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Capt John Wakeman
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Birth: 1601
Bromsgrove, England
Death: Sep. 14, 1661
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA

The son of FRANCIS and ANNE (GOODE) WAKEMAN OF Bewdley, Worchestershire, England, JOHN WAKEMAN and his family immigrated from England in 1638, settling in New Haven Colony. He had married ELIZABETH HOPKINS on January 28, 1628 in Bewdley, England.

He signed the New Haven Compact in 1638, was a deacon of the First Congregational Church of New Haven, served as treasurer of the Colony of New Haven, and was Captain of the New Haven trainband. In 1641 he was appointed magistrate of the court at New Haven. Several times between 1646 and 1660, he was chosen to represent New Haven at the General Court in Hartford. He was chosen assistant in 1661, but declined.

His will written April 18, 1660 in New Haven, tells of his faith in his Lord & Redeemer, Jesus Christ. He bequeathed to his daughter & my ancestor, HELENA, wife of JOHN TALCOTT of Hartford, twenty pounds and to her husband, five pounds; to the sons of his son, Samuel Wakeman, ten pounds each; to my daugher Kitchell's daughter, Elizabeth, ten pounds; his son, Samuel Wakeman to have two-thirds of the estate and to his daughter & son-in-law, Samuel & Elizabeth Kitchell the remaining third of his estate.
His inventory taken September 14, 1661 by Richard Lord and William Wadsworth was valued at 157-16-11.

Family links: 
  Francis Wakeman (1565 - 1626)
  Anne Goode Wakeman (1568 - 1621)
  Elizabeth Hopkins Wakeman (1610 - 1658)
  Helena Wakeman Talcott (1632 - 1674)*
  Samuel Wakeman (1635 - 1692)*
  Elizabeth Wakeman (1638 - ____)*
  Mary Wakeman Wowen (1591 - ____)*
  Sarah Wakeman Hubbell (1593 - 1662)*
  Martha Wakeman Davis (1596 - 1664)*
  John Wakeman (1601 - 1661)
  Samuel Wakeman (1603 - 1641)*
  Isaac Wakeman (1606 - 1609)*
  Ellen Wakeman Glover (1607 - 1698)*
  Joseph Wakeman (1609 - ____)*
  Priscilla Wakeman Richards (1610 - 1659)*
  Anne Wakeman Nichols (1614 - 1699)*
  Hester Wakeman Warner (1617 - 1693)*
*Calculated relationship
Center Church on the Green Churchyard
New Haven
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Nareen, et al
Record added: Aug 07, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28846798
Capt John Wakeman
Added by: Nareen, et al
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LONG GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. Daffodils signify "Regards". To Uncle John, may you rest in eternal peace. Your loving 11x great-grandniece,
- Kati McSweeney
 Added: Jan. 17, 2014
Captain John Wakeman. You were my Paternal 9th Great Grandfather and you are in my Wakeman-Burr-Mitchell Family tree.
- XXOO Your ancestor
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013

- Hopewell
 Added: Jun. 14, 2013
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