Lieutenant William Lakin

Male 1624 - 1700  (76 years)


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  • Name William Lakin 
    Title Lieutenant 
    Born 1624  Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 15 Oct 1673  Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    William Lakin was appointed October 15, 1673, Lieutenant of the military company of the town, and his brother John was con-firmed by the Governor and Council, July 13, 1689, as Ensign of the same company, though they may have acted as officers before these dates.
    The murderous assault made by the Indians on the town, July 27, 1694, was begun at the house of Lieutenant William Lakin, who lived somewhere in the neighborhood of Chicopee Row." 
    Died 22 Feb 1700  Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Old Burying Ground, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I785  OurNorthernRoots | Andrew's Ancestor
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2020 

    Father William Lakin,   b. Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Mary,   b. Reading, Berkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1669, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lydia Brown,   b. 22 Mar 1631, Watertown, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1694, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Children 
     1. Mary Lakin,   b. 7 Nov 1649, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1650, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Lydia Lakin,   b. Abt 1650, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1651, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     3. Mary Lakin,   b. 1652, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1700, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +4. William Lakin,   b. 6 May 1655, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1735, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. John Lakin,   b. 3 Jan 1658, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1718  (Age 59 years)
     6. Jonathan Lakin,   b. 28 Jun 1661, Reading, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1743, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Abraham Lakin,   b. 10 Jan 1664, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1666, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +8. Abraham Lakin,   b. 11 Sep 1667, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elizabeth Lakin,   b. 8 Jan 1669, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1747, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +10. Abigail Lakin,   b. 1674, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1758, Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2020 
    Family ID F4293  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1624 - Reading, Berkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - William Lakin was appointed October 15, 1673, Lieutenant of the military company of the town, and his brother John was con-firmed by the Governor and Council, July 13, 1689, as Ensign of the same company, though they may have acted as officers before these dates. The murderous assault made by the Indians on the town, July 27, 1694, was begun at the house of Lieutenant William Lakin, who lived somewhere in the neighborhood of Chicopee Row." - 15 Oct 1673 - Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Feb 1700 - Groton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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