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John Churchill was born circa 1620 in England and died 1 January 1663 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Hannah Pontus (1624-1690) 18 December 1644 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Biography

John Churchill emigrated to Plymouth Colony abt. 1643. The English Civil War was underway at the time and was probably a factor in his decision to leave England. His father-in-law William Pontus was one of the Leiden Separatists. His wife Hannah's sister Mary married Philippe De La Noye (Delano), a French Huguenot and another of the Leiden Separatists, from whom Franklin Delano Roosevelt is descended. Their son Samuel married Elizabeth Standish, the granddaughter of Captain Myles Standish, as well as of John and Priscilla (Mullins) Alden.



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Offspring of John Churchill and Hannah Pontus (1624-1690)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Joseph Churchill (1645-1717)
Barnabas Churchill (1647-1655)
Hannah Churchill (1649-1721) 12 November 1649 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 29 July 1721 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts John Drew (1642-1721)
Eleazer Churchill (1652-1716)
Mary Churchill (1654-aft1724) 1 August 1654 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts October 1725 Plymouth County, Massachusetts Thomas Doty (c1641-1678) Thomas Doty (c1641-1678) Henry Churchill (1660-1715)
William Churchill (1656-1722)
John Churchill (1657-1723) 1657 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts 13 June 1723 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Rebecca Delano (1657-1709) Rebecca Delano (1657-1709) Hannah Pabodie (1662-1723)










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