Nothing is known of this John except that he was the father of John Jr.
John Elderkin (abt 1600-1687)
Abigail Kingsland (1605-1660)
John Elderkin was born about 1600 in Lynn, Essex, MA, as was Abigail.
They were married about 1630 in Lynn, and had four children:
Palthiah Elderkin 1632-1712 m. Daniel Comstock Hannah Elderkin 1634-? John Elderkin 1637-? Abigail Elderkin 1641-?
Palthiah was born in Norwich CT; the other three children were born in Dedham MA.
There are no further children recorded of this marriage. Abigail died sometime between 1641 and 1660.
John, now age about 60 married second, Elizabeth Drake on 1 Mar 1659/60 at Windsor, Hartford CT. From the birth information on his children of the second family, he must have moved back to Norwich.
There were five children of this second marriage, all born in Norwich CT:
Ann Elderkin 1660-? John Elderkin 1664-? Bathshua Elderkin 1665-? James Elderkin 1670-? Joseph Elderkin 1672-?
John Elderkin died 22 Jun 1687 in Norwich CT.
Palthiah Elderkin (abt 1632-1712)
Daniel Comstock (1630-1683)
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