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John Irish

1611 - 1677

John Irish
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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.

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1611

birth


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 ⇓
1611 • Construction begins on Naghsh-i Jahan Square in Isfahan, Persia.

1629


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

occupation


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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1637


Age: 26y

military


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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July 23, 1637 • After a court battle, King Charles I of England hands over title to the North American colony of Massachusetts to Sir Ferdinando Gorges, one of the founders of Plymouth Council for New England.

1677


Mar 5
Age: 66y