John Kitchin

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John Kitchin, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), was born at England, about 1613.1,2,3 He died at Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts, between December 1675 and May 1676.2

John married his unknown first wife, before 1640;2,4 he married (2), as her 2nd husband, Elizabeth Grafton, daughter of Joseph Grafton and Mary Moore, before 1645.2,4

On 20 March 1636, John Kitchin, age 23 and servant to Zachary Bickewell, is shown on a list of persons bound from Weymouth to New England, name of the ship not given.3

Family 1

  • Elizabeth Kitchin2 b. say 1640
  • Hannah Kitchin2 b. say 1642

Family 2

Elizabeth Grafton b. abt. 1622, d. 3 Mar 1678/79
  • Joseph Kitchin2 b. 20 Apr 1645
  • John Kitchin2 b. 28 Jul 1646
  • Mary Kitchin+2,5 b. 23 Apr 1648, d. aft. 1711
  • Abigail Kitchin2 b. say 1650
  • John Kitchin2 b. 21 Mar 1651/52
  • Priscilla Kitchin2 b. say 1653
  • Robert Kitchin2 b. 15 Feb 1658, d. 28 Oct 1712
  • Benjamin Kitchin2 b. 28 Aug 1660, d. 15 Sep 1660
This person was last edited on15 Dec 2017


  1. [S107] G. Andrews Moriarty Jr., "The Kitchen Family of Salem," The Essex Institute Historical Collections 51 (1915): 126-130, further cited as Moriarty, "Kitchen Family."
  2. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635 (7 vols., Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 4:201-207, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  3. [S1492] Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660: A Comprehensive Listing Compiled from English Public Records of Those Who Took Ship to the Americas for Political, Religious, and Economic Reasons; of Those Who Were Deported for Vagrancy, Roguery, or Non-Conformity; and of Those Who Were Sold to Labour in the New Colonies (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 175, further cited as Coldham, Complete Book of Emigrants, 1607-1660.
  4. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 902, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).
  5. [S445] Robert S. Canney, compiler, Early Marriages of Strafford County, New Hampshire 1630-1850 (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1991), 230, further cited as Strafford Co. Marriages.