Dorothy ST. JOHN

Female 1742 - 1839  (96 years)


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  • Name Dorothy ST. JOHN  [1
    Born 14 Nov 1742  Wilton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 18 Dec 1743  Wilton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 08 Feb 1839  Skaneateles, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Excerpt from "The Whitney Family of Connecticut": ...went with her father, in May 1746, to Sharon, Conn. where she married, in 164 Simeon Hyde, a tailor, b. at Lebanon, Conn. 14 Sept. 1742, son of David and Alathea (Bradford) Hyde, of Sharon, Conn. They lived in Sharon till 1776; then moved to Wyoming, now Wilkes-Barre, Penn., where they dwelt till the settlement was broken up, and the country laid waste, by the British and Indians, in July 1778. He was a cripple, unfit for military service, and was not in the battle. They returned to Sharon, and remained till about 1786, when they moved west; and he died in Sept. 1789, at Walton, NY, and was buried there. She afterward lived at Whitestown, Rome, and Auburn, NY, with her son Daniel, till his death in 1810; then with her son David, keeping is house when he died in 1824; after which she dwelt with her dau., Mrs. Laura (Hyde) Kellogg, in Skaneateles, where she died, 8 Feb. 1839, in her ninety-seventh year. She was buried at Skaneateles. She was a very energetic, active woman, and, by teaching school and other industry, greatly helped her crippled husband in supporting the family after "they were driven out of paradise", at Wyoming.
    Person ID I54303  Main Tree

    Father Mark ST. JOHN,   b. 15 Aug 1715, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 11 Feb 1772  (Age < 56 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Hannah ?,   d. 07 Jul 1745, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1737  [2
    Family ID F05615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Simeon HYDE,   b. 14 Sep 1742, Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1789, Walton, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Married 1764  [1
    Family ID F22248  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S01702] Ancestry.com: "The Whitney Family of Connecticut, and its Affiliations", S. Whitney, (Name: Name: New York: Privately Printed 1878;;).

    2. [S00094] "The Whitney Family of Connecticut and its Affiliations; being an Attempt to trace the Descendants, as well in the Female as the Male Lines, of Henry Whitney, from 1649 to 1878" , S. Whitney Phoenix, (Privately Printed, New York - 1878).