward were in the lumber and milling business, but, after Edward's death at sea the entire management devolved upon John and he became at once a leader in Exeter. He was selectman for many years and received many important grants of land. When New Hampsire was separated from Mass. in 1680 he was Councillor for 3 years. He was also a member of the House of Representatives and in 1693 was elected Speaker. He is referred to as the Honorable John.
    Person ID I25172  Main Tree
    Last Modified 3 Oct 2014 

    Father Edward GILMAN,   b. 1587, Caston, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1654, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary CLARK,   b. 1595, Hingham, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1681, Higham, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F06445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth TREWORGY,   b. Abt 1639,   d. 08 Sep 1719  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1657  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Sarah GILMAN,   b. Between 25 Feb 1666 and 1667, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 24 Jan 1712 and 1713, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)  [Natural]
     2. Mary GILMAN,   b. 10 Sep 1658, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1691  (Age 32 years)  [Natural]
     3. John GILMAN,   b. 06 Oct 1663, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     4. Samuel GILMAN,   b. 30 Mar 1671, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1691  (Age 19 years)  [Natural]
     5. Catharine GILMAN,   b. 27 Nov 1684  [Natural]
     6. Alice GILMAN,   b. 23 May 1683,   d. 02 Jan 1721  (Age 37 years)
     7. Lydia GILMAN,   b. 12 Dec 1668, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     8. Joanna GILMAN,   b. 30 Apr 1679,   d. 24 Dec 1720  (Age 41 years)  [Natural]
     9. Deborah GILMAN,   b. 30 Apr 1679,   d. 1680  (Age 0 years)  [Natural]
     10. Joseph GILMAN,   b. 25 Oct 1680,   d. Infancy Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     11. Elizabeth GILMAN,   b. 16 Aug 1661, Exeter, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1732, Exeter, Rockingham Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)  [Natural]
     12. Catherine GILMAN,   b. 16 Mar 1665, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1684  (Age 18 years)  [Natural]
     13. James GILMAN,   b. 06 Feb 1660, Exeter, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. young Find all individuals with events at this location  [Natural]
     14. John GILMAN, 2nd,   b. 19 Jan 1677,   d. Abt 1740  (Age 62 years)
     15. Abigail GILMAN,   b. 03 Nov 1674,   d. 07 Nov 1725  (Age 51 years)  [Natural]
     16. Nicholas GILMAN,   b. 26 Dec 1672,   d. 1749  (Age 76 years)  [Natural]
    Family ID F06400  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Jan 162/24 - Hingham, Norfolk, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Abt 1624 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Jul 1708 - Exeter, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S03489] The Wells Family by D.W. Norris & H.A. Feldmann.

    2. [S02746] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1876, Vol. 30 April.

    3. [S02733] The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1852, Vol. 6.

    4. [S03297] RootsWeb: World Connect - Wells & Scott Genealogy (USA & South Africa) by David Allen Wells.

    5. [S03310] Royal Families Americans of Royal and Noble Ancestry: Vol. One Governor Thomas Dudley and Desc. through 5 Generations by Marston Watson.

    6. [S00092] "The Story of the Gilmans and a Gilman Genealogy of the Descendants of Edward Gilman of Hingham, England 1550-1950", Constance Le Neve Gilman Ames.

    7. [S02363] Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England.