John Estaugh

Death 1742 (aged 65–66)
Burial Unknown, Specifically: believed to be buried in Tortola, West Indies
Memorial ID 78178824 · View Source
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John was born about 1676. He was a Quaker minister who first met Elizabeth Haddon in England. He went to America to preach and later Elizabeth went to America and settled what would become Haddonfield, NJ. She met up with John and proposed to him and they were married in 1702.

Their love story is immortalized in the work of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Tales of a Wayside Inn.

John went on a religious trip to Tortola in the West Indies in 1742. He died there in the 67th year of his age. It is presumed that he is buried there as well.

Elizabeth Haddon: a true narrative of the early settlement of New Jersey By Lydia Maria Francis Child (can be found on Google Books)
Old Burial Grounds of New Jersey, A Guide by Janice Kohl Sarapin pages 158-9

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  • Created by: Sandy Koehler Lee
  • Added: 10 Oct 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 78178824
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Estaugh (1676–1742), Find a Grave Memorial no. 78178824, ; Maintained by Sandy Koehler Lee (contributor 47126821) Unknown, who reports a believed to be buried in Tortola, West Indies.