John Dowsett
(Abt 1435-1486)


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John Dowsett

  • Born: Abt 1435, Kelvedon Hatch or Navestock, Essex, England 670,1088
  • Marriage: Joan 670,1088
  • Died: Sep 1486, Stanford Rivers, Essex, England about age 51 670,1088

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

• Background Information. 670,1088
John Dowsett of Kelvedon Hatch, Essex was born about 1435-1440 at either Kelvedon Hatch or Navestock which is two miles southeast. He died in Aug or Sep 1486 leaving a widow named Joan and six children all named in his will. Joan may have been his second wife and the mother of his two youngest children. John Bishop and John Radley, named in his will were most likely his grandchildren. His will is dated 6 Aug 1486 and was proved 18 Sep 1486. John requested that he be buried in the churchyard of Saint Nicholas in Kelvedon.
Known children:

Robert, named as his eldest son in his will
Margaret, m. before 1486 ____Radley
Alsbn[Elizabeth], m. before 1486 ______Morse, possibly John Morse
Joan, m. bef. 1486 to Henry Salkyns
Katherine, m. bef. 1486 ______Lukyns, possibly Godfrey who d. at Kelvedon Hatch in 1522
Eleanor, named as youngest daughter in his will
John, youngest son

~ NEHGR, vol. 141, pp. 128-129
~ Fifty Great Migration Colonists to New England & Their Origins, p. 198

John married Joan. 670,1088


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