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John Warren (b. 01 May 1585, d. 13 Dec 1667)John Warren (son of Christopher Warren and Alice Webb) was born 01 May 1585 in Nayland, Suffolk, England, and died 13 Dec 1667 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.He married MARGARET BARRON.
Notes for John Warren:
John and Margaret Warren came to America in the Winthrop Fleet of 1630, which arrived at Boston in April and July of that year. He is listed "of Nayland, Suffolk", and bound for Watertown. Family tradition says that they were on the "Arabella", the flagship of the fleet, but there is no evidence left today that can confirm this.
John is supposedly a descendent of William de Warren, a Norman baron who fought at Battle of Hastings.
John was admitted Freeman on May 18, 1631. In 1635 he was appointed with Abraham Browne to lay out all highways, and he served as Selectman from 1636 to 1640.
John had a house lot of 12 acres and several other lots totalling 176 acres.
He sympathized with Quakers. In 1651 he and Thomas Arnold were fined 20 s for an offense against baptism laws. In 1658 he was "to be warned" for not attending worship, but "old ma Warren was not to be found in town." On May 27, 1661 the houses of "old Warren and goodman Hammond" were ordered searched for Quakers. [Bond, Geneal Watertown]
He died 13 Dec. 1667, aged 82. His will is dated Nov. 30, 1667 and named four children.
John was the 6th Great-grandfather of President James Garfield and an ancestor of Eli Whitney Jr.
More About John Warren:
Date born 2: 1585
Died 2: 13 Dec 1667, Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA.
Record Change: 15 Jul 2003
Children of John Warren and MARGARET BARRON are:
- +John Warren, b. 1622, England, d. Jun 1677, Boston, Suffolk Co., MA.