Matthew ST. JOHN

Male Abt 1687 - 1755  (~ 68 years)


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  • Name Matthew ST. JOHN  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • He, Matthew St. John, was of the company who bought of Ridgefield of the Indians Sep 30, 1708. He was chosen lister Dec. 19, 1716, and surveyor, Dec. 20, 1722. April 6, 1723, he sold his whole right at Ridgefield and settled at Pympawaug now in the town of Wilton, Conn.

      They were members of the first Cong. church in Norwalk, 1725. March 10th, 1729, ensign Matthew St. John was appointed a committee of the society to visit Hartford and lay before the Legislature a complaint against the town of Norwalk. Feb. 13, 732, the names of Matthew St. John and wife were included in a list of members of the church of Wilton. He was chosen as clerk of the society at Wilton and served as such from 1731 to 1745, when having bought, Mar. 5, 1745, a farm of Samuel Comstock about two miles north of Sharon Village for L655, old tenor. The church record of their removal dates June, 1745, in which he is called captain and soon after coming to Sharon he was chosen by the church to be their third deacon. [1]
    Born Abt 1687  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 03 Aug 1755  Sharon, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4
    Person ID I54331  Main Tree
    Last Modified 11 Mar 2015 

    Father Mattias ST. JOHN, III,   b. 1667, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1728, Wilton, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Rachel BOUTON,   b. 15 Dec 1667, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1748, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1685  [2
    Married Abt 1690  [3
    Family ID F13855  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne WHITNEY,   b. Abt 1691, Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1773, Sharon, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1709  Norwalk, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Children 
     1. Matthew ST. JOHN,   b. 23 Jun 1711, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Sarah ST. JOHN,   b. 08 Sep 1713, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. 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)
     4. Anne ST. JOHN,   b. 01 May 1717, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thaddeus ST. JOHN,   b. 1720, Ridgefield, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Oct 1736, Wilton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     6. Luke ST. JOHN,   b. 28 Aug 1721, Wilton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. John ST. JOHN,   b. 01 Nov 1723, Wilton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1784, Sharon, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Hannah ST. JOHN,   b. 07 Jan 1729/30, Wilton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 2 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F13854  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6864] "Bouton--Boughton Family: Descendants of John Boution, a Native of France, Who Embarked from Gravesend, En., and landed at Boston in December, 1635, and Settled at Norwalk, CT, James Boughton, (Albany, NY - Joel Munsell's Sons, Publishers, 1890).

    2. [S03262] RootsWeb: World Connect - Stamford, CT Familes (1641-1935) by Barbara Kaye.

    3. [S01785] Ancestry.com: History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield, Donald Lines Jacobus, (Name: Name: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc.;;).

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

    5. [S03882] The History of Ridgefield Connecticut - Marriages & Deaths, by George L. Rockwell.

    6. [S03423] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: Portland, Prospect, Redding and Ridgefield.