Elder John Strong1

(circa 1610 - 14 April 1699)

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Relationship10th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherJohn Strong (c. 1585 - c. 13 Jul 1612)
MotherEleanor Deane (1586 - )

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildElder John Strong was born circa 1610, in Chard, Somersetshire, England.1,2
GroomHe married Margery Deane, daughter of William Deane, circa 1630. The year is calculated based on the reported birth date (c.1632) of John Strong, Jr.1
GroomHe married Abigail Ford before 1636.1
DeceasedHe died on 14 April 1699 in Northampton, Hampshire Co., Province of Massachusetts Bay, New England.1

Children with Margery Deane:

Children with Abigail Ford:

Immigrant Ancestor

In June 1635, Elder John Strong and Margery Strong arrived in New England, with their children John. John and Margery arrived on the Hopewell (Master John Driver) which had sailed from Weymouth, 8 May 1635.
A second source (NEHGR 5:361):
"Elder John Strong was born in Taunton, Somersetshire, England, and came to New England, in the ship "Mary and John", in company with Rev. Messrs. Wareham and Maverick, and other families from Devonshire and Dorsetshire.
"They sailed from Plymouth, 20 March 1630, and arrived at Nantasket Point, J.E., 30 May ; settled in Dorchester, Mass., and from thence removed to Windsor."3,4,1

Founder or First Settler

In 1671, Elder John Strong was among the Original Proprietors of Northfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts Bay Colony, New England. With George Alexander and Micah Mudge.5


Elder John Strong did not prepare a will and so died intestate.

Sources - Citations

  1. [S253] Ancestry of Elder John Stronge, online at: http://strongfamilyofamerica.org/elder-john-strong/; accessed: 14 May 2014 & 12 Oct 2017. These are data compiled on the web pages of the Strong Family Association of America: strongfamilyofamerica.org
    accessed 14 May 2014 & 12 Oct 2017
    The site gives Source and Reliability Ratings to each piece of data.
  2. [S33] Yates Publishing, Compiler, U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. - Online Publication, 2004). A collection of records extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases - all data should be verified for accuracy by other sources., Source number: ; Source type: ; Number of Pages: ; Submitter Code: .
  3. [S192] P. William Filby, Editor, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s (Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale Research, 2012). Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010., Place: New England; Year: 1630-1635; Page Number: .
  4. [S954] New England Historic Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-), 5(1851):361; Early Records of Windsor, Ct.; copied and arranged by Samuel H. Parsons, Esq.; Note. citing Prince's Annals, pp 271-4.
  5. [S506] Alfred Mudge, Memorials: Being a Genealogical, Biographical and Historical Account of the Name of Mudge In America, From 1638 to 1668 (Boston: By the Author, 1868).
Last Edited8 Dec 2017

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