The St. John Genealogy

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James St. John, Citizen Brown-Baker of London

Male 1608 - 1672  (63 years)


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  • Name James St. John 
    • Name: James Sension, chaundler at St. Nicholas Cole Abbey [1]
    • Name: James Sangins at St. Olave Silver Street, London, England [2]
    • Name: James Saint John, Merchant Taylor School, London, England 1656-1659 [3]
    Suffix Citizen Brown-Baker of London 
    Born 30 Oct 1608  St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Oct 1608  St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Fact 1 1641  St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, Poll Tax Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    DGS: 4110820_00368
    IDENTITY: Poll Tax, 1641.
    OCCUPATION: Brown Baker.
    DISTINCTION: Citizen of London 
    Occupation 1641  St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Brown-Baker also called Chaundler which likely means merchant or ship merchant rather than candle-maker. 
    Fact 2 1656-1659  Merchant Taylor's School, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    John Saint-John, second son of James, baker, b. in Nicolas Cole Abbey, 16 Mar 1645. He seems to have been a younger brother of James St. John, goldsmith and banker, who in 1689, was Receiver General for the counties of Bucks, Olxen, &.c and probably connected with Lord Bolingbroke's family. (see Wilson's Laurence Pountney, p. 248) 
    Generation 20 
    Died 26 Apr 1672  St Magnus Martyr and St Margaret New Fish St, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 26 Apr 1672  St Magnus Martyr and St Margaret New Fish St, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Record Status 21 Nov 2014 
    Record Complete  
    Person ID JLS0007  St. John Origin and Ancestry DNA Database | St. John Generation One - Raoul de Sancto Johanne
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2015 

    Father Christopher St. John,   b. abt. 1581, Uchel-olau (High-light), Gwenfo, Glamorganshire, Wales, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jun 1629, St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Joane Pryce (ap Rhys),   b. 15 Nov 1579, Addington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1604  Addington, St. Mary, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Marriage Record
    Marriage Record
    Name: Christope Joontkins
    [Christophe Santkins (St. John)]
    Marriage Date: 26 Oct 1605
    Parish: St Olave, Silver Street
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Spouse: Joane Younge
    Record Type: Marriage
    Register Type: Parish Register
    Family ID F4165  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Wiggens 
    Married 4 Nov 1635  St Margaret Moses, Little Friday Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. James St. John,   b. 31 Jul 1636, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1641, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)  [Birth]
     2. Jeremiah St. John,   b. 21 Jan 1637, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1697, St. Martin's-in-The-Fields London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
     3. Anne St. John,   b. Abt 1638, St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1639, St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [Birth]
     4. Mary St. John,   b. 14 Mar 1640, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1647, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)  [Birth]
     5. John St. John,   b. 4 Mar 1642, St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1691, St. Martin's-in-The-Fields London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [Birth]
     6. Martha St. John,   b. 7 Jan 1644, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1647, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)  [Birth]
     7. A Chrison man child St. John,   b. 14 Dec 1646, St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1646, St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     8. Samuell St. John,   b. 3 Feb 1647, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    +9. James St. John, Esquire and Goldsmith,   b. abt. 1649, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1726, St. Lawrence Pountney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)  [Birth]
     10. Sarah St. John,   b. 21 Mar 1649, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F474  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Oct 1608 - St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 30 Oct 1608 - St. Olave, Silver Street Parish, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Nov 1635 - St Margaret Moses, Little Friday Street, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Brown-Baker also called Chaundler which likely means merchant or ship merchant rather than candle-maker. - 1641 - St. Nicholas Cole Abbey, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFact 2 - John Saint-John, second son of James, baker, b. in Nicolas Cole Abbey, 16 Mar 1645. He seems to have been a younger brother of James St. John, goldsmith and banker, who in 1689, was Receiver General for the counties of Bucks, Olxen, &.c and probably connected with Lord Bolingbroke's family. (see Wilson's Laurence Pountney, p. 248) - 1656-1659 - Merchant Taylor's School, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1672 - St Magnus Martyr and St Margaret New Fish St, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 26 Apr 1672 - St Magnus Martyr and St Margaret New Fish St, London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    4 Nov 1635 St Margaret Moses, Little Friday Street, London Marriage Record for James SenSion (St. John) and Anne Wiggens
    4 Nov 1635 St Margaret Moses, Little Friday Street, London Marriage Record for James SenSion (St. John) and Anne Wiggens
    http://search.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=View&r=an&dbid=1624&iid=31281_A101975-00010&fn=James&ln=Sension&st=r&ssrc=&pid=7552596

