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John Maynard

Male - 1672

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  • Name John Maynard  [1
    Born ____, ____, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1640  Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • NEHGS Register, Vol. 13, p. 261 (1859)
      Original Proprietors of Sudbury, Mass. by Abner Morse, Sharon, Mass.

      The Names od the original Proprietors of Sudbury to whom lands were assigned in 1640: --
      ...
      John Maynard
    Will 4 Sep 1672  Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In his will are mentioned his eldest son John Maynard, son Zachery, wife Mary, daughter Elisabeth wife of Joseph Graves, daughter Lydia wife to Joseph Moore, and youngest daughter Mary, not yet married. His wife Mary and son Zachery were named joint executors. "my trusty friends Deacon John Haines, and Joseph Noys both of Sudbury" were to be supervisors to assist the executors. The will was witnessed by Henry Locker and John Toll. [5/4:24]
    Died 10 Dec 1672  Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His death is not recorded among the deaths in Sudbury in the standard book of Sudbury Vital Records to 1850. However, it was recorded in an article in the NEHGS Register.
    Probate 1 Apr 1673  Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The inventory of the estate was taken Dec. 30, 1672 by Edmund Goodenow, John Haines, and Joseph Noyes and came to 263 pounds. [5/4:27]
    Book Article Apr 1863  Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    NEHGS Register, Vol. 17, pp. 170-171 
    • Sudbury Records by Andrew H. Ward

      The town of Sudbury, Mass., was incorporated in 1639. The following records of births, marriages and deaths are from a copy of Middlesex County Records of births, marriages, and deaths in that town:
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      p. 171
      Births
      Elizabeth, dau. of John & Mary Maynard born 26 May, 1649

      Deaths
      Thomas Axdell (Axtell), bur. 8, 1, 1646

      Records do not include data for the time between 1650 and 8 August 1653

      Births.
      Hannah, dau. of John & Mary Maynard, born 30, 7, 1653
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      Vol. 17, pp 254-260, July 1863

      Births.
      Mary, daughter of John & Mary Maynard, Jun., born 3 Aug. 1656
      ...
      Marriages.
      John Maynard & Mary Gates   5 Apl. 1658
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      Joseph Graves & Elizabeth Maynard    15 Jan. 1665

      Births.
      Samuel, son of Joseph & Elizabeth Graves,   born, 14 Feb. 1667
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      Richard, son of Joseph & Elizabeth Graves,  born 7 Apl. 1672
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      Deliverance, daughter of Joseph & Elizabeth Graves, born 10 May, 1674

      Deaths.
      John Maynard, 10 Dec. 1672

      Marriages.
      Daniel Hudson & Mary Maynard,   21 July, 1674
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      Vol. 17, p. 311-315, Oct 1863

      Deaths.
      Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Graves, dyed 5 June 1676

      Births.
      John, son of Thomas & Elizabeth Gates, born 9 Apl. 1678
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      Zachariah of Zachariah & Hannah Maynard, born 30 Apl. 1679
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      Mary of Joseph & Mary Graves, born 23 May, 1680
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      Joseph of Thomas & Elizabeth Gates, born 16 Mar. 1679/80
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      John of Zachariah & Hannah Maynard, born 26 Jan. 1680

      Marriages.
      Zachariah Maynard & Hannah Goodridge, 15 July, 1678

      Births.
      Ebenezer of Joseph and Mary Graves, born 28, 12, 1681
      ...
      Hannah of Zachariah & Hannah Maynard, born 25, 12, 1682
    Notes 
    • John Maynard probably brought a wife and one or more children with him to America. If so, the wife died soon because he was a widower with a boy 8 years old in 1638. He was one of the settlers who went to Sudbury Plantation in 1638 or 1639. His home lot of four acres was located in what is now Wayland at the junction of Old Mill Road (South St.) and Northwest Row (North St.), the road to Concord, adjacent to the homelot of Henry Rice. He was one of the 47 who shared in the division of Sudbury meadows in 1639.[1] John became a freeman in 1644 and was a fence-viewer soon after 1655.[7/42] On Jan. 4, 1655 he was granted land in the second squadron of the new grants, in what is now called Maynard. He received lot 22 of 130 acres, bounded on the north by the Concord line and south by the Lancaster highway.[2/65] In May 1656 he was one of 13 petitioners for land in what is now called Marlboro.[1]

      John Maynard died in Sudbury on December 10, 1672. His will was dated Sept. 4, 1672 and proved April 1, 1673. In it are mentioned his eldest son John Maynard, son Zachery, wife Mary, daughter Elisabeth wife of Joseph Graves, daughter Lydia wife to Joseph Moore, and youngest daughter Mary, not yet married. His wife Mary and son Zachery were named joint executors. "My trusty friends Deacon John Haines, and Joseph Noys both of Sudbury" were to be supervisors to assist the executors. The will was witnessed by Henry Locker and John Toll.[5/4:24] The inventory of the estate was taken Dec. 30, 1672 by Edmund Goodenow, John Haines, and Joseph Noyes and came to 263 pounds.5/4:27]

      The town of Maynard was named for John's descendant Amory Maynard, born Marlboro Feb. 28, 1804, son of Isaac and Lydia (Howe) Maynard.[7/83] Isaac was the proprietor of the Maynard Mills,[7/71] which later became the headquarters of Digital Equipment Corporation.

      REF:
      [1] The Warner-Harrington Ancestry - Frederick C. Warner, 1949 (pg.444)
      [2] Annals of Sudbury, Wayland, and Maynard - Alfred S. Hudson, 1891
      [3] The History of Framingham - J.H. Temple, 1887
      [4] The History of Framingham - William Barry, 1847
      [5] Middlesex County Probate (First Series Docket 14851)
      [6] The Axtell Genealogy - Carson Axtell, 1945
      [7] The History of Marlborough - Charles Hudson, 1862
      [8] Vital Records of Sudbury, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850
      [9] The American Genealogist, Vol. 60 (Jan 1984)
    Person ID I9208  Stedman/Steadman/Steedman Families of the New World
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2011 

    Family 1 Miss [--?--],   b. ____, ____, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1642, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1630 
    Children 
     1. John Maynard,   b. Abt 1630, ____, ____, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1711, Marlborough, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F28053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Mary [--?--],   d. 4 Nov 1677, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Jun 1646  Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sudbury Marriages
      MAYNARD: John and Mary Axdell, June 16, 1646.
    Children 
     1. Zachary "Zechariah" Maynard,   b. 7 Jun 1647, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1723/24, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Elizabeth Maynard,   b. 26 May 1649, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1676, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     3. Lydia Maynard,   b. Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1717, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hannah Maynard,   b. 30 Sep 1653, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1672  (Age 18 years)
     5. Mary Maynard,   b. 3 Aug 1656, Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F4053  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - - ____, ____, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1640 - Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Jun 1646 - Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 4 Sep 1672 - Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Dec 1672 - Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 1 Apr 1673 - Sudbury, Middlesex Co., MA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBook Article - NEHGS Register, Vol. 17, pp. 170-171 - Apr 1863 - Boston, Suffolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Rear Admiral Thomas Graves, Kenneth Vance Graves, (1994).