Birth: December 21, 1623 in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Death: In the year 1664
Burial: Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut
Children: Seven Children
Marriage: Mary Foote
2nd daughter of Nathaniel Foote
Generation: 2nd Generation in America
Father: | Unknown
John Stoddard(2) was an early settler in Wethersfield, in the Colony of Connecticut, where several parcels of land were recorded to him, June 18, 1645. He seems to have been there for several years prior to that date ; as his name occurs in the records of the Colony as Juror, March 2, 1642-3, as plaintiff in an action of trespass against John Plum. -damage 20 shillings, April 6, 1643 ; as a defendant in an action brought by William Boreman, "Dec. 4 ,1645, and July 5, 1646.
Hinman's First Puritan Settlers of Connecticut, p. 77, calls him " Sergeant, of Wethersfield, 1639," but on what authority does not appear.
He was married, about 1642, to Mary Foote, who was born in England about 1623, dau. of Nathaniel Foote and Elizabeth (Demlng) Foote. He died in Wethersfiels December 20, 1664. An inventory, dated December. 20, 1664, showed an estate of £407-8-0.
Children of Mary Foote and John Stoddard are:
Mary Stoddard Born March 12, 1643. Mary was the first daughter of Mary Foote and the Granddaughter of Nathaniel The Settler. She was married to (Joseph Wright) the son of Thomas Wright of Wethersfield on Dec 10, 1663. She died August 23, 1683. Joseph than married his wife's sister Mercy Stoddard. He died in January 0ye 1715. She had one child; Joseph who was born 14 Feb 1669, and died September 2, 1756
John StoddardBorn April 12th, 1646, he was married May 26 1667 to (Elizabeth Curtis), daughter of Thomas Curtis of Wethersfield. John had eight children. He died on Dec 4, 1703 at the age of 57.
Celeb StoddardBorn September 12, 1648 and died in childhood.
Joshua Stoddard Born September 12, 1648, a twin to Celeb Stoddard. He married on August 15, 1684 to (Berthia Smith), daughter of Richard Smith of Wethersfield. He died about 1725. No children are recorded.
Mercy Stoddard Born in November 1642, she was married March 10, 1685 to (Joseph Wright) of Wethersfield. They had two children.
| 1. Benjamin, born in Wethersfield, December, 1636.
| 2. Nathaniel, born in Wethersfield, Oct. 16, 1688.
Elizabeth Stoddard Born July 1656 she married ____ Wright.
Nathaniel Stoddard Born in Mar 1661, he married his first wife Mary. She died Jan 17, 1693. He married his second wife (Eunice Standish), the daughter of Thomas Standish, of Wethersfield on Dec 7, 1693. He died on Feb 9, 1714. She died August 5, 1716 at the age of 52. He had one child by his first wife and three children by his second wife.
Reference to Children Above:
John Stoddard of Wethersfield Connecticut and his Descendants
1642-1873. Genealogy by: D. Williams Patterson
Published by Rev, E. "W. Stoddard