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Rev. John Davenport

Male 1597 - 1670  (73 years)


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  • Name John Davenport 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Born 1597  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 March 1670  [1
    Notes 
    • DAVENPORT,REV. JOHN, was a son of the Mayor of Coventry, in England, was born 1/97, and was sent to Brazennose College, Oxford, 1613. He began to preach when he was 19 years of age. Being persecuted by Archbishop Laud, and other furious spirits, he came over with the Colony that settled at New-Haven, 1638, being about 41 years of age. He was the first Pastor of the first Church in New-Haven, and having continued about 30 years, he removed to Boston. He was an eminent preacher of the Gospel about 54 years. He died of an apoplexy, 15th March, 1670, in the 73d year of his age; he left one son, John. [1]
    Person ID I92139  Schirado
    Last Modified 9 October 2004 

    Family/Spouse Elizabeth Wolley 
    Children 
    +1. John Davenport,   b. 15 April 1635, The Hague, Holland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 March 1676/7, New Haven, CT Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    Family ID F60649  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S424] The East Haven Register, A. H. Maltby & Co.


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