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John Throckmorton, I
Birth: 1600
Attleborough, England
Death: Mar. 17, 1683
Middletown
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA

Husband of Rebecca. Sailed from England to Massachusetts aboard the ship 'Lyon' arriving on February 5, 1631 on the same ship as Roger Williams. The two became friends.

About 1643, John received a grant from the Dutch and established Throckmorton's Neck (today Throg's Neck, NY), but an Indian massacre forced him back to Providence.

After 1665, John bought shares in the new settlement authorized under Colonel Nicolls in the Monmouth Patent. He never lived there, but gave the land to his sons John, Jr. and Job. He died about 1684 while visiting them and was the first person buried in these grounds.

Occupation 1: Bet. 1634 - 1639, Merchant and ship-owner, Salem, Massachusetts which carried him to Viginia, up the Delaware River, and to Manhattan.
Occupation 2: 20 Mar 1620, Apprenticed to a scrivener, his uncle, Robert Debenay, at Norwich..
Property 1: 27 Feb 1647, granted the house of Edward Cope, provided he satisfied the Deputies of Providence, the amount of a certain lien against said property. 
 
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 Parents:
  Bassingbourne Throckmorton (1564 - 1638)
 
 Children:
  John Throckmorton (____ - 1690)*
  Hannah Throckmorton Tavenor (1627 - 1666)*
  Freegift Throckmorton (1638 - 1669)*
  Patience Throckmorton Coggeshall (1640 - 1676)*
  Deliverance Throckmorton Ashton (1643 - 1721)*
  Job Throckmorton (1650 - 1709)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Throckmorton-Lippit-Taylor Burial Ground
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Dan Silva
Record added: May 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19356715
John Throckmorton, I
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