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.
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April 28, 1611 • The Colegio de Nuestra Señora del Santísimo Rosario is established in Manila, the Philippines (later renamed Colegio de Santo Tomas, now known as the University of Santo Tomas).


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.
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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.
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1637 Second Manchu invasion of Korea: The Joseon court reluctantly submits to the Manchu's demands of vassalhood while continuing to pledge loyalty to the Chinese Ming Dynasty.


Mar 5
Age: 66y
1677 • The Second London Baptist Confession of Faith is written (published in 1689).