John Irish

1611 - 1677

John Irish
John Irish
John Irish
1641 - 1717

John Irish the elder immigrated from Clisdon, Somerset, England as an indentured servant to Timothy Hatherly for five years in Plymouth.  He would later become a planter in Duxbury, and volunteer in the Pequot War.





Somerset, England ⇓
He grew up in Clisdon, Somerset, England. This is an estimate based on the idea that he was at least eighteen years old the year he was indentured to Timothy Hatherly.
1 Source ⇓
October 30, 1611 Gustavus Adolphus succeeds his father Charles IX as King of Sweden.


Age: 18y
Irish Family - New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial - Volume 3


Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA ⇓
He was indentured as an apprentice to Timothy Hatherly, to go to Plymouth. There he would "abide with Hatherly for five years, having meat, drink and lodging, and five pounds a year, and at the end of that time twelve bushels of wheat and twenty-five acres of land.” After getting this land, John Irish became a planter in Duxbury.
1 Source ⇓


Age: 26y


A volunteer in the Pequot War, which was between the Pequot tribe and the English colonists of the Saybrook, Massachusetts Bay, and Plymouth colonies. The Pequot tribe also faced the Native American English allies, the Narragansett and Mohegan tribes. The war resulted in the near loss of the Pequot tribe, with only a handful of survivors.
2 Sources ⇓
February 3, 1637 Tulip mania collapses in the Dutch Republic.


Mar 5
Age: 66y
April 16, 1677 • The Statute of Frauds is passed into English law.