John Mawdsley

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John Mawdsley, son of John Mawdsley and Elizabeth (…), was born at Dorchester, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, say 1640.1 He died at East Windsor, Connecticut, 18 August 1690.2,3

John married Mary Newberry, daughter of Benjamin Newberry and Mary Allyn, at Windsor, Connecticut, 14 December 1664.4,3,5

He was made freeman of Windsor in 1666, and a Lieutenant in King Philip's War.

He removed to Westfield, Mass. in 1677 and became a freeman there in May 1678.

Shortly after the birth of Hannah, he died at Windsor. Savage does not indicate if he had returned there permanently or was only on a visit.2


Mary Newberry b. 10 Mar 1647
  • Benjamin Mawdsley4 b. 13 Oct 1666
  • Margaret Mawdsley4 b. 4 Feb 1668, d. bef. 1683
  • Joseph Mawdsley4 b. 21 Dec 1670, d. 1719
  • Mary Mawdsley3 b. 3 May 1673
  • Consider Moseley+4 b. 21 Nov 1675, d. 12 Sep 1755
  • John Mawdsley3 b. 21 Aug 1678, d. 1680
  • Comfort Mawdsley3 b. 3 Dec 1680, d. 1711
  • Margaret Mawdsley3 b. 22 May 1683
  • Elizabeth Mawdsley3 b. 17 Nov 1685
  • Hannah Mawdsley3 b. 3 Apr 1690, d. 1708
This person was last edited on28 Apr 2016


  1. [S617] "Brief Memoirs and Notices of Prince's Subscribers," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 6 (Apr 1852) thru at least 27 (Apr 1873), 329, further cited as Prince's Subscribers, "Prince's Subscribers."
  2. [S925] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Four Volumes. Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Company, 1860-1862, 3:178-179. CD-ROM reprint, Compendium of New England Pioneers: A Collection of 14 Classic Genealogical Dictionaries of Early New England Settlers (Columbia, Maryland: Archive CD Books USA, 2006), further cited as Savage's Dictionary.
  3. [S767] Clara Pierce Olson Overbo, Ancestors and Descendants of Clark Proctor Nichols and Sarah (Sally) Stoughton in England and America 1620-2001 (Decorah, Iowa: Anundsen Publishing, 2002), 188-189, further cited as Overbo, Nichols.
  4. [S616] Samuel H. Parsons, "Record of Marriages and Births in Windsor, Ct.," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 5 (April 1851): 225-230, at 229, further cited as Parsons, "Record of Marriages and Births in Windsor, Ct."
  5. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1066, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).