John Strong Jr.1

(before 22 July 1634 - 20 February 1698)

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Relationship9th great-grandfather of The 3 Tracys
Family Group:Ohlheiser
Trees14 Generations of Our Ancestors
Our Ohlheiser Family Pedigree
FatherElder John Strong1 (c. 1610 - 14 Apr 1699)
MotherMargery Deane1 (c. 1605 - c. 1640)

Birth - Marriage - Death

ChildJohn Strong Jr. was born before 22 July 1634, in Chard, Somersetshire, England. John was the son of Elder John Strong and his first wife Margerie Deane. He was the only surviving child of this marriage and was born before Jul 22, 1634 when he was named with his mother in the will of his grandfather, William Deane of Southchard, Chard, Somerset, England.1
GroomHe married Mary Clark on 26 November 1656 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut Colony, New England.2,1
GroomHe married Elizabeth Warriner in 1664 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut. The year is presumed based on the birth of their first-born child the following year in 1665.2,1
GroomHe married Hannah Smith on 2 November 1686. Hannah was the Widow Trumbull. After John died, she married 3rd, Nicholas Buckland.1
DeceasedHe died on 20 February 1698 in Windsor, Hartford Co., Connecticut. The inventory of the estate of John Strong, Jr., was taken Feb 28, 1697/8; it names the children as John Strong, age 32, Jacob, 25; Josiah, 19; Mary Stanly, 40, and Hannah Hopkins, 36. The following month, two agreements were made by the heirs, the first relating to the dower of the widow Hannah Strong, who is called mother-in-law [stepmother] of the sons; the second, relating to distribution to the children, signed by John, Jacob and Josiah Strong, Return Strong, as the guardian of Josiah, and Timothy Stanley and John Hopkins. [Manwaring's Digest, l : 579.]1,3

Children with Mary Clark:

Children with Elizabeth Warriner:

Immigrant Ancestor

In June 1635, John Strong Jr. arrived in New England with his parents, Margery Strong and Elder John Strong. 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."4,5,1


John was a tanner and with his brother, Return, operated the Windsor tanneries they had been given by their father

Sources - Citations

  1. [S253] Ancestry of Elder John Stronge, online at:; accessed: 14 May 2014 & 12 Oct 2017. These are data compiled on the web pages of the Strong Family Association of America:
    accessed 14 May 2014 & 12 Oct 2017
    The site gives Source and Reliability Ratings to each piece of data.
  2. [S954] New England Historic Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1847-), 5(1851):361; Early Records of Windsor, Ct.
  3. [S109] Family Data Collection - Individual Records, (Online subscription database., Operations, Provo, Utah); These records consist of information of varying accuracy and need confirmation from original sources. Birth year: 1632; Birth city: Windsor; Birth state: CT.
  4. [S192] P. William Filby, Editor, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s (Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale Research, 2012). Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc, 2010., Place: New England; Year: 1630-1635; Page Number: .
  5. [S954] NEHGS - Register, 5(1851):361; Early Records of Windsor, Ct.; copied and arranged by Samuel H. Parsons, Esq.; Note. citing Prince's Annals, pp 271-4.
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