John Barrett, Sr. was born 1635 in Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Humphrey Barrett (1592-1662) and Mary Hawes (1590-1663) and died 22 July 1711 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Mary Pond (1639-1711) 19 September 1656 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


John Barrett may have been born in England. His father appears in Concord MA in 1640. Sometime later, John moved to Marlborough, Massachusetts and was present there when the town was incorporated. He was one of those who met in 1675 to make preparation to defend themselves against the Indians in King Philip's War and was assigned with Samuel Stow and Samuel Rice (1634-1685) to defend the home of Joseph Rice (1638-1711).

Marriage & Children

John Barrett married Mary Pond (1639-1711). He died in 22 July 1711 and she died on 2 Oct 1711.

  1. John Barrett (1663-1715) - md Deborah Howe
  2. Mary Barrett (1666-1668) - md Jabez Rice
  3. Grace Barrett (1669-1739) - md Abiel Bush
  4. Mary Barrett (1672-1752) - md Jabez Rice
  5. Lydia Barrett (1674-1739) - md Eleazer Tailor


Offspring of John Barrett, Sr. and Mary Pond (1639-1711)
Name Birth Death Joined with
John Barrett (1663-1715) 1663 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 5 October 1715 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Deborah Howe (1666-1708)
Mary Barrett (1666-1668)
Grace Barrett (1669-1739) 18 June 1669 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States 1 June 1739 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States Abiel Bush (1661-1715)
Mary Barrett (1672-1752) 24 April 1672 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts 6 October 1752 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Jacob Rice (1660-1746)
Lydia Barrett (1674-1739)



  • The History of the Town of Marlborough - The Barrett Family - pg 321.


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