Born by about 1589 as Dorothy Hooker, daughter of Thomas Hooker of Marefield. Tilton, Leicestershire. Came feom Leicester, Leicestershire to Massachusetts Bay in 1634. First settled at Cambridge MA; moved to Hartford in 1636. Died before 27 May 1662 (date of inventory.
Dorothy (Hooker) Chester was sister of Rev. THOMAK HOOKER & of the wife of GEORGE ALCOCK. Her son LEONARD CHESTER had arrived in New England by 1633. It is probable that Dorothy emigrated with her brother & son in 1633, but there is no record of her in New England before 1 Dec 1634.
Married in Birstall, Leicestershire, 1 Jun 1609, John Chester. He was buried at St. Margaret's, Leicester. 30 Jul 1628.
Ancient Burying Ground
Plot: Founders Monument
Created by: Linda Mac
Record added: May 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37478922
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