M, b. circa 1643, d. 25 December 1678
|Father||Richard Holbrook b. 1617, d. a 29 Mar 1670|
|Mother||Agnes (?) d. a 29 Mar 1671|
John was born circa 1643 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. John married Elizabeth Hemenway on 24 September 1663 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.2 Some time after 1664, the family removed from Dorchester & settled at Roxbury. It appears that they moved back & forth several times or that they maintained homes in both places. He was a tanner. John made his will on 16 December 1675 at Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. He names his wife, Elizabeth, and his four children. John died on Sunday, 25 December 1678 in Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, of smallpox.3
|Elizabeth Hemenway b. 31 May 1645|
- [S115] Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations Of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, On The Basis Of Farmer's Registar, Volume II: page 442 - John Holbrook, Roxbury, came in from Dorchester, bring, s. John, had Eliz. b. 16 Apr. 1670; both were bapt. 30 Apr. 1671; Abigail, b. 27, bapt. 30
Aug. 1674; and Daniel, 15 Mar. 1676. He d. 25 Dec. 1678, and in
his will 9 days bef. names w. Eliz. and the four ch.
- [S305] Mary Louise Holbrook, The Holbrook Family of Derby, Connecticut, page 1 - Dorchester, Massachusetts Records.
- [S305] Mary Louise Holbrook, The Holbrook Family of Derby, Connecticut, page 1 - John died 25 December 1678 Roxbury.