John/1 Stiles

M, #46651, (circa 1602 - )
Last Edited:21 Aug 2017

Child with Rachel (–?–):

John/1 Stiles was born circa 1602 in England1, where he married, by 1632, Rachel (–?–).2 16 Mar 1634/35, John Stiles, 33, of Millbrook, co. Bedford, Mrs. Rachel Stiles, 28, and sons Henry and John embarked for New England aboard the Christian of London, John White, master, arriving at Boston in June. Also with them were his brother Henry, his sister Joan, and Francis and Thomas Stiles.1,2 They settled at Windsor, Connecticut. "It is said that Rachel, the wife of John Stiles, was the first English woman who stepped ashore at Windsor."2

Source Citations/Notes:

  1. [S97] Charles Edward Banks, Planters of the Commonwealth, 129, Christian of London.
  2. [S1108] Burt & Burt, Life & Times of Henry Burt, 255.