John Hampton

Birth
East Lothian, Scotland
Death 1702 (aged 61–62)
Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 63722312 · View Source
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John was the son of Thomas Hampton, of Elphinstone, East Lothian, Scotland. His mother's name is unknown. Their surname was often spelled Hamton.

He was wed four times.

His first wife's name is disputed. Various sources call her Janet or Martha, but her maiden name is unknown. They had a daughter Jannet about 1668.

He married (2nd) Katherine Cloudsley/Cludsley in 1675 in Elphinstone. They had four children: Elizabeth in 1676, Lydia in 1678, John in 1681 and David about 1682.

In 1683 John immigrated in the ship 'Exchange' from Leith, Scotland to Staten Island, New York. He soon settled in Freehold, and then moved to Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co.

He married (3rd) Martha Brown on Jan. 3, 1686/87 (1686-87, 3d of 1st mo.) in Monthly Meeting, Shrewsbury, Monmouth Co., New Jersey. They had three sons: Andrew about 1688, Jonathan about 1690 and Noah in 1693.

John married (4th) the widowed Jane Curtis Ogborne in 1698 at a Friends monthly meeting in Burlington Co., New Jersey. They had a son, Joseph, in 1702.

He wrote his will on Jan. 23, 1702, and it was proved Feb. 26, 1702.

For additional information, please see the cenotaph memorial for John Hampton, here.


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  • Created by: Mary Jo C. Martin
  • Added: 4 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63722312
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hampton (1640–1702), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63722312, ; Maintained by Mary Jo C. Martin (contributor 46931071) Unknown.