John Cornwall was my 8th great-grandfather. He was born in Mattabeset Settlement, CT Colony and died in Middletown Village (Hartford) CT Colony. John lived in Middletown Ct. His house stood next to his father William Cornwall's house near what is present day Main & Washington Streets. He was the son of immigrant William Cornwall and Mary (last name not known.) He married Martha Peck (daughter of Deacon Paul Peck & Martha Hale) June 8, 1665 in Middletown Settlement, CT Colony. He was a sargeant in the Militia. He was the father of my 7th great-grandmother Mary Cornwall and father-in-law to Samuel Doolittle.