Genealogy Home Resources Photos Links News

Generation Two: John Niles Jr.

John Niles (John1)

Born: March 4, 1638/39 in Braintree, Norfolk Co., MA.1
Died: Alive April 1686 when his name appeared in the minutes of a town meeting.2
Married: Abigail ? About 1678 in New Shoreham. She was born 1639 in MA.

Children of John Niles and Abigail:1

  • John, About 1680 in New Shoreham, R.I. Died 1768 in Colchester, CT.
  • Ambrose, born November 28, 1683, New Shoreham, R.I. Died before March 17, 1724/25 in Lyme CT.
  • Penelope, born about 1669. Died about 1750.
  • Abigail, born about 1675.


I have heard there is updated information on John in the January 2000 TAG (I don't have access to this publication).

Found in my grandmother's (Lena J. (Teed) Niles) notebook:

Braintree records state that John son of John Niles was born 4th mo. 1, 1638. Made a Freeman in 1678. Abigail survived her first husband (John) and remarried.


1 NEHG Register, Volume 85, April 1931: p. 147

2 NEHG Register, Volume 153(199), July 1999: p. 340

Last Update: January 14, 2015

Copyright 2018 by Stanley J. Niles