Maj John Nash

Death 3 Jul 1687 (aged 66–67)
New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Burial New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Plot Buried in the New Haven Green - tombstone along the north wall. Tombstone is either missing or unreadable.
Memorial ID 28829241 · View Source
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He was the son of my ancestors, THOMAS NASH and MARGERY (BAKER) NASH and the husband of Elizabeth Tapp, daughter of Edmund Tapp.

In 1665, he was chosen a deputy to the court and commissioner of New Haven. Capt. John Nash was granted 300 acres of land from the court on Oct. 8, 1674.
He was chosen captain of the New Haven forces sent to fight the Dutch in New York in 1673.
Also, in 1674, he was one of three from New Haven who decided on the boundaries between New Haven and Milford.
He was assigned other duties by the court over the years & was commission to Major of the New Haven militia.

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  • Created by: Nareen, et al
  • Added: 6 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28829241
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maj John Nash (1620–3 Jul 1687), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28829241, citing Grove Street Cemetery, New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Nareen, et al (contributor 46613568) .