John Balston

3 December 1654–3 December 1713 (Age 59)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When John Balston was born on 3 December 1654, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, James Baulstone, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Roote, was 21. He married Sarah Marian in 1679, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 3 December 1713, at the age of 59, and was buried in Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

John Balston
1654–1713
Sarah Marian
1658–
Marriage: 1679
John Balston
1679–
Mary Balston
1686–
Lydia Balston
1691–1692
Lydia Balston
1695–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1679
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(4)

    John Balston

    Male1679–Male

    Mary Balston

    Female1686–Female

    Lydia Balston

    Female1691–1692Female

    Lydia Balston

    Female1695–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Female1646–1731Female

    Sarah Balston

    Female1653–Female

    Male1654–1713Male

    James Balston

    Male1657–1660Male

    James Balston

    Male1660–Male

+5 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walsden, a place in West Yorkshire, which is probably named with an unattested Old English personal name, Walsa, + denu ‘valley’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • John Balston in entry for Lidia Balston, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Balston in entry for John Balston, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • John Balston in entry for Mary Balston, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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