John Catlett

1560–28 February 1622 (Age 62)
Sittingbourne, Kent, England

The Life of John

When John Catlett was born in 1560, in Sittingbourne, Kent, England, his father, John Robert Catlett, was 20 and his mother, Catherine Hill, was 17. He married Elizabeth Frauncis on 29 October 1588, in Tonge, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 28 February 1622, in Newington, Kent, England, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sittingbourne, Kent, England.

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John Catlett
Elizabeth Frauncis
Marriage: 29 October 1588
George Catlett
Mary Catlett
Ezekiel Catlett
Alice Catlett
Thomas Catlett
John Catlett
Anne Catlett
Dorothy Catlett

Spouse and Children

29 October 1588
Tonge, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)

1569 · State Lottery

Age 9

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 11

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 25

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cat(e)let, a pet form of Catlin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Catlet in entry for Mary Catlet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Catlett in entry for Dorythe Catlett, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • John Catlett in entry for Ann Catlett, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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