Kletke/Durham Genealogy

John Bridge

Male - 1665


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  • Name John Bridge 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Apr 1665 
    Notes 
    • Inscription from the Statue on Harvards Campus:
      JOHN BRIDGE
      1578-1665
      Left Braintree Essex County England 1631
      As a Member of the Rev. Mr. Hooker's Company
      Settled Here 1632
      And Stayed when that Company
      Removed to the Connecticut
      He had Supervision of the First Public School
      Established in Cambridge 1635
      Was Selectman 1635-1662
      Deacon of the Church 1635-1658
      Representative to the Great and General Court 1637-1641
      And was appointed by that Body to lay out lands
      In this town and beyond
    Person ID I0449  Kletke-Durham
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2009 

    Children 
     1. Thomas Bridge,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1655/56
     2. Matthew Bridge,   b. 1615, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1700, Lexington, Massachusets Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Family ID F156  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    John Bridge statue in Boston next to Harvard University
    John Bridge statue in Boston next to Harvard University
    INSCRIPTION
    JOHN BRIDGE
    1578-1665
    Left Braintree Essex County England 1631
    As a member of Rev. Mr. Hooker's Company
    Settled here 1632
    And stayed when that company
    Removed to the Connecticut
    He had supervision of the first public school
    Established in Cambridge 1635
    Was Selectman 1635-1652
    Deacon of the church 1636-1659
    Representative to the Great and General Court 1637-1641
    And was appointed by that body to lay out lands
    in this town and beyond