1619 - 16 Jul 1688
Father: Thomas FORD
- BIRTH: 1619
- BAPTISM: 8 Oct 1619, Bridgport, Dorsetshire, England
- DEATH: 16 Jul 1688, Northampton, Hampshire, MA
- BURIAL: 16 Jul 1688, Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts
Mother: Elizabeth Chard COOKE
: John STRONG
- MARRIAGE: ABT 1635, Dorchester, Suffolk, MA
- +Thomas STRONG
- Jedediah STRONG
- Josiah STRONG
- Return STRONG
- +Ebenezer STRONG
- Abigail STRONG
- Elizabeth P. STRONG
- Experience STRONG
- Samuel STRONG
- Joseph STRONG
- Mary STRONG
- Sarah STRONG
- Hannah STRONG
- Hester (Ester) STRONG
- Jerijah (Serijah) STRONG
_Thomas FORD ___________|
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|_Elizabeth Chard COOKE _|
"Elder John Stronge Comes to New England"
Strong Family Association of America
"Elder John Stronge was a Tanner. He was born about 1610, in Chard, Somerset, England. He
died April 14, 1699, in Northampton, Massachusetts. He married before 1634, for his 1st
wife, Margery Deane, daughter of William Deane. She died about 1635. He married about
1635, for his 2nd wife, Abigail Ford, daughter of Thomas Ford and Elizabeth Chard Cooke.
Abigail was baptized Oct. 8, 1619, in Bridport, Dorset, England. She died July 16, 1688,
in Northampton, Massachusetts. They are buried in the Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton,
"Long Island Genealogy"
"Strong, John (a1610-1699) of Northampton, MA"
Burton W. Spear, ed.
"Search for the Passengers of the Mary & John", v17, pp146-150
Mary & John Clearing House; Toledo, OH; 1992
"Elder John Strong - B. circa 1610 Chard, Somerset, England, D. 14 Apr. 1699 in
Northampton, MA, where he is buried. He m. (1) about 1632 in England, Margery Deane, dau.
of William Deane. She died with an infant about 1635. He m. (2) Abigail Ford, 1635 in
Dorchester, MA, dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth (Charde) Ford, bpt. 8 Oct. 1619 at Bridport,
Dorset, England. D. 16 Jul. 1688 in Northampton, MA. It is possible he came first in 1630
on the "Mary & John". He returned soon after to marry Margery Deane and they came in 1635
on the "Hopewell" with a son and small child. His wife and child died soon after landing.
He then went to Dorchester, MA to marry Abigail Ford whom he had met during the 1630
"A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers
of New England, Before 1692"
James Savage, Boston, MA, 1860-1862. pp. 224-228
"he m. perhaps in 1638, Abigail, d. of Thomas Ford of Dorchester"
"New England Marriages Before 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey, Baltimore, MD, 1985
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"STRONG, John (-1699) & 2/wf Abigail [FORD] (1619-); ca 1635-6; Hingham/Taunton/Windsor,
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