    Documents
    Baptism Record
    Baptism Record
    Name: James Sangins
    [James St. John]
    Baptism Date: 30 Oct 1608
    Parish: St Olave, Silver Street
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Parent(s): Christoper Sangins
    Record Type: Baptism
    Register Type: Parish Register
    Will of Christopher St. John (St Olave Silver Street)
    Will of Christopher St. John (St Olave Silver Street)
    In the name of God amen, memorandum, that on or about the Seventeenth day of June anno dmi 1629, Christofer Zanshone of the parish of St. Olaves in Silver Street London, Buttonmaker, being sicke in body but in perfect mind and memorie with an intent to make his Last will and testament by words of man nuncupative, uttered and spake theis words or the verie same in effect following viz I give to my four sonnes Mathias, James, Thomas, and Nicholas, tenne twenty shillings a peece. The rest of his goods he gave unto Jone his wife and made her his full Executor; These words or ye verie like in effect he uttered and spake (beinge in perfect mind and memorie in ye presence and hearing of Oliver Roberts pewtererand Thomas Slacke whitebaker and Divers other credible witnesses.//

    Oliver Roberts

    Thomas Slacke
    Burial of James St. John, baker of St. Nicholas Cole Abbey
    Burial of James St. John, baker of St. Nicholas Cole Abbey
    Name: Jame St John
    Burial Date: 26 Apr 1672
    Parish: St Magnus the Martyr
    County: London
    Borough: City of London
    Record Type: Burial
    Register Type: Parish Register
    Merchant Taylor School Admission, 1656-1659
    Merchant Taylor School Admission, 1656-1659

    Debunked Claims
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING
‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’
Suzanne St. John
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING ‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’ Suzanne St. John
    Attempt 1 to get NEHGS Register Editor, Henry Hoff, to amend the Dutch claim or offer his viewers an alternative theory.
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING
‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’
Suzanne St. John
    LETTER TO THE EDITOR REGARDING ‘ORIGINS OF MATHIAS AND NICHOLAS SENSION DETERMINED’ Suzanne St. John
    Attempt 2 to get NEHGS Register Editor, Henry Hoff, to amend the Dutch claim or offer his viewers an alternative theory.
    The New England Historical and Genealogical Register
Volume 167
April 2013
Whole Number 666
    The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Volume 167 April 2013 Whole Number 666
    'Origins of Mathias and Nicholas Sension Determined' by Jerome Lafayette Santken
    page 85

    Note this register has other articles that do not pertain to The St. John Genealogy. We have no opinion on those other articles. We only believe we have debunked the one beginning on page 85 of this volume.

  • Sources 
    1. [S161] London Metropolitan Archives, St Nicholas Cole Abbey, Composite register: baptisms 1538/9 - 1650, marriages 1584 - 1650/1, burials 1538 - 1647, P69/NIC2/A/001/MS05685.

    2. [S160] London Metropolitan Archives, St Olave Silver Street, Composite register of baptisms 1562-1770, marriages 1562-1680, burials 1561-1770, P69/OLA3/A/001/MS06534.

    3. [S159] Pedigrees with index of London citizens, abt. 1600-1800, Boyd, Percival, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1954), FHL microfilms 94515-94649., vol. 522 no. 52345, FHL microfilm 94635.

    4. [S154] London Metropolitan Archives, St Olave Silver Street, Composite register of baptisms 1562-1770, marriages 1562-1680, burials 1561-1770, P69/OLA3/A/001/MS06534.

    5. [S152] Pedigrees with index of London citizens, abt. 1600-1800, Boyd, Percival, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1954), FHL microfilms 94515-94649., vol. 522 no. 52345, FHL microfilm 94635.

    6. [S157] http://www.londonroll.org/event/?company=gsm&event_id=GSDM5496.

    7. [S158] Pedigrees with index of London citizens, abt. 1600-1800, Boyd, Percival, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1954), FHL microfilms 94515-94649., vol. 522 no. 52345, FHL microfilm 94635.

    8. [S153] Pedigrees with index of London citizens, abt. 1600-1800, Boyd, Percival, (Manuscript, filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1954), FHL microfilms 94515-94649., vol. 522 no. 52345, FHL microfilm 94635.

    9. [S151] London Metropolitan Archives, St Magnus the Martyr, Rough register ("Waste book") of baptisms 1669 - 1690, marriages 1675 - 1690, burials 1669 - 1689, P69/MAG/A/004/MS08786.

    10. [S155] London Metropolitan Archives, St Margaret Moses, Register of marriages 1558 - 1665 and burials 1558 - 1812, 1558 - 1812, P69/MGT2/A/002/MS03480.


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