Monday, September 21, 2009

John Eddy (1597-1684)


John Eddy was born in Cranbrook, Kent, England to William and Mary Fosten Eddye. He immigrated in 1630 on the Handmaid to Plymouth, Massachusetts and resided in Watertown thereafter. There, John was an accepted member of the Watertown Chuch and was granted a dividend of 50 acres.

John Eddy married twice. His first wife was Amy Doggett, also from England and his second was Joanna Bates. John had 8 known children.

Pictured is the Eddy crest.

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